Manoj Peiris: An effervescent dominant voyage in the field of music – By Sunil Thenabadu Source : sundaytimes.lk There are many successful musicians today who had no other choice of career except music, so they give their hundred percent to it. To implement focusing only on a musical career, one requires a lot of confidence in oneself. Manoj Peiris is a musician who has mastered his art, one who needs to give his whole time and energy to the art. A sense of adventure in a musician is a good motivator to dive deep into music and make it the only priority and path ahead. It is hard work of Manoj his stepping stone for success for approximately for four decades. Lalithakala Visharada Deshamanya Manoj, as a successful musician, is into music totally practicing hard in his early days, to date too as a highly talented exponent of the ‘Tabla’, which is exclusively his ...

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Lalithakala Visharada Deshamanya Manoj Peiris in an effervescent dominant voyage of over four decades in the field of music – by Sunil Thenabadu There are many successful musicians today who had no other choice of career except music, so they give their hundred percent to it. To implement focusing only on a musical career, one requires a lot of confidence in oneself. Manoj Peiris is a musician who has mastered his art one who needs to give his whole time and energy to the art. A sense of adventure in a musician is a good motivator to dive deep into music and make it the only priority and path ahead. It is hard work of Manoj his stepping stone for success for approximately for four decades. Manoj as a successful musician is into music totally practicing hard in his early days, to date too as a highly talented exponent of the ...

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INDIKA UPAMALI EFFERVERSCENT THREE DECADE VOYAGE IN CELEBRITY, SENIOR LECTURER IN CHARGE OF APPIED MUSIC POSSESSING A RARE TONAL ADORNED VOICE – by Sunil Thenabadu Indika Upamali  is the well renowned singer, composer, director and a senior lecturer in the university of Visual and Performing Arts. Indika is a household name in singing circles  locally and Internationally. She is perhaps the most competent in the music field as a singer having  learnt Opera music under her Guru Deshamanya Kala Keerthi Dr Premasiri Khemadasa better known as “Khemadasa Master”. Master had explored various styles of music from around the world had successfully revolutionized  developing a unique style of music the ”Opera” music combining Sinhala folk tunes, hindustani, western and other streams of music to make compositions of a unique style adapting them to fit into more precisely to contemporary music. Opera is  form of art that relates a story through music ...

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THARINDA GUNAWARDENA RENOWNED PHENOMINAL LYRICIST CRUISING TO PINNACLE OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Tharinda Gunawardena is a renowned lyricist ,media personnel an Attorney -at-law by profession turned a proficient lyric writer lately though had shown symbols to have talent as a lyricist from his tender age. He and family migrated to Canberra the capital city of Australia over seven years in year 2014.As a song writer apart from the above he possesses the ability to combine his thoughts, ideas and passion blending together to bring out his intentions to his gratification. As any other song writer Tharinda is bound to improve by leaps and bounds on his skills by mounting erudition. The lyrics of Tharinda deviates from the usual decoration of lyrics like love, hatred etc which could be illustrated when his songs are overheard also through the titles of all his songs. Tharinda hails from Kolonnawa has had his ...

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Golden melodies of Rohana Weerasinghe-BY ISURU THAMBAWITA Source:Sundayobserver There dawned a vibrant ray of light on the music industry of Sri Lanka. Veteran musician Dr. Rohana Weerasinghe who has marked many milestones in the Sri Lankan music culture, brought glory to Sri Lanka by performing at Australia’s prestigious Sydney Opera House on September 3, 2006. It was the first time that a Sri Lankan musician performed at the world-famous Sydney Opera house. Many crowned artistes such as Nanda Malini, Victor Rathnayake, Sunil Edirisinghe , Edward Jayakody, Priyadarshani, Nelu Adhikari, Charitha Priyadarshani and Dayan Jayathileke had adorned the concert “Rohana Ransara” organised by Yasiru Multimedia pvt Ltd , the leading Sri Lankan entertainment company based in Australia. As noted by the veteran musician Dr. Rohana Weerasinghe, performing at Sydney Opera house is a golden opportunity for any musician. It was Dr. Rohana Weerasinghe who conducted the orchestra. However, unfortunately, the mainstream ...

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Upul Mahen – Mellowing Breeze – Listen to the entire CD   Upul Mahen De Silva launched his CD on 2 of October 2017 at Thornleigh Community Centre. Visharada Nanda Malini, Dr Rohana Weerasinghe. Dr Victor Ratnayake participated and two duets were sung by Upul Mahen with Visharada Nanda Malini and Dr Victor Ratnayake. Songs have been written by Mr Sunil Sarath Perera, Mr Vasantha Kumara Kobawaka, Mr Maithri Panagoda, Mr Lucian Bulathsinghala, Mr Saman Athavuda Hetti and Mr Mahinda Algama. Music Direction has been by Dr Rohana Weerasinghe, and three of the songs have also been composed by Dr Rohana weerasinghe. One song has been composed by Mr H M Jayawardene and rest of the 9 songs by Upul Mahen himself. The event was attended by over 250 invitees. All graphic art work including the CD cover design by Mr Athula Kaldemulla and event was narrated and conducted by Mr Asela Jayanath.   ...

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