The annual thematic music and dance festival in Bangalore, Aanandaa Festival will be on from Jan. 13 to 19, 2008.
The concerts will be held at the Bangalore Gayana Samaja, K. R. Road, Bangalore. There will be multimedia presentations on the theme of each days’s concert.
The schedule of concluded concerts is as followes:
Jan. 13 – 5 pm : Janani Iyer, Bharatanatyam followed by Mandolin concert by U. Srinivas. Theme: Compositions of Thyagaraja.
Jan. 14 at 10 am : Compositions of Mysore Vasudevachar – vocal concert by R. K. Srikantan.
At 6.30 pm : Compositions of Syama Sastri – vocal concert by Nithyasree Mahadevan.
Jan. 15 at 6.30 pm : Veena – Venu – Violin by H. K. venkataram, Ashwin Anand and G. Ravikiran featuring seven composers.
Jan. 16 at 6.30 pm – Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar – vocal concert by Madurai T. N. Seshagopalan.
Jan. 17 at 6.30 pm – Compositions of Purandara Dasa – vocal concert by Saralaya Sisters.
The schedule of forthcoming concerts is as follows:
Jan. 18 at 6.30 pm – Compositions of Swati Tirunal – vocal concert by Malladi Brothers.
Jan. 19 at 5 pm Bharatanatyam ensemble by Mudrika Foundation choreographed by guru Minal Prabhu.
At 6.30 pm – Compositions of Muthuswamy Dikshitar – vocal concert by T. M. Krishna.
Admission to the concerts is free.
For more details, visit http://www.aanandaa.com or call 080 – 4128 9549