Author Archive for Sumathi

Nagaraj Hegde – Hindustani Flute

The Vedanta Centre of Sydney is happy to organize a bansuri (flute) recital by Sri Nagaraj Hegde—a Hindustani classical flutist—on Friday, 16 March 2018 at 7:30 pm after the regular evening aratrikam at 7:00 pm.   Nagaraj was born into…

Pallavi – GJR Krishnan and V Krishnan

Lalgudi duet concert

The son and daughter of the legendary Lalgudi Jayaraman – GJR Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi Krishnan – the torch bearers of his style and genius are here this weekend in Sydney.

We present an excerpt of one of the most celebrated and well loved, if not dealt with Raga Thodi of the Carnatic system of music below. The ragam comprises of a full minor scale of seven notes. The oscillations between the notes presents innumerable opportunities for musicians to develop a landscape as they extemporise. A must for all musicians who would love to see how this western instrument has been adapted to this genre of music by geniuses past leaving a heritage that we can all be proud of today.

 

Madhuram Dance Fest 2018

  About the artists   This year local Odissi dancer is Sanatani Rombola disciple of Smt Sujatha Mohapatra. Sanatani is of Italian dissent and passionate about Odissi. She managed to live in India for several years to learn Odissi from the…

Yogatrayam

The artists, Revathi Ramachandran & Manasvini Ramachandran from Chennai, India bring a unique dance ballet themed “Laya Nirupanam”.  The juxtaposition of action and knowledge which is the quintessence of Advaita Philosophy is brought out in this amazing presentation. Lilting songs, chants from Chamakam, Adi Shankara’s Gurvashtakam, Tayumanavar’sAnanda Kalippu and others are…