IAA presents Bollywood & Beyond: Strings of Virtuosity, Vocals of Grace


Our Bureau

Houston, TX

IAA is thrilled to announce its upcoming show of the 2024 season, ‘Bollywood & Beyond – Strings of Virtuosity, Vocals of Grace,’ at the prestigious Wortham Center. This highly anticipated event will be a musical extravaganza featuring the extraordinarily talented violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam and the legendary playback singer Kavita Krishnamurti. The evening will be a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of Indian music, enchanting the audience with its depth and diversity.

Accompanied by an ensemble of Eastern and Western musicians, Dr. L. Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurti will mesmerize the audience in an unforgettable musical performance that transcends musical boundaries by seamlessly blending chart-topping Bollywood hits with soulful melodies inspired by classical and contemporary musical traditions from around the world.

Join IAA for this spectacular performance that promises to be an incredible experience, showcasing the virtuosity of two of India’s foremost musical maestros.

In August 2022, IAA in partnership with the Houston Symphony presented the dynamic duo at the Hobby Centre to sold-out audiences. So, don’t miss this unique opportunity to witness the perfect harmony of strings and vocals that will elevate your senses and transport you to musical bliss. For more details and tickets, visit the IAA website.

Dr. L. Subramaniam, renowned as the ‘Paganini of Indian Classical music,’ is a violin maestro. His compositions blend Western Classical and jazz music with Indian Classical and he has collaborated with legendary artists such as Yehudi Menuhin and Herbie Hancock. Dr. Subramaniam has been feted with prestigious awards like The Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri by the Government of India and has been internationally recognized as well.

Kavita Krishnamurti is a celebrated playback singer with countless Bollywood hits to her credit. She has worked with legendary music directors like R.D. Burman, Laxmikant Pyarelal and A.R. Rahman delivering many timeless hits. Her exceptional talent has earned her multiple awards and accolades including four Filmfare Awards for Best Female Playback Singer and the prestigious Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2005.

Indo-American Association (IAA), a Houston Cultural Treasure, is a 31-year non-profit 501(c)(3) organization for the promotion of cultural arts of India. Our mission is to bridge cultural divides by showcasing the rich heritage of the Indian subcontinent through multi-disciplinary performing arts, cultural and educational, and artistic expressions. IAA presents a thoughtfully curated season of 8 to 10 live shows each year, in addition to participating in several community outreach initiatives.

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