Program

  • Gurus / Artist
  • guru-thumb Guru Smt. Srimohana Balasubramaniam
    Nattuvangam
  • aravind-thumb Shri Aravind Jayaraman
    Vocal
  • rajan-thumb Shri Melakaveri Thyagarajan
    Violin
  • gokula-thumb Shri Gokula Krishna B
    Flute
  • satya-thumb Shri S. Sathyanarayanan
    Mridangam
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Vinayaka Viruttam & Kavuthuvam

Ragam: Nattai

Talam: Adi

Composer : Sahaji Maharaja

Choreographer: Srimohana Balasubramaniam

Vinayaka Viruttam, a prayer to Lord Ganesha to begin the event. Kavuthuvam is an invocatory item in Bharatanatyam.

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Alarippu

Talam : Chathustra Druvam

Composer : Sri Sinaiya Thuraija

Choreographer: Srimohana Balasubramaniam

Alarippu starts with simple movements of eyes, neck, hands, and blossoms out displaying beautiful abstract movements.

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Sabdham - DeviSabdham

Ragam: Raga Maalika

Talam: Misra Chapu

Choreographer: Srimohana Balasubramaniam

Devi Sabdham is in praise of goddess Parvathi and her numerous forms.

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Varnam - Konjum Salangai

Ragam: Lathangi

Talam: Adi

Composer : Madurai R Muralidharan

Choreographer: Srimohana Balasubramaniam

Varnam is the king of Margam.The dance contains Nritha (pure dance) and Nritya (expressions).

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Mayil Kavidhai - Vanna Mayil

Ragam: Raga Maalika

Talam: Adi

Composer: Madurai R Muralidharan

Choreographer: Srimohana Balasubramaniam

Mayil Kavidhai is a dance piece in Bharatanatyam that is unique and graceful. The mesmerizing lyrics emphasize the beauty, majesty, and grace of this elegant bird, Peacock.

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Javali - E Ra Rara

Ragam: Kamas

Talam: Adi

Composer : Patham Subramanya Iyer

Choreographer: Kalakshetra

A javali is simple, colloquial, direct, and earthly poetry with an SRngAra theme.

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Thillana

Ragam: Durga

Talam: Adi

Choreographer: Krishnaveni Lakshman

A thillana is a rhythmic and energetic piece performed at the end of a Margam.

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Abhang - Vrindhavani Venu

Ragam: Bhimplas

Talam: Adi

Composer : Sant Eknath

Choreographer: Srimohana Balasubramaniam

Vrindavani Venu is a Krishna Leela, which involves fast-paced rhythmic movements, embodying the beautiful sound of Shri Krishna's flute playing throughout Vrindavan.

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Mangalam - Krishnarpanam