Mysuru: On the occasion of Thyagaraja and Purandaradasa Aradhana, Gaanabharathi has lined up a cultural extravaganza for all the rasikas from Feb. 1 to 4 at Veene Seshanna Bhavana in Kuvempunagar.
On first two days, it will be a stage to listen to young new faces in Taruna Bharathi. On Feb.1, there will be a Karnatak vocal from 6 pm to 7.30 pm by A.Apeksha, accompanied by Shruthi on violin and Deepika Srinivasan on mridanga. From 7.30 pm to 9 pm, Pancha violin concert by Keshav, Shruthi, Prithvi, Krithik Koushik and Amogh. They will be accompanied by Pavan Madhav Masoor on mridanga and Srinidhi on ghata.
On Feb. 2 (6 pm to 7.30 pm): Flute by Rakesh Datta, accompanied by Keshava on violin, Vikram Bharadwaj on mridanga and Ajay on ghata; from 7.30 pm to 9 pm: Karnatak Vocal duet by Medha and Manya. They will be accompanied by Yashasvi on violin, Amrith on mridanga and Ajay on ghata.
On Feb. 3 and 4, Ganabharathi, SPVGMC Trust, Ananya, Devageetham Trust and Yuvadhwani are joining hands together to celebrate Haridasotsava. An attempt is made to feature various art forms in this festival which will be inaugurated by Pt. Fayaz Khan on Feb.3 at 6 pm. The concert schedule is as follows:
Feb.3 (6 pm to 7 pm): Hindustani vocal by Pt. Fayaz Khan, Harmonium – Pt. Prabhu Sonna, Tabla – Pt. Bhimashankar; 7 pm to 8 pm: Karnatak vocal by Vid. R. N. Srilatha, Violin – Vidu. Veena Suresh, Mridanga – Vid. G. S. Ramanujam; 8 pm to 9 pm: Bharatanayam by Vidu. Kripa Phadke and troupe.
Feb.4 (10 am to 11 am): Goshti gayana of Sri Purandaradasa Navaratnamalika krithis; 11 am to 12 noon: Karnatak vocal by Vid. Pavan Rangachar, Violin – Vid. K. T. Udaykiran, Mridanga – Sayishivulakshmikeshav; 12 noon to 1 pm: Rangageethe Gayana by Vid Puttannayya, Clarionet – Vid. D. Ramu, Tabla – Vid. M. S. Jayaram , Rhythm Pad – Vid Ananthakrishna, Sahagayana – Mahima Kashyap, Nisarga, Vismaya; 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm: Karnatak Vocal by Vid. Pavan Deep, Violin – Vid. K. T. Udaykiran, Mridanga – Vid. P. Nataraj, 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm: Karnatic Vocal by Vid. Yogakeerthana, Violin – Vidu. M. A. Jyothi, Mridanga – Vid. V. R. R. Bharagava; 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm: Yakshagaana Talamaddale by Karavali Yakshagana Kendra, Mysuru; 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm: Harikathe by Vidu. Belur Vasanthalakshmi, Harmonium – Vid. Srinivas, Mridanga – Vid. M. S. Jayaram; 6 pm to 7p : Drama “Mukutiya Mooguthi” by Charu Tanda, Script – Parvathavani, Direction – Prof. Sheelakumari, Haridasa Ganasudha – Raghuleela Sangeetha Mandira, Mandolin – Vid. Vishwanath, Keyboard – Vid. shanmukha Sajja, Tabla – Vid. Bheemashankar, Rhythmpad – Vid. Vinay Rangadhol; 8 pm to 9 pm: Hindustani Vocal by Vid. Srimathidevi, Harmonium – Vid. Nithinrajaram Shastri, Tabla – Vid. Ramesh Dhanur.