26th January 2020, Sunday - Republic Day 2020 Special Programme
8:30 AM : Breakfast & Fellowship
9:15 AM : Flag Hoisting
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM : "Song of the Nation" - A thematic presentation & Concert Dr Vasumathi Badrinathan(from Mumbai)
Smt Nalina Mohan - Violin
Smt Ranjani Venkatesh - Mrudangam
Sri S Karthik Mani - Ghatam
Dr Mysore V Doreswamu Iyengar Birth Centenary Special Programme held on 23rd November 2019, Saturday, 5:30 PM
Premavathi subramanian: Good initiative. The thematic concert with Dr doreswamy life history was interesting, the redention on raag hari khamboji followed by raag khamss and sama was beautiful. broache va ra varura was soulful. The fingering tehnique of mysuru bani style was visible and distinct.
World Dance Day Celebration Programme held on 28th & 29 th April 2019
Seetha B: Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha in association with Sai Arts Foundation celebrated World Dance day on28th and 29th of April 2019. It was a feast to the eyes and ears. Different dance forms and from different guru shishya parampara was presented with wonderful music.
Premavathi subramanian: bharathanatyam performance on mahalaxmi was very expressive. overall the other perfomances were all pleasing
Dr Pantula Rama's Vocal Concert held on 20thApril 2019, Saturday, 05:30 PM
Seetha B: Dr Panthula Rama a leading exponent of Carnatic music. She started with Hamsadwani Varnam followed by Sree Maha Ganapathi in Gowlai, Chandrajyothi, Main piece was Chekkani raja in Karaharapriya was classic presentation.Thani was Mrudangam by Sri Krishna and Sri omkar on Ghatam added colour to the concert. She ended with Swathi Thirunal Thillana inRaga Dhanashree. The concert was wholesome and well appreciated by the audience.
Vidwan Sri Prasanna Venkatraman's Vocal Concert held on 16thMarch 2019, Saturday, 05:30 PM
Seetha B: Vocal recital by Vidwan Praasanna Venkatraman was very imprasive and unforgetful concert .A great tutelage from Guru Smt.Balamani and Sri .TK Govinda Rao and now from Sri Sanjay Subramaniam, he is a very versatile vocalist. Has a very bright future.
Vidwan Vamshidhar Flute Jugalbandi held on 16thFebruary 2019, Saturday, 05:30 PM
Seetha B: After colourful and scintillating annual festival Indiranagar Sangeetha sabha had a Jugalbandi concert by 'A' Grade Flautists Vidwan. Vamshidhar and Vidwan Sameer Rao was accompanied by Vidwan Anirudh Bhatt and Vidwan Adarsh Shenoy in Mrudangam and Tabla respectively. It was a very memorable and well attended concert. Started Mohanam and Bhoopali, Abheri was presented by Vamshidhar and Marva by Rao was very melodious and followed by Main piece of the day Keeravani in Adi tala and Teen tal was very well presented. After few pieces they ended the concert with Vyshnavajanato in Raga Desh.
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”
Premavathi subramanian: Very beautiful performance.learning the concepts of kathak and watching was a delight
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
Premavathi subramanian: Very expressive dance performance Bhaja govindam was well explained.more members must attend these concerts to encourage artist
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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