As a prelude to the Margazhi Mahotsav, Bharat Kalachar hosts during December - January every year, a short festival welcoming Margazhi is also hosted by them in November.
This series encourages the young talents.
The concerts are open to all.
Venue: Bharat Kalachar, Sri. YGP Auditorium, 17, Thirumalai Pillai Road, T. Nagar.
Phone: 2834 3045, 2834 1164
The schedule of Swagatham Margazhi Vizha, 2010 is here:
Nov. 28, 2010 - Sunday
5.00 pm - Mandolin Sisters Shreesha and Sreeusha - Delhi Sairam (M), B. Subba Rao (G)
6.30 pm - Inauguartion - chief guests : S. Sowmya and Alarmelvalli
7.30 pm - Rithvika Ghosh (Dis. of Ambali Praharaj) - Bharathanatyam
Nov. 29, 2010 - Monday
5.00 pm - M.R. Subramaniam (Dis. of P.S. Narayanaswamy) - Vocal, B. Ananthakrishnan (V), A.M. Harinarayanan (M)
7.15 pm - Disciples of Sheela Unnikrishnan - Thematic Bharathanatyam : Thirukkural
Nov. 30, 2010 - Tuesday
5.00 pm - Chaitraa Sairam (Dis. of Bombay Jayashri) - Vocal, S.P. Ananthapadmanabha (V), R. Sankaranarayanan (M)
7.15 pm - Preeti Hariharan (Dis, of Rhadha and PSBB Alumnus) - Bharathanatyam
Dec. 1, 2010 - Wednesday
5.00 pm - Shreya Devnath (Dis. of Lalgudi Jayaraman) - Violin, N.C. Bharadwaj (M), Chandrasekhara Sarma (G)
7.15 pm - Smitha Madhav (Dis. of Rajeswari Sainath) - Bharathanatyam
Dec. 2, 2010 - Thursday
5.00 pm - K. Satyanarayanan - Keyboard, Karaikkal Venkatasubramanian (V), Trivandrum V. Balaji (M), Valangaiman Hariharasubramaniam (G), T. Krishna Babu (Thalam)
7.15 pm - Dr. Jyothsna Jagannathan - Bharathanatyam
Dec. 3, 2010 - Friday
5.00 pm - Cuddalore S. Jananey - Vocal, Melakaveri Thyagarajan (V), Mannargudi N. Subramanian (M), C.S. venkataramanan (K)
7.15 pm - Disciples of Himaja Ramsharan - Thematic Bharathanatyam : Shakthi Prabhavam
Dec. 4, 2010 - Saturday
10.00 am - Saindhavi and Vinaya - Vocal duet, K.J. Dhilip (V), Srivanchiyam Sriram (M)
5.00 pm - G. Madhavan (Dis. of P.S. Narayanaswamy) - Vocal, Ambika Prasad (V), Vijay Natesan (M)
7.15 pm - Padma Rasiah Cantu of Canada (Dis. of the Dhananjayans) - Bharathanatyam
Dec. 5, 2010 - Sunday
10.00 am - Bharath Sundar (Dis. of P.S. Narayanaswamy) - Vocal, H.N. Bhaskar (V), Trichur C. Narendran (M), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (K)
4.00 pm - Mahadevan Sankaranarayanan (Son & Dis. of T.V. Sankaranarayanan) - Vocal, Nagai R. Sriram (V), Neyveli Skandasubramaniam (M), Alathur Rajaganesh (K)
6.45 pm - Raminder Khurana (Dis. of Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra) - Odissi
Dec. 6, 2010 - Monday
5.00 pm - V.K. Raman (Dis. of N. Ramani) - Flute, Mysore V. Srikanth (V), Neyveli Narayanan (M), G. Guruprasanna (K)
7.15 pm - Aishwarya Narayanaswami (Dis. of Anitha Guha) - Bharathanatyam
Dec. 7, 2010 - Tuesday
5.00 pm - G. Ravikiran (Dis. of T.M. Krishna) - Vocal, B.U. Ganesh Prasad (V), B. Sivaraman (M), B.S. Purushotham (K)
7.15 pm - Navia Natarajan (Dis. of Padmini Ramachandran of Bangalore) - Bharathanatyam
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