November 26, 2009

Mudhra Fine Arts Festival 2009 -10

The musician couple 'Mudhra' Bhaskar and Radha Bhaskar run a magazine 'Samudhra' and an annual fine arts festival during the December Season.
At Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, 71, Bazullah Road, T.Nagar.
This place has a large parking area and the hall had reasonably good acoustics.

The schedule of concerts of this year's festival:

Dec. 9, 2009 - Wednesday
  • 6.00 p.m. - Inauguration
  • 7.00 p.m. - T.N.S.Krishna - Vocal, Mysore Srikanth -Violin, Trichur Narendran – Mridangam, K.V.Gopalakrishnan – Kanjira
Dec. 10, 2009 - Thursday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Kalyanapuram R.Aravamudhachariar - Harikatha : Krishna Leela, Dr.Hemalatha – Violin, A.S.Ranganathan – Mridangam
Dec.11, 2009 - Friday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Kalyanapuram R.Aravamudhachariar - Harikatha : Soodikodutha Sudarkodi, Vittal Ramamurthy – Violin, Melakkaveri Balaji – Mridangam
Dec.12, 2009 - Saturday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan – Vocal, M. Chandrasekaran – Violin, Guruvayur Dorai – Mridangam, T.V.Vasan – Ghatam
Dec. 13, 2009 - Sunday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Neyveli Santhanagopalan – Vocal, V.V.Ravi – Violin, Mannargudi Easwaran – Mridangam, Udupi Sridhar - Ghatam, Nerkunam Sankar - Kanjira
Dec. 14, 2009 - Monday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Priya Sisters – Vocal, M.A.Krishnaswamy -Violin, Parupalli Phalgun - Mridangam, S.V.Ramani - Ghatam
Dec. 15, 2009 - Tuesday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Namasankeerthanam by Udayalur Kalyanarama Bhagavathar
Dec. 16, 2009 - Wednesday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Naadha Pravaaham - V.V.Subrahmanyam, V.V.Ravi, Mullaivasal G.Chandramouli, V.V.S.Murari, B.U.Ganash Prasad & Sunita – (Six Violin), Guruvayur Dorai – Mridangam, Thiupunitura Radhakrishnan – Ghatam, Srirangam Kannan – Morsing
Dec. 17, 2009 - Thursday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Kadalur Gopi Bhagavathar - Sri Panduranga Leelai - Sampradaya Bhajanai
Dec. 18, 2009 - Friday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Karnatic-Hindustani Jugalbandi - Lalgudi G.J.R.Krishnan (Violin) & Balesh (Shenai) Mannargudi Easwaran – Mridangam, Ravindra Havagal - Tabla
Dec. 19, 2009 - Saturday
Talent Promotion Thematic Concerts
  • 9 a.m. : Theme –Muthuswami Dikshitar Kritis on Lord Siva by Revathy Kumar – Vocal, Hosahalli V.Raghuram – Violin, Ethirajan – Mridangam
  • 10.15 a.m : Theme – Thamizh Moovar by V. Pradeep Kumar – Vocal, K.J.Dileep – Violin, N.C.Bharadwaj – Mridangam
  • 11.30 a.m. : Theme - Compositions of GNB by V.Deepika – Vocal, S.P.Ananthapadmanabha - Violin, Arjun Ganesh - Mridangam
  • 12.45 p.m. :Theme – Papanasam Sivan’s Compositions byBrinda Manickavasakam – Vocal, U.N.Niranjan - Violin, Varun Ramaswamy - Mridangam
  • 2.00 p.m.: Theme - Ragam Tanam Pallavi by K.P.Nandini – Vocal, H.V.Raghuram – Violin, Thalaignayiru Harish Kumar - Mridangam
  • 3.15 p.m. : Theme - Tharangams of Narayanatheerthar by R.Swathi – Vocal, Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan - Violin, Nanganallur Vignesh - Mridangam
Dec. 19, 2009 - Saturday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Anooradha Sriram – Vocal, V.V.Srinivasa Rao – Violin, Arjun Kumar – Mridangam
Dec. 20, 2009 - Sunday
Talent Promotion Thematic Concerts
  • 9.00 a.m. : Theme – Compositions on Devi by K.Subhiksha – Vocal, Sundeep Bharadwaj – Violin, Guru Raghavendra - Mridangam
  • 10.15 a.m : Theme – Compostions of Mysore Vasudevachar byV.Bharat Kumar - Vocal, K.Rahul - Violin, Uzhavoor K.Babu – Mridangam
  • 11.30 a.m. : Theme – Compositions on Lord Rama by Chaitrra Sairam - Vocal, M.Rajeev – Violin, Kumbakonam Swaminathan – Mridangam
  • 12.45 p.m : Theme – Compositions of Thyagaraja by Rahul Narayanan - Vocal, Sudha R.S.Iyer – Violin, Thirucheri Kaushik Rajagopal – Mridangam
  • 2.00 p.m. : Theme – One Raga One Kriti by Aditya Prakash - Vocal, Akkarai Swarnalatha – Violin, Arthavan Selvanathan – Mridangam
  • 3.15 p.m. : Theme – V.Sree Chitra – Vocal, Villiwakkam Raghuraman – Violin, Thillaisthanam Suryanarayanan – Mridangam
  • 7.00 p.m. - Drama – Oru Koodai Pasam, Written & Directed by K. Balachander
Dec. 21, 2009 - Monday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Vadhya Tarangini by V.L.Kumar – Electric Violin, Allam Durgaprasad - Athichitra Vina, Thiruvarur Swaminathan – Flute, Mudhra Bhaskar - Mridangam, N.Sundar – Tabla, Pudukkottai Ramachandran - Ghatam
Dec. 22, 2009 - Tuesday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Amudhum Thenum thematic vocal concert by R.Suryaprakash
Dec. 23, 2009 - Wednesday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Varakari Sampradaya Harikeerthan by Sri Tukkaram Ganapathy Maharaj
Dec. 24, 2009 - Thursday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Thematic Concert by Dr.Radha Bhaskar with Bharat Sundar, Vidhya Kalyanaraman, Dharini, Sreyus Naranun: Melakkaveri Thiagarajan – Violin, Delhi Sairam- Mridangam, H. Sivaramakrishnan - Ghatam
Dec. 25, 2009 - Friday
  • 10.00 a.m. MEGA QUIZ on Music, Dance, Drama & Cinema
  • 6.15 p.m. - O.S. Thiagarajan – Vocal, T.H.Subramaniam – Violin,Dr.Trichy Sankaran – Mridangam, V. Suresh – Ghatam
Dec. 26th & 27th Saturday & Sunday
  • 9 to 4 p.m. - Music Appreciation Programme
Dec. 26, 2009 - Saturday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Kadri Gopalnath – Saxaphone, A. Kanyakumari – Violin, Patri Satishkumar – Mridangam, Udayraj Karpur – Tabla, Bangalore Rajasekhar - Morsing
Dec. 27, 2009 - Sunday
  • 4.00 p.m. - Bhargavi Ganesh(USA) - Vocal, Abhinav Ganesh – Violin, Naveen Basavanhally- Mridangam
  • 6.15 p.m. - O.S. Arun – Vocal, Mullaivasal G.Chandramouli – Violin, A.V. Manikandan – Mridangam, Ganapathy & Kiran -Tabla, Kalai Selvan - Talam
Dec. 28, 2009 - Monday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Malladi Brothers (Sriram Kumar & Ravi Kumar) – Vocal, Mysore Manjunath – Violin, Umayalpuram Sivaraman – Mridangam, Dr. S. Karthick - Ghatam
Dec. 29, 2009 - Tuesday
  • 5.00 p.m. - B.Kannan – Veena, Bombay V.Anand – Violin, Prapancham Ravindran- Mridangam, Krishna - Ghatam, N.Sundar - Moharsing
  • 7.00 p.m.- Y.Gee.Mahendra’s Drama - Vietnam Veedu
Dec. 30, 2009 - Wednesday
  • 6.15 p.m. - Karnatic – Hindustani Jugalbandi -Violin & Voice Concert by Sriram Parasuram
Dec. 31, 2009 - Thursday
  • 6.15 p.m.- Sikkil Gurucharan – Vocal, R.K.Shriramkumar – Violin, Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman – Mridangam, B.S.Purushothaman – Ghatam
Jan. 1, 2010 - Friday
  • 9.30 a.m. - T.N.Krishnan & Viji Krishnan Natarajan –Violin Duet, Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam – Mridangam, Vaikom Gopalakrishnan – Ghatam
  • 6.45 p.m. - United Visuals presents TV Varadharajen, IPL Kudumbam - drama by Chandramohan
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