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Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi at Nadasurabhi Annual Festival, Koramangala 09 nov 2009

10 Nov

Violin : Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi

Mrudangam : M T Rajakesari

Ghatam : G Omkar

Songlist:

( I heard they played a bauli varnam , arabhi and sudhadhanyAsi before I reached the venue)

04 sankari nIvE – bEgaDa – Subbaraya Shastri ( A,S )

05 srI vaLLi dEvasEnApatE – natabhairavi – Papanasam Sivan

06 endukO nI manasu – kalyANi – Thyagaraja ( A,N,S,T )

       neraval @ ‘ rAgarahita shrI rAma inta parAku jEyaka’

07 ayyE metha kadinam – rAgamAlika – Gopalakrishna Bharati

08 ?? – sindhubhairavi

09 thillAna – dEsh – Lalgudi Jayaraman

10 mangaLam

By the time I reached the venue, they were beginning the begada krithi. The rain and the traffic snarl made the 5 km drive to eat way 40 mins. The new venue did not make it easy for locating and getting the vehicle parked in the rain. I like their playing, hence no complaints after I seated.  I am not a great fan of Kalyani, hence I cant comment much. But the swara patterns, alternated between them was superb. 

There  was an expectation for a short RTP, but the time was already late. They settled in for few after main krithis, before closing with a desh thillana , which was very good.

The venue at the St.Francis shcool is pretty good. The hall is big with sufficient ventilation. This time, the audio arrangement was also good ( not echoing as it used to at the Bank of Baroda building). The stage was decorated very well and there is ample parking space. Hope they stick to this venue.

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4 Comments

Posted by on November 10, 2009 in Concert songlist

 

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4 responses to “Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi at Nadasurabhi Annual Festival, Koramangala 09 nov 2009

  1. Gayathri Raghavan

    November 12, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    Jayan :Did you happen to attend OS Thyagarajan-Concert on Tuesday ? Didn’t see your review,so was wondering.I attended this partially.

     
  2. Jayan

    November 10, 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Hari : He was good. But taniavartanam was an average affair.

    Pramod: It should have been that. Very good.

     
  3. Pramod

    November 10, 2009 at 1:19 pm

    Bauli Varnam should be “aruNodhayamE_anbin” which is LGJs.I have that very nice/apt one.

     
  4. Hari

    November 10, 2009 at 11:18 am

    How was Vid Rajakesari’s playing? I was very impressed about him on sunday.

     

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