November 19, 2015

Bharat Kalachar Margazhi Mahotsav 2015

Bharat Kalachar in association with Kalpathi Investments hosts its 29th Margazhi Mahotsav this December and January. The concert series also marks the 90th birthday celebrations of Dr. Mrs. Y.G. Parthasarathy, founder of this organisation.

The series of cultural programmes begins on Dec. 6, 2015 and will be on till Jan. 16, 2016

Venue: Sri YGP Auditorium, No 16 Thirumalai Road, T.Nagar, Chennai - 60017

Concerts from Dec. 6 to 10, 2015 are open to all.
Programmes from Dec. 12, 2015 are tricketed.
Season Reservation for 48 days - Rs.8000/- (Limited seats). Daily Reservation - Rs.500, Rs.300, Rs.200 & Rs.100.
Thiruppavai Upanyasam by Dushyanth Sridhar from Dec. 16, 2015 (for 30 days). From 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Devotinal Music daily from 6.30 a.m. to 7 a.m. by PSBB students
Special Reservation Rs.500 for all 30 days for Thiruppavai Upanyasam
Advance Booking from Dec. 1, 2015. At Bharat Kalachar, 16, Thirumalai Road, T.Nagar, Chennai 17
Timings: 10 am to 12 noon & 2 pm to 5 pm

Contact  Bharat Kalachar at 16, Thirumalai Road, T. Nagar, Chennai 17; Ph: 28343045/42024304
Email: bkygp@rediffmail.com

The schedule:

Dec. 6, 2015
4.00 p.m. - Dr. Shobhana Vignesh (Vocal), Karaikkal Venkatasubramaniam (Violin), Arulanandam (Tavil), Jaichaa (Ethnic Percussion), M S Venkatasubramaniam (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Inauguration & Award function
Smt. Vanathi Srinivasan
Deputy president, Bharatiya Janatha Party (Tamilnadu) will light the Kuthuvilakku & inaugurate the festival
Chief Guest, Guest of Honour - Dr. Nalli Kuppuswamy releases the Bharat Kalachar’s Annual Souvenir
Conferment of 'Gnana Kala Bharathi' (M.N.Subramanian Memorial Award) title on T. V. Gopalakrishnan.
'Viswa Kala Bharathi' title on P. Unnikrishnan, 'Natya Kaladhar' title on K. R. Vijaya, 'Acharya Kala Bharathi' title on Jayalakshmi Eshwar and M. Subramania Sharma. 'Kala Seva Bharathi' title on Mr. Ramaswamy, 'Nadaga Kala Bharathi' title on Mr. Venkat. 'Natya Sangeetha Kala Bharathi' title on G. Srikanth (Vocal), Dr. Kandadevi Vijayaraghavan (Violin), K. Shakthivel (Mridangam)
Special Commendation Award on Zakir Hussain and Kala Ravi (Technician)

'Yuva Kala Bharathi' Awardees 2015
Dr. Niranjana Srinivasan (Vocal), R. P. Shravan (Vocal), J. B. Keerthana (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), Arjun Narasimhan (USA) (Mridangam), Sumitra Subramanian (Bharatanatyam), Nideesh & Indu (Bharathanatyam), Raghav Balaji (Theatre), Preethi Ramprasad (All-rounder in Bharathanatyam, vocal and nattuvangam)

Dec. 7, 2015
5.00 p.m. -  Adithya Prakash (USA) - Vocal, K J Dileep (Violin), Thirucheri Koushik (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Narayanaswami (Dis. of Smt. Anitha Guha) - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 8, 2015
5.00 p.m. -  Subhiksha (USA) - Vocal, M. Vijay (Violin), N C Bharadwaaj (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. -  Kalaskshetra – Group Presentation - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 9, 2015
5.00 p.m. Sudha V Lakshmi ((Dis. of Smt. Sudharani Ragupathy and Grand daughter of Madirai N Krishanan) - Bharathanatyam
7.00 - p.m. - Lavanya Ananth - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 10, 2015
5.00 p.m. - Mala Ramadorai & party Hindustani Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Pallavi Sriram (USA) - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 12, 2015
7.00 p.m. - Malavika Sarukkai - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 13, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Kalaimagan (Vocal), Durai Srinivasan (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), SunilKumar (kanjira) (Admission Free)
4.00 p.m. - Abhishek Raghuram (Vocal), Akkarai Subbulakshmi (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Priyadarshini Govind - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 14, 2015
6.00 p.m. - P. Unnikrishnan (Vocal), Akkarai Subbulakshmi (Violin), Anantha R. Krishnan (Mridangam)

Dec. 15, 2015
6.00 p.m. - Bombay Jayashri (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), Manoj Siva (Mridangam), K V Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)

Dec.16, 2015
6.00 p.m. - Sikkil Gurucharan (Vocal), Nagai R Sriram (Violin), Tiruvarur Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Trichy Krishnaswamy (Ghatam)

Dec. 17, 2015
6.00 p.m. - Sanjay Subrahmanyam (Vocal), Nagai R Sriram (Violin), Tanjaore Muraga Bhoopathy (Mridangam), Tirupunitura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 18, 2015
6.00 p.m. - Aruna Sairam (Vocal), M A Krishnaswamy (Violin), K V Prasad (Mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)

Dec. 19, 2015
Mandolin Srinivas Day
10.30 a.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal), R K Shriram Kumar (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), V. Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - T. V. Shankaranarayanan (Vocal), Mahadeva Sharma (Violin), Mannarkudi Eswaran (Mridangam), V. Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Mandolin U Rajesh & Anil Srinivasan - Fusion, Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mridangam), Guru Prasanna (Kanjira), Balaji Sairam (Morsing)

Dec. 20, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Smitha Krishna (Vocal), Delhi Sridhar (Violin), Karthik Narayanan (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnann (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - Kalpana Raghavender presents  Raga Desam
7.00 p.m. - Dr. Vaijayanthimala Bali presents Kaisika Puranam - a Solo thematic offering in Abhinaya

Dec. 21, 2015
5.00 p.m. - Sumitra Nitin (Vocal), Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Kallidakurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Meenakshhi Srinivasan - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 22, 2015
5.00 p.m. - Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), Sai Subramaniam (Morsing)
7.00 p.m. - Shobhana - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 23, 2015
5.00 p.m. - Shashwathi Prabhu (Vocal), M. Vijay Ganesh (Violin), N. C. Bharadwaaj (Mridangam), N. Sundar (Tabla)
7 00 pm Yuva Kala Bharathi Srekala Bharath Bharathanatyam

Dec. 24, 2015
10.30 a.m. - HeARTbeat Ensemble Dr. S. Ghatam Karthick (Ghatam, Konnakol & Vocal), U. P. Raju (Mandolin), M. R. Gopinath (Violin), Prapancham Ravindran (Mridangam), R. Raman (Morsing), N. Sundar (Tabla), Sarvesh Karthick (Handsonic)
4.00 p.m. - Neyveli Santhanagopalan (Vocal), Mullaivasal G. Chandramouli (Violin), Mannarkoil J. Balaji (Mridangam), Ravi Subramanyan (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Sri Saraswathy Gana Nilayam presents Hari Hara Sangamam - thematic presentation. Choreography – Smt. Ranganayakai Jayaraman

Dec. 25, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Rithvik Raja (Vocal), R K Shriram Kumar (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - V. Shankaranarayanan (Vocal), V. V. Ravi (Violin), B. Sivaraman (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. -  Anitha Guha’s Bharathanjali presents Sarvam Saike Samarpanam - Excerpets from Bharathanjali Nritya Natakams

Dec. 26, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Vidya Raghavan (Vocal), Parur M. S, Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), S. Krishna (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - Rajesh Vaidhya (Veena), Karukurichi N. Mohanaraman (Mridangam), D. Chandrajith (Tabla), Tenkasi H. Paramasivam (Tabla), K. Sathyanarayanan (Keyboard), Karukurichi N. Subramanian (Special effects), Sai Hari (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Crazy Mohan presents 'Google Gadothgajan'  Drama

Dec. 27, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Kuldeep M Pai (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mridangam), Adambakkam Shankar (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - 'Radha Sametha Krishna' - Ashtapati. Harikatha by Sri U. Ve. Dushyanth Sridhar. R. P. Shravan (Vocal), Villivakkam Raghuraman (Violin), Sumitra Dushyanth (Talam Support), Rajiv Nagarajan (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Krithika Subramaniam - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 28, 2015 
10.30 a.m. - Subhashri Ramachandran (Vocal), Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Madipakkam Suresh (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
4.00 p.m. - O S Arun (Vocal), M R Gopinath (Violin), Thiruvarur Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Adambakkam K. Shankar (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - 'Panchali Sabadam' of Mahakavi Subramania Bharati. (Dance production premiered in Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival, 2014). Music – Dr. Rajkumar Bharati. Choreography – Smt. Jayanthi Subramaniam

Dec. 29, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Krishnaramarathinam (Sydney) - Vocal, Sruthi Shastri (USA) - Violin, Mudra Bhaskar (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Trichur Brothers Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan (Vocal), Mullaivasal Chandramouli (Violin), Trichur R. Mohan (Mridangam), D. V. Venkatasubramaniam (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Nirupama Vaidyanathan (USA) - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 30, 2015
10.30 a.m. - Crossroad - Ensemble Embar Kannan (Silent Violin), K. Sathyanarayanan (Keyboard), Bangalore Arunkumar (Drum Pads), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), Shalu Varun (Bass Guitar)
6.00 p.m. - K. J. Yesudas (Vocal), Mahadeva Sharma (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mridangam), Tirupoonithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 31, 2015
8.30 a.m. - Sathumurai
10.30 a.m. - Kumbakonam Ananthanarayana Bhagavathar – Nama Sankeerthanam
4.00 p.m. - Vishaka Hari presents Narada Bhakthi Sutram - Harikatha, B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), S J Arujun Ganesh (Mridangam), Mudikondan S. N. Ramesh (Veena), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Jyotsna Jaganath - Bharathanatyam

Jan. 1, 2016
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), Trichy B Harikumar (Mridangam), Dr. S Karthick (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Sridevi Nrithyalaya presents 'Leela Taranga Margam' - A Thematic Presentation on the compositions of
Sri Narayana Theertha - Choreography – Sheela Unnikrishnan

Jan. 2, 2016 
10.30 a.m. - Shylu Raveendran & Sruthi Sagar presents Guitar & Flute fusion, Jayanthi Kesav (Violin), Srivanchiam Sriram (Mridangam), Nerkundram Shankar (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - Dr. K.Krishnakumar & Binny Krishnakumar (Vocal), B V Raghavendra Rao (Violin), K V Prasad (Mridangam), S V Ramani (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Krishnakumari Narendran presents Akilanda Nayaki - Dance Drama (Thematic presentation of Thiruvanaikaval )

Jan. 3, 2016
10.30 a.m. - Bombay Sharadha - Devotional music. Lokhasri (Vocal Support), Dushyandan (Tabla), Sriram (Percussion), Rajni (Keyboard)
4.00 p.m. - Nithyasree Mahadevan (Vocal), Parur M A Krishnaswamy (Violin), Tanjavur Murugabhoopathy (Mridangam), Balaji Sairam (Morsing)
7.00 p.m. - Divyasena presents Sri Andal Vaibhavam - Dance Drama

Jan. 4,  2016
5.00 p.m. - Vikram Krishnamachari (USA) - Keyboard, Pappu Gyandev (Violin), Gomathy Shankar (Mridangam), S Krishna (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Nivedita Gopinath - Bharathanatyam

Jan. 5, 2016 
5.00 p.m. - Vignesh Eswar (Vocal), M. S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Akshay Anantapadmanabhan (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Deepika Potrazu - Kuchipudi

Jan. 6, 2016
5.00 p.m. - Aadith Moorthy (USA) - Vocal, Rakshit (Violin), Kesav (USA) - Mridangam
7.00 p.m. - Priya Murle & Group presents Swathi Thirunal Kritis - Thematic presentation in Bharathanatyam

Jan. 7, 2016
5.00 p.m. - Bhavya Kumaran - Bharathanatyam
7. 00 p.m. - 'Flute' Athulkumar presents 'Samyojana', Ashtanayikas - A musical dance presentation. Choreography - Archana Kanthan

Jan. 8, 2016
5.00 p.m. - Chaitra Sairam (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), S. Krishna (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Vijna & Renjith Babu - Bharathanatyam Duet

Jan. 9, 2016
10.30 a.m. - Shruthi Shankar Kumar (Vocal), Shraddha Ravindran (Violin), Burra Sriram (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Mohan Santhanam (Vocal), Mysore Srikanth (Violin), Srimushanam V. Raja Rao (Mridangam), S V Ramani (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - UAA & Y Gee Mahendra presents 'Soppana Vazhvil' Drama

Jan. 10, 2016 
10.30 a.m. - Janani Rajan (Vocal), Raghava Simhan (Violin), Akshay Ram (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - S. Mahathi (Vocal), B. U. Ganesh Prasad (Violin), Delhi Sairam (Mridangam), B. S. Purushothaman (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Urmila Sathyanarayanan presents 'Sauram - An ode to Surya, The Sun God

Jan. 11, 2016 
5.00 p.m. - Cuddalore Jananiy (Vocal), Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Mannarjukoil J Balaji (Mridangam), S. Sunil Kumar (Kanjira)
7.30 p.m. - Uma B Ramesh - Bharathanatyam

Jan. 12, 2016
5,00 p.m. - Swamimalai K. Suresh & Durgadevi Suresh - Bharathanatyam Duet
7.30 p.m. - Padmalakshmee Suresh presents Kuravanji - thematic Bharathanatyam

Jan. 13, 2016
5.00 p.m. - Shreya Devnath (Violin),  Melakkarai Balaji (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghtaam)
7.30 p.m. - Srilatha Vinod presents 'Thiruvachakam' - Dance Drama

Jan. 14, 2016
4.00 p.m. - J A Jayanth (Carnatic Flute), Ronu Mozumdar (Hindustani Flute) - Jugalbandhi. Neyveli Venkatesh (Mridangam), Ramdas Palsule (Tabla)
6.00 p.m. - Haripadman & Divya - Bharathanatyam Duet
7.30 p.m. - Lakshmi Ramaswami group - Bharathanatyam

Jan. 15, 2016
4.00 p.m. - Baby Soorya Gayathri - Devotional Music, Kuldeep M Pai (Harmonium), Ganapathy Subramaniam (Tabla), P V Anilkumar (Mridangam)
5.00 p.m. - M V S Nisha (Vocal), Priyamvada Shastri (Violin), Sai Raghavan (Mridangam)
7.30 p.m. - Vinisha Kathiravan - Bharathanatyam

Jan. 16, 2016
4.00 p.m. - Abhilash (Vocal), M R Gopinath (Violin), B Sivaraman (Mridangam), B. Sree Sundar Kumar (Kanjira)
6.00 p.m. - Madhuvanti - Drama

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