December 07, 2014

Shanthi Fine Arts & Endowments (SAFE) begins its music festival on Dec. 8, 2014

Chitravina vidwan N. Ravikiran will be honoured with the title ‘Sangeetha Sasthra Virpannar’ on the inaugural day. ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ will be conferred on M. A. Sundhareswaran, Neyveli B. Venkatesh,
Sikkil Mala Chandrasekahar and Patri Satish Kumar. The artistes who will receive the title 'Sangeetha Saptha Sagara' are vocalists Gayathri Girish, Sumithra Vasudev, Amritha Murali and voilinists Akkarai S. Subhalakshmi, Dr. R. Hemalatha and Charumathi Raghuraman.

The inauguration will be followed by Chitravina concert by N. Ravikiran with M.A. Sundareswaran on the violin, Neyveli B. Venkatesh on the mridangam and Vaikom Gopalakrishnan on the ghatam

The venue is Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Mylapore. Concerts are open to all.
The festival is on till Dec. 17, 2014.

Schedule:

Dec. 8, 2014
6.45 p.m. - N. Ravikiran (Chitravina), M. A. Sundhareswaran (Violin), Neyveli B. Venkatesh (Mridangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 9, 2014
4.30 p.m. - M.R. Subramaniam (Vocal),  Madurai S. Balasubramanian (Violin), S. J. Arjun Ganesh (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Sumitra Vasudev (Vocal), PakkalaRamadas (Violin), K. Arun Prakash (Mridangam)

Dec. 10, 2014
4.30 p.m. - Kanaka Durga Venkatesh (Vocal), Neela jayakumar (Violin), V.R. Jayakumar (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - M. Lalitha & M. Nandini (Violin Duet), A.V. Manikandan (Mridangam)

Dec. 11, 2014
4.30 p.m. - Rithvik Raja (Vocal), R. Raghul (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mridangam), Sunil Kumar (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. - Gayathri Girish (Vocal), V. Sanjeev (Violin), B. Ganapathiraman (Mridangam)

Dec. 12, 2014
4.30 p.m. - Akkarai Sister (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), K. Sai Giridhar (Mridangam), V. Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. - G. Srikanth (Vocal), V.V. Ravi (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam)

Dec. 13, 2014
4.30 p.m. - C.S. Sajeev (Vocal), H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), Poongulam Subramaniam (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. -Vasundhara Rajagopalan (Vocal), H.M. Smitha (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mridangam)

Dec. 14, 2014
4.30 p.m. - Ratnaprabha (Vocal), V. Dipika (Violin), Thillaisthanam R. Suryanarayanan (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Madurai R Sundar (Vocal), AkkaraiSornalatha (Violin), Dr. K. Ashok (Mridangam)

Dec. 15, 2014
4.30 p.m. - K. Bharat Sundar (Vocal), ParurAnanthakrishnan (Violin), Papanasam R Kumar (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Geetha Raja (Vocal), K.J. Dileep (Violin), T.K. Ramakrishnan (Mridangam)

Dec. 16, 2014
4.30 p.m. - Vimarshini Jairam (Vocal), Sudha R. S. Iyer (Violin), S. Ramaswamy (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Shankar Ramani (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), K.R. Ganesh (Mridangam)

Dec. 17, 2014
4.30 p.m. - Varalakshmi Anandakumar (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), Sumesh S. Narayanan (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters (Vocal), Dr. R. Hemalatha (Violin), Nellai A. Balaji (Mridangam), K. S. Rangachari (Kanjira)

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