Sunday, August 5, 2018

Raam Manikandan presents Sunday Kutcheri in the Park


12 year old Raam Manikandan, a Class VIII student of PSBB School, Siruseri presented a lively Mikeless Kutcheri this Sunday (August 5) morning between 630am and 730am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. Mikes and speakers are not used at the Kutcheri in the Park.
Raam, who is learning music from Prof. P. P. Ramakrishnan, was accompanied on the Violin by N. Madan Mohan (Disciple of Sri R.K. Sriramkumar) and on the Mirudangam by Sabareesh G. Sreenivas (Disciple of Sri A.V. Manikandan).
Applauded by a big Sunday morning audience that gathered around the Chess Square, Raam presented compositions that included Thyagarajar’s Vasudevayani (Kalyani/Adi) and Ninnu Nera Nammbi Naanura (Panthuvarali/Rupakam), Muthuswamy Dikshithar’s Hari Hara Puthram ( Vasantha/ Khanda Jaathi Eka Talam) and Saarasa Dala Nayanaa ( Khamas/ Chathurasra Jaathi Jhampa Talam) and Bharathiyar’s Nenjil Uramum Inri (Kavadi Chindu/Adi).
P Viswanathan, Company Secretary, Sundaram Finance Ltd., presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.

Monday, July 2, 2018

US Student Aadhya presents Mikeless Kutcheri


12 year old Aadhya Sridharan, a class VIII student of Valley Academy, Phoenix, Arizona, USA presented a Mikeless Kutcheri this Sunday (July 1) morning between 630am and 730am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. US
Aadhya, who is learning music from Guru Smt. Vijayalakshmi Balaji, was accompanied on the Violin by V Sai Priyadarshni and on the Mirudangam by Anirudh Sriram.
Aadhya presented compositions that included Muthuswamy Dikshithar’s Swaminatha Paripalayamam (Nattai / Aadi), Parvathi Pathim ( Hamsadwani/Aadi) and Ekambresa Nayike (Karnataka Sudha Saveri / Aadi), Annamacharya’s Sriman Narayana (Bowli / Aadi) and Narayanathe (Behaag/ Aadi),Thyagarajar’s Kaalaharana (Suddha Saveri/Roopakam) and Papanasan Sivan’s Enna Thavam (Kaapi/ Aadi). R Harikrishnan, GM, Sundaram Finance presented certificates to the artistes.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Vasumathy presents Sunday Kutcheri


As part of the monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance, 14 year old V Vasumathy, a class X student of PSBB, KK Nagar presented a Mikeless Kutcheri this Sunday (June 3) morning between 630am and 730am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.
Vasumathy, who is learning music from Guru Smt. Akila Siva, was accompanied on Violin by Chithoor V Bargavavignesh (Disciple of Chithoor Sri. C K Vijayaraghavan) and on the Mirudangam by Anirudh Sriram (Disciple of Chrompet Sri G. Suresh Deekshith).
Watched by an informal park audience seated around the Chess Square, Vasumathy presented compositions that included Mooladhara Murti (Hamsadwani), Baala Sarasa Murali (Keeravani), Ninnu Nera Naminanu (Kaamavardhani), Saroja Dalanetri (Shakarabharanam) and Rama Naama (Ananda Bhairavi).
R. Harikrishnan, GM, Sundaram Finance Ltd., presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Asmita presents Summer Kutcheri in the Park


12 year old Asmita Padmanabhan, a Class VIII student of Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Adyar presented a lively Kutcheri in the Park this Sunday (May 6) morning between 630am and 730am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. Mikes and speakers are not used at the Kutcheri in the Park. Asmita, who is learning music from Smt. Bhagyalakshmi Suresh (Ganapriya School of Music), was accompanied on the Violin by Chithoor V Bargavavignesh (Disciple of Chithoor C K Vijayaraghavan) and on the Mirudangam by S Aniruddh (Disciple of R Suresh).
Asmita presented compositions that included Vinayaka Ninnu (Hamsadwani/Adi), Sri Saraswathi (Saraswathi/Roopakam), Jagadaananda Karaka (Naatai/Adi), Ananda Natam Aaduvar (Poorvi Kalyani/ Roopakam) and Ammaye Appa (Mohanam/Adi). N. Sriraman, Sr. GM, Sundaram Finance Ltd., presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.
Sunday Kutcheri in the Park was launched in February 2006 with the idea of providing opportunities to young budding talent aged below 15 years to present in front of an informal park audience amidst chirping birds and falling leaves, without mikes and speakers. The Kutcheri in the Park takes place on the first Sunday of every month. Around 1200 children have been part of the Kutcheri in the Park series over the last 12 years. Sundaram Finance conducts audition to select the artistes to present the Mikeless Kutcheri. For details, email: sundaykutcheri@sundaramfinance.in Follow Sunday Kutcheri on Facebook: facebook/sundaykutcheriinthepark

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Harini presents a lively Mikeless Kutcheri in the Park


14 year old Harini Rangarajan, a class X student of Harishree Vidyalayam, presented a lively Mikeless Kutcheri this Sunday (April 1) morning between 630am and 730am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.
Applauded by a big Sunday morning audience that gathered around the Chess Square, Harini presented compositions that included Shri Balasubramanyaya (Bilahari/ Misra Chapu), Maravairi Ramani (Nasika Bushani / Adi), Sevikka Vendum (Andolika/Adi) and Bhuvaneshwariya (Mohana Kalyani /Adi).
R Harikrishnan, GM & Head, TN (South), Sundaram Finance presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Shwetha delights Park audience with Thyagarajar’s compositions


11 year old K Shwetha Charan, a class VI student of National Public School, Gopalapuram presented a lively Mikeless Kutcheri this Sunday (March 4) morning between 7am and 8am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. Mikes and speakers are not used at the Kutcheri in the Park. Shwetha, who is learning music from Smt. Indira Raghavan, was accompanied on the Violin by Sangeetha Parthasarathy (Disciple of I. Venkatesvaralu) and on the Mirudangam by Ajeet Sridhar (Disciple of Chromepet G. Suresh). Shwetha presented compositions that included Thyagarajar’s Marukelara (Jayanthi Shri / Aathi), Yosanaa (Darbar/ Aathi), Rama Rama Nivaaramu (Anatha Bairavi / Aathi), Koluvai ( Deva Gandhari/Aathi) and Rama Ninnu ( Mohanam / Aathi), Muthuswami Dikshithar’s Ramachandram (Vasantha / Roopakam) and Papanasam Sivan’s Naan Oru Vilaiyaattu ( Navarasa Kannada/ Aathi). P. Viswanathan, Company Secretary, Sundaram Finance Ltd., presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.

Jayendra Kumar presents a lively Mikeless Kutcheri


14 year old Jayendra Kumar, a class X student of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore presented a lively Mikeless Kutcheri on Sunday (Feb 4) morning between 7am and 8am at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. The Kutcheri marked the beginning of the 13th year of the Sunday Kutcheri that was launched in February 2006.
Jayendra Kumar, who is learning music from Smt. Padmini Ravi, was accompanied on the Violin by M B Divya (Guru B U Ganesh Prasad) and on the Mridangam by A Rohit (Guru Thiruvarur Bakthavathsalam). Jayendra presented compositions that included Muthuswamy Dikshithar’s Swaminatha Paripalayasumaam (Naattai/Adi) and Subrahmanyena Rakshithoham (Suddha Dhanyasi /Adi), Saint Thyagaraja’s Vidajaladura (Janaranjani /Adi) and Ninne nera Namminanura (Panthuvarali/ Roopakam), Shyama Shastri’s Marivere gathi (Ananda Bhairavi / Misra Chapu) and Subramanya Bharathi’s Vellai Thaamarai (Bhimplas/Adi). V Kumaraswamy, Head- Deposits, Sundaram Finance Ltd., presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.