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A Divine Tribute to Bala Saraswati
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A Divine Tribute to Bala Saraswati

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan It is indeed a blessing that Mysuru has abundant access to classical dance, especially Bharatanatyam. Ganabharathi had organised a Bharatanatyam concert by Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy on Feb.16, in memory of the dance legend Bala Saraswati. A book titled ‘Dharegilida Natya Taare’ on the legend penned by Sri Venugopal was also released…

‘Nartana Payana-Sahitya-Sangeeta Nartana Sambhrama’
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‘Nartana Payana-Sahitya-Sangeeta Nartana Sambhrama’

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Nrityalaya Trust, Mysuru, celebrated its 39th anniversary with grandeur on the 4th of February, 2018. A whole-day event ‘Nartana Payana-Sahitya-Sangeeta Nartana Sambhrama’, including dance and a Karnatak music concert was organised by its director Dr. Tulasi Ramachandra at Mysore Vasudevacharya Bhavana. The day’s programme began auspiciously with devotional songs by Tulasi…

Debut Bharatanatyam performance
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Debut Bharatanatyam performance

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Rangapravesha of R. Rakshita was organised at Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, Mysuru, on the 28th of January. Senior art patron K.V. Murthy, musician and music critic Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan, senior dance teacher K. Rama Murty Rao, Vasudeva Vitthal of Vijaya Vittala Educational Institutions and Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy were the guests for…

An Evening of Melody…
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An Evening of Melody…

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On 18th of January, Malladi Brothers — Sriramprasad and Ravi Kumar — sang for Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha. They were accompanied on violin by H.N. Bhaskar, on mridanga by Tumkur B. Ravishankar and on ghata by G.S. Ramanujam. Born with a legacy accrued through their grandfather late Malladi Sri Rammurty and…

A Delightful Concert…
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A Delightful Concert…

By Dr. Padmavathi  Narasimhan Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, Mysuru, confers the title ‘Nadabrahma’ on a senior musician every year on the day of its anniversary in memory of Dr. A.K. Gopalarajan. Senior violinist and highly accomplished teacher of the city H.K. Narasimha Murty (HKN) is the recipient of this award this year. He was conferred the…

Exciting and emotive music of TVS
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Exciting and emotive music of TVS

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan You are as young as you feel’, says Sangeeta Kala Nidhi T.V. Shankaranarayan (TVS), the 73-year- young senior vocalist of the Karnatak music world, who sang under the aegis of Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha on the 3rd of this month. He was accompanied by H.N. Bhaskar on violin, Tumkur Ravishankar on…

‘Bhimannana Maga’ – An insight into the life of the artiste
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‘Bhimannana Maga’ – An insight into the life of the artiste

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan The Indian Theatre staged the play ‘Bheemannana Maga’ at Kalamandira in city on Dec.27.  The play is based on Raghavendra Bhimsen Joshi’s ‘Gaanaaraachye pora Atmakathana’ translated into Kannada from Marathi by Shubhada Aminabhavi. The play is an autobiography of Raghavendra Joshi, son of Bhimsen Joshi and also a biography of the…

Carrying the lineage
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Carrying the lineage

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Maharajapuram Ramachandran performed for Nadabrahma Sangeeta Sabha on the 10th of December. He was accompanied by C.N. Chandrashekhar on violin, H.S. Sudheendra on mridanga and G.S.Ramanujam on ghata. Ramachandran has a strong, bold voice, which initially took some time to settle down. As the concert was in memory of late Lalita…

Kunnakudi’s concert: A performance combined with precision and passion
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Kunnakudi’s concert: A performance combined with precision and passion

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan The evening programme on 5th December began with Surabhi’s concert. Surabhi is a confident and accomplished vocalist with a bold voice. Her rendition of ‘Raksha Maam SharaNagatam’ Of Chembai fame by Bangalore Nagaraj decorated with brisk swaras at madhyama kala sahitya made a grand beginning. Her main selection for the evening…

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