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Karnataka Vaibhava Festival from Aug 20

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Nadasurabhi Cultural Association  is organising the Karnataka Vaibhava Festival 2016- An event to highlight the contribution of Karnataka to Carnatic Music at the Indian Heritage Academy Hall in 6th Block Koramangala from August 20-21.
Day 1: Concert 1: Saturday, 20th  August 2015 at 4.15 pm – 5.45pm. The Concert is in association with Suswaralaya College of Music, Jayanagar, Bangalore.
Veena recital by Vidushi Yoga Vandana. Vidushi Ranjani  Venkatesh on the Mridangam, and Vidushi Bhagyalakshmi M Krishna on the Morsing, will accompany.
Yoga Vandana is a highly accomplished veena artist of Karnataka who has presented numerous concerts in India and abroad. She is a TOP graded artist of AIR. Ranjani is one of the rare lady carnatic music artists, to have chosen mridangam to express her musical talent. Bhagyalakshmi is coming from a family of the best morsing artists and extremely talented.
Day 1: Concert 2: Saturday, 20th  August 2015 at 6pm to 7.30pm
Vocal recital by Vidwan Pavan Rangachar. Vidwan Nagaraj Mandyam on the Violin and Vidwan Renuka Prasad on the Mridangam
Pavan Rangachar is a disciple of Dr. T.V.Gopalakrishnan and Dr. Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer. He had the rare privilege of accompanying Dr. Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer in several concerts over a seven year period. Besides his passion for music, Pavan is a finance professional and works for a multi-national company in Bangalore. He is a Chartered Accountant and has earned an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. Pavan is accompanied by well known artists on the violin and mridangam.
Day 2: Sunday, 21st August 2015 at 4.15 pm
Grand Musical Programme:  Special Lecdem – Concert on Mysore Vasudevacharya
Ganakalashree Vidushi Dr. T.S.Sathyavathi  -Vocal; Vidushi Charulatha Ramanujam -Violin, Vidwan Tumkur B Ravishankar – Mridangam, Vidwan Omkar G Rao –  Ghatam
Dr. T.S.Sathyavathi is one of the most erudite scholars in the field of music, Sanskrit and Kannada. She will, on this occasion, be presenting a lecture cum concert with special emphasis on Mysore Vasudevacharya and his compositions. Dr. Sathyavathi is a disciple of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr.R.K.Srikantan . She has authored several books including “CHATUSHASHTIKALA (64 arts)”. As a guru, she has trained hundreds of students, some of whom are performing artists today.
Charulatha Ramanujam, Tumkur Ravishankar and Omkar Rao are some of the leading names in carnatic music, in their respective instruments. These three senior artists will accompany Dr.Sathyavathi in this concert.
At the beginning of the programme, there will be a brief group presentation by students of Dr.Sathyavathi. They will present a few kritis that they have learnt under the Nadasurabhi Education Initiative from Dr.Sathyavathi.

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