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Echoing the Mentor’s Style
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Echoing the Mentor’s Style

September 19, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Senior vocalist Sangeetha Kalanidhi T.V. Shankaranarayan performed on Sept.9 at 8th Cross, V.V. Mohalla. He was accompanied on violin by Nagai Sriram, mridanga by Tumkur B. Ravishankar and ghata by Sharat Kaushik. Shankaranarayan’s music is never stale. It is always lively and full of energy, which is transferred to the audience….

Jayanthi-Kumaresh most expressive and adept
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Jayanthi-Kumaresh most expressive and adept

September 18, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On Sept.8 at 8th Cross Heritage Music Festival organised by Sri Prasanna Vidya Ganapathi Mandali Charitable (SPVGMC) Trust, couple Jayanthi Kumaresh and Kumaresh gave a duet with Ramana Hari Kumar on mridanga and Guruprasanna on kanjira. On the occasion, Kumaresh was honoured on his receiving the Sangeeta Natak Academy award this…

Vijay Siva – A traditionalist’s music
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Vijay Siva – A traditionalist’s music

September 13, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On the 4th day of the Music Festival at 8th Cross, V.V. Mohalla, Vijay Siva gave a vocal recital with his younger brother Manoj Siva on mridanga, Trivandrum Sampath on violin and G.S. Ramanujam of Mysuru on ghata.  Unstinted devotion to traditionalism, utter conviction, distinct clarity in diction, and a total…

For a Rasika Rains don’t Ruin…
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For a Rasika Rains don’t Ruin…

September 13, 2019

Sri Mysore B. Nagaraj curated the 39th edition of Articulate Festival for Articulate Trust for Arts at Veene Seshanna Bhavana in city on Aug. 18 as part of every month 3rd Sunday concert series to a packed hall. The festival started with a pandanallur style of Bharatanayam by Spoorthi Aurobbindo, her inaugural choice was a…

Heritage Music Festival in city from Sept.2 to 14
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Heritage Music Festival in city from Sept.2 to 14

September 1, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Mysuru, the cultural capital of Karnataka is resonant with the music of great maestros. Sri Prasanna Vidya Ganapathi Mandali Charitable (SPVGMC) Trust has been playing a crucial role in preserving the continuity of this resonance. It is shouldering the responsibility of keeping classical music alive with all its grandeur. It has…

Krishna Jayanti Music Festival at Ganabharathi
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Krishna Jayanti Music Festival at Ganabharathi

August 27, 2019

Ganabharathi has organised a three-day Music Festival to mark the occasion of Krishna Jayanti from Aug.30 to Sept.1. On Aug.30, Vid. V. Vamshidhar will present a flute concert at 6 pm. He will be accompanied on violin by Vid. B.K. Raghu, Vid. B.S. Prashanth on mridanga and Vid. S. Manjunath on ghata. Profile V. Vamshidhar…

Music, Dance Concerts  at Alwar Kalabhavan
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Music, Dance Concerts at Alwar Kalabhavan

August 27, 2019

 Singing of krutis of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar by Vidu. Dr. R.N. Srilatha is arranged on Aug.28 at 6 pm at Alwar Kalabhavan in Gokulam 3rd Stage. Accompanying artiste are Vidu. Veena Suresh on violin, Vid. A. Radhesh on mridanga and Sharth Koushik on kanjira. Programme is sponsored by Karnataka Bank, Mysuru and Sri Krishna Gana…

Rhythmic Layavadyotsava-2019
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Rhythmic Layavadyotsava-2019

July 24, 2019

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur The percussion instruments have come a long way from a crude shell tala to the unbelievable electronic equipments like Rhythm pad that can produce the sound of any number of percussive instruments. The traditional membranophones have survived the tough battle of time and are still an inseparable part of classical…

‘Manjari’ the mystique fragrance…
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‘Manjari’ the mystique fragrance…

June 26, 2019

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur The untold stories of flowers unravelled its many unknown fragrance to the rasikas of Mysuru on the 7th of June at the Veene Seshanna Bhavana of Ganabharathi. This unique attempt is a brainchild of Vidu. Divya Ravi of Bengaluru. The mythological, philosophical and spiritual significances of these flowers are often…

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