November 07, 2010

Mudhra Fine Arts Festival 2010

For the 16th year, the musician couples Dr. Radha Bhaskar and 'Mudhra' Bhaskar host a fine arts festival this year through their organisation Mudhra.
The couples also publish a magazine on music & arts called Samudhra.
The festival has a music appreciation programme conducted by Radha Bhaskar, a vocalist and musicologist.
Another unique event is a day long talent promotion concerts by young artistes.

The festival is held at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School Campus, 71, Bazullah Road, T.Nagar, Chennai – 600 017 . (Entrance via Krishna Street opp. to Joyalukkas and adjacent to Shah showroom)

The schedule of concerts and other events for 2010 - 11 is here:

Dec. 10. 2010 - Friday

5.30 p.m. - Inauguration
7.00 p.m. - Sriram Parthasarathy – Vocal, Mysore V.Srikanth (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Sree Sundar Kumar (Kanjira)

Dec. 11, 2010 - Saturday

6.15 p.m. - Neyveli Santhanagopalan – Vocal, T.K.V.Ramanujacharyulu (Violin), Chennai S.Thiagarajan (Mridangam), Dr.S.Karthick (Ghatam)

Dec. 12, 2010 - Sunday

Talent Promotion Concerts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

9.00 a.m. - Theme:Rare Kritis of Swathi Tirunal
Dr.N.S.Lakshmy- Vocal, Kovai Chandran (Violin), Nanganallur Ravishankar (Mridangam)

10.15 a.m. - Theme:Tamil Compositions
Anirudh Venkatesh - Vocal, M.Rajiv (Violin), Tirucheri Kaushik Rajagopal (Mridangam)

11.30 a.m. - Theme:RTP
Sruti Sagar – Flute, Ragul (Violin), N.C.Bharadwaj (Mridangam)

12.45 p.m. - Theme : Compositions of Lord Vishnu
Supraja – Vocal, Shyam(Violin), Nellai Srikrishnan(Mridangam)

2.00 p.m. - Theme:Muthuswami Dikshitar kritis on Goddess Lakshmi
Swarna Rethas - Vocal, B.Anathakrishan (Violin), Thanjavur Praveen Kumar(Mridangam)

3.15 p.m. - Theme:Compositions of Vasudevachar
Arundathi Krishnan- Vocal, R.S.Srividhya (Violin), J.Arvind (Mridangam)

6.15 p.m. - Priya Sisters (Shanmughapriya & Haripirya) - Vocal, Raghavendra Rao (Vioin), Parupalli Palghun (Mridangam), B.S.Purushotham (Kanjira)

Dec. 13, 2010 - Monday

6.15 p.m. - Y.Gee. Mahendra Drama

Dec. 14, 2010 - Tuesday

6.15 p.m. - V.V.Subramaniam (a unique Violin solo), Guruvayur Dorai (Mridangam), Thirupunithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 15, 2010 - Wednesday

6.15 p.m. - Udayalur Kalyanaraman - Namasankeerthanam

Dec. 16, 2010 - Thursday

6.15 p.m. - S.Sowmya – Vocal, R.K.Sriramkumar (Violin), Poongulam Subramaniam (Mridangam), K.V.Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 17, 2010 - Friday

6.15 p.m. - Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan – Vocal, M.Chandrasekaran (Violin), Trichur Narendran (Mridangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 18, 2010 - Saturday

Talent Promotion Concerts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

9.00 a.m. - Theme : Compositions on Lord Muruga
Krithika Natarajan – Vocal, K.J.Dilip (Violin), Harish Kumar (Mridangam)

10.15 a.m. - Theme : Compositions on Muthuswami Dikshitar
Vivek Sadasivam - Vocal, R.S.Sudha (Violin), Mannargudi Sreyas (Mridangam)

11.30 a.m. - Theme: Compositions of Gopalakrishna Bharathi
J.B.Keerthana – Vocal, Arunachala Karthick (Violin), Srivatsan (Mridangam)

12.45 p.m. - Theme : Kanjeepuram kshetra kritis
Krithika Arvind – Vocal, Lavanya Raman (Violin), M.S.Varadan (Mridangam)

2.00 p.m. - Theme: Kambaram Kavirayaram
Nadamuni Gayathri – Vocal, C.K.Vijayaraghavan (Violin), Manikudi Chandrasekar (Mridangam)

3.15 p.m. -Theme : Siva Sakthi
R.Rajiv -Vocal, Sreenivasamurthy (Violin), Ethirajan (Mridangam)

6.15 p.m. - S.Shashank – Flute, Balu Raghuram (Violin), M.L.N.Raju (Mridangam), S.V.Ramani (Ghatam)

Dec. 19, 2010 - Sunday

Talent Promotion Concerts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

9 .00 a.m. - Theme: Compositions of Shyama Sastri
K.Lakshmi – Vocal, Sreenivasamurthy (Violin), Varun Ramaswami (Mridangam)

10.15 a.m. - Theme :Compositions of Koteeswara Iyer
Akshay Padmanabhan – Vocal, Dinesh (Violin), Palaymkottai Guru Raghavendra (Mridangam)

11.30 a.m. - Theme : Compositions on Lord Krishna
Swathi Srikrishna – Vocal, Nagarkoil Anand (Violin), Kumbakonam Swaminathan (Mridangam)

12.45 p.m. -Theme: Sampoorna Raga Kritis of Papanasam Sivan
S.R.Maithreye – Vocal, Priyamvadaa (Violin), K.S.Ramana (Mridangam)

2.00 p.m. - Theme : Compositions on Sapta Tala Malika
Aiswarya Shankar-Vocal, K.P.Nandini (Violin), Thillaisthanam Suriyanarayanan (Mridangam)

3.15 p.m. - Theme : Devi Kritis by Trinity
Ramakrishna Murthy – Vocal, K.Gokul (Violin), Akshay Ram (Mridangam)

6.15 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan – Vocal, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi (Violin), Mannargudi Easwaran (Mridangam), Papanasam Sethuraman (Kanjira)

Dec. 20, 2010 - Monday

7.00 p.m. -Drama : PRIYAMUDAN APPA by Chandramohan

Dec. 21, 2010 - Tuesday

6.15 p.m. -Kadri Gopalnath - Saxaphone, A.Kanyakumari (Violin), Patri Satishkumar (Mridangam), Rajendra Nakod (Tabla), Bangalore Rajasekar (Moharsing)

Dec. 22, 2010 - Wednesday

6.15 p.m. -Drama : NERADI OLIPARAPPU by T.V.Varadharajan

Dec. 23, 2010 - Thursday

6.15 p.m. - Dr.Ganesh-Vocal, V.V.Ravi (Violin), Mudhra Bhaskar (Mridangam), Nerkunam Sankar (Kanjira), A.S.Krishnan (Moharsing)

Dec. 24, 2020 - Friday

7.00 p.m. - Drama : ETHIRPAARAADHADHU by Venkat

Dec. 25, 2010 - Saturday

6.15 p.m. - O.S.Thiagarajan – Vocal, Mysore Srikanth (Violin), Mannargudi Easwaran (Mridangam), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Kanjira)

Dec. 26, 2010 - Sunday

9 to 4pm - MUSIC APPRECIATION PROGRAMME

6.15 p.m. - Malladi Brothers – Vocal, Nagai Muralidharan (Violin), Trichy Sankaran (Mridangam)

Dec. 27, 2010 - Monday

7.00 p.m. - M.S.Gopalakrishnan & Narmada – Violin Duet, Mannargudi Easwaran (Mridangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 28, 2010 - Tuesday

6.15 p.m. - R.K.Srikantan – Vocal, Rudhrapatnam Ramakanth – Vocal Support, R.K.Sriram Kumar (Violin), Trichy Sankaran (Mridangam), Sree Sundarkumar (Kanjira)

Dec. 29, 2010 - Wednesday

6.15 p.m. - Thematic Concert by Dr.Radha Bhaskar

Dec. 30, 2010 - Thursday

6.15 p.m. - Lalgudi Krishnan –Carnatic Violin, Sriram Parasuram –Hindustani Violin, Bangalore Praveen (Mridangam)

Dec. 31, 2010 - Friday

6.15 p.m. - Sikkil Gurucharan – Vocal, Mysore Nagaraj (Violin), Umayalpuram Sivaraman (Mridangam), Sri Sundar Kumar (Kanjira)

Jan. 1, 2011 - Saturday

9 a.m. -Special New Year Day Lec Dem on ‘Raga Anubhavam’ by Nedanuri Krishnamurthy
Malladi Brothers(Vocal Support), Sriram Parasuram(Violin)

6.15 p.m. - Evergreen Melodies of PBS and A.M.Raja Hits by Ganapathy’s SANGEETH LAHARI Orchestra

Jan. 2, 2011 - Sunday

6.15 p.m. - Stree Thiagaraja Pancharathnam Sruti 5 – Rendering of Pancharatha Kritis by 60 Women Artists

For tickets and more details contact 9840072821 . 28264493



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