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Talk and Concert BHARATAKALANJALI , CHENNAI is delighted to invite you to a talk and concert.

Title - "God is my customer - Demystifying The Sringara Padams of Kshetrayya" ,

30th November 2014 (Sunday)

Time: 10 AM – 12 Noon

Venue - Bharatha Kalanjali, 6, Jeevaratnam Nagar, 1st street (Near Shanti colony-Lister Lab) , Adayar Madras 20 Contact: 24911125

The talk will examine what a Padam is – how it differs from a keerthanai and a Javali. It will look at some of the famous composers and focus on the greatest of them Kshetrayya, and some famous singers (with audio clips).

Using parallel evidence from art and sculpture, the talk will explore possible reasons on why Padams became increasingly erotic in the 17th and 18th centuries.

As the lecture ends, we will hear a few padams in the T Brinda, T Mukta style. The talk is specifically for those who seek to be initiated into the metaphor and music laden world of Padams and also interested to understand the socio-political milieu in which they were created.

Speaker - Pradeep Chakravarthy is the author of Thanjavur – A Cultural History and other books.

Singers – Bhargavi and Vishaal R Sapuram, disciples of Chitravina maestro N Ravikiran
Date : 30-11-2014
Timings : 10.00 AM
Venue : Chennai
SUR-MANSUR 5th ‘SUR-MANSUR’ Music Festival 2014
(Padmavibhushan Dr Mallikarjun Mansur Memorial Music Festival)

(The Festival will be dedicated to the legendary late Smt Dhondutai Kulkarni)

5th ‘SUR-MANSUR’ Music festival 2014
Fri. 28th and Sat. 29th Nov. 2014
6.30 p.m. onwards on both days.

Swatntraya Veer Sawarkar Auditorium
Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai 400028.

Participating Musicians-:
First day..

Sonal Shivkumar (Mumbai)…….……Vocal.
Nishad Bakre( Kolkatta)…………......Vocal
Manjiri Asnare(Nasik)……….…Vocal
Second day
Yashaswini Sathe(Mumbai)….........Vocal
Raghunandan Panshikar(Pune)…......Vocal
Vijaya Jadhav Gatlewar(Hubli)..Vocal

For details contact- iyerfoundation@yahoo.com Mob-09819844314

Entry by Donor Passes. Season passes Rs.300/ and 200/- and Daily passes Rs.100/- will be available form 22nd Nov 14 at Maharashtra Watch Co. Dadar Tel-022 24223011
Date : 28-11-2014
Timings : 6.30 PM
Venue : Mumbai
SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan 2014
SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan 2014 SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan 2014

21st, 22nd and 23rd November
6:00 pm onward
Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi


21st November (Friday):
· Swar-laya Samwad (Panch Tatva) – Sameer Bhalerao, Anjani Mishra, Nitin Sharma (Vocal) and Dr. Manoj Mishra, Deepak Sahai, Sachin Sharma (Tabla) with Pt. Vijay Shanker Mishra

· Santoor – Abhay Rustum Sopori

· Kathak Dance – Rekha Nadgauda, Aditi Nadgauda Panse with Kirti Kala Mandir dance troupe

22nd November (Saturday):
· Flute & Mendolin – Pt. Ajay Prasanna & Sugato Bhaduri

· Vocal – Dhananjay Hegde

· Sitar – Pt. Debu Chaudhuri & Pt. Prateek Chaudhuri

23rd November (Sunday):
· Sitar & Cello – Shubhendra Rao & Saskia Rao De Haas

· Vocal – Pt. Kaivalya Kumar

· Santoor – Pt. Bhajan Sopori

Joined by: Ustad Akram Khan, Athar Hussain, Durjay Bhaumik, Mithilesh Jha, Ustad Rafiuddin Sabri, Shailendra Mishra, Subash Kanti Das (Tabla), Rishi Shankar Upadhyay (Pakhawaj), Ghanshyam Sisodia (Sarangi), Damodar Lal Ghose, Paromita Mukherjee, Vinay Mishra (Harmonium) and others.

On this occasion the prestigious SaMaPa Awards will also be presented.

Date : 21-11-2014
Timings : 6.00 PM
Venue : New Delhi
EK ANANT Dance festival
EK ANANT Dance festival Sudhaaya Dance Foundation in collaboration with India International Centre, New Delhi are organizing EK- ANANT... the unending ONE, a festival of solo presentation on Friday,21st and Saturday, 22nd of November, 2014.

Conceptualized by Priya Venkataraman and Shagun Butani, this has been planned as a two day festival on solo choreographies in the various classical styles to bring to the fore the richness of the solo format in Indian Dance. A format that is struggling to hold forth in the changing scenario of group choreographies. The two day festival will endeavor to have two components that cover both the performative and the educative aspects of solo choreographies.

The morning sessions will comprise of a series of lectures by scholars, practitioners as also people who have over the years been associated with the dance scene and been witness to a change that is gradually transforming the canvass of traditional forms as we know them. The evening will have solo performances.
Date : 21-11-2014
Timings : 10.30 AM
Venue : New Delhi
Rare Dance Compositons of King Sahaji of Thanjavur
Rare Dance Compositons of King Sahaji of Thanjavur Rare Dance Compositons of King Sahaji of Thanjavur
Date : 20-11-2014
Timings : 6.30 PM
Venue : Chennai
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