Shashank Subramanyam

SHASHANK SUBRAMANYAM, young and versatile represents India’s leading musicians whose first concert was held here in Adelaide at a young age. This genius virtuoso flautist talks to Sydhwaney from India on the eve of the Swaralaya Festival of Music 1.…

The Book Carnival

NINE LIVES LIVE “So my mind touches the lotus feet of Ranga’s Lord, Delights in his fine calves, clings, To his twin thighs and, slowly, Rising reaches, The navel. It stops for a while on his chest, Then after climbing…

Rapturously Rajhnatic

Never a dull moment. Carnatic Music in the hands of the Veena maestro Rajhesh Vaidhya turns this century old instrument and its music, into a modern day work of art.  Rajhesh Vaidhya like a chameleon produced ever changing sounds that…

A Study in Contrasts

Anjaneyam – A study in contrasts Devotion and daring, honour, wisdom and valour, mark the character of Hanuman which was explored with energy and elegance in the dance production ANJANEYAM by Seran Sribalan and his team of dancers Lavaniya Thevaraja…

When Age is No Bar

I am in two minds about writing a feature article on a community event, as this swerves away from the central theme of Sydhwaney not being related exclusively to a classical music or dance event. However what is egging me…