General

Tyagaraja music and dance fest / New Delhi

lalgudigjrkBy KutcheriBuzz Staff / Madras

Sree Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha, New Delhi hosts its annual Tyagaraja music and dance festival from 20 February to 1 March, 2004.

On the inaugural day, the sabha honours carnatic vocalists Bombay sisters Saroja & Lalitha with the award of 'Nadakalanidhi', vocalist O.S.Tyagarajan and violinist Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan with the award of 'Nadabhushanum', Guru Kalyanasundaram Pillai of Raja Rajeswari Kala Mandir, Mumbai and Mohiniattam dancer Bharathi Shivaji with 'Natya Ratna', Kuchipudi dancer S. Sailaja and Bharatanatyam dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant with the award of 'Natya Ilavarasi'.

Fest schedule:

20.2.2004
Nadaswaram
anandajanthInauguration and presentation of awards
Lalgudi G.J.R.Krishnan & Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi(Violin Duet)

21.2.2004
S.P.Ramh & Party (Vocal)
T.N.Seshagopalan and Madurai TNS Krishna (Vocal)

22.2.2004
Geetha Ramanathan Bennett (Los Angeles) (Veena)
P.Unnikrishnan (Vocal)

sailaja23.2.2004
Nirmitha Narasimhan (Delhi) (Vocal)
Sanjay Subramaniam (Vocal)

24.2.2004
Janavi Rajaram (Delhi) (Bharatnatyam)
S.Sailaja (Chennai) (Kuchipudi)
Ananda Shankar Jayant (Hyderabad Bharatnatyam)

25.2.2004
Vidya Srinivasan (Delhi) (Vocal)
Dr. M.S.Narmadha (Solo Violin)

26.2.2004
Raghuraman (Delhi) (Flute)
Vijayalaxmi Subramaniam (Vocal)

27.2.2004
Vasantha Sundaram (Delhi) (Vocal)
Gayatri Girish (Vocal)

28.2.2004
Subhashree Ramachandran (Vocal)
Sudha Raghunathan (Vocal)

29.2.2004
Geetha Raja (Vocal)
Bombay Sisters Saroja & Lalitha (Vocal)

1.3.2004
Tyagaraja's Pancharatna Kritis - a dance presentation by Anuradha Venkatraman and Aarti Shankar (disciples of Saroja Vaidhyanathan), Radhika Ganju, Sukhanya Venkatraman, Uttara Rao (disciples of S. Kanaka)

Contact: P. Seshadri, Secretary, Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha, New Delhi, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Ph:(in Madras - 24474639)