Chitravina N Ravikiran, hailed as "The Mozart of Indian Music" by the world media from the age of 2, is acclaimed by CNN for "having brought new audiences to his music" and celebrated as "perhaps the greatest slide instrument in the world" (Radio Australia). Inventor of the world music concept of Melharmony, Ravikiran has given thousands of concerts across the globe, composed over 1000 songs, mentored hundreds of students, and authored widely read books and articles. A fluent orator, he has raised substantial funds for educational, health, and climate action initiatives. He is a recipient of national and international honours, and he is the youngest recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
Classical Music & Relevance to Modern Society