October 21, 2011

Bharat Kalachar Margazhi Mahotsav 2011

Yet another longer music and dance festival is held at Bharat Kalachar, T. Nagar, Chennai.
This one comes from the famed PSBB School campus and management.

This year the festival starts on Nov. 26 and goes on till Jan. 16, 2012.

View schedule on Bharat Kalachar Website.

The schedule is here:

Nov. 26, 2011 Saturday - At Vani Mahal, T. Nagar
4.00 p.m. - Nadaswaram
5.00 p.m. - Deepika Potarazu (USA) - Kuchipudi
6.15 p.m. - H.H. Swami Dayananda Saraswathi inaugurates the Silver Jubilee Margazhi Mahotsav

All the programmes from Nov. 27 will be held at Bharat Kalachar, 16, Tirumalai Road, T. Nagar, Chennai

Nov. 27, 2011 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - Sriranjani Santhanagopalan - Vocal, Dr. M. Narmada - Violin, Melakaveri Balaji - Mridangam, Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira
4.15 p.m. - Rithvik Raja - Vocal, Dr. M. Narmada - Violin, Melakaveri Balaji - Mridangam, Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira
6.45 p.m. - Shreya Devnath - Violin, N.C. Bharadwaj - Mridangam, Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam

Nov. 28, 2011 Monday
5.00 p.m. - Prasanna Venkatraman - Vocal, H.N. Bhaskar - Violin, B. Ganapathiraman -
Mridangam, K.V. Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira
7.00 p.m. - Chinmaya Sisters - Vocal, Usha Rajagopalan - Violin, Melakaveri Balaji - Mridangam, Papanasam Sethuraman - Kanjira

Nov. 29, 2011 Tuesday
5.00 p.m. - Vidya Kalyanaraman - Vocal, Melakaveri Thyagarajan - Violin, Nellai A. Balaji - Mridangam, Nanganallur Swaminathan - Ghatam
7.00 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters - Vocal, Dr. R. Hemalatha - Violin, Nellai A. Balaji - Mridangam, K.S.Rangachari - Kanjira

Nov. 30, 2011 Wednesday
5.00 p.m. - Ghatam Karthick's SUMS(K)RYTHM - A Taal Order
Dr. S. Karthick - Ghatam, Konnakol & Vocal, Prapancham Ravindran - Mridangam, Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira, R. Raman - Morsing, N. Sundar - Tabla,Dholak,Khol & Bols, V. Rajagopalan - Percussion Effects
7.00 p.m. - S.P. Ramh - Vocal, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi - Violin, Neyveli Skandasubramanian - Mridangam, A. S. Krishnan - Morsing

Dec. 01, 2011 Thursday
5.00 p.m. - K. Dharini - Vocal, M. Rajeev - Violin, Thanjavur Praveenkumar - Mridangam, Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam
7.10 p.m. - Anooradha Sriram and Sriram Parasuram - Hindustani and Carnatic Jugal bandhi.

Dec. 02, 2011 Friday
5.00 p.m. - K. Gayathri - Vocal, V.V.S. Murari - Violin, B. Ganapathiraman - Mridangam
7.10 p.m. - B.V. Balasai - Flute and U.P. Raju - Mandolin, K. V. Prasad - Mridangam, H. Prasanna - Ghatam

Dec. 03, 2011 Saturday
10.30 a.m. - A.V.K. Rajasimhan - Vocal, V. V. Ravi - Violin, Srimushnam Raja Rao - Mridangam, E. M. Subramanian - Ghatam
5.00 p.m. - Swarna Rethas - Vocal, B. Ananthakrishnan - Violin, Guru Bharadwaj - Mridangam
7.10 p.m. - Vijayalakshmy Subramanyam - Vocal, Mysore Srikanth - Violin, Delhi Sairam - Mridangam, B. S. Purushotham - Kanjira

Dec. 04, 2011 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - Akshya Anandhakrishnan - Vocal, K.P. Nandhini - Violin, Agaramangudi
Anandhakrishnan - Mridangam
4.15 p.m. - G. Ramanathan - Saxophone and Bhavani Prasad - Veena - Instrumental fusion, S. Gajendran - Tavil, Sunil Kumar - Kanjira, Harihara Subramaniam - Ghatam
6.45 p.m. - To be announced

Dec. 05, 2011 Monday
6.15 p.m. - Deepa Tharangini - a group presentation by Meenakshi Srinivasan (Hyderabad)

Dec. 06, 2011 Tuesday
5.00 p.m. - Saroja Vaidyanathan and Ganesha Natyalaya (Delhi) - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Lata Krishnaswamy - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 07, 2011 Wednesday
5.00 p.m. - Shilpa Darshankumar (Dis. of Revathi Ramachandran) - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Utsav Music presents 'Muthamizh Maalai' by Radhika Shurajith & group - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 08, 2011 Thursday
5.00 p.m. - Rithwika Ghosh - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Srilata Vinod, Sangeetha Vasudevan and Nartaki Nataraj present Bharathiyar's Vachana Kavithaikal - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 09, 2011 Friday
5.00 p.m. - Rasika Kumar (Dis. of Mythili Kumar) USA - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Srekala Bharath - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 10, 2011 Saturday
10.30 a.m. - Subbu Arumugam & party - Villupattu
5.00 p.m. - Krithika Rajagopalan (USA) - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Prapathi Marga - thematic Bharatanatyam by Roja Kannan, Priya Murle, Srikanth & Ashwathy Srikanth

Dec. 11, 2011 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - V.K. Raman - Flute, Mysore Srikanth - Violin, Srimushnam Raja Rao - Mridangam
5.00 p.m. - Disciples of Sheela Unnikrishnan - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala & group - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 12, 2011 Monday
5.00 p.m. - Pallavi Sriram (Dis. of Chitra Visweswaran) - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Meenakshi Chittaranjan & group - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 13, 2011 Tuesday
5.00 p.m. - Uma Muralikrishna & group - Bharatanatyam
7.15 p.m. - Theatre presentation by Saraswathy Krishnakumar

Dec. 16, 2011 Friday
10.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. - Rajhesh Vaidhya & group - Ensemble
7.00 p.m. - Madhuvanthi Arun's Lec-dem on Navarasa in Ramayana. Anil Srinivasan - Piano

Dec. 17, 2011 Saturday
10.30 a.m. - Seattle Raman (USA) - Vocal
4.00 p.m. - T.V. Sankaranarayanan - Vocal, Nagai Muralidharan - Violin, Srimushnam Raja Rao - Mridangam
6.45 p.m. - Malavika Sarukkai - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 18, 2011 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - Kadri Gopalnath - Saxophone, A. Kanyakumari - Violin, K.V. Prasad - Mridangam, Tripunithura Radhakrishnan - Ghatam, Rajasekar - Morsing
4.00 p.m. - S. Shashank - Flute
7.15 p.m. - Alarmel Valli - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 19, 2011 Monday
6.00 p.m. - T.M. Krishna - Vocal, Vittal Ramamurthy - Violin, R. Sankaranarayanan - Mridangam

Dec. 20, 2011 Tuesday
6.00 p.m. - U. Srinivas - Mandolin, V.V. Srinivasa Rao - Violin, Trichy Sankaran - Mridangam, E.M. Subramaniam - Ghatam, Sree Sundarkumar - Kanjira

Dec. 21, 2011 Wednesday
6.00 p.m. - P. Unnikrishnan - Vocal

Dec. 22, 2011 Thursday
5.00 p.m. - J.A. Jayanth - Flute
7.00 p.m. - Y Gee Melody Makers present 'thirai Isaiyil Naatya Isai' - a musical show with popular playback singers

Dec. 23, 2011 Friday
4.00 p.m. - Malladi Brothers - Vocal, H.N. Bhaskar - Violin, M.L.N. Raju - Mridangam, Giridhar Uduppa - Ghatam
7.15 p.m. - Dr. Vyjayantimala Bali - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 24, 2011 Saturday
10.30 a.m. - Revathy Krishna - Veena, M. manikandan, M. Karthikeyan - Keyboard, Kirankumar - Tabla, G. Suresh - Rhythm Pad, K.V. Sridharan - Special Effects
6.00 p.m. - Anil Bajpai & Neelima Gokhale - Ragas and Rafi - special programme to celebrate Mohd. Rafi's birthday. Madhuvanthi Arun - guest singer.

Dec. 25, 2011 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - B. Kannan - Veena
4.00 p.m. - Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi - Violin duet
7.15 p.m. - Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam presents 'Krishnaya Thubhyam Namaha'

Dec. 26, 2011 Monday
10.30 a.m. - Gopal Aravind - Vocal
4 p.m. - Sikkil Gurucharan - Vocal
7.15 p.m. - The Dhananjayan's Bharatha Kalanjali presents 'Poora-Thrayee' - thematic presentation in three segments. Swati's Dasavataram, Arunachalakavi's Manthara-Kaikeyi & Balamurali's Nritta tarangam

Dec. 27, 2011 Tuesday
4.00 p.m. Visaka Hari - Sangeetha Upanyasam
7.15 p.m. - Priyadarshini Govind - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 28, 2011 Wednesday
4.00 p.m. - 'Mahanadi' Shobana Vignesh - Vocal
7.15 p.m. - Srinidhi Chidambaram - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 29, 2011 Thurdsay
10.30 a.m. - Asha Ramesh (USA) - Vocal
4.00 p.m. - Priya Sisters - Vocal
7.15 p.m. - Anitha Guha's disciples present Kushkinda Kandam and Sundara Kandam - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 30, 2011 Friday
10.30 a.m. - Mohan Santhanam - Vocal, Mysore Srikanth - Violin, Srimushnam Raja Rao - Mridangam, S.V. Ramani - Ghatam
6.00 p.m. - (At Kamaraj Hall) K.J. Yesudas - Vocal, S.R. Mahadeva Sarma - Violin, Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam - Mridanga,. Tripunithura Radhakrishnan - Ghatam

Dec. 31, 2011 Saturday
10.30 a.m. - Bombay Sisters - Vocal, Usha Rajagopal - Violin, K.R. Ganesh - Mridangam, Trichy Murali - Ghatam
4.00 p.m. - Sanjay Subrahmanyam - Vocal, Nagai Muralidharan - Violin, Neyveli Venkatesh - Mridangam, Udupi Sridhar - Ghatam
7.15 p.m. - Disciples of Chitra Visweswaran present Bharatanatyam performance

Jan. 01, 2012 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - Jayalakshmi Santhanam - Vocal, Sheela Rajendra - vocal support, R.K. Sriramkumar - Violin, J. Vaidyanathan - Mridangam, N. Guruprasad - Ghatam, A.S.

Krishnan - Morsing, B.S. Purushotham - Kanjira
4.00 p.m. - Ganesh and Kumaresh - Violin Duet
7.15 p.m. - Urmila Satyanarayanan - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 02, 2012 Monday
4.00 p.m. - Gayathri Girish - Vocal
7.15 p.m. - J. Suryanarayanamurthy & disciples present 'Gokula Thilaka Srikrishna' - thematic Bharatanatyam performance

Jan. 03, 2012 Tuesday
4.00 p.m. - Dr. M. Lalitha - Violin with Suman Bhattacharya - Sitar, Rishab Dhar - Pakhawaj
7.15 p.m. - Vidya Subramaniam (USA) - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 04, 2012 Wednesday
5.00 p.m. - Shantarati - Bharatanatyam
6.45 p.m. - U.A.A. presents 'Naadagam' - play in Tamil

Jan. 05, 2012 Thursday
4.30 p.m. - S. Sowmya - Vocal, Melakaveri Thyagarajan - Violin, Arjun Ganesh - Mridangam, H. Sivaramakrishnan - Ghatam
7.15 p.m. - Gopika Varma - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 06, 2012 Friday
5.00 p.m. - Amrutha Sankaranarayanan - Vocal, Padma Shankar - Violin, Neyveli Skandasubramanian - Mridangam, Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira
7.15 p.m. - Rama Vaidyanathan - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 07, 2012 Saturday
10.30 a.m. - S. Mahathi - Vocal
4.00 p.m. - Neyveli Santhanagopalan - Vocal, M.A. Sundareswaran - Violin,
7.15 p.m. - Shobana - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 08, 2012 Sunday
10.30 a.m. - Trichur Brothers - Vocal, M.A. Krishnaswamy - Violin, Trichur R. Mohan - Mridangam, B.S. Purushotham - Kanjira
4.00 p.m. - Sudha Ragunathan - Vocal,
7.15 p.m. - Anil Srinivasan - Piano with Navin Iyer - Flute and Y.Gee. Mahendra - percussion

Jan. 09, 2012 Monday
6.30 p.m. - Aruna Sairam - Vocal

Jan. 10, 2012 Tuesday
6.30 p.m. - Nithyashri Mahadevan - Vocal

Jan. 14, 2012 Saturday
7.10 p.m. - Rathna Kumar (USA) - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 15, 2012 Sunday
4.30 p.m. - Sathumurai - discourse by Dr. Sudha Seshaiyyan
6.30 p.m. - Zakir Hussain presents 'Vanamaalai - a garland of love' thematic Bharatanatyam

Jan. 16, 2012 Monday
6.30 p.m. - A programme of music and dance by the Yuva Kala Bharathis dedicated to the silver jubilee of Bharat Kalachar

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