December 08, 2016

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha Isai Vizha 2016-17

The oldest sabha in Chennai hosts a  rather long festival during December.
The concerts are now held at Vidya Bharathi Kalyana Mandapam, 55, Bheemasena Garden Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

The festival will be inaugurated on Dec. 14, 2016. Morning lec-dems and concerts upto 2 p.m. are open to all. Evening concerts are ticketed.

Daily donor passes are priced at Rs. 500, Rs.200 and Rs. 100.

Schedule:

Dec. 14, 2016 - Sunday
4.00 p.m. -  Nama Sankeerthanam By Dr. R. Ganesh & Party
5.30 p.m. -  His Holiness  Sri Sri Yathiraja Jeeyar Swamy, Sri  Yathiraja Mutt, Melukote inaugurates and confers the Awards 'Sangeetha Kalasarathy' on Papanasam Sri. Ashok Ramani, ‘Acharya Kalasarathy’  on Smt. Suguna Varadachari.
Palghat Mani Iyer Centenary award  to Srimushnam Sri. V. Rajarao (Instituted by Dr. Nithyashree Mahadevan)
Dwaram Venkataswami Naidu Award to Sri  S. Varadarajan (Instituted by Sri. Mohan Parasaran)
Gottuvadyam Narayana Iyengar Award for Visesha Vadyam to Sri Kasim and Sri. Babu (Nadaswaram) - ( Instituted by  Chennai Fine Arts)
G. Ramanathan Award to Sri. Sriram Parthasarathy (Instituted by Sathanur Sri. V. Parthasarathy)
GNB Award for Young Musician to Sri. Rithvik Raja (Instututed by Sri. Vedanth Ramanujam )
6.45 p.m. - T.V. Sankaranarayanan -  H.N. Bhaskar – Trichy B. Harikumar - Alathur T. Rajaganesh

Dec. 15, 2016 - Thursday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  How to Evolve a Bani   By Neyveli Vid. R. SANTHANAGOPALAN with Vid. Sriram Parthasarathy and Vid. Srividya Ramnath
10.00 a.m. - Mahadevan Sankaranarayanan – M.R. Gopinath – R. Ramesh – S.Venkataramanan
12.30 p.m. - V. Venkata Nagarajan – Sriram Sridhar – Kishore Ramesh
2.00 p.m. -  Nandita Ravi   -  Mysore Sangeetha Dileep  - David Nelson – Nanda Masti
4.00 p.m. - Kunnakudi M. Balamuralikrishna  - H.N. Bhaskar - Srimushnam V. Rajarao – S.V. Ramani
6.30 p.m. - Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan – M. Chandrasekaran –   K.V. Prasad – S. Sunilkumar

Dec. 16, 2016 - Friday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Interpretations of Allied and Key Phrases to bring out the Raga Swaroopa By Vid.  Suguna Varadachari
10.00 a.m. -  Akkarai sisters    Akkarai Subhalakshmi & Akkarai Sornalatha  – B.U. Ganesh Prasad –  Patri Satish Kumar – Dr. S. Karthick
12.30 p.m. - Anirudh Venkatesh -  Bairavi Raman - Rohit Prasad
2.00 p.m.    Dr. Padma Sugavanam  - S.R. Rajashree – B.S. Prashanth – Nanda Masti
4.00 p.m. - Prince Rama Varma -  Avaneeswaram S.R. Vinu  - B. Harikumar – Dr. S. Karthick
6.30 p.m.    N. Vijay Siva -  Vittal Ramamurthy – Prof. Trichy  Sankaran-  Anirudh Athreya

Dec. 17, 2016 - Saturday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  The Introduction of "Glass Mridangam" to the World of Percussion  By Dr. Umayalpuram K Sivaraman
10.00 a.m.  Siddarth Sriram – H.N.  Bhaskar - Sai Girdhar -  Arun Kumar ( morsing )
 12.30 p.m. - Kruthi Bhat - Kamalakiran Vinjamuri - N. C. Bharadwaj
2.00 p.m. - Vignesh Ishwar – Vittal Rangan – Sumesh Narayanan -  S. Krishna
4.00 p.m. - Rajhesh Vaidhya (Veena) - Karukurichi  N.  Mohan Ram (Mrudangam) –  Sai Hari ( Ghatam ) - Vijayan – Key Board   Chandrajit - Tabla
6.30 p.m. - S. Saketharaman   –  S. Varadarajan  – Guru Kaaraikkudi R. Mani – Guru Prasanna

Dec. 18, 2016 - Sunday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  8.30 a.m. Sangeetha Jayadeva - Musical aspects in Geetha Govindam  By Madurai Vid. T.N. Seshagopalan
10.00 a.m. - R. Suriya Prakash – H.N. Bhaskar – Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam – Vaikom Gopalakrishnan
12.30 p.m. -  Aishwarya  Shankar  – Apoorva Krishna- K.H. Vineeth
2.00 p.m. - S. Aishwarya  -  Sandeep Ramachandran - B. Sivaraman – H. Sivaramakrishnan
4.00 p.m. - Carnatica Brothers K.N. Shashikiran & P. Ganesh – Nagai Muralidharan – Srimushnam Raja Rao – Kovai Mohanram
6.30 p.m. - Aruna Sairam – Vittal Ramamurthy – J. Vaidyanathan – S.V. Ramani

Dec. 19, 2016 - Monday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Give and Take - the vital process of exchange of Ragas & other Musical Elements  between Carnatic & Hindustani Music  By Dr. SRIRAM PARASURAM
10.00 a.m. - K. Bharat  Sundar  - Nagai Sriram – K.V. Prasad – Chandrasekara Sharma
12.30 p.m. - Shruthi Shankar  Kumar – Swetha Anand Sivan – B.S. Prashanth
2.00 p.m. - Akshay Padmanabhan – Gyandev Pappu – Akshay  Ananthapadmanabhan
4.00 p.m. - Maharajapuram Ramachandran – M.A. Krishnaswamy – Patri Satish Kumar
6.30 p.m. - Malladi Brothers  Sriramprasad and Ravikumar  - M.A. Sundareswaran – Neyveli Narayanan – Udipi Sridhar

Dec. 20, 2016 - Tuesday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo. How to Bridge the Gap between Learning and Performance -  Interactive  Session - Vid.  Sudha Ragunathan Interacts with Vid.  Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath, Vid. Anahita & Apoorva Ravindran,  Dr. Sudha Raja’s Sargam Choir Students.
10.00 a.m. - R.K. Ramakanth – Balu Raghuram – Jayachandra Rao
12.30 p.m. -  Ananya Ashok – Siva Ramamurthy -  Akshay Ram
2.00 p.m.  -  Jayashree Vaidyanathan  – Karaikal Venkatasubramanian   – Manikudi Chandrasekaran  - N. Narasimhan        
4.00 p.m.    Ramakrishnan Murthy – M. Rajeev – Thanjavur Murugaboopathy – N. Guruprasad
6.30 p.m. - Chitravina N. Ravikiran (Chitravina) – Akkarai Subhalakshmi – Aridwaramangalam A.K. Palanivel -  Arun Kumar (Rythmpad)

Dec. 21, 2016 - Wednesday

8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo. Influence of Veena on Gayaka Styles  By Dr. R.S. Jayalakshmi  Supported by Vid. Sumithra Vasudev
10.00 a.m. - V.K. Manimaran – Nagai Sriram – Poongulam Subramaniam – N. Guru Prasad
6.30 p.m. - Dr. K.J. Yesudas–  S.R. Mahadeva Sarma – Trichy Harikumar – Vaikom Gopalakrishnan

Dec. 22, 2016 - Thursday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo. Importance of Sahityam for Niraval Singing  By Malladi Brothers Vid. Sriramprasad & Vid. Ravikumar
10.00 a.m. -  Amritha Venkatesh –  M. Rajiv  – Vijay Natesan – Anirudh Athreya
12.30 p.m. - Maalavika Sundar  - Chidambaram Badrinath – Ram Sriram
2.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Vidya  Raghunath – M. Vijay – Kumbakonam Swaminathan – S. Krishna
4.00 p.m. - Sriram Parthasarathy - Vijay Ganesh – Palakad Harinarayanan – K.V. Gopalakrishnan
6.30 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Mysore Srikanth -B. Ganapathyraman -B.S. Purushotham

Dec. 23, 2016 - Friday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Relevance of Padams and Javalis in concerts to-day by Dr. Rama Ravi Supported by Vid. Nandita Ravi
10.00 a.m. - Subhashini Parthasarathy – L. Ramakrishnan – J. Vaidyanathan – Trivandrum D. Rajagopal ( Kanjira )
12.30 p.m.-  Kalyanapuram Aravind -  Sruthi Sarathy - Arjun Raghavan
 2.00 p.m. - Vishnudev Namboothri - L. Ramakrishnan-B. Sivaraman - N. Guruprasad
4.00 p.m.  - Geetha Krishnamurthy (Veena) – Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar  – H. Sivaramakrishnan
6.30 p.m. - Dr. S. Sowmya -  R.K. Sriramkumar – Poongalum Subramaniam

Dec. 24, 2016 - Saturday
8.30 a.m.     Lect. Demo.  Changing Trends in Carnatic Music – The two Key success is in Content packaging or Artistic Expression - An open House By  Vid. ARUNA SAIRAM (Moderator),  Featuring Vid. NEYVELI SANTHANA GOPALAN,  Sri. VEEYESVEE (V.S.V),  Dr. Radha Bhaskar, Vid. Palghat Ramprasad,  & Vid.  Ananya Ashok
10.00 a.m.  Nisha Rajagopalan - R. Hemalatha -  J. Vaidyanathan - S.V. Ramani
12.30 p.m.  Maya  & Malavi Ravindran – Meera Sundar – Sai Shiv
2.00 p.m.    Rithvik Raja – M. Rajeev – N.C. Bharadwaj - V. Anirudh Athreya
4.00 p.m. - Dr. Pantula Rama – M.S.N. Murthy  – V.V. Ramanamurthy – Somashekar Jois
6.30 p.m. - Sunada Shiromani Ganesh Kumaresh (Violin Duet) – Patri Satish Kumar – Trichy Krishna

Dec. 25, 2016 - Sunday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.   Validity of Concert as a Projection of an Artiste’s Creativity -  A Musical Dialogue  By Dr. Pantula Rama with Vid. Papanasam Ashok Ramani
10.00 a.m. -  Musical Discourse by Vishaka Hari  on ‘Sri  Ramanujar 1000’  with  Charulatha Ramanujam on Violin, Ganapathy Raman on Mrudangam, Trichy Murali on Ghatam
12.30 p.m. - Anahita & Apoorva Ravindran  - Shradha Ravindran – P.V. Srivathsa
2.00 p.m. - Sriranjani Santhanagopalan – Trivandrum Sampath – Sumesh Narayanan – S. Sunil Kumar
4.00 p.m. - Hyderabad Brothers D. Raghavachari & D. Seshachari  - Nagai Sriram –Mannargudi Easwaran – B.S. Purushotham
6.30 p.m. - Sikkil C. Gurucharan - V. Sanjeev – Prof. Trichy Sankaran – Gridhar Udupa

Dec. 26, 2016 - Monday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  An insight into the Guruguha Vibhakti Kritis of Sri Muttusvami Dikshitar By  Vid. R.K. SHRIRAMKUMAR
10.00 a.m. -  K. Gayathri - M. Rajeev - Poongalam Subramaniam - Trivandrum Rajagopal
12.30 p.m. - Varun Ganesan –  Keerthana Shankar – Vikram Bharathi
2.00 p.m. - Gayatri Satya -  Kalyani Shankar  - Ravindra Bharathi
4.00 p.m. - Gayathri Girish  - M.R. Gopinath – B. Sivaraman – Madipakkam Murali
6.30 p.m. - Abhishek Raghuram -  Mysore Nagaraj  - Umayalpuram Dr. K. Sivaraman – Shree Sundar Kumar

Dec. 27, 2016 - Tuesday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Sahitya Vaibhavam -What makes a Composition Great By Chitravina Vid. N. Ravikiran
10.00 a.m. - Amrutha Murali  - H.N. Baskar – K. Arun Prakash – K.V. Gopalakrishnan
12.30 p.m. -  Tejas Mallela -  Durai Swaminathan -   Janahan Nimalan
2.00 p.m. -  J.A. Jayanth  (Flute) – Parur M.S. Anantha Krishnan – N.C. Bharadwaj – Dr. Nergunam Shankar
4.00 p.m. - Trichur Brothers  Srikrishna Mohan and Ramkumar Mohan – Rajeev Mukundan – Trichur R. Mohan – Dr. Nergunam Shankar
6.30 p.m. - Sudha Ragunathan – B.V. Raghavendra Rao -  Neyveli Skandasubramaniam   – R. Raman

Dec. 28, 2016 - Wednesday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Intricacies and Beauties of Laya Aspects - Panel Discussion  By Aridwaramangalam Vid. A. K. Palanivel, with  Vid. B.S. Purusotham,  Vid. Somashekar Jois  &  Vid. Rithvik Raja
10.00 a.m. - V. Sankaranarayanan  – Nagai Sriram – Thanjavur Murugaboopathy – Shree Sundarkumar
12.30 p.m. - Shraddha Ganesh -    Sahana Vasudevan - Akshay Venkatesan
2.00 p.m. -  T.S. Pattabhirama  Pandit -   TKV Ramanujacharyulu – H.S. Sudheendra
4.00 p.m. - Sandeep Narayanan – B.U. Ganesh Prasad- Patri Satish Kumar – K.V. Gopalakrishnan
6.30 p.m. - Priya Sisters  Shanmukhapriya and Haripriya – Mysore Srikanth – Delhi Sairam – Madipakkam Murali

Dec. 29, 2016 - Thursday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Thyagarajaya Namaste - Sri Thiyagaraja Swami 250th Jayanthi Special Lect. Demo By  Dr. Radha Bhaskar assisted by Mysore Vid. Sangeetha Dileep and   Vid. Prarthana Sai Narasimhan
10.00 a.m. -  ‘Vainava Abhimana Sthalangal ’ Sublime Observation  Dr. Sudha Seshayan -  Musical Presentation by  Vasundara Rajagopal  (Vocal) with B. Anantha Krishnan  (Violin)  and  Nellai Balaji (Mrudangam)
12.30 p.m. - Vani Rammurthy -   Shiva Ramamurthy  -  P. Kirupakaran
2.00 p.m. - Vasudha Ravi – Sayee Rakshith –  A.V. Manikandan – Nerkunam Shankar
4.00 p.m. - Shertalai Dr. K.N. Renganatha Sharma – Mysore V. Sreekanth – K.V. Prasad- Trichy Murali
6.30 p.m. -  P. Unni Krishnan – Nagai Muralidharan - Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam – V. Suresh

Dec. 30, 2016 - Friday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Singing Made Easy - Voice Culture- an interactive Session With Vid. T.V. Gopalakrishnan
10.00 a.m. - Namasankeerthanam By Udayalur Kalyanaraman Bagavathar
12.30 p.m. - Sunil Gargeyan – M. Srikanth - R. Akshay Ram
2.00 p.m.    Ashwat Narayanan  -Vittal Rangan – Sumesh Narayanan – Harihara Subramaniam
4.00 p.m. -  Papanasam Ashok Ramani- Nagai Muralidharan – Srimushnam Raja Rao – Kovai Mohanram
6.30 p.m. - Sanjay Subrahmanyan– S. Varadarajan - Arjun Ganesh - Alathur Rajaganeash

Dec. 31, 2016 - Saturday
8.30 a.m. -  Lect. Demo.  Interplay of Lakshaya and Lakshna and envisaged by Dr. S. Ramanathan  ( In commemoration of Dr.S. Ramanthan Birth Centenary ) Dr. S. Sowmyasupported by  Vid. K. Gayathri and Vid. Bharat Sundar
10.00 a.m. - Tiruvarur Girish  – H.K. Venkatraman – Kamalakara Rao – V. Suresh
12.30 p.m. -  V.  Subashri –  Raghavasimhan  - S. Sankaraprasad
2.00 p.m. - B. Suchitra  – Pakala Jayaprakash –  V. Sai Raghavan
4.00 p.m. - Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan – Vittal Ramamurthy – K.V. Prasad – Udipi Sridhar
6.30 p.m. - Bajan Sandya By O.S. Arun – M.R. Gopinath – J. Vaidyanathan – Chandrasekar - Dr. S. Karthick –- Kalaiselvam

Jan. 1, 2017 - Sunday
9.00 a.m. - “Srinivasa Kalyanam”  by 'Pravachana Thilakangal' Dhamal Sri Ramakrishnan and Dhamal Perundevi
10.30 a.m. - Dr. M. Lalitha  & M. Nandini ( Violin Deo ) –  Bangalore V. Praveen - G. Ravichandran –  Vadaparimangalam  Venkatramani
12.30 p.m. - Malvika Sriram   - Keerthana Shankar -  Ammangudi Ramanarayanan
2.00 p.m. -   Maharajapuram Ganesh Viswanathan- S.P. Anantha Padmanabha- Kumbakonam Swaminathan- A.S. Krishnan
4.00 p.m. -  S.  Mahathi – H.N. Bhaskar – Patri Satish Kumar – K.V. Gopalakrishnan
6.30 p.m. -  Dr. Nithyashree Mahadevan – B.V. Raghavendra Rao – I. Sivakumar – Alathur Rajaganesh

Jan. 2, 2017 - Monday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Sangeetha Charcha - All about Carnatic Music ( Q.A. Session )  with Vid.  R. Vedavalli
10.00 a.m. - Nirmala Rajasekar ( Veena) –  V.V.S. Murari – Malakkaveri Balaji – Chandrasekara Sharma
12.30 p.m. - Vivek Sadasivam – M. Srikanth – R. Ramkumar
2.00 p.m. -  V. Deepika – Gnanadev Pappu  - Burra Sriram -  S. Sunil Kumar
4.00 p.m. -  Dr. Sriram Parasuram – Carnatic and Hindustani Vocal and Violin – N. Visweshwar ( Flute) Umakanth Puranik – Harmonium – Serthalai Ananthakrishnan – Mrudangam – Rajendra Nokod – Tabla
6.30 p.m. -  Dr. Kadri Gopalnath (Saxophone) -  A. Kanyakumari  – Triplicane Sekar - Rajendra Nokode -  Bangalore Rajasekar

Jan. 3, 2017 - Tuesday
8.30 a.m. -  Lect. Demo.  Myriad forms of Bhairavi  By Dr. Rajshri Ramakrishna
10.00 a.m. - Chinmaya sisters Uma & Radhika – M.R. Gopinath – Madipakkam Suresh – Madipakkam Murali
12.30 p.m. - Ashwin Srikanth – Sayee Rakshit  -  V. Parthasarathy
2.00 p.m. -  Abang Concert by Savitha Sriram – Sri Krishna ( Harmonium) –  B. Ganapathy Raman
 4.00 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters  – Dr. R. Hemalatha – Delhi Sairam – B.S. Purusotham
6.30 p.m. - U. Rajesh (Mandolin) &  Anil Srinivasan (Piano)  - Madrimangalam Swaminathan – B.S. Purusotham

Jan. 4, 2017 - Wednesday
8.30 a.m. - Lect. Demo.  Navagraha Kritis By Dr. M.S. Bhageerathi
10.00 a.m. - Dr. B. Vijaya Gopal ( Flute) – B. Anantha Krishnan – Sai Giridhar – Trichy Krishna
12.30 p.m. - Manasa Suresh  - Sruthi Sarathy – Trivandrum Hariharan
2.00 p.m. -Namasankeerthanam by Sengottai Hari Bagavathar & Party
4.00 p.m. -  Aruna Ranganathan -  V.V.Ravi – Manarkoil Balaji – Madipakkam Murali
6.30 p.m. -  O.S. Thyagarajan – M. Chandrasekaran – Mannargudi Easwaran – B.S.Purushotham

Jan. 5, 2017 - Thursday
8.30 a.m. -  Marathi Abang AND Bajan by Abilasha Goutham
10.00 a.m.  Palghat Ramprasad –  Nagai Sriram  - Manoj Siva –  S. Sunil Kumar
12.30 p.m. - Raghavan Manian – Dr. M. Narmada  – Sai Raghavan
2.00 p.m. - Kiranavali Vidya Shankar –  V.V.S. Murari – Erode Nagaraj
4.00 p.m. - R.K. Sriramkumar ( Violin Solo ) – manoj siva -  n. guruprasad
6.30 p.m. -  T.V. Gopalakrishnan – S. Varadarajan – Ambur Padmanabhan – Anirudh Athreya 

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