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Major newspapers and magazines showered superlatives and described Manjunath & Nagaraj as brilliant violinists par excellence.

The Statesman  -  “….Mysore Nagaraj and Manjunath, Undoubtedly two of the foremost Violinists in Carnatic style, mesmerized the audience at Indian International Centre at New Delhi. Whether it is an elongated phrase or a staccato one, there will be precision –and a pinpoint one at that. Their handling of the instruments is based on aesthetics, the sound emanating from their bowing, having a velvety instrumental sheen; such is the perfection…”

The Times of India - “…Undoubtedly the two great musicians Karnataka should be proud of , Nagaraj & Manjunath rendered a very intricate Nadai pallavi with accurate and perfect grip over laya…”

Indian express - “…The wonder kids Nagaraj and Manjunath, the invaluable contribution of Mysore to Carnatic music….”

The star of Mysore - “…an exceptionally pensive mood triggered off when brothers fascinated the audience with an elegant exposition of Rag Bahudari. The Raga-Tanam - Pallavi in Rag Kapi delineating the features and beauty of the Rag exhibiting their dexterity in exploiting the flexibility, tone and dynamics of the instrument….” Hindu - The Garland of recognition

The Tribune - Known as super kids, beautiful freaks, miracles of nature, or more cynically, famous flameouts, child prodigies intrigue the ordinary just as they tease scientists to decode the mystery surrounding their brain development…. Spectacular achievements by Nagaraj & Manjunath, who gave their first violin concert at the ages of 10 and 9, respectively stunned every one….”

Udaya vani - “…outstanding Hindustani – Carnatic Jugalbandhi concert by Pandith Vishwamohan bhat and Dr.Mysore Manjunath proved again that musicians of great caliber can take the concert to the great heights…”

Iowa state daily - ‘….. Audience felt that they had never before heard such a thrilling compendium of virtuosic technical mastery….”

The Bulletin.USA - “…One of the Best violinists from India, Dr.Manjunath and Nagaraj's style of music dovetails nicely with the principles of Yoga….”

Calcutta Times - ‘…Amazing display of imagination…”

Dr. Leslie C. Gay JR, Ph.D Department of Music; Texas A & M university - “…Mysore Manjunath faced the musical tasks of the evening with a serious, focused demeanor that exemplified, even before his first sounds on the violin, Manjunath's high musicianship….”

The Hindu - “..The Invitation to Dr.Manjunath to perform at the International strings conference is an honor for the country…”

The Los Angeles Times - “…Brilliant Classical Violinist from India ..”

The star of Mysore - ‘.. It was great privilege for Mysore music lovers attending Jugalbandhi concert by the two prodigious performers Pandith Vishwamohan bhat and Dr.Manjunath at Jaganmohan palace… Pandith Bhat remarded that Dr.manjunath is rich in imagination and virtuosity, faster than computer in response and one of the topmost violin players of the country…”

Sudha - ”…The best known Classical Musicians of Karnataka…”

Voice of Asia - “…Great concert by two remarkable violin prodigies from India in Houston…”

Indian Express - “…. The violin concert by brothers turned out to be the star attraction of the entire series….”

The Hindu -  “…The lexicographic tradition and style of Mysore has found its homogeneous inheritance in the duo Mysore Nagaraj and Manjunath….”

The Express -  “…..The rare Vocal – instrumental Jugalbandhi concert by Dr.M.Balamurali Krishna and Mysore brothers organized by the National endowment for the arts at the congregational church in Portland enthralled the audience….” The Hindustan Times- “…Nagaraj has making of great violinist…”

Subbudu in Dinamani - “… Nobody has seen Heaven; nor have anybody returned from there and given an account of it. But when these two young Violin virtuosos unfolded the hidden beauty of Raga at the Madras Music Academy, one could visualize what heavenly music could be like!....”

Sunday herald -  “….Nagaraj and Manjunath, emerging as top most violinists in India today,…”

Radio Chicago -  “… an arresting virtuoso…”

Sruti - “…Mysore violinists on Centre stage…”

Telegraph -  “…Vibrant, enchanting melodic passages with a lushness that takes the breath away…”

Vidyapith news letter, NY - ....'One of the great advantages of attending classical Indian music concerts in the United States is the accessibility of top artists. Rather than being far away from the artists in India , organizations such as the Vidyapith are blessed to be able to host top artists like Mysore Nagaraj and Mysore Manjunath on premises and provide a truly unique experience to music lovers in the area'.

The Asian reporter -  “…. master instrumentalists from India Mysore Manjunath & Nagaraj , exceptionally gifted musicians with strict adherence to classicism…”
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