December 15, 2018

Perambur Sangeetha Sabha Margazhi Isai Vizha 2018

Established in 1931, Perambur Sangeetha Sabha (PSS) is one of the three oldest Carnatic Music Sabhas in Chennai, even prior to Music Academy. Almost all great musicians of the past and present have performed at our Sabha. PSS is perhaps the only major Sabha in North Chennai promoting the cause of Carnatic music.  PSS is a structured entity with an Executive Committee to steer the Sabha's affairs. Dr.Parameswaran, a leading physician, is the President. N Krishnan is the Hony Secretary.

The sabha has been hosting a series of concerts in April (Chitrai Thiruvizha) in addition to regular monthly concerts. This year, for the first time in its chequered history, PSS is hosting a series of concerts in the December 2018 Music Season.

Venue: Sankaralyam (Near Sri Ayyappan Temple), Meenakshi Street, Perambur, Chennai 600 011.
Concerts are open to all rasikas and not ticketed.

Schedule:

Dec. 16, 2018
4.00 p.m. - Kalaimagan T (Vocal), C.K.Vijayaraghavan (Violin), Thirucherai Kaushik Rajagopal (Mridangam), P.Giridaraprasad (Ganjira)
6.00 p.m. - Inauguration
6.45 p.m. - Dr. R.Kashyap Mahesh (Vocal), Srirangam J.Anand (Violin), Utthamarkovil S.Hariprasath (Mridangam), Vishnupuram K.Raghu (Morsing)

Dec. 17, 2018
6.45 p.m. - Salem Dr.Gayathri  Venkatesan (Vocal), V.S.K.Chakrapani (Violin), Kudanthai Saravanan (Mridangam)

Dec. 18, 2018
6.45 p.m. - Bharathi Ramasubban (Vocal), Aditi Krishnaprakash (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Shivakumar (Mridangam)

Dec. 19, 2018
6.45 p.m. - Aishwarya Vidhya Raghunath (Vocal), Vittal Rangan (Violin), Tanjore Praveen Kumar (Mridangam)

Dec. 20, 2018
6.45 p.m. - Yogam Santhanam (Vocal), Thirumarugal  S.Ganesh Kumar (Violin), Hanumanthapuram Bhuvarahan

December 14, 2018

Global Heritage Music Fest 2018

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha & Carnaticworld present Global Heritage Music Fest - Margazhi Music, Dance, Drama Fest from Dec. 15 to 25, 2018

Venue: Sri Sankara Vidyashramam Matriculation Higher Secondary School Auditorium, 3rd Main Road, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai – 600041.

Open to rasikas. Not ticketed.

Schedule:

Dec.15, 2018
4.00 p.m. -  Inauguration & Lighting of Kuthuvilakku
4.30 p.m. -  Kannamma  – A special performance by children for children by Anil Srinivasan, Shravan and Anand Aravindakshna & 200 children of Rhapsody under Dr. Sudha Raja
6.30 p.m. - Bharathanatyam - A group presentation by Anitha Guha’s Bharathanjali

Dec.16, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Jayshree Vaidhyanathan -Vocal, Thirumarugal Dinesh - Violin, Raghavan Sai - Mridangam, Sunil Kumar - Kanjira
11.30 a.m. - Srivani Yalla - Veena, Neyveli Ramkumar - Mridangam, G.Ravichandran - Ghatam
2.30 p.m. - Subhadra Sridharan - Vocal, V. Nandika - Violin, Atlanta Sriram - Mridangam
4.00 p.m. -  Kunnakudi M. Balamuralikrishna - Vocal, Vittal Ramamurthy - Violin, Shertalai Ananthakrishnan - Mridangam, Trichy K Murali - Ghatam
6.15 p.m. - Ajay Entertainers presents Kalki’s “Ponniyin Selvan” - Drama

Dec.17, 2018
1.30 p.m. -  Chirag Mani - Vocal, Dr. Harini Srivatsa - Violin, Mysore Vadiraj - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Bhargavi Balasubramanian - Vocal, Sayee Rakshith - Violin, S. Gomathi Sankar - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - Palghat Ramprasad - Vocal, B.U. Ganesh Prasad - Violin, Thanjavur K. Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Kathadi Ramamurthy in “Neeya Naana” by Naanu - Drama

Dec.18, 2018
1.30 p.m. - Pavan Mani - Vocal, Dr. Harini Srivatsa Violin, Chirag Mani - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Barghav Hariharan - Vocal, Mithuran Manogaran - Violin, Mauran Manogaran - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - Nirmala Rajasekhar - Veena, VVS Murai - Violin, Melakaveri Balaji - Mridangam, Adambakkam Shankar - Ghatam, A.S. Krishnan - Morsing
7.00 p.m. - Crazy Creations present Crazy Mohan & Madhu Balaji in “Crazy Pemier League” – Drama

Dec.19, 2018
1.30 p.m. - Vaibav Ramu (Keyboard), Sriram Sridhar - Violin, Ram Siva - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Prithi Narasimhan - Vocal, Meera Sundar - Violin, Kiran Pai - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. -  V.K. Manimaran - Vocal, B.Raghavendra Rao - Violin, B.Ganapathyraman - Mridangam, Dr. Nerkunam Shankar - Kanjira
7.00 p.m. - Sandeep Narayanan - Vocal, B.U. Ganesh Prasad - Violin, Neyveli Venkatesh - Mridangam, Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira

Dec. 20, 2018
1.30 p.m. - Aadith Moorthy - Vocal, Parur M.S.Ananthasree - Violin, Mauran Manogaran - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Jayashree Jayaramakrishnan - Vocal, Neela Jayakumar - Violin, Jayakumar - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - Hyderabad Brothers (D. Raghavachari & Seshachari) - Vocal Duet, Vinjamuri Kamalakiran - Violin, Trivandrum V Balaji - Ghatam, G.Harihara Sharma - Kanjira
7.00 p.m. - Theatre Of MAHAM presents Y.Gee Madhuvanthi & S. Sureshwar in “Kochikadhe Ma”- Comedy Drama

Dec. 21, 2018
1.30 p.m. - R.Sreeranjane - Vocal, Thirucherai Karthik - Violin, Sabareesh - Mridangam, G. Sreenivas - Ghatam
3.00 p.m. - Shruthi Raj - Vocal, V.Nandika - Violin, Sriram N.Iyer - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - Nagai Muralidharan & Nagai Sriram (Violin Duet), Tiruvarur Vaidhyanathan - Mridangam, Trichy Murali - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Rajhesh Vaidhya (Veena), N. Mohanraman (Mrudangam), Praveen Narayan (Tabla), Saihari (Ghatam), Vijayan (Keyboard), Subramanian (Special FX)

Dec. 22, 2018
10.00 a.m. - VVS Murari & Vittal Ramamurthy (Viola / Violin duet), Thanjavur Murugaboopathi - Mridangam, K.V.Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira
1.30 p.m. -  Arjun Subramaniam – Vocal, Mithuran Manogaran - Violin, Vasudev Raghuram - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Maya & Malavi (Vocal duet), Keerthana Shankar - Violin, Jayendra Kumar - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. -  Sriranjani Santhanagopalan - Vocal, M. Rajeev - Violin, Jayachandra Rao - Mridangam, S. Sunil Kumar - Kanjira
7.00 p.m. - Dummies Drama presents ”Athithi” by Sreevathson

Dec. 23, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Lalitha Ravi (Bharathanatyam)
1.30 p.m. -  Adithya Ravi (Chitravina),  Parur M.K.Ananthalakshmi - Violin, Ram Siva - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Keerthana Shankar – Vocal, Rishabh Ranganathan - Violin, Aravind Raman - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - Rama Ravi – Vocal & Dr. Nandita Ravi (Vocal Support), M.A. Krishnaswami - Violin, Mannarkoil J. Balaji - Mridangam, G.Ravichandran - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - “Kaaviyam Iyakkum Mahadevan” Tribute to K V Mahadevan in his centenary year by Subhshree Thanikachalam

Dec. 24, 2018
1.30 p.m. - Sanchita & Saadhvi - Vocal duet, Vishal Sowmyan - Violin, Arjun Srinivasan - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - Sriranjani Darbha - Vocal, Sunitha Harishankar - Violin, Ethirajan Ramanujam - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - R. Suryaprakash - Vocal, M.A. Sundareswaran - Violin, Thanjavur Murugaboopathi - Mridangam, Sriram Natarajan - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Y.Gee Mahendran in “3Ji” (Comedy in Politics – Politics in Comedy) by Chitralaya Sriram (Khoushika Gopal - Suppini-Jayakumar-DSR-Ragav-Balaji-Jayachandran-Sriram – Partha Balaji-Francis) Dramatisation & Direction by Y.GEE Mahendra

Dec. 25, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Ritu Raj - Bharatanatyam
11.30 a.m. - Harish Ganapathi – Vocal, Sunitha Harishankar - Violin, Ethirajan Ramanujam - Mridangam
1.45 p.m. - Shruthi Ganesh - Vocal, Meera Sundar - Violin, Chirag Mani - Mridangam
3.00 p.m. - “A brief history of Ramanuja” presented by Vanitha Suresh - Vocal, Shreyas Srinivasan - Violin, Pranav Ramasubramanian - Mridangam
4.45 p.m. - P. Unnikrishnan - Vocal, M.A. Sundareswaran - Violin, Karukurichi Mohanram - Mridangam, Dr. S. Karthick - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Sheela Unnikrishnan’s “Nrithya Manjani” – Marvels of the Melattur Style. This presentation, “Nrithya Manjari” is a collection of group dance compositions choreographed in the Melattu bani Bharathanatyam which is unique for its vibrant and universal appeal

December 12, 2018

Chennai Cultural Academy Trust Fine Arts Festival 2018

Chennai Cultural Academy Trust will host its annual Fine Arts Festival from Dec. 14, 2018 to Jan. 3, 2019
Venue: Ramarao Kala Mantap, 111, Habibullah Road, T. Nagar, Chennai 17
The evening concerts are ticketed. Donor passes are available at the venue daily between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Schedule:

Dec. 14, 2018
4.00 p.m. - Mangala Isai - Nadaswaram by Mambalam MKS Siva & Party
5.00 p.m. - Inaugural Function
7.30 p.m. – Bharathanatyam by Roja Kannan & Disciples Presents "MUMMOORTHIGALIN MANIKKANGAL" Based on the Compositions of the TRINITY

Dec. 15, 2018
9.00 a.m. - Deepika and Nandhika  - Vocal, Madurai T Kishore – Violin, J Arvind - Mridangam
10.15 a.m.  - Ganabhakthi Vanaja Sundarrajan & Party
11.30 p.m. - Kovai Padhu presents Mamiayar 65.com 100 Years - Drama
4.30 p.m. - Kannan Balakrishnan - Madhura Veena , Sayee Rakshith - Violin,  Akshay Ram - Mridangam , N. Sundar - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - O.S.  Arun - Vocal, Mullaivasal V Chandramouli - Violin, B Sivaraman - Mridangam, Adambakkam Sankar - Ghatam

Dec. 16, 2018
9.00 a.m. - Suchitra presents "ANDAL KALYANa.m." - Harikatha
10.15 a.m.  - Vishnu Venkatesh - Mandolin, Karuppangulam A Venkatesh - Violin, S Santhosh Siva - Mridangam
11.30 a.m. - Mali Stage presents "Nammavargal" by Kudanthai Mali - Appreciated by former PRESIDENT DR.ABDUL KALam - Drama
7.00 p.m. - Dr K J Jesuda - Vocal, Mahadeva Sharma - Violin, Thiruvaarur Bhakthavatsalam - Mridangam, Thirupanithura Radhakrishnan - Ghatam

Dec. 17, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy  -  Vocal, Keerthana Sankar - Violin, Akshay Anantapadmanabhan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Neyveli Santhanagopalan - Vocal, Delhi Sundarrajan - Violin, Thiruvaarur Bhakthavatsalam - Mridangam, Vaikom Gopalakrishnan - Ghatam

Dec. 18, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Kunnakudi Balamurali Krishna  -  Vocal, Arun  Ramamurthi - Violin, Neyveli Narayanan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Srekala Bharath - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 19, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Gayathri Girish - Vocal, B Ananthakrishnan - Violin, Melakkaveri Balaji - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Radhika Surjith presents "NRITHYAM  MADHURAM” - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 20, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Uma Subramaniyam - Vocal, Kovai Chandran - Violin, Anirudh S - Mridangam
5.45 p.m. - Iyer Sisters - Vocal, Thirumarugal Dineshkumar - Violin, B S Prasanth - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - R Surya Prakash - Vocal, Balu Raghuram - Violin, Srimushnam V Raja Rao - Mridangam,  S.V.Ramani - Ghatam

Dec. 21, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Melattur Bhagavatha Mela presents "Rukmini kalayanam" - Bhagavatha Mela
4.30 p.m.- Lalitha Mohan - Vocal , Anuthama Murali - Violin, Mannikudi Chandrasakar -  Mridangam, Amanakudi Ramanarayanan - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Dr Nithyasree Mahadevan - Vocal, M A Krishnaswamy - Violin, I Sivakumar - Mridangam, Balaji Sairam - Ghatam

Dec. 22, 2018
9.30 a.m. - Namasankeerthanam byUdayalur Kalyanaraman & Party
11.30 a.m. - P M G Mayurapriya Creations presents"Dharmaspathri" by P Muthu Kumar - Drama
4.30 p.m. - Rajini Hariharan - Vocal,  Usha Rajagopal - Violin,  Thanjavur Subramaniyan - Mridangam,  G.RaviChandran - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Abhishek Raghuram - Vocal, Delhi Sunderrajan - Violin, Tiruchur Narendran - Mridangam, Vamsidhara Anand - Ghatam

Dec. 23, 2018
9.30 a.m. - " KRISHNA LEELAMRUTHAM" by Smt. Subhadraji daughter of " Paranur Mahatma Sri Sri krishna premi Maharaj" - Upanyasam
11.30 a.m. - Gurukulam Boys presents " Seethum Nandrum" by V P S Sriram - Drama
4.30 p.m. - Anvitha Mohankumar - (Disciple of Archana Narayanamurthy ML) - Bharatanatyam
5.45 p.m. - Rashima Chandrasekar - (Disciple of Srikala Bharath) - Bharathanatyam
7.00 p.m. - Dr.Kadri Gopalnath - Saxophone,  A Kanyakumari - Violin, Harikumar - Mridangam, Rajendra Nakoda - Tabla

Dec. 24, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Akkari Sisters - Vocal, Charulatha Ramanujam - Violin, K V Jayachandra Rao - Mridangam, Vazhapalli R Krishnakumar - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Divya Kasturi - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 25, 2018
9.00 a.m. - Mala Ramadurai & Party - Hindusthani Music
10.15 a.m. - "NAVA GANA BHAJANA MANDALI " -  Namasankeerthanam
11.30 a.m. - Drama
4.30 p.m. - Iyer brothers Ramnath & Gopinath - Veena, Thanjavur Subramaniyan - Mridangam, S Santhosh Siva - Ghatam
7.00 p.m.- Smt.Saraswathi Krishnakumar Dr.Gayatri Kannan & Kumari Mahati Kannan (Disciples of Dr.Padma Subrahmanyam) - Bharatanrityam

Dec. 26, 2018
4.30 p.m. - U P Raju & Nagamani - Mandolin,  Sai Nivaeithan & Varnan
7.00 p.m. - Thematic Presentation -Sridevi Nrithyalaya Presents " NRITHYA MANJARI " - Choreography - Dr Sheela Unnikrishnan

Dec. 27, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Dr S Sowmya - Vocal, N Ramakrishnan - Violin, Delhi Sairam - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Rajesh Vaidhya - Veena

Dec. 28, 2018
4.30 p.m.  - Maharajapuram Srinivasan - Vocal, Parur M A Sunderrasan - Violin, Vijay Ganesh - Mridangam, Harihara Subramanian - Kanjira
7.00 p.m. - Carnatica Brothers KN Sashikiran and P Ganesh with Shengottai Harihara Subramanian- Sankeerthana kutcheri , Baluraghuraman - Violin, Ethirajan Ramanujam - Mridangam

Dec. 29, 2018
9.00 a.m. - Rajashri Ram - CVocal, Madurai T Kishore - Violin, Manikkudi Chandrasekaran - Mridangam
10.15 a.m. - Shreya Kolathaya - Vocal, Madurai T Kishore - Violin, Manakkal Sriram - Mridangam
11.30 a.m. - Sai Creations Bharathivasan Presents " Thanniril Meen Azhudhal" Drama
4.30 p.m. - Aishwarya & Soundarya - Bharathanatyam
5.45 p.m. - Thejaswini Vijayakkumar ( Disciple of Srikala Bharath) - Bharathanatyam
7.00 p.m. - Urmila Sathyanarayanan presents "MEERA - THE LOTUS OF PREM" - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 30, 2018
9.30 a.m. - Sri Dushyanth Sridhar on "Adhi Shankaracharya's Matru Panchakam" - Harikatha
11.30 a.m. - Sowmya presents "Maanbumigu Nandivarman" by T.V Radhakrishnan - Drama
4.15 p.m. - Musical Streams "Sruthi Laya Laya" by Paiyur
7.00 p.m. -  A K C Natarajan - Clarinet,  Villivakkam Raghuram - Violin, Manikkudi Chandrasekaran - Mridasngam

Dec. 31, 2018
3.00 p.m. - Namagiripettai Gokulakrishnan - Vocal, C K Vijaya Raghavan - Violin, Aniruth S - Mridangam
4.30 p.m. -  V Deepika - Vocal, S P Anantha Padmanabha -Violin, Srivanchiam Sriram - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - "Chaturvidham" presented by Madurai Muralidharan and his Students - Bharathanatyam

Jan. 1, 2019
9.00 a.m. - H Ramakrishnan - Namasankeerthanam , Tiruvellore Parthasarathy - Violin, Manikkudi Chandrasekaran - Mridangam, S Lakshminarasimhan - Keyboard
11.15 a.m. - S Shivpprasadh's Nataka Kavalar Chemal R S MANOHAR'S NXGS presents "MANASAATCHII" Director by K S N Sundar - Drama
4.00 p.m. - Ashok Ramani - Vocal, V V Ravi - Violin, Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar - Mridangam
5.45 p.m. - Lecture & Demonstration Dr.Kannan Pugazhendi
7.00 p.m. -  Crazy Premier League Masterpiece Scenes from Crazy Mohan Dramas - Drama

Jan. 2, 2019
9.00 a.m. - "Sri Sathguru Theagaraja Arathanai "
5.45 p.m. - Keerthana Subramaniyam (Disciple of Kamala Subramniyam and Kalakshetra Hariharan ) - Bharathanatyam
7.00 p.m. -  UAA Presents Y.Gee Mahendra in a Hilarious Satire "3 Ji " (Comedy in Politics - Politics in Comedy) by Chithralaya Sriram - Drama

Jan. 3, 2019
4.30 p.m. - Booma Kasturi - Vocal, Villivakkam Raghuram - Violin, Thillaisthanam R Suriyanarayanan - Mridangam
5.45 p.m. - Students of Samskrithi Kala Kendram - Bharathanatyam
7.00 p.m. - Kathadi Ramamoorthy presents " Veedu Varai Uravu " - Drama

December 10, 2018

Sampoornam Foundation for Music and Arts - Margazhi Music Festival 2018

The Margazhi Music Festival of Sampoornam Foundation for Music and Arts will be held from Dec. 12 to 15, 2018.

Venue: Arkay Convention Center R.H.Road,Mylapore.
Concerts are open to rasikas and not ticketed.

Schedule:

Dec. 12, 2018
4.30 p.m. - Mylai Karthikeyan - Nadaswaram, Shradha Ravindran -Violin, Ambur Padmanabhan - Mridangam
6.30 p.m. - Madurai T.N.S.Krishna - Vocal, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi - Violin, Patri Satish Kumar - Mridangam, B.S.Purushothaman - Kanjira

Dec. 13, 2018
4.30 p.m. - S.V.Sahana (Mysore) - Veena, Kumbakonam Swaminathan - Mridangam, Adambakkam Shankar - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Sriram Parasuram & Akkarai Subhalakshmi - Hindusthani -Carnatic Violin Jugalbandhi, R.Sankaranarayanan - Mridangam

Dec. 14, 2018
4.30 p.m. - V.K. Raman  - Flute, Mysore.V.Srikanth - Violin, Guru Raghavendra - Mridangam, S.Sunilkumar - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - O.S.Arun - Vocal, M.R.Gopinath - Violin, Vijay Natesan - Mridangam, Kottayam Unikrishnan - Ghatam

Dec. 15, 2018
3.00 p.m. - Master K. Ramcharan - Vocal,  Abhinav Kailasam - Mridangam
4.00 p.m. - Dharini Veerarghavan - Vocal, Vaibhav Ramani - Violin, J.P.Surya Nambisan  - Mridangam
6.00 p.m. - Prince Ramavarma - Vocal, S.Varadarajan - Violin, Dr.T.V. Gopalkrishnan  - Mridangam

Dec. 16, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Sandya Ramaswamy - Vocal, Uma Ganesan - Violin, B.Gopalkrishnan - Mridangam
11.30 a.m. - Vivek Moozhikulam (Kerala) - Vocal, Pappu Gyandev - Violin, V.Shankar Raman - Mridangam

December 08, 2018

Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha Isai Iyal Nataka Vizha 2018

The 39th Isai Iyal Nataka Vizha of Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha will be conducted from Dec. 9, 2018 to Jan. 15, 2019.

Venue: Vani Mahal, 103, G.N. Road, T. Nagar

Rasikas welcome for morning and afternoon concerts that will be held in the mini hall at the venue. The concerts at 6.30 p.m. are ticketed.

For daily and season tickets, contact Vani Mahal at 044-28152166

Schedule:

Dec. 9, 2018
4.25 p.m. - Mambalam S.P. Arulanandan & Party - Nadaswaram
6.05 p.m. - Inaguration by Pujyasri Swami Omkarananda.
Awards presentation - Vani Kala Sudhakara on Seetha Narayanan (Vocal), Kumbakonam M.R. Gopinath – (Violin), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam), Anitha Guha (Bharathanatyam) & Y.Gee. Mahendra – (Theatre)
Felicitation by Dr. S. Raghuraman, Research and Resource for Bharathanatyam
7.30 -p.m. - Govindam Bhaja - Bharathanatyam by Disciples of Dr. Lakshmi Ramaswamy's Sri Mudhraalaya

Dec. 10, 2018
1.00 p.m. - Kanti Swaroop Mallela - Vocal, U. Gautham - Violin, Balaji Sankaran - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Kamakoti Sisters S. Jayamathangi & S. Jayabargavi - Vocal, Shyam Ragav - Violin, Mysore L. Vadiraj - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Brinda Manickavasakan - Vocal, Melakaveri K. Thyagarajan - Violin, B. Sivaraman - Mrudangam, G. Ravichandran - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Jugalbandhi: Pandit Janardan Mitta (Sitar) & Bonala Sankara Prakash (Veena), Patri Satish Kumar - Mrudangam, Pandit D. Chandrajit -Tabla

Dec. 11, 2018
1.00 p.m. - Abhishek Ravi Shankar - Vocal, Haritha Narayanan - Violin, Kiran R. Pai - mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Vaishnavi Ramdas - Vocal, Thirucherai Karthick - Violin, Madurai B. Sundar - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Vani Ramamurthy - Vocal, Sruti Sarathy - Violin, Kishore Ramesh - Mrudangam, G. Harihara Sharma - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Abishek Raghuram - Vocal, Akkarai Subhalakshmi - Violin, Patri Satish Kumar - Mrudangam, B. Shree Sundar Kumar - Kanjira

Dec. 12, 2018
1.00 p.m. - C. Charulatha - Veena, Vignesh Srinivasan - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - K. Ranga - Vocal, V. Deepika - Violin, Srivanchiyam R. Sriram - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Vignesh Ishwar - Vocal, H.M. Smitha - Violin, Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan - Mrudangam, S. Krishna - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Sikkil C. Gurucharan - Vocal, Dr. R. Hemalatha - Violin, Poongulam S. Subramanian - Mrudangam, N. Guruprasad - Ghatam

Dec. 13, 2018
1.00 p.m. - K. Giridharan - Vocal, Abhishek Balakrishnan - Violin, Aravind Srikanth Raja - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Rajeswary Sankar - Vocal, M. Shrikanth - Violin, Akshay Ram - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Jayashri Vaidhyanathan - Vocal, Kovai Chandran - Violin, Manikkudi S. Chandrasekaran - Mrudangam, H. Sivaramakrishnan - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Dr. Kadri Gopalnath - Saxophone, A. Kanyakumari - Violin, Triplicane K. Sekar - Spl. Thavil, Rajendra Nakod - Tabla, B. Rajasekar - Morsing

Dec. 14, 2018
1.00 p.m. - N.S. Kamakshi - Vocal, S. Sivaram - Violin, S. Vaithyanathan - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Ranjani Sivakumari - Vocal, Pappu Gyandev - Violin, Rohit Prasad - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - V. Sankaranarayanan - Vocal, V. Sanjeev - Violin, Sherthalai R. Ananthakrishnan - Mrudangam, Papanasam S. Sethuraman - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - N. Vijay Siva - Vocal, S. Varadharajan - Violin, N.C. Bharadwaj - Mrudangam, G. Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam

Dec. 15, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Nirmala Rajasekar - Veena, Anuradha Sridhar - Violin, K.V. Prasad - Mrudangam, D.V. Venkatasubramanian - Ghatam
1.00 p.m. - Lakshmi Priya - Vocal, Chinmayi - Violin, Sriram Srinivasan - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Uma Money - Vocal, Neela Jayakumar - Violin, V.R. Jayakumar - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Sushma Somasekaran - Vocal, Parur Ananthakrishnan - Violin, Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan - Mrudangam, K.R. Sivaramakrishnan - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Priya Sisters Shanmukhapriya & Haripriya - Vocal, Vittal Rangan - Violin, Sai Giridhar - Mridangam, B.S. Purushotham - Kanjira

Dec. 16, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Subhalakshmi Krishnamoorthy - Vocal, M.A.Kishnaswamy -Violin, Neyveli Skanda Subramanian - Mrudangam. A.S.Krishanan - Morsing
1.00 p.m. - S.Venkataraman & Vittal Rangan - Keyboard &Violin, Prasannaramapuram R.Raghunathan - Mrudangam, S.Krishna - Ghatam
2.15 p.m. - Swetha & Ramya - Vocal, Madan Mohan - Violin, Aduthurai Guruprasadh - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Vivek Sadasivam - Vocal, Chidambaram G.Badrinath - Violin, Praveen sparsh - Mrudangam, H.Prasanna - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Kumaresh & Jayanthi Kumaresh - Veena & Violin, Jayachandra Rao - Mrudangam, Pramath Kiran - Tabla & Morsing

Dec. 17, 2018
1.00 p.m. - Aditya Mohan - Vocal, K.Ganesan - Violin, Mannargudi V.Shreyas - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Krishna Ramarathinam - Vocal, Vignesh Thyagarajan - Violin, B.S.Prashanth - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Kalyanapuram S.Aravind - Vocal, M.Vijay - Violin, Calcutta Aravind Ranganathan - Mrudangam, Nerkunam Dr.S.Sankar - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Dr. Pantula Rama - Vocal, M.S.N .Murthy - Violin, Anantha R.Krishna - Mrudangam, Trichy K.Murali - Ghatam

Dec. 18, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Savitha Sreeram & Vasudha Ravi - Vocal, Karaikkal S.Venkatasubramanian - Violin, B.Sivaraman - Mrudangam, S. Venkatramanan - Kanjira
1.00 p.m. - Vignesh Krishnamurthy - Vocal, Mantha Sri Ramya - Violin, Prasanna Venkatesh - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Shruthi S.Bhat - Vocal, Sahana Vasudevan - Violin,
J.Arvind - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Shreya Devnath - Violin Solo, Delhi Sai Ram - Mrudangam, Alathur T.Rajaganesh - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Bombay Jayashri Ramnath - Vocal, L.Ramakrishnan - Violin, N.C.Bharadwaj - Mrudangam, B.S.Purushotham - Kanjira

Dec. 19, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Dr.Duddu Radhika - Vocal, Meera Sivaramakrishnan - Violin, B.Ganaphathyraman - Mrudangam, N.Rajaraman - Ghatam
1.00 p.m. - Chaganti Ramya Kiran Mayee - Vocal, Shilpa Venkatesh - Violin, Tanjore S.Aravinth - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Ananya Ashok - Vocal, Tumkur Bhargav - Violin, Sai Nivaithan Ravichandhira - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Srinivas - Vocal, V.V.Ravi - Violin, H.S.Sudhindra - Mrudangam, R.Raman - Morsing
6.30 p.m. - U.Rajesh - Mandolin, Aridwaramangalam Dr. A.K.Palanivel - Spl.Thavil, Delhi Sunderrajan - Violin, S.V.Ramani - Mrudangam, Praveen Narayan - Tabla

Dec. 20, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Maharajapuram S.Ganesh Viswanathan - Vocal, M.Vijay - Violin, Vijay Ganesh - Mrudangam, T.A .Ramanujan - Morsing
1.00 p.m. - Aditi Subramanian - Vocal, Aparna Thyagarajan - Violin, Jayendra kumar - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Vasumathi Desikan - Vocal, T.V.Sukanya - Violin, Indhalur R.D.Adharsh - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Srivani Yalla - Veena, Thillaisthanam R.Suryanarayanan - Mrudangam, G.Ganapathy - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Sandeep Narayan - Vocal, H.K.Venkatram - Violin, J.Vaidyanathan - Mrudangam,G.Guru Prasanna - Kanjira

Dec. 21, 2018
10.00 a.m. - B.R.Smriti - Vocal, Mithuran - Violin, Mayuran - Mrudangam
11.15 a.m. - Akshay Sridhar - Vocal, Dr.Parur Harini Srivatsa - Violin, Sumedh Ramakrishnan - Mrudangam
1.00 p.m. - Vishruthi Girish - Vocal, S.Rangappriya - Violin, P.V.Srivatsa - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Padma Saranathan - Vocal, S.P.Anantha Padmanabha - Violin, Guru Raghavendran - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - K.Gayathri - Vocal, Nishant Chandran - Violin, Vijay B.Natesan - Mrudangam, S.Hari Hara Subramanian - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Ranjani & Gayathri - Vocal, L.Ramakrishnan - Violin, Sai Giridhar - Mrudangam, G.Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam

Dec. 22, 2018
10.00 a.m. - V.K.Raman - Flute, M.A.Sundareswaran - Violin, Melakkaveri K.Balaji - Mrudangam, Sunil Kumar - Kanjira
1.00 p.m. - Sai Tejas Chandrasekhar  - Harmonica, Visvesh Chandrasekhar - Violin, Lakshmi Narasimhan - Mrudangam, Vasisht Varsh Sridhar - Kanjira
2.15 p.m. - Krithika Natarajan - Vocal, Sai Rakshith - Violin, Rohit Prasad - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Dr.Ganesh - Vocal, V.V.Srinivasa Rao - Violin, Madipakkam Suresh - Mrudangam, H.Prasanna - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Sanjay Subramanian - Vocal, S.Varadarajan - Violin, Palladam Ravi - Mrudangam, Alathur T.Rajaganesh - Kanjira

Dec. 23, 2018
10.00 a.m. -  Lec.Dem Bharathanatyam by  Chithra Visveswaran
1.00 p.m. - Chinmayi - Vocal, Vishal Sowmyan - Violin, Avinash Bellare - Mrudangam,
2.15 p.m. - Vani Sangeetha Gurukulam Namagiri Ramesh - Vocal, Kovai Chandran - Violin, Kumbakonam Ramakrishnan - Mrudangam, S.P.Sai Sreenath - Ghatam
4.00 p.m. - Maya and Malavi - Vocal, Mysore Sangeetha Dileep - Violin, Guru Raghavendran - Mrudangam
6.30 p.m. - Dr.K.J.Yesudas - Vocal, S.R.Mahadeva Sarma - Violin, Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam - Mrudangam, Vaikom Gopalakrishnan - Ghatam

Dec. 24, 2018
1.00 p.m. - Adhi Gopal - Vocal, Srilakshmi Bhai - Violin, Abhishek Iyar - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Padmashree Srinivasan - Vocal, Thirumarugal Ganesh Kumar - Violin, Sriram Natarajan - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Jayashri Jayaramakrishnan - Vocal, R.Kailasam - Violin, Thiruvidaimaruthur S.Sankaran - Mrudangam, N.Rajaraman - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - S.Saketharaman - Vocal, H.K.Venkatram - Violin, Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam - Mrudangam, Guru Prasanna - Kanjira

Dec. 25, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Lec.Dem Temples - Visited by Purandaradasar. By V.Sriram
1.00 p.m. - Sai Sisters Ms. Saikiran & Ms. SaiNivedita - Vocal, V.Shreyas - Violin, Santosh R.Bharathi - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Amrutharanjani - Vocal, Karaikal S.Venkatasubramanian - Violin, M.S.Venkatasubramanian - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Rithvik Raja - Vocal, M.Rajeev - Violin, N.C.Bharadwaj - Mrudangam, Udupi Sridhar - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - S.Mahathi - Vocal, Mysore Srikanth - Violin, Delhi Sairam - Mrudangam, K.V.Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira

Dec. 26, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Lec.Dem by Dr Chitra Madhavan & Vijayalakshmi Subramanian - `Srirangam- Bhuloka Vaikuntam'
1.00 p.m. - Gokul Shyam Sundar - Guitar, Udupi S.Srijith - Violin, R.Sriram - Mrudangam,
2.15 p.m. - Ajitha Bala - Vocal, Parur Ms M.K.Anathalakshmi - Violin, Uzhavoor P.K.Babu - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - B.Suchitra - Vocal, Karaikal S.Venkatasubramanian - Violin, V.Sairagavan - Mrudangam, Nanganallur S.Swaminathan - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Maladi Brothers Sriram Prasad & Ravi Kumar - Vocal, M.A.Sundareswaran - Violin, Mannargudi A.Easwaran - Mrudangam, V.Suresh - Ghatam

Dec. 27, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Lec.Dem: The forms of Lord Shiva as seen in the compositions of Sri Muttusvami Dikshitar by R.K.Shriram kumar
1.00 p.m. - .... Vocal, Triven Sagar Kannan, Sanjay Sharma, S.Arthavan
2.15 p.m. - Subhadra Sridharan - Vocal, Delhi R.Sridhar - Violin, Gomathi Sankar - Mrudangam, Karuppambulam A.Venkatesh - Ghatam
4.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Vidhya Raghunath - Vocal, R.Raghul - Violin, B.Ganapathyraman - Mrudangam, Sunil Kumar - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Sangeetha Upanyasam by Visaka Hari on Kumbakonam Mahatmyam
Vittal Rangan - Violin, Neyveli Skandasubramaniyam -  Mrudangam, Sukanya Ramgopal - Ghatam

Dec. 28, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Anjana Thirumalai - Vocal, Parur Ananthasree - Violin, Neyveli K.V.Ramkumar - Mrudangam, S.Venkataramanan - Kanjira
1.00 p.m. - U.Jayavigneshwar - Mandolin, B.Sai Shankar - Mrudangam, K.Ranganathan - Ghatam
2.15 p.m. - Sahana Samraj - Vocal, Priyamvadaa Sastri - Violin, SaiSarangan Ravichandhira - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - A.Narayanan - Vocal, H.V.Raghuraman - Violin, M.S.Venkatasubramanian - Mrudangam, N.Narasimhan - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Vocal, M.R.Gopinath - Violin, Neyveli R. Narayanan - Mrudangam, V.Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira

Dec. 29, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Sthree Thall Tharang Presents Ghata Tharang Laya Raga Samarpanam Ghatam & Konnakol Sukanya Ramgopal
J.Yogavandana - Veena, Soumya Ramachandran - Violin, G.Lakshmi - Mrudangam, Bhagyalakshmi M.Krishna - Morsing
1.00 p.m. - Balaji Ravi - Vocal, T.Krishore - Violin, Kavichelvan - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Gayathri Govindarajan - Veena, S.Aswini - Mrudangam, G.Ganapathy - Ghatam
4.00 p.m. - Aditya Prakash - Vocal, Kamala Kiran Vinjamuri - Violin, Delhi Sairam - Mrudangam, K V Gopalakrishnan - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Dr.Shobana Vignesh - Vocal, V.L.Kumar - Violin, J.Vaidhyanathan - Mrudangam, A.S.Krishnan - Morsing

Dec. 30, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Barghav S.Hariharan - Vocal, Villivakkam Raghuraman - Violin, Nellai V. Sree Krishnan - Mrudangam, Trichy S. Krishnaswamy - Ghatam
1.00 p.m. - Hrishikesh & Priyanka - Veena Duet, S.Sankar Prasad - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Pooja Suresh & Supraja Suresh - Vocal, Thirumarugal Dinesh Kumar - Violin, Ambur Padmanabhan - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Dr. M .Narmada - Violin Solo, G.Vijaya Ganesh - Mrudangam, Trichy S.Krishnaswamy - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Trichur Brothers Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan - Vocal, Rajeev Mukundan - Violin, Trichur R.Mohan - Mrudangam, D.V.Venkata Subramaniyam - Ghatam

Dec. 31, 2018
1.00 p.m. - Preeti Sethuraman - Vocal, Tejas Srinivasan - Violin, Rohit Ashok - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Ameya Karthikeyan - Vocal, Anuthama Murali - Violin, Burra Sriram - Mrudangam, Santhosh - Ghatam
4.00 p.m. - Vijayasri Vittal - Vocal, Shraddha Ravindran - Violin, Thirucherai Kaushik - Mrudangam, Hari Hara Sharma - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy - Vocal, Charumathi Raghuraman - Violin, Anatha R.Krishnan - Mrudangam, Vazhappally R.Krishnakumar - Ghatam

Jan. 1, 2019
10.00 a.m. - Heartbeat Ensemble Ghatam, Konnakol & Vocal - Dr. S.karthick
U.P.Raju - Mandolin, Kumbakonam M.R.Gopinath - Violin, V.G.Vigneshwar - Keyboard, Triplicane K.Sekar - Thavi, R.Yogaraja DinoCajon &Kanjira, Sarvesh Karthick - Multi Percussion
1.00 p.m. - Tiruvanmayur M Balasubramani - Nadaswaram, Tirutani V Suresh - Nadaswaram, Triplicane S Prabhu - Thavil, Tindivanam V Saravanan - Thavil
2.15 p.m. - Nithyasri - Veena, R.Rajesh - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Vishnudev Namboodri - Vocal, C.N. Srinivasa Murthy - Violin, B.Vijay Natesan - Mrudangam, H.Sivaramkrishnan - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Kunnakudi M.Balamuralikrishna - Vocal, H.N.Bhaskar - Violin, Melakkaveri K.Balaji - Mrudangam, V. Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira

Jan. 2, 2019
1.00 p.m. - Koleri N Bhupathi & Palayaseevaram Barani - Nadaswaram, Mylai R Kumar - Thavil, Thiruvannamalai S.Vimalkumar - Thavil
2.15 p.m. - K.Subiksha - Vocal, Meera Sundar - Violin, Arjun Narayanan - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Chaitrra Sairam - Vocal, Mysore Sangeetha Dileep - Violin, Kumbakonam Swaminathan - Mrudangam, Dr Nerkunam Sankar - Kanjira
6.30 p.m. - Akkarai Sisters Subhlakshmi & Sornalatha - Vocal, B.U.Ganesh Prasad - Violin, Neyveli R.Narayanan - Mrudangam, N.Guruprasad - Ghatam

Jan. 3, 2019
1.00 p.m. - Jahnavi Murali - Vocal, Swathi Sri - Violin, S.Manikandan - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - R.Sandhya - Vocal, K.N.Akkarsh - Violin, Sivagangai Vishvak Kumaran - Mrudangam
4.00 p.m. - Sankeerthana Kutcheri Carnatica Brothers K N Sashikaran & P.Ganesh - Vocal with Sengottai Hariharasubramania Bhagavathar, V.V.Srinivasa Rao - Violin, Srimushnam V.Raja Rao - Mrudangam, S.V.Ramani - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - Gayathri Girish - Vocal, VVS Murari - Violin, Poongulam Subramaniam - Mrudangam, Trivandram Rajagopal - Kanjira

Jan. 4, 2019
1.00 p.m. -  Deepti Suresh - Vocal, Subhasri Shankar - Violin, Abhinov Kailasam - Mrudangam
2.15 p.m. - Dr.Padma Varma - Veena, Chrompet G.Suresh - Mrudangam, Hari Hara Subramanian - Ghatam
4.00 p.m. - Shimoga Kumaraswamy - Saxophone, B.Ananthakrishnan - Violin, Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar - Mrudangam, Madipakkam A.Murali - Ghatam
6.30 p.m. - T V Sankaranarayanan - Vocal, Nagai Muralidharan - Violin, Pattri Sathish Kumar - Mrudangam, V.Suresh - Ghatam

Jan. 5, 2019
6.30 p.m. - UNITED VISUALS Present DramaT.V.Varadharajan in "Plastic Kadavul"

Jan. 6, 2019
6.30 p.m. - UAA Presents Y.Gee Mahendra in Drama- Kasethan Kadavulada

Jan. 7, 2018
6.30 p.m. - Crazy Creation Presents Crazy Mohan & Crazy Balaji in Drama - Alavuthin 100 Watts Bulb

Jan. 8, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Srekala Bharath & Thejas Presents "Annamayya Bhakti Manjari, Nava Vidha Bhakti Based on Sankirtanas of Annamayya"

Jan. 9, 2019
6.30 p.m. -  Kaladarsana presents Dance Choreography : Jayanthi Subramaniam

Jan. 10, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Kala pradarshini Presents "Krsna Madhuryam" by Dance. Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala and disciples. Music by L.Vaidhyanathan

Jan. 11, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Rajeswari Sainath & Tropes Presents Vishnu Sahasranamam - Dance

Jan. 12, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Ganakasabhai School of Bharatanatyam Presents Aranganum Azhvarkalum - Dance

Jan. 13, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Bharathanjali Presents NandhaLala (multi Production) Concept & Choreography : Anitha Guha. Trditional Saint composers, Neyveli Santhanagopalan, P.R Venkatasubramanian, Dandi Bhotla Narayanamurthy

Jan. 14, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Sridevi Nrithyalaya Presents Srinivasa Kalyanam - Dance. Choreography : Dr.Sheela Unnikrishnan

Jan. 15, 2019
6.30 p.m. - Meenakshi Chitharanjan and her Disciples present "Lahari" - Dance



Lec-dem series at Rasika Ranjani Sabha

The annual lecture demonstration series at the Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Mylapore will begin on Dec. 9 and go on till Dec. 16, 2018.

Venue: Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Sundareswarar Street, Near Lady Sivaswamy School, Mylapore.
The lectures are open to rasikas and not ticketed.

Schedule:

Dec. 9, 2018
9.30 a.m. - Inauguration. Chief Guest Dr. M.V. Anantha Padmanabhachariar
10.00 a.m. - Music, Dance and Culture: The contribution of Coromandel Coast by D.K. Hari and Hema

Dec. 10, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Dance Music of Thanjai Naalvar by Swarnamalya

Dec. 11, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Sangeetha Sampradaya Pradarshini by Dr. R.S. Jayalakshmi

Dec. 12, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Music in Thiruppugazh by Dr. Seethalakshmi

Dec. 13, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Role of Gamakas in Karnataka sangeetham by Dr. Radha Bhaskar

Dec. 14, 2018
Influence of Trinity on their disciples by Dr. Aravindhan T. Ranganathan

Dec. 15, 2018
An insight into aesthetic structure of ragas by Seetha Rajan

Dec. 16, 2018
10.00 a.m. - Nagaswaram in temple arts by Lalitharam, Idumbavanam, V. Prakash Ilayaraja