Nadasurabhi Cultural Association located in Koramangala, Bangalore is in the forefront of promoting Classical Carnatic Music. Nadasurabhi conducts the highest quality music concerts every month and a week-long Annual Festival in November, free of charge to all rasikas. Our other events include a youth festival, Thyagaraja and Purandaradasa Aradhana, and music competitions for children.
Nadasurabhi is pleased to announce the 3 Day Karnataka Vaibhava festival on 15th, 16th and 17th August 2014. There will be three concerts featuring senior and popular artists from Karnataka. The concert on Independence Day will also have a national theme. Await details in this column.
from Karnataka. The concert on Independence Day will also have a national theme. Await details in this column.
Smt.Gayatri.K. presents a scintillating concert on 15th June 2014.
It was a scintillating experience listening to Gayathri's concert. The reasons being- endowed with a rich melodious voice, strong foundation of rich padandharam, above all an intelligent brain which could develop an individual style of singing with beautiful manodharma. Added to that a group of accompanying artists who complimented to the rich listening experience.
She started with the lesser heard Ata tala varnam "Kanakangi" in Todi, sung in three kalams effortlessly. A soulful rendering of "Jaya Jaya Padmanabha" composition of Swati Tirunal in Ragam Manirangu with good kalpanaswaram followed. A melodious alapana of Sahana filled with details preceded Thyagaraja's "Raghupathe". A short virutham in Brindavana Saranga followed by Dikshithar's masterpiece Rangapura Vihara sent the listener into raptures. A short piece of Purandaradasa in Tilang was a lesser heard composition.
A nuances filled delineation of Madyamavathi lead on to Shyama Sastri ( one can call it the most beautiful composition in Madyamavathi). The rendering of the composition, the niraval and the kalpanaswaras were simply superb.
Then came the most interesting and intricate part of the concert, namely the Ragam, Tanam, and Pallavi. The Ragam chosen was ...........
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