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TM Krishna for Alathur Subbaiyer Centenary, Chennai

I finished my concert and reached late as the first song nAma kusumamula was ending.

Occasion: Alathur Subbaiyer Centenary Celebrations
Venue: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai

Vocal: T.M. Krishna
Violin: R.K. Shriramkumar
Mrudangam: Manoj Siva
Khanjira: Anirudh Athreya

List of songs:

* nAma kusumamula – shrI (NS)
* E pApamu – aTANA (AS)
* calamEla (varNam) – nATTakurinji  (tS)
* ambA paradEvatE – rudrapriyA (A)
* mari mari ninnE – kAmbOji  (ANT)
* iTu sAhasamulu – saindhavi (O)
* nilayAda (tiruppugazh) – cencuruTTi  (O)
* vishvEshvar – sindhubhairavi  (O)
* nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurashtram

 

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

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TM Krishna for Orisai, Chennai

Organizer: Orisai
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,  Mylapore, Chennai

List of songs:
* rakSabeTTarE – bhairavi (ONST)
* vagalADi – behAg (OtS)
* nIlAyatAkSi – paras (AS)
* bilahari, kAmbOji, nATTakurinji, sahAnA (A)
* O jagadambA – Anandabhairavi (OT)
* tuLasammA – dEvagAndhAri (OS)
* bEganE bArO (viruttam) – yamunAkalyANi
krishnA nI – yamunAkalyANi (A)

* mangaLam shlOkam – yamunAkalyANi

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

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Abhishek Raghuram for Single Teacher Schools in Chennai

Concert in aid of Single Teacher Schools. Kudos to Abhishek for not only performing for free but also collecting and donating for the cause!!!

Organizer: Single Teacher Schools
Venue: Vani Mahal, T. Nagar, Chennai

Vocal: Abhishek Raghuram
Violin: B.U. Ganesh Prasad
Mrudangam: Trivandrum Balaji
Khanjira: K.V. Gopalakrishnan

List of songs:
1) sarasIruhAsanapriyE – nATTai (AS)
2) mudumOmu – sUryakAntam (A)
3) tiruvaDi caraNam – kAmbOji (ANST)
4) manasulOni – hindOLam  (O)
5) IrEzhu bhuvanangaL (viruttam) – kApi
enna tavam – kApi (O)
6) tillAnA – pancam lalit (A)
7) bhujagashAyinO – yadukulakAmbOji

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

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Concert with Vidhya Raghavan at Madhya Kailash, Chennai

Mahashivaratri Concert Series

Organizer: YACM
Venue: Madhya Kailash Temple, Chennai

Vocal: Vidhya Raghavan
Violin: Thirumarugal Ganesh Kumar
Mrudangam: R. Ramkumar

List of songs:
1) shrI nAthAdi – mAyAmALavagauLa (OS)
2) I vasudhA – sahAnA (ANS)
3) talli ninnu nera – kalyANi (AS)
4) rudrakOpa – rudrapriyA
5) kANa kaN kODi – kAmbOji (ANST)
6) shambhO trinayana

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

 

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(Image source: http://indiancolumbus.blogspot.com/2011/04/madhya-kailash.html)

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TM Krishna for Nayaki, Chennai

Organizer: Nayaki
Venue: Abirami Chidambaram Community Hall, Kotturpuram,  Chennai

Vocal: T.M. Krishna
Violin: Akkarai Subbulakshmi
Khanjira: B.S. Purushotham
Ghatam: N. Guruprasad

List of songs:
* badalika dhIrA – rItigauLa  (ANS)
* rAmA nI pai – kEdAram (tS)
* dhanyAsi (A by violin)
* paridAnamicitE – bilahari (AS)
* paripOvalerA – bilahari (S)
* talli ninnu nera – kalyANi (NST)
* varugalAmO – mAnji (O)

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

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T.M. Krishna at Vani Mahal, Chennai

Organizer: Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha
Venue: Vani Mahal, T. Nagar, Chennai

List of songs:
* bhavanuta – mOhanam (otS)
* ElAvatAramu – mukhAri (ANST)
* paripUrNa – pUrvikalyANi (AS)
* sukhi evvarO – kAnaDA (AtNST)
* jagadAnandakArakA – nATTai (O)
* varAlandu – gurjari

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

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TM Krishna for Dr S Balachander Trust, Chennai

What an experience! Still in a trance more than an hour after the concert got over.  The joy of experiencing TMK’s music in a mic-less concert at such close quarters!

Organizer:  Dr. S. Balachander Trust
Venue: Sastri Hall, Mylapore, Chennai

Vocal: T.M. Krishna
Violin: Akkarai Subbulakshmi
Mrudangam: Manoj Siva
Khanjira: Anirudh Athreya

List of songs:

* mundu vENuka – darbAr (ANS)
* tAnam – mukhAri
* tAnam – sArangA
* inta mODi (varNam) – sArangA (S)
* mauLau gangA (viruttam) – gauLipantu
* kuvalayAkSirO – gauLipantu
* dinamaNi vamsha – harikAmbOji (ANST)
* mOdi jEsEvElarA – khamAs (tNS)
* shrI subramaNyAya namastE – kAmbOji (AN)
* mangaLam kOsalEndrAya – kAmbOji

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

(Apologies for missing out the other artists in the photo below. Was literally sitting right in front of TMK and couldn’t get the entire team from that angle)

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