November 22, 2010

Hamsavinodhini Sangeetha Utsavam 2010

West Mambalam based Hamsavinodhini has been holding December music festival sine four years. The concerts are held at Kasi Viswanathar Temple Vasantha Mandapam, Kuppiah Street, West Mambalam.

The venue is close to Mambalam Railway station and T.Nagar Bus stand, yet a clean 500 feet away from the huzzle-buzzle of T.Nagar. This 400 year old temple provides a calm and serene ambiance for concerts inside the temple.

Hamsavinodhini is honouring Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan with the title Sangeetha Viraja Hamsa, morsing artiste Srirangam Kannan with the title Sangeetha Hamsa and Lion Natarajan with Astika Seva Hamsa, this year.

Entry to all the concerts are free and open to all.

The concert schedule of the festival is here:

Dec. 16, 2010 - Thursday

11.00 a.m. - Mangala Isai
4.45 p.m. - Vidya Kalyanaraman - Vocal, M. Rajeev - Violin, Srivanchiam Sriram - Mridangam
6.45 p.m. - Inauguration
7.15 p.m. - Veena Venu geetham : Jayalakshmi Sekhar - Veena, R. Thiagarajan - Flute, Trivandrum R. Vaidyanathan - Mridangam, Pudukkottai N. Ramachandran - Ghatam

Dec. 17, 2010 - Friday

5.00 p.m. - Kanaka Durga Venkatesh - Vocal, Jayanthi Keshav - Violin, Trivandrum R. Vaidyanathan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - izianagarm D. Vardhani - Vocal, Jayanthi Keshav - Violin, Trivandrum R. Vaidyanathan - Mridangam, C.S. Venkataraman - Kanjira

Dec. 18, 2010 - Saturday

9.30 a.m. - Mylai Sisters Revathi Sridharan & Priyashree Shankar - Devotional Songs
Kovai Chandran - Violin, S. Sathyanarayanan - Mridangam
11.00 a.m. - Myura - Vocal, S. Sathyanarayanan - Mridangam
12.00 noon - Delhi Muthukumar - Vocal, S.P. Anantha Padmanabha - Violin, B. Gururaghavendra - Mridangam
2.00 p.m. - Ganesh Viswanathan - Vocal, H.V. Raghuram - Violin, Kumbakonam Ramakrishnan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters R.Chitra & R.Vijayalakshmi - Vocal, R.Hemaltha - Violin, B.Sivaraman - Mridangam, K.S. Rangachari - Kanjira

Dec. 19, 2010 - Sunday

9.30 a.m. - Dr. Sanjay Subramanian - Vocal, H.V. Raghuram - Violin, Tanjore S. Balakrishnan - Mridangam
11.00 a.m. - R. Rajiv - Vocal, H.V. Raghuram - Violin, K.S. Ramana - Mridangam
4.00 p.m. - Madurai S.Suchitra & Party - Vocal
5.00 p.m. - S. Ramya - Vocal, Neela jayakumar - Violin, V.R. Jayakumar - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Maharajapuram S. Ramachandran - Vocal, Vittal Ramamurthy - Violin, K.R. Ganesh - Mridangam

Dec. 20, 2010 - Monday

5.00 p.m. - Lalitha Mohan - Vocal, Kovai Chandran - Violin, N.J. Nandagopal - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Rajini Hariharan - Vocal, K.J. Dileep - Violin, N.J. Nandagopal - Mridangam

Dec. 21, 2010 - Tuesday

5.00 p.m. - Bhooma Kasturi - Vocal, Nagercoil Anand - Violin, K. Parthasarathy - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - T.N.S. Krishna - Vocal, Nagai R.Sriram - Violin, B.Sivaraman - Mridangam

Dec. 22, 2010 - Wednesday

5.00 p.m. - N. Harish - Vocal, R.Raghul - Violin, Kumbakonam K. Swaminathan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Pallavi Prasanna - Vocal, B. Anantha Krishnan - Violin, Nellai A.Balaji - Mridangam, D.V. Venkatasubramanian - Ghatam

Dec. 23, 2010 - Thursday

5.00 p.m. - Prasad Venkataraman - Vocal, R.Kailasam - Violin, Hanumanthapuram J. Bhuvarahan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Dr. Gayathri Sankaran - Vocal, V.L. Kumar - Violin, Thanjavur Subramanyan - Mridangam

Dec. 24, 2010 - Friday

5.00 p.m. - Sangeetha Ramprasad - Vocal, Kaushik Sivaramakrishnan - Violin, Thanjavur S. Balakrishnan - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Dr. Pantula Rama - Vocal, M.S.N. Murthy - Violin, Melakaveri K.Balaji - Mridangam

Dec. 25, 2010 - Saturday

9.30 a.m. - Meera Sivaramakrishnan & Kaushik Sivaramakrishnan - Violin Duet, Madipakkam Suresh - Mridangam, Madipakkam Murali - Ghatam
11.00 a.m. - R. Kashyap mahesh - Vocal, K.J. Dileep - Violin, Kumbakonam K. Swaminathan - Mridangam
5.00 p.m. - Jayashree Jayaramakrishnan - Vocal, Tiruvellore Parthasarathy - Violin, B. Guru Raghavendran - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Vasundhra Rajagopal - Vocal, Padma Shankar - Violin, Mannarkoil J.Balaji - Mridangam, Srirangam S. Ravikrishnan - Ghatam

Dec. 26, 2010 - Sunday

10.00 a.m. - Ranjani Guruprasad (Hebbar) - Vocal, Kalyani Shankar - Violin, Thanjavur Kumar (Mridangam)
12.00 noon - Madhura Sridharan & Party - Vocal
4.00 p.m. - Madurai Jayalakshmi Ramesh - Vocal
5.00 p.m. - Mangalam Krishnan - Vocal, R.Raghul - Violin, Tiruvidaimarudur S. sankaran - Mridangam
6.45 p.m. - Award function felicitating Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan, Srirangam S. Kannan and Lion Dr. Natarajan
7.00 p.m. - Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan - Vocal, Delhi P. Sunderrajan - Violin, R.Ramesh - Mridangam, Srirangam Kannan - Morsing

Dec. 27, 2010 - Monday

5.00 p.m. - Vinaya & Saindavi - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Trivandrum N.J. Nandini - Vocal, Parur Ananthakrishnan - Violin, B. Gururaghavendra - Mridangam, C.S. Venkataramanan - Kanjira