November 17, 2013

Bharat Kalachar Margazhi Mahotsav - 2013

Bharat Kalachar in association with Kalpathi Investments P Ltd hosts its annual Margazhi Mahotsav from Dec. 1, 2013 to Jan. 14, 2014. This 45 day festival will be held at Sri YGP Auditorium, 17, Thirumalai Road, T. Nagar, Chennai -17.

Admission is free for concerts from Dec. 1 to Dec. 10. For the music concerts and dance recitals from Dec. 13, admission is on reservation. Season tickets for all the 46 days cost Rs. 8000 per person. Daily tickets range between Rs. 100 and Rs. 500. Advance booking begins on Dec. 1, 2013 at the venue.

Contact: 044-28343045, 42024304.

The schedule:

Dec. 1, 2013
4.00 p.m. - K. Kumaraswamy (Sax), Kandadevi Vijayaraghavan (Violin), Guru Raghavendra (Mridangam), Nerkunam Shankar (Kanjira)
5.00 p.m. - Bharatanatyam bu Ganna Smirnova (Ukraine) - Disciple of Guru Jayalakshmi Eswar
6.30 p.m. - Inauguration and award function. Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO, Doha Bank Group inaugurates. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former Governor of West Bengal presides.

Dec. 2, 2013
5.00 p.m. - Palghat R Ramprasad (Vocal), B.U. Ganeshprasad (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Sudharma Vaithiyanathan (Dis. of A. Lakshmanaswamy) - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 3, 2013
5.00 p.m. - Vidya Kalyanaraman (Vocal), Melakaveri K. Thiagarajan (Violin), Nellai A Balaji (Mridangam), Nanganallur Swaminathan (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Niveditha Gopinath - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 4, 2013
5.00 p.m. - Smitha Madhav - Kavi Kunjara Bharathi's Azhagar' - thematic Bharatanatyam presentation
7.00 p.m. - Srekala Bharath & disciple - Panchamurthy Natanam - thematic Bharatanatyam

Dec. 5, 2013
5.00 p.m. - Prasanna Venkatraman (Vocal), V. Srikanth (Violin), Trivandrum Balaji (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Divya Sivasundar - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 6, 2013
5.00 p.m. - Mandolin Sisters Sreesha & Sree Usha (Mandolin duet), Manikudi Chandrasekar (Mridangam), B. Subba Rao (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Lasya Mavillapalli (Daughter & disciple of the Narasimhacharis) - Kuchipudi

Dec. 7, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Bhavya Hari (Vocal), K.P. Nandini (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mridangam)
5.00 p.m. - Rithvik Raja (Vocal), Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Kadambari Sriram (Dis. of Revathi Ramachandran) - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 8, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Chinmaya Sisters Uma & Radhika (Vocal), Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam), Chandrsekara Sarma (Ghatam)
5.00 p.m. - Shreya Devnath (Violin Solo), B. Ganapathiraman (Mridangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Rasika Kumar (USA) - Maya, the mystery of Krishna - Thematic Bharatanatyam presentation

Dec. 9, 2013
5.00 p.m. - Cuddalore S J Jananiy (Vocal), V. Suresh Babu (Violin), Mannarkoil Balaji (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
7.00p.m. - Abbirami Sriram & Apparajitha Sriram - Sri Renganathar Vaibhavam - thematic Bharatanatyam presentation

Dec. 10, 2013
5.00 p.m. - B.V. Balasai (Flute) & U.P. Raju (Mandolin) - Jugalbandi, Trichy B. Harikumar (Mridangam), N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Pallavi Sriram (Dis. of Chitra Visveswaran) - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 13, 2013
4.00 p.m. - Sikkil C Gurucharan (Vocal), Nagai Sriram (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Priyadarshini Govind - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 14, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Bharath Sundar (Vocal), B.U. Ganeshprasad (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - T.V. Sankaranarayanan (Vocal), Nagai Muralidharan (Violin), Srimushnam Raja Rao (Mridangam), Coimbatore V Mohanram (Ghatam)

Dec. 15, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Amrutha Sankaranarayanan (Vocal), R. Ragul (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mridangam), S. Venkataraman (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - Nithyashri Mahadevan (Vocal), M.A. Krishnaswamy (Violin), Neyveli Skandasubramanian (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Shobana - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 16, 2013
6.00 p.m. - Malladi Brothers Sriram Prasad & Ravikumar (Vocal), M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), M. Lakshminarayana Raju (Mridangam), Dr. S. Karthick (Ghatam)

Dec. 17, 2013
6.00 p.m. - Sanjay Subrahmanyan (Vocal), Nagai Muralidharan (Violin), Thanjavur Ramdas (mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)

Dec. 18, 2013
6.00 p.m. - Bombay Jayashri Ramnath (Vocal), Embar S. Kannan (Violin), Manoj Siva (Mridangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)

Dec. 19, 2013
6.00 p.m. - P. Unnikrishnan (Vocal), S. Varadarajan (Violin), Trichy B. Harikumar (Mridangam), Tirupunithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 20, 2013
6.p.m. - U. Srinivas (Mandolin), V.V. Srinivasa Rao (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mridangam), G. Guruprasanna (Kanjira), Giridhar Udupa (Ghatam)

Dec. 21, 2013
10.30 a.m. - T.M. Krishna (Vocal), R.K. Sriramkumar (Violin), Mannarkoil Balaji (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - U.Ve. Dushyanth Sridhar - Rukku Kicchu Kalyanam! Ketkanuma Amarkalam! - Discourse, V. Raghuraman (Violin), Nagai Sriram (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - J. Suryanarayanamurthy & disciples - Navagraha Natyanjali - thematic Bharatanatyam

Dec. 22, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Kadri Gopalnath (Saxophone), A. Kanyakumari (Violin), K.V. Prasad (Mridangam), Tirupunithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam), A. Rajasekar (Morsing)
4.00 p.m. - S. Shashank (Flute), Mysore V Srikanth (Violin), K.V. Prasad (Mridangam), Jayachandra Rao (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Dr. Vyjayanthimala Bali - Sri Krishna Jananam (from Srimad Bhagavatham) - Solo thematic Bharatanatyam based on Ragam - Tanam - Pallavi

Dec. 23, 2013
10.30 a.m. - R. Balaji (Dis. of Mandolin Srinivas) - Mandolin, Shruthi Sarathy (USA) - Violin, Arjun Narasimhan (USA) - Mridangam
4.00 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal), V.V. Srinivasa Rao (Violin), Poongulam Subramanian (Mridangam), Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Meenakshi Srinivasan - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 24, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Dr. R. Ganesh (Vocal), Kandadevi S. Vijayaraghavan (Violin), Nellai A Balaji (Mridangam), Adambakkam Shankar (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - Anil Bajpai - In celebration of Mohd. Rafi's Birtha Anniversary

Dec. 25, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Bharadwaj Raman (Veena), Rajiv Mukundan (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi - Violin Duet
7.00 p.m. - Meenakshi Chittaranjan & disciples - thematic Bharatanatyam

Dec. 26, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Lakshmi Abhishek (USA) - Vocal, Kovai S. Chandran (Violin), Srivanchiam Sriram (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan (Vocal), Nagai Sriram (Violin), Neyveli B. Venkatesh (Mridangam), B. sreesundar Kumar (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Urmila Sathyanarayanan - Apurva Purva - thematic Bharatanatyam on the life of Lord Krishna

Dec. 27, 2013
10.30 p.m. - Mohan Santhanam (Vocal), V. Srikanth (Violin), Srimushnam V. Raja Rao (Mridangam), S.V. Ramani (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - Rajhesh Vaidhya (Veena), Karukurichi N. Mohanraman (Mridangam), Lalgudi R. Sriganesh (Mridangam), Tenkasi Paramasivam (Kanjira), Chandrajit (Tabla), Subramanian (Special Effects)
7.00 p.m. Rama Vaidyanathan - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 28, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Saaswathi Prabhu (Vocal), B. Muthukumar (Flute), Delhi Sairam (Mridangam), N. Sundar (Tabla)
4.00 p.m. - Abhishek Raghuram (Vocal), B.U. Ganesh Prasad (Violin), Patri Satishkumar (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Dr. Srinidhi Chidambaram - Bharatanatyam

Dec. 29, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Jayalakshmi Santhanam (Vocal), R.K. Sriramkumar (Violin), J. Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira), S. Krishna (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - Vishaka Hari - Musical discourse - Sri Vamana Avataram, Dr. Jyotsna Srikkanth (Violin), H.S. Sudhindra (Mridangam), Sukanya Ramgopal (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Krithika Subramanian & group - Namargam - thematic presentation

Dec. 30, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Chaitrra Sairam (Vocal), Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Guru Raghavendra (Mridangam), Hariharasubramaniam (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - Dr. K. J. Yesudas (Vocal), S.R. Mahadeva Sarma (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mridangam), Tirupunithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 31, 2013
10.30 a.m. - Sandeep Narayan (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (violin), Nirmal Narayan (Mridangam), Chandrsekara Sharma (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - Trichur Brothers Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan (Vocal), M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), Trichur R. Mohan (Mridangam), D.V. Venkatasubramanian (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Pavithra Srinivasan (Dis of the Dhananjayans and Kalanidhi Narayana) - Bharatanatyam concluding with Prahlada Charithram

Jan. 1, 2014
10.30 a.m. - Bombay Sisters C. Saroja & C. Lalitha (Vocal), Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), K.R. Ganesh (Mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - Ganesh & Kumaresh (Violin Duet), Patri Satishkumar (Mridangam), Pramath Kiran (Electronic Percussion & Morsing)
7.00 p.m. - Sridevi Nrithyalaya presents Param - The Ultimate - thematic Bharatanatyam. Choreography - Sheela Unnikrishnan

Jan. 2, 2014
5.00 p.m. - Carnatica Brothers K.N. Sasikiran & P.Ganesh (Vocal), H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), K.V. Prasad (Mridangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Sandeepa (Odissi) & Uma Nambudripad (Bharatanatyam) - Jugalbandi

Jan. 3, 2014
5.00 p.m. - V. Sankaranarayanan (Vocal), M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), Thanjavur Murugaboopathy (Mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Deepika Potarazu (USA) - Kuchipudi

Jan. 4, 2014
10.30 a.m. - Anil Srinivasan  (Classical Piano)
4.00 p.m. - A. Kanyakumari, Embar Kannan & V. Sanjeev (Violin trio), Patri Satishkumar (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. UAA presents Irandaam Rahasyam by Venkat. Dramatised & directed by Y.Gee Mahendra

Jan. 5, 2014
10.30 a.m. - K. Ganesh Kumar - Abhang concert, A.L. Nath (Pakkawaj), Muthuswamy (Harmonium), Rohit Prasad (Mridangam)
5.00 p.m. - Mala Ramadorai (Hindustani Vocal)
7.00 p.m. - Dr. S. Sowmya (Vocal), R.K. Sriramkumar (Violin), Manoj Siva (Mridangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)

Jan. 6, 2014
5.00 p.m. - V.K. Raghava Krishna (Vocal), V.V. Ravi (Violin), Nellai Balaji (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Nirupama Vaidyanathan (USA) - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 7, 2014
5.00 p.m. - V.K. Raman (USA) - Flute, V. Srikanth (Violin), Srimushnam Raja Rao (Mridangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Sutikshna Veeravalli (USA) - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 8, 2014
5.00 p.m. - Dr. Niranjana Srinivasan (Vocal), T.S. Krishnamoorthy (Violin), Korattur S. Karthik Narayanan (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Ritwika Ghosh - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 9, 2014
5.00 p.m. - J.B. Sruthi Sagar (Flute), J.B. Keerthana (Vocal) - Jugalbandi, K.J. Dileep (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Gangai Kalalaya's Thirukachchi Nambi - Play dramatisation, Dialogue & direction - Nadagapani Arunagiri. Production - R.L. Narasimhan

Jan. 10, 2014
5.00 p.m. - Aparna Kumar (Vocal), T.S. Krishnamoorthy (Violin), Madurai B. Sundar (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Navtej S Johar (Delhi) - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 11, 2014
10.30 a.m. - G. Abhilash (Vocal), Sriram Sridhar (Violin), Thirucherai Kaushik Rajagopalan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - S. Mahathi (Vocal), H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), Delhi Sairam (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Shijith Nambiar & parvathi Shijith present Bhoopala Bharatham - history & life of Marthanda Varma and Swati Tirunal

Jan. 12, 2014
10.30 a.m. - J.A. Jayanth (Flute), M. Vijay (Violin), Vijay natesan (Mridangam), S. Venkatraman (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - Dr. 'Mahanadi' Shobana Vignesh (Vocal), Padma Shankar (Violin), B. Ganapathiraman (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam), N. Sundar (Morsing)
7.00 p.m. - Maham Enterprises' Shiva Shambo - comedy play

Jan. 13, 2014
5.00 p.m. - Raman Ethanai Ramanadi - thematic vocal recital by Saindhavi Prakash. Ravishankar (Keyboard), Krishna Kishore (Mridangam & Percussion), J.B. Sruthi Sagar (Flute), Vasanth Jayaraman (Tabla)
7.00 p.m. - Revathi Ramachandran & disciples - Bharatanatyam

Jan. 14, 2014
3.00 p.m. - Devotional music by students of PSBB Schools
4.00 p.m. - Prize distribution for Thiruppavai, Vishnu Sahasranamam & Bhagawad Gita competitions
4.30 p.m. - Sathumurai discourse - Sri Karukarachariyar Swamigal
6.45 p.m. - Zakir Hussain's Madhuram - Vaishnava Bharatham - thematic solo Bharatanatyam

Jan. 15, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Priya Murle & disciples - Panchahturam, Breaking the Bonds, based on Navavidha Bhakthi as exponded by Prahalada - thematic Bharatanatyam

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