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.

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Mudikondan Ramesh-Veena on 16th Jan. 2011

Mudikondan Ramesh-Veena on 16th Jan. 2011
16.01.11 04.15 pm
The Indian Heritage Academy Hall - 6th Block, Koramangala,BangaloreMap

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Vidwan Mudikondan S.N.Ramesh  Veena 
Vidwan A.V.Anand   Mridangam
Vidwan T.N.Ramesh Ghatam


Mudikondan S.N.Ramesh was born in a family with a musical tradition. He commenced his training in Veena at the tender age of nine from his father Sri S. Narayanaswamy Iyer., a senior disciple of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Mudikondan Sri Venkatarama Iyer. Ramesh is also a talented vocalist besides being a VAINIKA.

A versatile artist with an excellent professional record, Ramesh has been performing since 1985. He has received several awards and has also been honoured as the Asthana Vidwan of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam and Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetam. He is an A Grade artiste of AIR CHENNAI.

Apart from his performances all over India, he has also visited many countries on solo concerts and group performances. He is performing Vidhyalahari, and Instrumental Ensemble with Kalaimamani A. Kanyakumari ( Violin) and Mambalam Sri. M.K.S. Siva( Nadaswaram)

Concert Review 

Melodious Veena recital at Nadasurabhi 

Mudikondan Sri.S.N.Ramesh commenced his concert with the popular Ata tala varnam Viribhoni. The well known Dikshitar kriti Vatapi Ganapathim in Hamsadwani followed. Brisk swaraprastharas stamped the beginning of an impressive evening’s programme. Purandara dasa’s Malayamarutham composition, Smarane onde Salade with beautiful kalpanaswaram came next.


An elaborate raga alapana of Vagadeeswari and Thyagaraja’s Paramathmudu were presented in a style which could bring out the inherent beauty and bhava of the kriti. Nannukanna thalli in Sindhukannada was a quick filler. The best piece of the evening was a soulful Lalitha alapana and the ever green Hiranmayeem Lakshmi Sada. Good swaras followed.


After two fast numbers, Jagadodharana and Marugelara, the main Shankarabharanam was taken up for elaboration. Ragam and Tanam were presented in a wholesome treat. Instead of a Pallavi, Sri.Ramesh played the grand Swararagasudha rounded up by swaras and tani avarthanam.


Tukkadas included Karadare Bare Barade in Janasamodhini, Bajagovindam, a ragamalika, Pillangoviya Chelva Krishna in Mohanam and Bhagyaada Lakshmi Baramma in Sree raga.


The concert was an extremely pleasant and enjoyable programme. Senior percussionists Sri.A.V.Anand on Mridangam and Sri. T.N.Ramesh on Ghatam gave good support.


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