December 12, 2014

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha December Music Festival

Established in 1900, Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha has been hosting monthly concerts and December festival since then.
This year the festival begins on Dec. 14, 2014 and goes on till Jan. 5, 2014

Venue: Vidya Bharathi, 55, Bheemasena Garden Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

The festival hosts a morning lec-dem session every day at 8.30 a.m. Admission is free to concerts scheduled till 2 p.m. Th eevening concerts are ticketed.

The schedule:

Dec. 14, 2014
2.45 p.m - Mangala Isai Nadaswaram by Thiruvallikeni P. Viswanathan & Party
4.00 p.m. - Inauguration and Awards Function
5.30 p.m. - Chitravina N. RAVIKIRAN (Chitravina) with Haridwaramangalam A.K. PALANIVEL (Thavil), B.U. Ganesh Prasad (Violin), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
7.45 p.m. - 'Kavalai Padathe'  (Sri Krishna Charama Shlokam) Upanyasam By  Dushyanth  Sridhar

Dec. 15, 2014
 8.30 a.m. -  Lect. Demo. : Divyaprabandam – Vilakkam (indepth explanation)  by Trichy J. Venkatraman, Vocal Support R. Saranayaki.
10.00 a.m. - ‘Baktha Meera’  Suchitra & Saindavi  (Katha Kutcheri), M.S.G. Suresh (Violin), M.S. Venkatasubramanian (Mrudangam)
12.30 p.m. -  Arundhathi Krishnan (Vocal), Mysore Sangeetha (Violin), R. Ramkumar (Mrudangam)  2.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath (Vocal), Trivandrum N.  Sampath (Violin), Salem Srinivasan (Mrudangam)
4.00 p.m. - SUGUNA VARADACHARI (Vocal), Ranjani Ramakrishnan (Violin) – K. Arun Prakash (Mrudangam), N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - LALGUDI G.J.R KRISHNAN & LALGUDI VIJAYALAKSHMI (Violin Duo), Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (Mrudangam), Vazhappally Krishnakumar (Ghatam)

Dec. 16, 2014
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo : Niraval & Kalpanaswaram Singing Techniques by Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan
10.00 a.m. -  Dr. Sirkazhi G. SivaChidambaram (Vocal), Dr. Badri Narayanan (Violin), Thanjavur G. Sankarasubramaniam (Mrudangam), Madras J. Ramdas (Ghatam), Kudanthai Sai Balaji (Morsing), K. Magesh (Thambura)
12.30 p.m. - Barghav S. Hariharan (Vocal), Parur Harini Srivatsa (Violin), Rohit Prasad (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. - Prasanna Venkatraman (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), Arjun Ganesh (Mrudangam), G. Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. -  BOMBAY SISTERS (Vocal), R. Raghul (Violin), K.R. Ganesh (Mrudangam)
6.30 p.m. - S. SAKETHARAMAN (Vocal), Nagai Sriram(Violin), Umayalpuram Dr. K. Sivaraman (Mrudangam), G. Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)

Dec. 17, 2014
8.30 a.m. - Lect Demo:  Strategies for Raga Development – Methodologies  shared between Carnatic, Hindustani and Western Classical Music by Dr. Sriram Parasuram
10.00 a.m. - Nirmala Rajasekar (Veena ) with Sikkil Malachandrasekar (Flute) and V.V. Srinivasa Rao (Violin),  Mumbai Rajesh Srinivasan (Mrudangam), Trichy Krishnaswamy (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. -  Samyukta Ranganathan (Vocal), S.V. Sudarsan (Violin), Ramsriram (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. -  Mahadevan Sankaranarayanan (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), R.Ramesh (Mrudangam), Alathur Rajaganesh (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - Shertalai  K.N. RENGANATHA SHARMA (Vocal), Trivandrum N. Sampath (Violin), Trichy Harikumar (Mrudangam), Udipi Sridhar (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - Madurai T.N.  SESHAGOPALAN (Vocal),  M. Chandrasekaran  (Violin), Trichur C. Narendran (Mrudangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 18,2 014
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo. : Rendition of Violin Techniques in Parur Tradition by Dr. M. Narmadha
10.00 a.m. - Dr. B. Vijaya Gopal  (Flute), Mysore Srikanth (Violin), Mannargudi A. Easwaran (Mrudangam), S.V.Ramani (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. - Sunanda (Vocal) -  S.V. Sudarsan (Violin) – Surya Subramaniam (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. -  Nandita Ravi  (Vocal), Kamalakiran Vinjamuri (Violin), Kunnakudi M. Balamuralikrishna (Mrudangam)
4.00 p.m. - PRINCE  RAMAVARMA (Vocal), S. Varadarajan (Violin), Arjun Ganesh (Mrudangam), Dr. S. Karthick (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - Dr. KADRI GOPALNATH (Saxophone), A. Kanyakumari (Violin), Patri Satishkumar (Mrudangam), Rajendra Nakod (Tabla), B. Rajashekar (Morsing)

Dec. 19, 2014
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo :Divyanama Kritis of Thyagaraja by Dr. M.A. Bhageerathi
10.00 a.m. - V. Sankaranarayanan (Vocal), Nagai Sriram (Violin), B. Sivaraman (Mrudangam), N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. - Radhika Rajesh (Vocal), Ravi Srinivasan (Violin),  J. Aravind (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m.  - Thiruvarur S. Girish (Vocal), Delhi Sairam (Violin), Ambika Prasad  (Mrudangam), Sree Sundarkumar (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - O.S. THYAGARAJAN (Vocal), Vittal Ramamurthy (Violin), Srimushnam V. Rajarao (Mrudangam), Coimbatore V. Mohanram (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. -  MALLADI BROTHERS  Sriramprasad and Ravikumar (Vocal), B.U. Ganesh Prasad (Violin), Sai Giridhar  (Mrudangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)

Dec. 20, 2014
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo. : Topic will be announced on the date by  T.M. Krishna
10.00 a.m. -  R. Suriya Prakash (Vocal), M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mrudangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
12.30 p.m. - Karthick Raju (Vocal), Mysore Sangeetha (Violin), Sanjeev Raja (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. -  Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal), Trivandrum N. Sampath (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam),  Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - MAMBALAM SISTERS (Vocal), Dr. R. Hemalatha (Violin), B.  Ganapathy Raman (Mrudangam), K.S. Rangachari (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. -  ARUNA SAYEERAM (Vocal), M A Krishnaswamy (Violin),  Sai Giridhar  (Mrudangam), S.V. Ramani (Ghatam)

Dec. 21, 2014
8.30 a.m. -  Lect.  Demo.:Voice Culture: Care and Management -  Interactive  Session by  Anant Vaidyanathan,  Abhishek Raghuram,   Yoga  Venkatraman With  K.N. Shashikiran  
10.00 a.m. -  S. Mahathi (Vocal), Dr. Jyotsna Srikanth (Violin), Patri Satish Kumar (Mrudangam), Alathur Rajaganesh (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. -  DR. K.J. YESUDOSS (Vocal), Mahadeva Sharma (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mrudangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 22, 2014
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo : Structuring a Raga Alapana  by Rama Ravi
10.00 a.m. - Subhashini Parthasarathy  (Vocal) – Pakkala Ramadas  (Violin) – J. Vaidyanathan  (Mrudangam) -B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
12.30 p.m. - Sushma Somasekaran  (Vocal) – Sudha Iyer (Violin) – Praveen Kumar  (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. -  K. Bharat Sundar (Vocal) – Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin) – Trivandrum V. Balaji (Mrudangam)-  S. Venkatramanan (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m.-  Dr. SRIRAM PARASURAM & ANOORADHA SRIRAM  (Vocal) -  K.J. Dileep (Violin) – K.V. Prasad (Mrudangam) – Umakant Puranik (Harmonium)-Gurumurthy Vaidya (Tabla)
6.30 p.m. -  GAYATHRI VENKATARAGHAVAN (Vocal)  – R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin) – Manoj Siva  (Mrudangam)– Trivandrum Rajagopal (Kanjira)

Dec. 23, 2014
8.30 a.m.- Lect. Demo : Melodic Identity of selected Hindustani & Karnatic Ragas by
Dr.  Premeela Gurumurthy
10.00 a.m. - Sriranjani Santhanagopalan  (Vocal) - R. Rajiv ( Violin ) - Sumesh Narayanan (Mrudangam)- Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
12.30 p.m. - Shiv Subramaniam (Vocal) – Vignesh Thyagarajan (Violin)  - Sai Raghavan  (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. - Rithvik Raja (Vocal)  - M. Rajeev (Violin) - Sumesh Narayanan (Mrudangam)- G. Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. -  GAYATHRI GIRISH (Vocal) - Kandadevi Vijayaraghavan (Violin) - B.Sivaraman-  (Mrudangam) -K.V.Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. -   T.V. SANKARANARAYANAN (Vocal)  – M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin)  – Thanjavur Murugaboopathy (Mrudangam)-  H. Prasanna (Ghatam)

Dec. 24, 2014
8.30 a.m.  -  Lect. Demo :  Sancharas – the life line of Rakthi Ragas By Dr. R.S. Jayalakshmi
10.00 a.m. -  P. Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal) -  V. Sanjeev  (Violin) - R. Sankaranarayanan  (Mrudangam)-  N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. - Vignesh Ishwar (Vocal) -  M. Rajeev (Violin) -    N.C. Bharadwaj  (Mrudangam)             2.00 p.m. -  Sandeep Narayan  (Vocal) - M.  Rajeev (Violin) - Thanjavur Praveen Kumar (Mrudangam) -  Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. -  SANGEETHA SIVAKUMAR (Vocal)  - B.U. Ganesh Prasad  (Violin) - K. Arun Prakash -   (Mrudangam) - N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. -   N. VIJAY SIVA (Vocal)  –  R.K.Shriramkumar (Violin) - Bombay Balaji (Mrudangam)-  N.Guruprasad (Ghatam)

Dec. 25, 2014
10.00 a.m. -  “ Geetharthamu Sangeethanandamu” (Geethayum Sangeethamum)  By VISAKHA HARI – Dr. Jyotsna Srikanth ( Violin)  – B. Ganapathy Raman (Mrudangam) – Trichy Murali  (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. - Shruthi Shankar Kumar( Vocal)  – Mysore Sangeetha (Violin) - K.H. Vineet  (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m.  - Jayashree Vaidyanathan (Vocal) – Karaikal  Venkatasubramanian (Violin)  - Manikudi Chandrasekaran (Mrudangam) - N. Narasimhan (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. -  HYDERABAD BROTHERS  D. Raghavachari & D. Seshachari  (Vocal) -  Nagai Sriram (Violin)  - Trivandrum V.Balaji  (Mrudangam)– Papanasam S. Sethuraman (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. -  SIKKIL GURUCHARAN (Vocal) – Nagai Sriram  (Violin) – Umayalpuram Dr.K.  Sivaraman  (Mrudangam)– Shree Sundarkumar (Kanjira)

Dec. 26, 2014
8.30 a.m. -   Lect. Demo : Layanubhava- Understanding and appreciation of rhythmic aspects By K. Arun Prakash,  K.V.Gopalakrishnan  and  N. Guruprasad 10.00 a.m. -  Maharajapuram Ramachandran (Vocal) -  Nagai Muralidharan  (Violin) – Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mrudangam) –  V. Sai Subramaniam (Morsing)
12.30 p.m. - Mayuri Vasan (Vocal) – S.V. Sudarsan (Violin) – Delhi Sridhar (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. -   Amrutha Venkatesh (Vocal)  – R. Madhavan (Violin)  – Vijay Natesan (Mrudangam)
4.00 p.m.  -  Dr. ASHWINI BHIDE (Hindustani vocal )- Vyasmurthy Katti (Harmonium)- Ravindra Yavagal (Tabla)
6.30 p.m. -  PRIYA SISTER  Shanmukhapriya and Haripriya (Vocal)  -  Mysore Srikanth (Violin) – Neyveli Skandasubramaniam (Mrudangam) – B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)

Dec. 27, 2014
8.30 a.m. -  Lect. Demo : Pratimadyama,  Dha-na  Melas by Prof. S.R. Janakiraman
10.00 a.m. -  ‘Rangam Srirangam’ Sublime Observation  Sri. Srinidhi Swami,  Musical Presentation by  Vasundara Rajagopal  (Vocal) with R. Raghul(Violin)  and  Nellai Balaji (Mrudangam)
12.30 p.m. - Akshay Sridhar(Vocal)  – Sruti Sarathy (Violin) – Korattur Karthick Narayanan  (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. - J.A.  Jayanth ( Flute ) – Parur Ananthakrishnan (Violin) – Mannarkoil Balaji  (Mrudangam)– Nerkunam Shankar (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. -   CARNATICA BROTHERS  K.N. Shashikiran & P. Ganesh (Vocal) -  S. Varadarajan (Violin) – Thanjavur Murugaboopathy (Mrudangam)– S.V.Ramani (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. -  SUDHA RAGHUNATHAN (Vocal)  -  B.V.  Raghavendra Rao (Violin) – Patri Satishkumar (Mrudangam)– R.Raman (Morsing)

Dec. 28, 2014
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo : Concert Pattern:  Planning-Practice-Presentation.  A panel discussion.
by Chitravina. N. Ravikiran,  S. Shashank, Suguna Varadachari. Co-Ordinator : Dr.Radha Bhaskar
10.00 a.m. - T.M. Krishna  (Vocal) -  R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin) - Rajna Swaminathan  (Mrudangam)- B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
12.30 p.m. - Kruthi Bhat  (Vocal) -  H V Raghuram (Violin)  -  Vignesh Venkataraman  (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m.  -  Amrita Murali (Vocal)  –  M. Rajeev (Violin) – N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam)–  G.Chandrasekara Sharma ( Ghatam)
4.00 p.m.  - TRICHUR BROTHERS  Srikrishna Mohan and Ramkumar Mohan (Vocal) -  V.V. Ravi (Violin) – Trichur R. Mohan (Mrudangam)– S. Venkataramanan (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. -   P. UNNI KRISHNAN (Vocal)  – Embar Kannan (Violin) – Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan –  (Mrudangam) - Vazhappally Krishnakumar (Ghatam)

Dec. 29, 2014
8.30 a.m. -  Lect. Demo : Contributions of Talapakka Annamacharya and Badrachala Ramadasa to Carnatic Music by   Malladi Suribabu and  Malladi Brothers
10.00 a.m. - K. Gayatri  (Vocal) – Charulatha Ramanujam (Violin) – Poongulam Subramaniam –  (Mrudangam ) -K.V.Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)
12.30 p.m. - Hariharan Ravi  (Vocal) - Kamal Kiran (Violin) – Akshay Venkatesh ( Mrudangam )
2.00 p.m. -  D.B. Ashvin  (Vocal) – M. Rajeev (Violin) –  R.Ramkumar (Mrudangam)– Nanda Masti (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. -  Papanasam ASHOK RAMANI (Vocal) – Mysore Nagaraj  (Violin) – Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (Mrudangam) – Trichy Krishnaswamy (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. -   Dr. S. SOWMYA (Vocal) –  Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin) – Poongulam Subramaniam  (Mrudangam) –  Chandrasekara Sharma – (Ghatam)

Dec. 30, 2014
8.30 a.m.  - Lect. Demo : Role of Mrudangam in enhancing a concert By  Prof. Trichy Sankaran, Supported by B.S. Purushotham
10.00 a.m.  - Namasankeerthanam by Udayalur Kalyanaraman Bhagavathar & Party
12.30 p.m. -  Mandolin Sisters  Sree Usha & Sreesha (Mandolin )– Thirucherai Kaushik  (Mrudangam)–  S. Venkatramanan  (Kanjira)
2.00 p.m. -  Nadha Brahmam –Essentially Divine Concert by Swasthi Prabhu (Vocal)  – Vijaya Ganesh (Violin) – Sai Navaneethan (Mrudangam)– N. Sundar (Tabla) – Nagarathinam(Spl. Effects)
4.00 p.m. - Mysore Brothers MYSORE NAGARAJ AND MYSORE MANJUNATH ( Violin Duo)- Srimushnam V. Rajarao  (Mrudangam)– Giridhar Udupa (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. -  SANJAY SUBRAHMANYAN  (Vocal) -  Nagai Sriram (Violin) – Mannargudi A. Easwaran  (Mrudangam)– Dr.S. Karthick (Ghatam)

Dec. 31, 2014
8.30 a.m.  - Lect. Demo : The Importance of Compositions for Manodharma  Sangeetham by
R.K. Shriramkumar
10.00 a.m. -  V.K. Manimaran (Vocal)  – V. Sanjeev (Violin) – Poongulam Subramaniam   (Mrudangam)– N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. -  Vikram Raghavan (Vocal) -  Sandeep Ramachandran (Violin) - K. Praveen Kumar  (Mrudangam )
2.00 p.m. -   V. Deepika  (Vocal) -  S.P. Ananthapadmanabha (Violin) – Srivanchiyam Sriram  (Mrudangam )
4.00 p.m. -  Neyveli  R. SANTHANAGOPALAN (Vocal) – V.V. Ravi (Violin)  – Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mrudangam)– Thirupunitura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. -  ‘ Bajan Sandhya’ By  O.S. ARUN  (Vocal) -  Mullivasal Chandramouli (Violin) – J. Vaidyanathan  (Mrudangam)– Chandrasekar  (Harmonium) - Ganapathy (Tabla)– Kalaiselvam (Talam)

Jan. 1, 2015
10.00 a.m. -  Abang and Bajans by Pushpa Anand & Party.
12.30 p.m. - Kalyanapuram Aravind (Vocal) –  B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin) – R. Ramkumar
(Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m. -  Maharajapuram Ganesh Viswanathan (Vocal) – M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin)  – Sherthalai Ananthakrishnan (Mrudangam) – Trichy Murali (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. -   Madurai T.N.S. KRISHNA (Vocal) – Delhi P. Sundarrajan (Violin)  –  Neyveli B. Venkatesh  (Mrudangam)- S. Sunil Kumar (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. -   Dr. NITHYASHREE MAHADEVAN (Vocal)  –  B.V.  Raghavendra Rao (Violin) – I. Sivakumar (Mrudangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam)

Jan. 2, 2015
10.00 a.m. - Chinmaya Sisters  (Vocal) – Mysore Srikanth (Violin) – Ramesh Srinivasan –  (Mrudangam) Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam)
12.30 p.m. - Deepa Divya Sisters  (Vocal) -  Nagerkoil Anand (Violin) - Ammangudi S. Ramanarayanan (Mrudangam)
2.00 p.m.  - Akshay Padmanabhan (Vocal) – B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin) – Guru Raghavendra   (Mrudangam)
4.00 p.m. -  DR. R. GANESH  (Vocal) – Bharathi Gopalakrishnan (Violin) – Umayalpuram Mali   (Mrudangam )– H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m.  - ABISHEK RAGHURAM  (Vocal) – Charulatha Ramanujam (Violin) – Patri Satishkumar – (Mrudangam) Guru Prasanna (Kanjira)

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