20th    April       2019, Saturday, 5:30 PM       -  Dr Pantula Rama Vocal Concert Book Tickets

Dr Pantula Rama                 - Vocal
Sri MSN Murthy                    - Violin
Sri Bangalore V Krishna    - Mrudangam
Sri G Omkar Rao                  - Ghatam
Dr Pantula Rama is a leading exponent of Carnatic Music. She has received International acclaim as " The Golden Voice" that transverses more than three octaves with a mesmerizing effect in the lower octave. Dr Rama had her initial training in music from her father Sri Pantula Gopala Rao. Her musical persona was later shaped by sangeeta Kalasasagara Sri Ivaturi Vijayeswara Rao. Her unique style distinctive for brilliant artistry, clarity of diction, an ever-fresh approach and a perfect balance of the different elements of Carnatic music, enthralls audiences around the world.
She holds a Doctorate in Carnatic Music and is one of the youngest vocalist to have been awarded the prestigious " Top Grade" by All India Radio. She is also a violin and viola player of merit. She has received numerous awards and titles for her immense contribution to the field of music. She is an academician, an author and has been a constant inspiration for musicians of next generation.

28th & 29th         April         2019                          -   World Dance Day - 2019 Free Entry / All are Welcome
In Association with Sai Arts International
28th April 2019, Sunday, 4:00 PM     -   Guru Shishya Parampara
29th April 2019, Monday, 4:00 PM    -   Nrityaarpanam

3rd - 8th January 2020                                         -  Internation Conference on Music and Dance (ICMD) 2020 Broucher & Registration Form
The Sabha successfully conducted four International Conferences earlier in the years 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017 with International and National participation in large numbers. The Proposed International Conference on Music and Dance (ICMD) 2020 i sfifth in the seriesand is being scheduled from 3rd to 8th January 2020 and the venue will be sabha's cultural complex "Purandara Bhanva".

Programme Reviews

Purandara Awardee Vidhusi A Kanyakumari's Concert held on 26thJanuary 2019, Saturday, 05:00 PM
Seetha B: The highlights of the concert which commenced with Varna and Purandara Krithi, Sharanu Siddhi Vinayaka was followed Pancharathna kriti of Thyagaraja in the raga Natta- Jagadhanandaka was apt for the day, the next was “Samajavaragamana” in Hindolam. A notable piece composed by Vidhushi A. Kanyakumari was ‘Saptadri’ four note composition composed in seven ragas bearing the names of seven hills of Thirumala. She concluded with a Purandara piece and a Bhajan.
Premavathi subramanian: Very pleasing traditional Concert. Nice of her to interact with audience for their choice of kirtana .Very rare in today's concert

Nadanrithyopasana - A Music and Dance Ensemble Presented by School of Performing Arts Students on Purandara Award Function 2019
Seetha B: An, ensemble of Vocal, Flute, Veena, Violin, Keyboard, Mrudangam in Carnatic style and Vocal, Sitar and Tabla in Hindustani style along with Bharatanatyam and Kathak were presented by the students. A short presentation, to mark Purandara jayanthi, Thyagaraja Aaradhana and 150th year of Mahatma Ghandhi - SharnnuSiddhi Vinayaka of Puranandara, Entharo Mahanubhava of Thyagaraja presented with Bharathanatyam. A favorite piece of Mahatma Ghandhi – Vyshnava Janatho by Hindustani students along with Kathak were rendered to the Guests of the day.

Smt Divya Ghogale's Kathak Performance on 27thJanuary 2019, Sunday, 05:00 PM
Seetha B: She explained all the aspects of Kathak Dance, Started with Shivasthuthi followed by 11 - Ashtamangal in Thalpaksh where she showed the legwork of the Kathak dance, concluded with Surdas “Padh”

Kalaimamani Gopika Verma's "Mohiniattam Namami Sankara" on 27thJanuary 2019, Sunday, 06:30 PM
Seetha B: She gave a excellent choreography of Ardhanareshwari, Bhajagovindam of Adi Shankaracharya. It was a unique and over warming performance

Vidwan AP Sarvothama Flute Concert held on 28thJanuary 2019, Monday, 05:00 PM
Seetha B:He started with Saveri Varna in Adi tala, Next was in raga Gowla – Pranamamyaham. Next manoranjani was rendered very nicely and concluded with Srikathimathim and Purandara dasa's Narayana in Sudha saveri

Yuva Purandara Awardee Sri Sandeep Narayan Concert held on 28thJanuary 2019, Monday, 06:15 PM
Seetha B: He started with Bhiravi varanam, followed by in Raga Gangeyabhushani – Evvare ramayyanisari in Adi Tala. He rendered couple of Purandara kritis and concluded the concet with Sri Balamurali Krishna’s Tillana in Behag

Sri Vijay Gonahalu's Sitar Concert held on 29thJanuary 2019, Tuesday, 05:00 PM
Seetha B: It was very soothing. He played the Rag Poorya which was very apt for the evening and concluded with Charukesi

Smt Mouna Ramachandra's Concert held on 29thJanuary 2019, Tuesday, 06:15 PM
Seetha B: She started with Puryadhanashri “Ajguna Aye” was in “ Adha Teenthal”. Overall it was a very impressive Performance

Hyderabad Brothers Concert held on 30thJanuary 2019, Wednesday, 05:30 PM
Seetha B: The concert started with sankarabharana varanam followed by Chalamelara- raga –marga hindolam of saint Thyagaraja and set to Adi Thala. The rendition of lalitha Hiranmayee Lakshmi was very enjoyable followed by purandara kriti Sundara moorathi mukhyaprana in Raga Chenjurathi. Their Harikambhoji main piece was excellent and he explained how with variations in swaras changes into kambhoji and Natakuronji. That was very educative for the students and audience.

Sri M Rajappa's Concert held on 31thJanuary 2019, Thursday, 05:00 PM
Seetha B: The concert started with Kalyani varnam followed by the krithis of Thyagaraja, Mutthayya Bhagavathar and Purandaradasa and he concluded the concert with Shri Chakraraja Ragamalika and Ennathavam in Raga Kapi. The concert was well planned and impressive

Yuva Purandara Awardee Smt Aishwarya Srinivas Concert held on 31thJanuary 2019, Thursday, 06:15 PM
Seetha B: The concert started with a shloka and kriti in Hamsadvani followed by Sakala graha bala nine in raga Atana of Purandara Dasa, Muththuswamy Dhikshathar's Soundararajam in raga Brindavana saranga was excellent. After Thyagaraja's Manavyalakim she chose Sri Raghuvara in kambhoji with excellent Niravval and swaraprasthana. She concluded the concert with couple of Thukdas, Manasasancharare in raga shama, Janaki Ramana in Kapi and the last piece was Mythriim bhajatha. It was a wonderful concert

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