music of Living Colours is light and deep for the weary
listener, the CD proves a soothing melange of the lullaby
of Balasai's flute,"
City Express, Apr 11, 2002 ¶
RECITAL : MUSIC FETE B.V.Balasai's flute recital entharelled
rasikas 'When B.V.Balasai poured out his soul into his
flute, what came forth carried his listeners to another
world. Full of love devotion and tranquillity, that
was in perfect harmony with nature."Balasai had
the inspiration to round off this concert with Swathi'
Tirunal's Vishveshwara, a thillana in Brindavani and
Sri Ramachandra (Tulsidas), that had the radiant colour
The New Sunday Express, Aug 26, 2001
"Balasai's elaboration of Kalyani was fascinating,"
The New Indian Express,
Jun 30, 2001
"What makes an instrumental Carnatic music recital
is the artist's faithful adherence to the aspect of
tonal modulation in a style replete with perfection
of notes and nuances all aligned absorbingly on the
was discernible over a considerable extent on the recital
of B.V.Balasai on the flute,"The
New Indian Express, Jun 30, 2001 ¶
depiction of Sahana was impressive with notable proportions
of nuanced phrases," The
Hindu, Dec 1, 2000 ¶
swaraprastaras in Jaganmohini and Bahudari were lengthy,
mellifluous, and sruti-aligned. The use of the long
flute was poignant," The
Hindu, Dec 29, 2000 ¶
tonal colours were provided in the sharp notes of the
Hindu, Dec 18, 1998 ¶
has a fine blowing technique and produces pure mellifluous
notes on the bamboo,"
Indian Express, Jan 2, 1997 ¶
"Blending the tones of a wind instrument and a
string instrument is a fine art and Balasai and Durgaprasad
succeeded in making their duo recital engrossing, it
was mainly due to their perfect mutual understanding
of well to combine in kriti rendition, while establishing
a separate artistic identity in raga alapanas,"
Indian Express, Feb 2, 1997 ¶
is an artiste with sumptuous talent,"
Hindu, Nov 15, 1996.¶