Concert with Shri R. Suryaprakash at Ambattur, Chennai

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Shri R. Suryaprakash. The concert was organized during the chaturmasya vratam of the acharya of Shri Chakra Maha Meru Peedam at Ambattur, Chennai.

Shri Suryaprakash sang very well. Performing at venues different from the usual city based auditoriums somehow always has its charm and this one was no exception. Overall, a very satisfying experience.

The song list was as follows:

 

Vocal:  Shri R. Suryaprakash

Violin: Villivakkam Shri Raghuraman

Mrudangam:  R. Ramkumar

 

 

List of songs:

1)  shruti smriti purANam (shlOkam) – cittaranjani

     nAda tanumanisham – cittaranjani – Adi – tyAgarAja (S)

2) jAlandhara – valaji – rUpakam – harikEsanallUr muthiAh bhAgavatar (ANS)

3) kamalAmbA – Anandabhairavi – misra cApu – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (O)

4) sEvikka vEnDum – AndOlikA – Adi – muthuthAnDavar (S)

5) abhayAmbA jagadambA – kalyANi – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (AST)

6) puNNiyam oru kODi – kIravANi – Adi – periasAmI thUran (O) 

7) ten pazhani vElavanE (viruttam) – rAgamAlikA (behAg, dvijAvanti, sindhubhairavi)

    nALai enru oruNAL varumA – sindhubhairavi – Adi – yAzhpANam vIramaNi

8 ) veLLai tAmarai – bhImpLAs – Adi – subramaNya bhArati

9) dEvan kE pati – darbAri kAnaDA – rUpakam – svAti tiruNAL (O)

10) nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja

11) vAzhiya senthamizh – madhyamAvati – Adi – subramaNya bhArati

(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, t=tAnam, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram, T=taniavartanam)

Concert with Vikram Raghavan at Karpagam Gardens

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Vikram Raghavan. The concert was organized by Karpagam Gardens Sat Sangh, Chennai as a part of their Gokulashtami Celebrations.

The song list was as follows:

 

Vocal:  Vikram Raghavan

Violin: M. Rajeev

Mrudangam:  R. Ramkumar

 

Sabha:  Karpagam Gardens Sat Sangh, Adyar, Chennai

List of songs:

1)  shrI krishnam – tODi – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (OS)

2) pankaja lOcana – kalyANi – misra cApu – swAti tiruNAL (ON)

3) himAcala tanaya – Anandabhairavi – Adi – shyAmA shAstri (AS)

4) evari mATa – kAmbOji – Adi – tyAgarAja (ANST) 

5) gOvardhana giridhAra – darbAri kAnaDA – Adi – nArAyaNa tIrtha

6) mAdhava mAmava – nIlAmbari – Adi – nArAyaNa tIrtha 

7) nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja

(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, t=tAnam, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram, T=taniavartanam)

Svanubhava Jaffna 2012!

Svanubhava is happening in Jaffna from 16th to 18th August 2012 and is also being web cast live at http://svanubhava.blogspot.in/

 

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday 16th August 2012

2:30 PM – Bharatanatyam Workshop by Smt. Alarmel Valli at Veerasinham Hall

Friday, 17th August 2012

2:30 PM – Carnatic Classical Workshop by Sri P. Unnikrishnan at Kailasapathi Hall, Jaffna University

6:30 PM – Bharatanatyam Performance by Smt. Alarmel Valli (Bharatanatyam), Kum. Deepika Varadarajan (Vocal), Smt. Jayashree Ramanathan (Nattuvangam), Kum. K.P. Nandini (Violin), Sri Sriganesh Ramamurthy (Mrudangam) at Sankiliyan Thoppu, Nallur

18th August 2012

10:00 AM – Interactive Session with Sri Nagai Sriram (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman (Violin) and Sri Papanasam Sethuraman (Khanjira) at Veerasinham Hall

11:00 AM – Carnatic Classical Vocal by Sri T. M. Krishna at Veerasinham Hall

6:30 PM – Carnatic Classical Concert by Sri P. Unnikrishnan (Vocal), Sri Nagai R. Sriram (Violin), Sri B. Ganapathyraman (Mrudangam), Sri Papanasam Sethuraman (Khanjira) at Sankiliyan Thoppu, Nallur

Svanubhava Chennai 2012

Svanubhava Chennai 2012 begins in Kalakshetra, Chennai today. Catch the live web cast at http://svanubhava.blogspot.in/p/live-webcast.html

 

The schedule is as follows:

http://ramsabode.wordpress.com/concerts-in-chennai/

 

1st August 2012 (Wednesday)

9:00 AM onwards – Svanubhava 2012 Chennai @ Kalakshetra Campus, Tiruvanmiur, Chennai (Svanubhava) **Free**

Nedunuri Krishnamurthy (Vocal), Malladi Ravikumar (Vocal Support), H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), M.L.N. Raju (Mrudangam), S. Karthick (Ghatam)

Pung Cholam, Bhol Cholam & Ras Leela Anjika Manipuri Dance Troupe (Dances of Manipur)

Lunch

Dr. Chithra Madhavan (Lecture – Temple as social, economic & cultural centres)

Indianostrum Theatre (Land of Ashes – A theatre production)

 

2nd August 2012 (Thursday)

9:00 AM onwards – Svanubhava 2012 Chennai @ Kalakshetra Campus, Tiruvanmiur, Chennai (Svanubhava) **Free**

Ulhas Kashalkar (Vocal – Hindustani), Ravindra Katoti (Harmonium), Suresh Talwalkar (Tabla)

Young Percussion Artists (The Art & Science of Percussion)

Lunch

C.V. Chandrasekar (Lec Dem – Bharathanatyam)

Palghat T.R.Rajamani & V. Kamalakara Rao (Talavadya Concert – Tribute to Palghat Sri T.S. Mani Iyer)

 

3rd August 2012 (Friday)

9:00 AM onwards – Svanubhava 2012 Chennai @ Kalakshetra Campus, Tiruvanmiur, Chennai (Svanubhava) **Free**

Sangeetha Sivakumar (Vocal), R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin), Melakaveri K. Balaji (Mrudangam), N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)

Melattur Natya Vidya Sangam (Bhagavata Mela – Prahlada Charitram)

Lunch

Natana Kairali (Pavakathakali – Kalyana Sougandhikam, Duryodhanavadham)

Mysore M. Manjunath & Nagraj (Violin), Arjun Kumar (Mrudangam), Giridhar Udupa (Ghatam)