Date: Saturday 11th August 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: Hillsong Convention Centre,1-5 Solent Circuit Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153
Ilayaraaja – A brief Intro
Ilaiyaraaja is a composer, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, orchestrator, conductor-arranger and lyricist and is regarded as the best music composer India ever produced. He is the first Asian to perform full symphony at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London. Illayaraaja so far has composed music for more than a thousand movies crossing 7000 songs. He is also counted as one of the richest composers in the world.
He is a recipient of five Indian National Film Awards , Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan. His composition Rakkamma Kaiya Thattu for Tamil Movie Thalapathi was voted as word’s top ten songs in a poll conducted by BBC in 2003. He is also credited with inventing a new Karnatic Raga named Panchamukhi