2011 October programme

DEEKSHITHAR DAY

Sabha is celebrating Deekshithar day this year on Deepavali day, as usual, which falls on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. The programme will be as follows :-

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium, west of Chakkankulangara Temple, Tripunithura

Time: 5.30 p.m.

Felicitating veteran musician Sri.N.P. Ramaswamy, who completed Eightieth birthday. This will be followed by a lecture-cum-performance on Deekshithar krithis by Ramaswamy. Accompanying artistes are Kotunthirappully Subbaraman (violin) and Unni Kerala Varma (mridangam).

Sabha’s Forthcoming programmes -

04/11/2011, Friday - 6 p.m. - Sivapoorna Auditorium

Mysore Chandankumar (flute) with Vayala Rajendran (violin), Thrissur K.M.S. Mani (mridangam) & K.V. Pramod (ghatom).

13/11/2011, Sunday – 9 a.m. onwards - Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Layam Road, near Statue Junction, Tripunithura.

Annual All Kerala Carnatic Music Competition with Mega Final at 6 p.m.

27/11/2011, Sunday - 6 p.m. - Govt. Sanskrit College, Tripunithura

3rd Prof. Mavelikkara R. Prabhakara Varma memorial programme, in association with his disciples.

Flute concert - Sangeetha Kalanidhi N. Ramani

Violin – T.H. Subrahmaniam

Mridangam - Cherthala Ananthakrishnan

Ghatom - Tripunithura N. Radhakrishnan

17/12/2011, Saturday - 6 p.m.

Veena duet - Iyer Brothers (Ramanath & Gopinath)

2011 September programme

Date : 24/09/2011

Vocal concert of Rudrapatnam Brothers

Venue: Sivapoorna Auditorium,Chakkamkulangara,Tripunithura

August 2011 programme

Vaikom Vasudevan Nair, Thankam Vasudevan Nair Memorial

Date : 14/08/2011, Sunday

Venue : Kalikkotta Palace

Time : 5 p.m.

Birth Centenary Celebrations of Vaikom Vasudevan Nair & memorial of Thankam Vasudevan Nair. Hon. Minister Sri.K. Babu will inaugurate the memorial function which will be presided over by Sri. R. Venugopal, Chairman, Tripunithura Municipal Council. Sri.M.A. Baby M.L.A. will felicitate Sri. M. Jayachandran (Music Director & Musician). Sri.K.G. Jayan (Jaya-Vijaya) will felicitate Sri.Pappukkutty Bhagavathar, contemporary musician during the era of vaikom Vasudevan Nair. Sri.R.Ramachandran Nair I.A.S. will deliver the main speach. Other speakers include Sri.K.A. Muraleedharan (Director, AIR, Trivandrum), Prof. Mavelikkara Velukkutty Nair, Dr.K.Omanakkutty, Sri.Govindankutty master (Member, N.S.S. Director Board), Prof.Vaikom Venugopal (Director, Kshethrakalapeetom), Sri.K.V. Nath (President, Sree Poornathrayeesa Sangeetha Sabha). Prof.Geetha Sivasankaran( daughter of Vaikom Vasudevan Nair) will welcome the participants and Sri.Krishnamoorthy (Secretary, Sree Poornathrayeesa Sangeetha Sabha) will deliver the thanks.

Function will be followed by a Carnatic music concert as below-

M.Jayachandran - vocal

Attukal Balasubrahmaniam - violin

Changanassery B. Harikumar - mridangam

Adichanalloor Anilkumar - ghatom

Murali - morsing

G O T I P U A

GOTIPUA

A variety dance programme by a group of children from Orissa will be held in the Auditorium of Govt. Sanskrit College, Tripunithura on 26th July, 2011 at 6 p.m. This programme has been organised in association with SPIC-MACAY.

Manku Thampuran ‘Anusmaranam’

A function in remembrance of Sangeetha Vidushi Smt.Manku Thampuran will be held on 31st August, 2011 at 5 p.m. at Kalikkotta Palace.

Future Programme

Date : 14/08/2011

Venue : Kalikkotta Palace

Time : 5 p.m.

Birth Centenary Celebrations of Vaikom Vasudevan Nair & memorial of Thankam Vasudevan Nair

Carnatic music concert of M.Jayachandran-Attukal Balasubrahmaniam-Changanassery B. Harikumar-Adichanalloor Anilkumar-Murali, preceded by a function

Unique programme

There will be a special programme on 26/6/2011 before the concert at Sivapoorna Auditorium. A solo performance of DOUMBEK, a percussion instrument, by Lebanese performer Mr.Jamal Mohammed will be there from 6 to 6.30 p.m. Sri. Sabareesh Prabhakar will accompany him on violin.

THERE ARE TWO CONCERTS IN JUNE, ON 16/6/2011 & 26/6/2011.

First Concert

Date : 16th June, 2011

Venue : Kalikkotta Palace

Time : 6.15 p.m.

Carnatic vocal concert of Chekottai Hariharasubrahmanyam. He will be accompanied on the violin by T.H. Subrahmanyam, mridangam by Balakrishna Kammath and ghatom by Elanjimel Suseel Kumar. This programme has been sponsored in memory of Sri.Mahadeva Iyer & Smt.Mahalakshmi Ammal, by their family.

Second Concert

Date : 26th June, 2011

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium, west of Chakkamkulangara Temple

Tme : 6.15 p.m.

Carnatic vocal concert of Sreyas Narayanan (Chennai). He will be accompanied on the violin by Thiruvananthapuram Sampath Kumar, mridangam by Poovaloor Sreenivas (Chennai) and ghatom by Tripunithura Kannan.

Future Programmes

Date : 10/7/2011

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium

Time : 6 p.m.

Violin Duet by S.R. Mahadeva Sarma & S.R. Rajasree. They will be accompanied on the mridangam by Kottayam Santhosh Kumar and on the ghatom by Kottayam Unnikrishnan

Date : 14/08/2011

Venue : Kalikkotta Palace

Time : 5 p.m.

Birth Centenary Celebrations of Vaikom Vasudevan Nair & memorial of Thankam Vasudevan Nair

Carnatic music concert of M.Jayachandran-Attukal Balasubrahmaniam-Changanassery B. Harikumar-Adichanalloor Anilkumar-Murali, preceded by a function

2011 May programmes

May 8, 2011 Sunday

Time : 6.15 p.m.

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium

HARMONIUM CONCERT

Live concert after decades

Sri. N.K. MADHUSOODANAN - HARMONIUM

Sri. MANJOOR RANJITH - VIOLIN

Sri. PALGHAT MAHESHKUMAR - MRUDANGAM

Sri. HARIPPAD SEKHAR - GHATOM

May 29, 2011 Sunday

Venue : Sastha Kalyana Mandapam (South of Rugmini Kalyana mandapam)

EXTRA ORDINARY GENERAL BODY MEETING OF MEMBERS at 4 p.m.

ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING OF MEMBERS at 5 p.m.

All members are requested to attend the meetings

2011 April programmes

April 10, 2011, Sunday

Venue : Kalikkotta Palace Time : 5.30 p.m.

GURUSMARANA‘ series – second programme

Recollecting the contributions of Guru Semmangudi Sreenivasa Iyer by one of the main desciples, Pala C. K. Ramachandran

A music concert by Pala C.K. Ramachandran will follow the lecture. He will be accompanied on the violin by Avaneeswaram S.R. Vinu, mridangam by Trivandrum V. Surendran and ghatom by Vazhappilly R. Krishnakumar

April 19, 2011, Tuesday

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium Time : 6.00 p.m.

SWATHI THIRUNAL DAY

Lecture-demonstration on maharaja Swathi Thirunal by his descendant Prince Aswathi Thirunal rama Varma.

This will be followed by a music concert by Prince. He will be accompanied on the violin by Edappilly Ajithkumar and mridangam by Nanjil A.R. Arul

2011 February, March Programmes

Sabha’s February Programme

February 19, 2011 Saturday – Vaikom Vasudevan Nair, Thankam Vasudevan Nair memorial

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium Time : 6 p.m.

Vocal concert by Pallavi Prasanna Madyastha. She will be accompanied on the violin by Parvathy Venkitachalam, mridangam by Rajnarayanan and ghatom by Dipu Elamkulam.

Sabha’ March Programme

March 11, 2011 Friday

Venue : Kalikkotta Time : 6 p.m.

Violin Concert by Padmabhushan T.N. Krishnan. He will be accompanied on the mridangam by K.M.S. Mani and ghatom by Tripunithura N. Radhakishnan

March 13, 2011 Sunday - Thyagaraja Aradhana

Venue : Kalikkotta

Time : 4.30 p.m. onwards – Pancharathnakeerthanaalaapanam by eminent artists in Carnatic music. This will be followed by a felicitation to Sri. Tripunithura Krishnadas, winner of the most prestigious award in percussion instrument instituted by Kerala State government in the name of Pallavur Appu Marar & Smt. K. Girija Varma, winner of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academi award.

6.30 p.m. onwards – ‘Ashtapadikkacheri’ by V. Jayadevan with varied instruments.

March 31, 2011 Thursday – Rathnam Thampuran, V.V.M. Vasudevan Namboothiri memorial

Venue : Sivapoorna Auditorium Time : 6.15 p.m.

Vocal concert by Vamanan Namboothiri. He will be accompanied on the violin by C. Rajendran, mridangam by Parassala Ravi and ghatom by Perinkavu P.L. Sudheer.

Sabha’s future programmes

Sabha’s programmes for the months of February & March, 2011 are yet to be finalised.

Manipuri dance (lec-dem)

In association with SPIC-MACAY, Sabha will be conducting a lecture-cum-demonstration of Manipuri dance form on January 14, 2011 in Sree Narayana Vidyapeetom school auditorium(near Lotus Apartments), Kottappuram, Fort, Tripunithura at 6 p.m. by world renowned dance Padmasri Darsana Jhaveri.

The programme has been assisted by Sree Narayana Vidyapeetom, Amaara (Maradu) & M.A.D.