December 12, 2010

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha December Festival 2010

One of the oldest sabhas in Chennai, Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha formed in 1900 continues to celebrate a long December Season every year.

The concerts are held at Vidya Bharathi Kalyana Mandapam, 55, Bheemasena Garden Road (Near Jammi Building) Mylapore.

For tickets and other details contact the sabha at 9444701446, 28441837

The Schedule:

Dec. 15, 2010, Wednesday

4.15 p.m Mangala Isai – Nagaswaram by Thirupulivanam E.HARIDOSS & Party

7.00 p.m. - “Nadha Yogi” Sri. R.K.SRIKANTAN with Sri. RAVIKIRAN – Chitraveena ; R.Ramakanth – Vocal Support ; Srimushnam V. Rajarao – Mridangam ; Srisundarkumar – Kanjeera

Dec.16, 2010, Thursday

8.30 a.m “Carnataka Sangita Pitamaha Sri Purandaradasa.” by Sri. T.K. Govinda Rao, Musician & Musicologist.

10.00 a.m. SRIRAM GANGADHARAN- Vocal ; R.Satishkumar – Violin ; Madipakkam Suresh – Mridangam ; Madipakkam Murali - Ghatam.

6.30 p.m. Dr. K.J. YESUDOSS - Vocal ; Mahadeva Sharma – Violin ; B.Harikumar – Mridangam ; Tiruppunithura Radhakrishan – Ghatam.

Dec. 17, 2010 , Friday

8.30 a.m “Some interesting Talas of Hindustani Music” by Smt. Shakuntala Narasimhan

10.00 a.m. “Ananthan Adiseshan” A musical presentation by Kousalya Sivakumar & Party

12.30 p.m. Kanakadurga Venkatesh - Vocal ; Dineshkumar – Violin ; B.Sundar – Mridangam.

2.00 p.m. S.M.Vilasini - Vocal ; Bombay Anand – Violin ; Sai Giridhar – Mridangam.

4.00 p.m. Chinmaya Sisters - Vocal ; B.Ananthakrishnan – Violin ; Kallidaikuruchi Sivakumar – Mridangam ; Papanasam Sethuraman - Kanjeera

6.30 p.m. S.SAKETHARAMAN - Vocal ; Mysore Srikanth – Violin ; Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam – Mridangam ; E.M.Subramaniam - Ghatam

Dec.18, 2010, Saturday

8.30 a.m “Mysore Sadasiva Rao and his Contributions” by Dr. Rajshri Ramakrishna, Lecturer, Dept. of Indian Music, Univ. of Madras.

10.00 a.m. Madurai T.N.S.Krishna - Vocal ; V.V.Ravi – Violin ; K.V.Prasad – Mridangam ; B.S.Purushothaman - Kanjeera

12.30 p.m. Dr.N.S.Lekshmy - Vocal ; K.P.Nandini – Violin ; V.R.Jayakumar – Mridangam ;

2.00 p.m. Prasanth Radhakrishnan - Saxophone ; Kovai Chandran – Violin ; Sumesh Narayan – Mridangam ; Chandrasekara Sharma – Ghatam

4.00 p.m. B.Kannan - Veena ; Bombay Anand – Violin ; Nagai P. Sriram – Mridangam ; Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam ; N.Sundar – Morsing

6.30 p.m. `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ SUDHA RAGHUNATHAN - Vocal ; B.Raghavendra Rao – Violin ; Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan - Mridangam;
R.Raman-Morsing.

Dec.19, 2010, Sunday

8.30 a.m “Rare ragas handled by Dr.Muthiah Bhagavatar” by Dr. M.B. Vedavalli, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Indian Music, Univ. of Madras followed by
Felicitation Function by to Dr. M.B.Vedavalli

10.00 a.m. R.Suriyaprakash - Vocal ; M.A.Sundareswaran – Violin ; Tanjore Murugabhoopathy – Mridangam ; Srirangam Kannan - Morsing

12.30 p.m. Vikram K.Raghavan - Vocal ; Aditi Prakash – Violin ; Tanjore Praveenkumar – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Prasanna Venkatraman - Vocal ; V.Sanjeev – Violin ; R.Suryanarayanan – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Carnatica Brothers K.N.Sasikiran & Ganesh - Vocal ; M.A.Sundareswaran – Violin ; Kamalakar Rao – Mridangam

6.30 p.m. RANJANI & GAYATRI - Vocal ; Mysore Srikanth – Violin ; Neyveli Skandasubramaniam - Mridangam ; Ravi Balasubramaniam – Ghatam

Dec. 20, 2010, Monday

8.30 a.m “Misra Nadai Pallavi in 4 kalai” by Chingleput Sri. Ranganathan, Principal,T.T.C., The Music Academy, Chennai.

10.00 a.m. Mysore M. Nagaraj & Mysore M. Manjunath - Violin Duo ; Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam- Mridangam ; A.S.Shankar- Ghatam

12.30 p.m. Hyderabad Subhalakshmi - Vocal ; V.Giridhari – Violin ; Parthasarathy – Mridangam ; Harihara Sharma - Kanjeera

2.00 p.m. Akshay Padmanabhan - Vocal ; Akkarai Swarnalatha – Violin ; B.Arjun Ganesh – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Amruta Sankaranarayanan - Vocal ; Nagai Sriram – Violin ; Tanjore Murugabhoopathy – Mridangam ; Rajaganesh - Kanjeera

6.30 p.m. PRIYA SISTERS - Vocal ; M.A.Krishnaswamy – Violin ; Patri Satishkumar – Mridangam

Dec. 21, 2010, Tuesday

8.30 a.m “Role of Madhyama in rakti Ragas” by Dr. R.S. Jayalakshmi, Lecturer, T.T.C. The Music Academy, Chennai.

10.00 a.m. “Vintage Old Film Melodies” Revathy Krishna - Veena & Party

12.30 p.m. Cuddalore P.R.Vasudevan - Vocal ; B.Ananthakrishnan – Violin ; S.J.Arjun Ganesh – Mridangam ; D.Venkatasubramaniam - Ghatam

2.00 p.m. V.Sowmyasree - Vocal ; S.V.Sudarshan – Violin ; R.Adamya – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Lakshmi Rangarajan - Vocal ; Ranjani Ramakrishnan – Violin ; Delhi Sairam – Mridangam

6.30 p.m. S.SHASHANK - Flute ; Akkarai Subhalakshmi – Violin ; T.V.Gopalakrishnan – Mridangam ; Vijay Natesan – Kanjeera

Dec. 22, 2010, Wednesday

8.30 a.m “Kuraippu in Kalpana Svara ” (Adi & Misra Chapu) by Trichy Sri. J.Venkataraman, Musician & Musicologist.

10.00 a.m. Gurukulam : Traditional and Technology – Face to Face Interaction

12.30 p.m. J.B.Sruthi Sagar - Flute ; G.Murali Pavithran – Violin ; Vikram Vasudevan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Vasudha Ravi - Vocal ; Vittal Rangan – Violin ; Guru Raghavendra – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Prema Rangarajan - Vocal ; V.V.S.Murari – Violin ; Melakaveri Balaji – Mridangam

6.30 p.m. `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ T.V. SANKARANARAYANAN -Vocal ; `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ M.Chandrasekaran - Violin ; Dr.T.K.Murthy – Mridangam ; B.Sivaraman – Mridangam ; Nerkunam Shankar – Kanjeera

Dec. 23, 2010, Thursday

8.30 a.m “Musical references in Periya Puranam” by Dr. M.A. Bhageerathi, Professor, Dept. of Music, Q.M.C. Chennai

10.00 a.m. “Gamakas, Anuswaras – Oceans of Musical Possibilities”, Dr. Sriram Parasuram, Musician & Musicologist.

12.30 p.m. Dr.Shankar Mahadevan - Vocal ; Villivakkam S.Raghuraman – Violin ; Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Shankar Ramani - Vocal ; K.J.Dileep – Violin ; Ram Sriram – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Raji Gopalakrishnan - Vocal ; R.Satishkumar – Violin ; A.V.Manikandan – Mridangam ; N.Narasimhan – Ghatam

6.30 p.m. `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ NEYVELI R. SANTHANAGOPALAN - Vocal ; M.A.Sundareswaran – Violin ; Mannargudi Eswaran – Mridangam; Vaikom Gopalakrishnan – Ghatam

Dec. 24, 2010, Friday

8.30 a.m “An ideal structure for Musical Composition” – A reflection of Past and Present by Smt. Suguna Purushothaman, Musician & Musicologist.

10.00 a.m. “Madhyamavathi Patterns” by `Nadha Yogi’ Prof. S.R. Janakiraman, Musician & Musicologist.
Aishwarya Venkatraman - Violin ; Vinod Venkatraman – Mridangam

12.30 p.m. G. Varalakshmi - Vocal ; G.Murali Pavithran – Violin ; Trichy V.Baskaran – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. V. Deepika - Vocal ; Parur Ananthakrishnan – Violin ; A.V.Manikandan – Mridangam ; Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam

4.00 p.m. Dr. R. Ganesh - Vocal ; Pakkala Ramadoss – Violin ; Umayalpuram Mali – Mridangam

6.30 p.m. “Jugalbandhi” Abhishek Raghuram & Jaytirth Meyundi - Vocal ; with Mysore Srikanth, Narendra Nayak, Anantha R.Krishnan, Vyas Murthy Katti

Dec. 25, 2010, Saturday

8.30 a.m “Ashtapadis and Bhajans tuned & popularised by Guru P.S.Srinivasa Rao by Dr. M.Premeela Gurumurthy, Prof.& Head,
Dept. of Indian Music, Univ. of Madras.

10.00 a.m. Visakha Hari - Kunthi Sthuthi and Bhisma Sthuthi – Harikatha ; Charulatha Ramanujam – Violin ; B.Ganapathyraman – Mridangam ;
Sukany Ramgopal – Ghatam

12.30 p.m. Brinda Manickavasakan - Vocal ; S.V.Sudarshan – Violin ; Nellai Srikrishnan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Sriranjani Santhanagopalan - Vocal ; Akkarai Swarnalatha – Violin ;H.N.Sudheendra – Mridangam ; Venkatramanan – Kanjeera

4.00 p.m. Sangeetha Swaminathan - Vocal ; Nishanth – Violin ; Nellai Balaji – Mridangam ; Papanasam Sethuraman – Kanjeera

6.30 p.m. HYDERABAD BROTHERS - Vocal ; R.K.Sriramkumar – Violin ; K.V.Prasad – Mridangam ; Srisundarkumar – Kanjeera

Dec. 26, 2010, Sunday

8.30 a.m “Contribution of Raja Raja Chola to the development of Art and Architecture” by Dr. B.M. Sundaram, Musicologist.

10.00 a.m. “Nachiyar Tirumozhi” Sublime observation by Velukkudi Sri. U.Ve. Krishnan Swami
Musical Presentation by Vasundara Rajagopal - Vocal ; B.Ananthakrishan – Violin ; Nellai Balaji – Mridangam.

1.00 p.m. K.Mahathy - Keyboard Karnatic ; T.S. Dinesh Kumar – Violin ; N.C. Bharadwaj- Mridangam; Harihara Subramaniam – Kanjeera
Ammangudi Ramnarayanan – Ghatam.

2.00 p.m. G. Ramanathan - Saxophone ; Karikkal Venkatasubramanian – Violin ; N.Ramakrishnan – Mridangam ; N.Sundar - Morsing

4.00 p.m. Charulatha Mani - Vocal ; B.Anathakrishnan – Violin ; Tillaisthanam R.Suryanarayanan – Mridangam ; Sundar - Morsing

6.30 p.m. Sikkil GURUCHARAN - Vocal ;T.K.V.Ramanujacharyulu – Violin; Sangeetha Kalasarathy Umayalpuram K.Sivaraman-Mridangam ; E.M.S.-Ghatam

Dec. 27, 2010, Monday

8.30 a.m “Mumoorthigal Sangamam” by Neyveli Sri.R.Santhanagopalan, Musician & Musicologist.

10.00 a.m. Ghatam Dr. S. Karthick’s HeArt Beat Music Ensemble; Dr. S. Karthick – Ghatam, Konnakol and Vocal ; Embar Kannan - Silent Violin ;
K. Satyanarayanan - Keyboard ; Poongulam Subramanian – Mridangam ; B.Srisundarkumar – Kanjeera; A.S. Krishnan - Morsing

12.30 p.m. Pranava Pallavi - Vocal ; Sandeep Bharadwaj – Violin ; V.Parthasarathy – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Rithvik Raja - Vocal ; L.Ramakrishnan – Violin ; R.Sankaranarayanan – Mridangam ; V.Anirudh Athreya - Kanjeera

4.00 p.m. S. Mahathy - Vocal ; Melakavery Thiagarajan – Violin ; M.S.Varadan – Mridangam ; Trichy S.Krishnaswamy - Ghatam

6.30 p.m. `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ Madurai T.N. SESHAGOPALAN - Vocal ; `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ M.Chandrasekaran - Violin ;
Vellore G. Ramabhadran – Mridangam ; N.Guruprasad – Ghatam

Dec. 28, 2010, Tuesday

8.30 a.m “Transition of Folk Tunes in to Ragas” by Dr. S.A.K. Durga, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Indian Music, Univ. of Madras.

10.00 a.m. “Manodharma Sangeetham – An extension of Kalpita Sangitam”

A Musical Open House. Anchor Person : N. Sashikiran

12.30 p.m. Lavanya Ramesh - Vocal ; S.D.Sudarshan – Violin ; Trivandrum Hariharan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Jayashree - Vocal ; Kovai Chandran – Violin ; R.Raghunath – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Toronto Brothers Ashwin Iyer & Rohin Iyer - Vocal ; S.P.Ananthapadmanabha – Violin ; Erode Nagaraj – Mridangam

6.30 p.m. `Sangeetha Kalasarathy’ SANJAY SUBRAMANIAN - Vocal ; Nagai Muralidharan - Violin ; Trichy B.Harikumar - Mridangam ;
Coimbatore G.Mohanram - Ghatam

Dec. 29, 2010, Wednesday

8.30 a.m “Technique of translating Vocal Music into Violin” by

Sri. R.K.Sriramkumar, Violin Vidwan

10.00 a.m. Namasankeerthanam by Udayalur R. Kalyanarama Bhagavathar & Party

12.30 p.m. Mangalam Krishnan - Veena ; Nagercoil Anand – Violin ; Ammangudi Ramanarayanan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Mandolin Sisters - Mandolin ; Raghavan – Mridangam; B.Subba Rao – Ghatam

4.00 p.m. Nisha Rajagopal - Vocal ; V.V.S.Murari – Violin ; B.Ganapathyraman – Mridangam; Chandrasekara Sharma – Ghatam

6.30 p.m. KADRI GOPALNATH – Saxophone ; A.Kanyakumari – Violin ; B.Harikumar – Mridangam ; Trichy Krishnan – Ghatam; B.Rajasekar – Morsing

Dec. 30, 2010, Thursday

8.30 a.m “Lyrical excellence in the kritis of Sri Muthuswamy Dikshitar” by Smt. Sumathi Krishnan, Musician.

10.00 a.m. Kunnakudi M.Balamuralikrishna - Vocal ; M.A.Sundareswaran – Violin ; Umayalpuram K.Sivaraman – Mridangam ; Sri Sundarkumar – Kanjeera

12.30 p.m. J. B. Kirthana - Vocal ; Aporva Krishna – Violin ; Vikram Vasudevan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Cuddalore S. J. Jananiy - Vocal ; V.Suresh Babu – Violin ; R.Parthasarathy – Mridangam ; N.Narasimhan - Ghatam

4.00 p.m. V. Sankaranarayanan - Vocal ; V.V.Ravi – Violin ; T.R.Sundareswaran – Mridangam

6.30 p.m. GAYATHRI VENKATRAGHAVAN – Vocal ; Charulatha Ramanujam – Violin ; Neyveli Skandasubramaniam- Mridangam ; Nerkunam Shankar- Kanjeera ;

Dec. 31, 2010, Friday

8.30 a.m “Sri Ramana Bhagavan aruliya Akshara Manamaalai” – (Isai vadivil) by Smt. Vijayalakshmi T.V.Sankaranarayanan

10.00 a.m. Abhang Namasankeerthanam by Pushpa Anand & Party

12.30 p.m. Raghul Narayanan - Vocal ; Shraddha Ravindran – Violin ; Sai Raghavan – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. Shantala Subramaniam - Flute ; B.U.Ganesh Prasad – Violin ; Parupalli Phalgun - Mridangam; N.Guruprasad - Ghatam

4.00 p.m. “Classical Hindustani Forms” by GUNDECHA BROTHERS & Party

6.30 p.m. “Bhajan & Abhang” by O.S. Arun ; Karaikal Venkatasubramanian – Violin ; J.Vaidyanathan – Mridangam ; Sri Krishna – Harmonium;
Ganapathy & Kiran – Tabla ; Kalaiselvam – Tala.

Jan. 1, 2011, Saturday (at Triplicane)

9.00 a.m “Selected Pasurams from Divyaprabandham” by N.C.Soundaravalli ; Meera Sivaramakrishnan – Violin ; Manakkal Sriram – Mridangam.
Ernakulam Ramakrishnan – Ghatam

10.00 a.m “Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam” by Velukkudi Sri Krishnan Swami.

Jan. 1, 2011, Saturday (at Vidya Bharathi)

10.00 a.m. Ramji’s Isai Mazhalai presents “Sastriyamum Cinimavum”

12.30 p.m. K.Subhiksha - Vocal ; Raghav – Violin ; N.C.Bharadwaj – Mridangam

2.00 p.m. “Swetaranyam Sisters” R. Nithya & R. Vidhya - Vocal ; Srilakshmi Venkatramani – Violin ; J.Aravind – Mridangam

4.00 p.m. Mambalam Sisters - Vocal ; Dr.R.Hemalatha – Violin ; B.Sivaraman – Mridangam ; K.S.Rangachari - Kanjeera

6.30 p.m. NITHYASHREE MAHADEVAN – Vocal ; B.Raghavendra Rao - Violin ; I. Sivakumar- Mridangam ; Dr. S. Karthick – Ghatam.

Jan. 2, 2011, Sunday

8.30 a.m. Namasankeerthanam by Veeramani Raju & Party.

10.00 a.m. V.K.Raman - Flute ; M.A.Sundareswaran – Violin ; Guruvayur Durai – Mridangam; E.M.Subramaniam – Ghatam

12.30 p.m. V.Deekshita - Vocal ; Dineshkumar – Violin ; R.Ramkumar – Mridangam ;

2.00 p.m. Aathira Krishna - Violin (Solo) ; R – Violin ; Madipakkam Murali – Mridangam; Nanganallur S.Swaminathan – Ghatam

5.00 p.m. Kulasekara Azhwar Vaibhavam Harikatha by Kalyanapuram R. Aaravamudhachariar;
T.Hemamalini- Violin ; A.S.Ranganathan – Mridangam ;

6.30 p.m. PAPANASAM ASHOK RAMANI - Vocal ; S.Varadarajan – Violin ; Mannargudi Eswaran – Mridangam ; B.S.Purushotaman - Kanjeera

Jan. 3, 2011, Monday

4.00 p.m. Spl. Concert – “Popular Hits of D.K.Pattammal” by Jayanthi Rangarajan - Vocal ; B.Ananthakrishnan – Violin ;
Madipakkam Suresh – Mridangam ; Adambakkam K.Shankar-Ghatam

6.30 p.m. Geetha Krishnamurthy - Veena ; Tirupathy M. Sudhakar – Mridangam ; N. Rajaram – Ghatam.

Jan. 7, 2011, Friday

4.00 p.m. Dr.Subhashini Parthasarathy - Vocal ; V.V.S. Murarai – Violin ; B.Ganapathyraman – Mridangam; Adambakkam Shankar- Ghatam.

6.30 p.m. P.UNNIKRISHNAN - Vocal ; Nagai Muralidharan – Violin; Neyveli Venkatesan – Mridangam ; N. Guruprasad – Ghatam.

Jan. 8, 2011, Saturday

4.00 p.m. Amritha Murali - Vocal ; S.P.Ananathapadmanabha – Violin ; Kallidaikuruchi Sivakumar – Mridangam; K.V.Gopalakrishnan – Kanjeera

6.30 p.m. T.M.KRISHNA - Vocal ; H.N.Bhaskar – Violin ; Guruvayur Durai - Mridangam ; Udupi Sridhar – Ghatam; Anirudh Athreya – Kanjeera

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