18th Fine Arts Festival - 2012
Mudhra’s 18th Fine Arts festival spanning 31 days, commenced on 7th December2012. It was inaugurated by Dr.Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetti, President of Mudhra. The Mudhra Award of Excellence was presented to Shri.P.S.Narayanswamy for his outstanding contribution as Musician, Guru & Composer. A special highlight of this year’s fest is that in the 24 main concerts being featured, no accompaniment has been repeated.
 
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Mangala Isai by Adyar D.Balasubramanian & Hemaraj - Nadaswaram, Dakshinamurthy & D.Senthil Kumar – Tavil
Mangala Isai by Adyar D.Balasubramanian & Hemaraj - Nadaswaram, Dakshinamurthy & D.Senthil Kumar – Tavil
     
P.S.Narayanaswami thanking Dr.Nalli Dr.Radha Bhaskar welcoming the gathering
P.S.Narayanaswami thanking Dr.Nalli Dr.Radha Bhaskar welcoming the gathering
     
Dr.N.Ramani with Dr.Nalli Report by Mudhra Bhaskar, Founder Secy Dr.Nalli inaugurating the Festival
Dr.N.Ramani with Dr.Nalli Report by Mudhra Bhaskar, Founder Secy Dr.Nalli inaugurating the Festival
     
Dr.N.Ramani joins the lighting of kuthuvillakku From the right: Mudhra Bhaskar, Cleveland V.V.Sundaram, Dinamani Editor Vaidhyathan, Dr.N.Ramani, Dr.Nalli, P.S.Narayanaswamy & A.Natarajan Dr.Nalli honouring P.S.Narayaswamy with a shawl and medal
Dr.N.Ramani joins the lighting of kuthuvillakku From the right: Mudhra Bhaskar, Cleveland V.V.Sundaram, Dinamani Editor Vaidhyathan, Dr.N.Ramani, Dr.Nalli, P.S.Narayanaswamy & A.Natarajan Dr.Nalli honouring P.S.Narayaswamy with a shawl and medal
     
Mudhra Award of Excellence was presented to P.S.Narayaswamy which carries a Citation, a medal and Cash award of Rs.1 lakh sponsored by Vijayakumar Reddy and Dr.Preetha Reddy in memory of Late Shri.Obul Reddy and Smt. Gnanambal Mudhra Bhaskar honours Dr.Nalli Inaugural Speech by Dr.Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetti
Mudhra Award of Excellence was presented to P.S.Narayaswamy which carries a Citation, a medal and Cash award of Rs.1 lakh sponsored by Vijayakumar Reddy and Dr.Preetha Reddy in memory of Late Shri.Obul Reddy and Smt. Gnanambal Mudhra Bhaskar honours Dr.Nalli Inaugural Speech by Dr.Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetti
     
Chief Guest A.Natarajan being honoured Address by A.Natarajan A book and CD on Arutpa Amudham tuned and notated by P.S.Narayanaswamy being released on the occasion
Chief Guest A.Natarajan being honoured Address by A.Natarajan A book and CD on Arutpa Amudham tuned and notated by P.S.Narayanaswamy being released on the occasion
     
Dr.Ramani greets P.S.Narayanaswami Dr.N.Ramani appreciates the untiring efforts of Mudhra Bhaskar & Dr.Radha Bhaskar Dr.Nalli greets Dinamani Editor Vaidhyanathan
Dr.Ramani greets P.S.Narayanaswami Dr.N.Ramani appreciates the untiring efforts of Mudhra Bhaskar & Dr.Radha Bhaskar Dr.Nalli greets Dinamani Editor Vaidhyanathan
     
Dinamani Editor Vaidhyanathan who received the first copy of Arutpa Amudham speaks P.S.Narayanaswami with his disciples during the inaugural function Dr.Pantula Rama-M.S.N.Murthy-Melakkaveri Balaji-Papanasam Sethuraman
Dinamani Editor Vaidhyanathan who received the first copy of Arutpa Amudham speaks P.S.Narayanaswami with his disciples during the inaugural function Palghat Ramprasad - R.K.Shriram Kumar - Tanjore Murugaboopathy - Trichy Krishnaswamy
     
S.Mahathi-Usha Rajagopalan-M.S.Varadan- Adambakkam Shankar Saketharaman-Akkarai Subbulakshmi-Neyveli Venkatesh-Trichy Murali A.Kanyakumari - Bangalore Praveen - Giridhar Udupa
S.Mahathi-Usha Rajagopalan-M.S.Varadan- Adambakkam Shankar Saketharaman-Akkarai Subbulakshmi-Neyveli Venkatesh-Trichy Murali A.Kanyakumari - Bangalore Praveen - Giridhar Udupa
     
Cuddalore Gopi Bhagavathar and his group presented Thiagaraja Charithram K.R.Subramaniam as Thyagaraja Violin-Veena & Venue by H.K.Venkatram(Violin) - G.Ravikiran(Flute)-Ashwin Anand(Veena)- H.S.Sudhindra(Mridangam)Trivandrum Rajagopal(Kanjira)
Cuddalore Gopi Bhagavathar and his group presented Thiagaraja Charithram K.R.Subramaniam as Thyagaraja Violin-Veena & Venue by H.K.Venkatram(Violin) - G.Ravikiran(Flute)-Ashwin Anand(Veena)- H.S.Sudhindra(Mridangam)Trivandrum Rajagopal(Kanjira)
     
Ghatam Dr.S.Karthick presented Heart Beat ensemble. U.P.Raju(Mandolin)-H.N.Baskar(Violin)-Dr.Karthick(Ghatam,vocal & Konnakol)-Prapancham Ravindran(Mridangam)-Papanaswam Sethuraman(Kanjira)-N.Sundar(Tabla)-R.Raman(Morshing)-Sarvesh(Djembe)-V.Rajagopalan(Percussion effects Jairaj & Jayashree(Veena Duet)- Mudhra Bhaskar - Madipakkam Murali Saptharathinangal - a thematic presentation on salient feature of 7 composers by Dr.Radha Bhaskar with K.P.Nandini, Aishwarya Shankar, Vasuda Ravi, Deekshita(Vocal) - Anayampatti Venkatasubramaniam - Nellai Balaji - S.Krishna
Ghatam Dr.S.Karthick presented Heart Beat ensemble. U.P.Raju(Mandolin)-H.N.Baskar(Violin)-Dr.Karthick(Ghatam,vocal & Konnakol)-Prapancham Ravindran(Mridangam)-Papanaswam Sethuraman(Kanjira)-N.Sundar(Tabla)-R.Raman(Morshing)-Sarvesh(Djembe)-V.Rajagopalan(Percussion effects Jairaj & Jayashree(Veena Duet)- Mudhra Bhaskar - Madipakkam Murali Saptharathinangal - a thematic presentation on salient feature of 7 composers by Dr.Radha Bhaskar with K.P.Nandini, Aishwarya Shankar, Vasuda Ravi, Deekshita(Vocal) - Anayampatti Venkatasubramaniam - Nellai Balaji - S.Krishna
     
Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna - B.U.Ganesh Prasad - Neyveli Narayanan - Dr.S.Karthick Trichur Brothers(Srikrishna & Ramkumar) - V.V.Ravi - Trichur Mohan - S.V.Ramani Madurai T.N.S.Krishna - S.Varadarajan - R.Ramesh - H.Sivaramakrishnan
Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna - B.U.Ganesh Prasad - Neyveli Narayanan - Dr.S.Karthick Trichur Brothers(Srikrishna & Ramkumar) - V.V.Ravi - Trichur Mohan - S.V.Ramani Madurai T.N.S.Krishna - S.Varadarajan - R.Ramesh - H.Sivaramakrishnan
     
Carnatica Brothers(K.N.Sashikiran& Ganesh) - M.A.Sundaresan - Srimushanam Raja Rao - K.V.Gopalakrishnan Namasankeerthanam by Udayalur Kalyanaraman Srimathi Brahmanandam and Anuradha Sridhar with Sriram Brahmanandam and B.S.Purushotham
Carnatica Brothers(K.N.Sashikiran& Ganesh) - M.A.Sundaresan - Srimushanam Raja Rao - K.V.Gopalakrishnan Namasankeerthanam by Udayalur Kalyanaraman Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan - M.Chandrasekaran-Trichur Narendran - Vazhappallay R.Krishnakumar
     
Flute by S.Shashank - Jyothsna Srikanth - Saigiridhar - Thirupunithura Radhakrishnan Bhajans by O.S.Arun - M.R.Gopinath - J.Vaidhyanathan - Srikrishnan - Ganapathy - Kiran – Selvam Dr.Kadri Gopalnath(Saxophone) - A.Kanyakumari - Patri Sathishkumar - Gurumurthy Vaidhya - Bangalore Rajasekar
Flute by S.Shashank - Jyothsna Srikanth - Saigiridhar - Thirupunithura Radhakrishnan Bhajans by O.S.Arun - M.R.Gopinath - J.Vaidhyanathan - Srikrishnan - Ganapathy - Kiran – Selvam Dr.Kadri Gopalnath(Saxophone) - A.Kanyakumari - Patri Sathishkumar - Gurumurthy Vaidhya - Bangalore Rajasekar
     
Neyveli Santhanagoplan - M.A.Sundaresan - B.Ganapathyraman - Vaikom Gopalakrishnan O.S.Thiagarajan - Nagai Muralidharan - Trichy Sankaran - V.Suresh Dr.Pantula Rama - M.S.N.Murthy-Manoj Siva - Nerkunam Sankar
Neyveli Santhanagoplan - M.A.Sundaresan - B.Ganapathyraman - Vaikom Gopalakrishnan O.S.Thiagarajan - Nagai Muralidharan - Trichy Sankaran - V.Suresh Dr.Pantula Rama - M.S.N.Murthy-Manoj Siva - Nerkunam Sankar
     
Sikkil Gurucharan - H.K.Venkataram - Mannargudi Easwaran- B.S.Purushotham Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam - Sruti 5 by all women artists Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam - Sruti 5 by all women artists
Sikkil Gurucharan - H.K.Venkataram - Mannargudi Easwaran- B.S.Purushotham Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam - Sruti 5 by all women artists Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam - Sruti 5 by all women artists
     
Audience during Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam - Sruti 5 by all women artists
            	Another Section of audience
Audience during Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam Sthree Thyagaraja Pancharathnam - Sruti 5 by all women artists Another Section of audience
     
Y.Gee.Mahendra's Drama IDHU NAYAMA SIR written by venkat Four Hour Concert by Gayathri Venkataraghavan -M.A.Krishnaswamy -Neyveli Skandasubramaniam-Alathur Rajaganesh-A.S.Krishnan
Y.Gee.Mahendra's Drama IDHU NAYAMA SIR written by venkat Four Hour Concert by Gayathri Venkataraghavan -M.A.Krishnaswamy -Neyveli Skandasubramaniam-Alathur Rajaganesh-A.S.Krishnan