Jyotsna Srikanth is the most sought after South Indian Carnatic violinist in Europe and composer known for her versatility and ability to collaborate with different genres seamlessly and with ease.
Adding on to this, she has flourished as a performer and composer, exploring lush ground in the crossover between Indian music and a variety of world music & contemporary flavours. Her violin playing has a nice blend of musical expression and emotion with good technique, a result of three 'decades of experimentation' as per a critic.
Ms. Srikanth is featured in many major global music events and venues like WOMAD - UK, Red Violin Festival – Wales, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, Wales Millenium Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Music Academy - Chennai and many more major venues and festivals across the world.
Having played violin for nearly 200 Bollywood films, she is currently working on numerous large scale music experiments – in a way bringing communities together.
Jyotsna is the Artistic Director of the London International Arts Festival and Dhruv.
Jyotsna will be presenting 'Carnatic Nomad' the traditional music from South India.
'..Jyotsna Srikanth is an extraordinary and versatile violinist... free-flowing, often mesmerising' 4****stars The Guardian, July 2013
'...Full of delicate ornamentation' 4****stars The Evening Standard
"..Britain's finest violinist of Indian classical music" Time Out
"..An immense musical talent and intelligence" Deccan Chronicle
"..Arguably the only name that springs to music collaborators while seeking artistes across the Indian classical, jazz and world music" Indian Express
"...the amazing Jyotsna Srikanth on violin." Independent, BBC Proms Concert
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