Upcoming Concerts

Appreciating Tyagaraja’s Music – A Workshop

Appreciating Tyagaraja’s Music – A Workshop

Appreciating Tyagaraja's Music - A Workshop
Participants: Dr.Pappu Venugopala Rao,
Trichy Sankaran, Hyderabad Brothers, and Lalgudi Krishnan

** This is a FREE Event for all **

Dr. S. Ramanathan Centenary Concert

Dr. S. Ramanathan Centenary Concert

Dr. S. Ramanthan Centenary Concert
Sangeetha Kalamani Geetha Bennett - Veena
Sangeetha Acharya TSR Krishnan's tribute to S.Ramanathan
Mridangam: Raamkumar Balamurthi
Kanjira: Papanasam Sethuraman
Date: 4/2/2017
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Venue: David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, JCC, La Jolla
** Free Event for all **

Thyagaraja Bhakti Margam

Thyagaraja Bhakti Margam

Thyagaraja Bhakti Margam
A Vocal Concert by
Dr.Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam
Violin: Sahana Vasudevan
Mridangam: Erode Nagaraj
Kanjira: Papanasam Sethuraman
Date: 4/2/2017
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Venue: David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, JCC, La Jolla
** Free Event for all **

[Event 1A] Music, Compositions, and Collaborations

[Event 1A] Music, Compositions, and Collaborations

Music, Compositions, and Collaborations

A Celebration of Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar' 97th Birthday

** Same ticket for both this event and Event 1B (Anoushka Shankar's Home) **
 

[Event 1B] Anoushka Shankar’s HOME

[Event 1B] Anoushka Shankar’s HOME

Anoushka Shankar's HOME
A Special Sitar Concert celebrating 97th Birthday of Bharat Ratna Pt. Ravi Shankar
Accompanied by: Ojas Adhiya (Tabla)
Pirashanna Thevarajah (Mridangam)
Ravichandra Kulur (Flute)
Sanjeev Shankar (Shehnai)
and Kenji Ota (Tanpura)
** This is a ticketed event for everyone **
 ** Don't miss the special birthday celebrations for Bharat Ratna Pt. Ravi Shankar  before this concert at 7:00 PM **

[Event 2A] Music of Bidaram Krishnappa, Veena Dhanammal, and Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna
[Event 2B] Endaro Mahanubhavulu

[Event 2B] Endaro Mahanubhavulu

Endaro Mahanubhavulu
A Special Carnatic and Hindustani Music  and Dance Presentation
by students and disciples of 
Dr. C.M.Venkatachalam,  Suman Nayak, Aler Krishnan, Rohini Herur, Jonathan Bosco, and Divya Devaguptapu
Mridangam: Prabhu Sriram & Raamkumar Balamurthi
Flute: Amshu Murthy & Agastya
Violin: Tejas Srinivasan
Kanjira: Cleveland Balu 
** This event is free for 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus patrons **
** Same ticket for both this event and Event 2A (Lec-Dem) **

[Event 3A] Venu Gaana Mridanga Lahari

[Event 3A] Venu Gaana Mridanga Lahari

Venu Gaana Mridanga Lahari
Musical Aura of Saint Thyagaraja
A Special Carnatic Vocal, Instrumental,  and Percussion Presentation
by students and disciples of 
Revathi Subramanian,  Raamkumar Balamurthi, Amshu Murthy, and Radhakrishnan Ramachandran
Mridangam: Raamkumar Balamurthi
Flute: Radhakrishnan Ramachandran
Kanjira: Cleveland Balu
** This event is free for 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus patrons **
** Same ticket for both this event and Event 3B (Glorious Strings) **

[Event 3B] Glorious Strings – A Hindustani Santoor Concert by Satish Vyas
[Event 4A] Dance Styles of India – Compare and contrast

[Event 4A] Dance Styles of India – Compare and contrast

Dance Styles of India - Compare and contrast

A Lecture Demonstration by

 Padma Vibhushan Birju Maharaj, Padma Bhushan CV Chandrasekhar, Sujata Mohapatra & Kishore Mosalikanti 
Moderated by Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao
** Same ticket for both this event and Event 4B (Aruna Sairam' Concert) **

[Event 4B] The Precious Heritage of the Immortal Composers of India

[Event 4B] The Precious Heritage of the Immortal Composers of India

The Precious Heritage of the Immortal Composers of India
A Special Carnatic and Hindustani Vocal Presentation by Padma Shri Aruna Sairam
accompanied by
Violin: BV Raghavendra Rao
Mridangam: Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan
Ghatam: N.Guruprasad
** This is a ticketed event and is free only for 2017 Subscription Plus patrons **
** Same ticket for both this event and Event 4A (Lec-Dem on Dance Styles) **

[Event 5B] Lakshiminarayana Global Music Festival

[Event 5B] Lakshiminarayana Global Music Festival

Lakshiminarayana Global Music Festival
Presented by
Padma Bhushan L.Subramaniam & Ambi Subramaniam (Carnatic Instrumental)
Padma Shri Kavita Krishnamurthy (Semi-Classical Vocal) 
Harmonium: Sanatan Goswami
Tabla: Abhijit Banerjee
Mridangam: Madrimangalam Swaminathan & Mahesh Krishnamurthy
** This event is free for 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus patrons **
 

[Event 6A] Pancharatna Kritis – Carnatic Vocal Group Presentation
[Event 6B] Utsava Sampradaya

[Event 6B] Utsava Sampradaya

Utsava Sampradaya
A Carnatic Vocal Concert by T.K.Ramachandran
Accompanied by:
Nagai Muralidharan (Violin)
Raamkumar Balamurthi (Mridangam)
H.Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
** This event is free for 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus patrons **
 

[Event 7] Vintage Music of Veena Dhanammal – A Carnatic Vocal Concert by Neyveli Santhanagopalan
[Event 8] Mesmerizing Melodies – A Carnatic Instrumental Jugalbandi

[Event 8] Mesmerizing Melodies – A Carnatic Instrumental Jugalbandi

Mesmerizing Melodies

A Carnatic Instrumental Concert by Chitravina Ravikiran & Lalgudi GJR Krishnan

This is a memorial concert for Srinivasan Praba
Accompanied by:
Sangita Kalanidhi Trichy Sankaran (Mridangam)
KV Gopalakrishnan (Khanjira)
** This event is free for 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus patrons **

 

[Event 9] Kuchipudi Nrithya Maalika

[Event 9] Kuchipudi Nrithya Maalika

Kuchipudi Nrithya Maalika

A Kuchipudi Dance Program by Mosalikantis & Ensemble

Choreography: Mosalikanti Jaikishore
Vocals: Ranjani Sivakumar
Violin: R.Raghul
Flute: B. Muthukumar
Mridangam: Hari Babu
Dancers: Padmavani Mosalikanti, Shobha Korambil, Divyasena Hari Babu, Gayathri Rajaji, Ashrita Keshav
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[Event 10A] Felicitation Ceremony

[Event 10A] Felicitation Ceremony

Felicitation Ceremony

Sangeetha Kalanidhi M. Chandrasekaran
Padma Bhushan L. Subramaniam
Shri. N. Murali
Sangeetha Acharya Tiruvaiyaru SR Krishnan 

Rasika Shiromani VV Sundaram

Festival Co-Chairs : Supervisor Kristin Gaspar & Council Member Barbara Bry
Guest of Honors : Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok & Dr. Joel Day, Executive Director, City of San Diego   
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[Event 10B] Matru Devo Bhava

[Event 10B] Matru Devo Bhava

Matro Devo Bhava
A Carnatic Jugalbandhi by Sangita Kalanidhi M.Chandrasekaran & G.Bharathi
accompanied by
Mridangam: Mannargudi Easwaran
Ghatam:H.Sivaramakrishnan
** This event is free for 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus patrons **
DO NOT MISS SPECIAL FELICITATION CEREMONY BEFORE THIS EVENT STARTING AT 6:30 pm

[Event 11] Andhra Sangeetham – A Carnatic Vocal Concert by Hyderabad Brothers
[Event 12] Srimad Bhagavatham – A Bharathanatyam Dance Presentation

[Event 12] Srimad Bhagavatham – A Bharathanatyam Dance Presentation

Srimad Bhagavatham

A Bharathanatyam Dance Presentation

Festival Special Appearance: Padma Bhushan CV Chandrasekhar

Choreography: Sangeeta Isvaran   Lyrics: Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi  Nattuvangam: Hari Babu 

   Vocals: DB Ashwin, Akshay Padmanabhan, Archana  & Aarathi Violin: Sharadha Krishnan   Flute:   B. Muthukumar      Mridangam: Ramshankar Babu   Dancers: Krithika Shurajit, Shruthipriya Ravi, Leya Oomen, V.Krupaa Lakshmi, Chithra Lakshumanan, Ratipriya Suresh, Kavya Muralidharan, Jyothsna Akilan, Manasvini Ramachandran, Sutikshna Veeravalli, Jwala Rejimon, Shobi Ruban, Shweta Prachande

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[Event 13] Krishna Katha & Nritya Tarang – A Kathak & Odissi Dance Program

[Event 13] Krishna Katha & Nritya Tarang – A Kathak & Odissi Dance Program

Krishna Katha & Nritya Tarang

A Kathak & Odissi Dance Program Featuring

Padma Vibushan Birju Maharaj Guru Saswati Sen Guru Sujata Mohapatra

For Kathak   Vocal: Anirban Bhattacharya Sitar: Chandrachur Bhattacharya 

Tabla: Utpal Ghoshal

For Odissi   Vocal: Kshiti Prakash Mohapatra Flute: Soumya Ranjan Joshi

Mardala: Ekalabya Muduli Dancer: Soumya Bose

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[Event 14] Ganga – Kaveri Sangam

[Event 14] Ganga – Kaveri Sangam

Gayathri Venkataraghavan and Arati Ankalikar
A Carnatic and Hindustani Jugalsangeet
A Memorial Concert for Kal Ramnarayan
Accompanied by: VVS Murari (Violin)
NC Bharadwaj (Mridangam)
Sanatan Goswami (Harmonium)
Aditya Kalyanpur (Tabla)
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[Event 15] Classical Moods – A Carnatic Vocal Concert by Sanjay Subrahmanyan

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