|"Padmashree" Hariharan, two-time National award winner and the recipient of the prestigious "Padma shree" award, is the undisputed king of contemporary Indian music. An established ghazal and playback singer, his songs embrace Indian, Western and Asian influences, connecting with hearts and minds all over the world. Hariharan holds privilege of inaugurating Common Wealth Games with his composition and rendition of "Swaghatham Song". Professional singing for last 34 years, having sung over 5000 songs in various languages, Hariharan is always ready to experiment and explore with a new style to create a Soulful music.
Hariharan has collaborated with Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Illayaraja, AR Rahman, Leslei Lewis, Strings, Daler Mehndi, Ustaad Rashid Mustafa, Ustad Liyaqat Ali Khan, Deva, Vidyasagar and many more.
|Sarangan is today appreciated both in the field of Fusion Music and Classical Music as an international phenomenon. A classical Sitar virtuoso, mesmerizing singer and an excellent keyboard player of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have gained him fame all over the world.
Sarangan has performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall (UK), Sydney Opera House (Aus), Wimbledon Theatre (UK), Durban City Hall (South Africa), Foerde Festival (Norway), Gedankyo (Japan), Swami Thiagaraja Music Festival (Durban-South Africa), Womad Music Festival 2006 & 2007 (Adelaide-Australia), Sydney Music Festival 2007/2009/2010, Woodford Folk Festival 2006/2007 (Brisbane- Australia), The Domain (Sydney) and the Common Wealth Games 2006/ Melbourne Festival 2006.
Sarangan has collaborated with "The Sydney Symphony Orchestra", Billy Cobham, 'Guru' Karaikkudi Mani, "Padma Shree" A.Hariharan, 'Kalasoori' Dr. Arunthathy Sriranganathan, T.M.Soundararajan, P.Susheela, P.B.Srinivas, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, Shreya Ghosal, Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sreeram, Nithyashree, Kaviperarasu" Vairamuthu, Pa. Vijay, Na. Muthukumar, and Thamarai.
|Keep Your Night Free is an up and coming event management company based in Melbourne, Australia.
Being a young and fresh face on the scene, KYNF is fuelled by innovation and creativity. As such, our team strives to produce novel and exciting ideas when working on any project.
KYNF caters to a wide variety of audiences in many different communities. Our services are similarly diverse, with a focus on concert planning and production. Our most recent project has been presenting iconic Indian singer and Padma Shri medal recipient, Hariharan in concert with Sarangan Sriranganathan.
Our goal at Keep Your Night Free is to provide the creative and working space to unite musicians, singers, dancers, actors and other artists in one place. We hope to do this with the many projects we have lined up in the near future.