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Shri T.N. Seshagopalan’s Kamba Ramayanam Isai Perurai

Madhuradhwani is organizing Kamba Ramayanam Isai Perurai by the living legend Padma Bhushan Sangita Kalanidhi Madurai Shri T.N. Seshagopalan from 14th to 22nd Aug at Arkay Convention Center, Mylapore. The program starts at 6PM everyday. Having heard Shri Seshagopalan’s discourses earlier on this as well as other topics, I would urge fellow rasikas to not miss this opportunity.

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musicrux.com

musicrux.com is a portal that gets you the latest on Indian classical music. You can get regular updates on concerts/events near you, news, educational posts and details on artists, organizations, venues etc. Online learning and many more exciting things are planned in the near future.

Here are some events happening in the next few weeks (http://musicrux.com/events):

Bangalore: http://musicrux.com/events/thematic-concert-carnatic-music-trinity

Chennai: http://musicrux.com/events/carnatic-concert-28

Srirangam: http://musicrux.com/events/concert-ahobila-jeer-swamigal-ashram

London: http://musicrux.com/events/carnatic-concert-london

Cupertino, CA: http://musicrux.com/sabhas/south-india-fine-arts

Abhishek Raghuram for Rasanveshanam, Bangalore

Venue: Utopia, Near Olde Bangalore Resort, Tarabanahalli, Bangalore

 

Vocal: Abhishek Raghuram

Violin: H.M. Smitha

Mrudangam: Anantha R. Krishnan

 

List of songs:

1) viribONi (varNam) – bhairavi – kanDa aTa – pachimiriyam adiyappA (O)

2) vAtApi gaNapatim – hamsadhwani – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (AS)

3) vinatA suta vAhana – jayantasEnA – Adi – tyAgarAja (AS)

4) ADamODi galadE – cArukEsi – Adi – tyAgarAja

5) mInAkSI mEmudam dEhi – gamakakriyA – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (ANST)

6) mAyammA – Ahiri – Adi – syAma sAstri

7) rama deivama – suruTTi – rUpakam – tyAgarAja

8) nI nAma rUpamulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja

 

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

Abhishek Raghuram for Raga Tarangini Trust

Organizer: Raga Tarangini Trust

Venue: Ragasudha Hall, Mylapore, Chennai

Occasion: GNB Day

 

Vocal:  Sri Abhishek Raghuram

Violin: Sri Vittal Ramamurthy

Mrudangam: Sri Anantha R. Krishnan

Khanjira: Sri B. Shree Sundarkumar

 

List of songs:

1) ninnu kOri (varnam) – mOhanam – Adi – rAmanAthapuram shrInivAsa iyengAr (A)

2) rA rA phanishayanA – harikAmbOji – rUpakam – tyAgarAja

3) paralOka sAdhanamE – pUrvikalyANi – Adi – tyAgarAja (ANS)

4) Ananda naTEsA – tODi – rUpakam – rAmasvAmi sivan (AS)

5) rAkA shashivadanA – TakkA – Adi – tyAgarAja

6) dArini telusukoNTi – sudha sAvEri – Adi – tyAgarAja (AST)

7) porumaiyai izhandEn – simhEndra madhyamam – Adi – g.n. bAlasubramaNiam (O)

8 ) nI allAl ini – kAnaDA – Adi – g.n. bAlasubramaNiam

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

 

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

Concert with Aishwarya Shankar at The Music Academy, Chennai

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Aishwarya Shankar. The concert was organized by The Music Academy, Chennai as a part of the HCL Concert Series.

The song list was as follows:

 

Vocal:  Aishwarya Shankar

Violin: Sriram Sridhar

Mrudangam:  R. Ramkumar

 

 

List of songs:

1) gnAnAnanda mayam (slOkam) – sArangA – vEdAnta dEsikan

2) inta mODi (varNam) – sArangA – Adi – tiruvaTriyUr tyAgayyar 

3) vallabha nAyakasya – bEgaDa – rUpakam – muthuswAmi dIkSitar (OS)

4) brOva samayamidE – gaurimanOhari – Adi – garbhapurivAsar (ONS)

5) karuNajUDavammA – varALi – mishra cApu – shyAma sAstri (A)

6) tuNai purindaruL – suddha hindOLam (varamu) – Adi – pApanAsam sivan

7) O ranga sAyi – kAmbOji – Adi – tyAgarAja (ANST)

8 ) konDal vaNNanai (viruttam) – rAgamAlikA – tiruppaNNAzhwAr

     muraLIdharA gOpAlA – mAND – Adi – periyasAmI tUran

9) dhIm dhIm ta na (tillAnA) – rEvati – mishra cApu – lAlguDi g. jayarAman 

10) 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 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:

https://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)