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An irresistible combination of tenderness and melody  
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An irresistible combination of tenderness and melody  

Young Tarini Nagarkar gave a vocal concert on the 15th of this month with Pt. Bhima Shankar Bidanur on tabla and Pt. Veerabhadriah Hiremath on harmonium.   Tarini is a young artiste of sixteen years. What is more appreciative is the way she has taken classical music seriously though living in a foreign land. Her…

‘Ramayana’ as a tribute to Lalgudi Jayaraman
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‘Ramayana’ as a tribute to Lalgudi Jayaraman

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On the 21st of April, popular musician and Harikatha exponent Vishakha Hari gave a musical discourse at Mysore Vasudevacharya Bhavan, Mysuru. The event was organised by Raga Vaibhava. Vishakha was accompanied by Charulata Ramanujam on violin, Arjun Ganesh on mridanga and S. Manjunath on ghata. The three-hour event enchanted the audience…

College magazine ‘Pratibha’ released
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College magazine ‘Pratibha’ released

‘Pratibha,’ the cultural magazine of JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, was released during the valedictory function of the cultural and sports activities of the College recently. Music critic and SOM Columnist Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan (third from left), who delivered the valedictory address, is seen with Principal Mahadevappa, Arun Kumar Patil (red…

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…

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