15th August 2019, Thursday - Independence Day Special Programme
8:30 AM : Breakfast & Felloship
9:15 AM : Flag Hoisting
9:30 AM : "KARNATAKA PARAMPARA" (Bharatanatya) and "PARAMPARA DHARA" - Dance Feature by Dr Mala Shashikanth and her Students
Dr Mala Shashikanth is a prime disciple of Guru Natyacharya Bharatakalapraveena VS Koushik of Nanjangud Parampara Guru Bharathakalamani Dr C Radhakrishna of Kolar parampara from Karnataka. Dr Mala the Director of Kaishiki Natyavahini is qualified in Master of Arts and has secured Doctorate on Karnataka Parampara from the Prestigious Bangalore University. She has been a performing artiste and a teacher of dance for more than 38 years at National and International level
Dr Mala undertook study pertainging to history of Evolution of dance in karnataka with a focus of sculpture of Chalukyan empire and has undertaken the task of translating this to visual form. She puts on to her account the choreography of dance drams like "Sita Swayamvara, Girija Kalyana, Kiratarjuneya, Karnataka Shilpa Vaibhava, Nupura Ganga and Paramparadhara" (portraying the evolution of Bharatanatya) - under the guidance of Guru Venkatalakshmma and "Bharatamel", 150 years old rare compositions - under the guidacne of Bharathakalamani Dr C Radhakrishna. An Acknowledged exponent of Bharatanatya, she has also won universal appreciation for her Kathakali dance recitals as well. She was invited to perform by "SAARC" Summit Delhi, Sangeet Nrutya Academy, Karnataka, Kannada and Culture, Govt of Karanataka and many more prestigious Organisations. Thus she has been enriching the repertoire of Karnataka tradition.
13th - 15th September 2019 - Purandara - Ananya Music & Dance Youth Festival
"Purandara - Ananya" Music and Dance Youth Festival is an initiative of Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha and Ananya, Bangalore with the view to promote and encourage young talented upcoming artists every year.
3rd - 8th January 2020 - Internation Conference on Music and Dance (ICMD) 2020
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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".
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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