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  • Marked by aesthetic beauty

    Marked by aesthetic beauty

    On the fifth day of the Madras Music Academy’s festival of dance, the tremendously talented Mohiniattam exponent Neena Prasad, a student of Kalamandalam Sugandhi and Kalamandalam Kshemavathy, started her recital with Cholkettu in dhanyasi ragam and khanda jati talam. The music composer Changanasseri Madhavan Nampoothri was also a wonderful vocalist. Along with mridangist Ramesh Babu, …

    February 3, 2017
  • Renditions to warm the heart

    Renditions to warm the heart

    The annual dance festival of the Madras Music Academy is unique in many respects. First it is meticulously planned and executed and there are no loose ends. Every year it commences with an inauguration followed by conferring of the Natya Kala Acharya Award to a deserving dancer. This year this-much-looked-forward-to festival was inaugurated by Philip …

    January 28, 2017
  • Excelling in both nritya & abhinaya

    Excelling in both nritya & abhinaya

    Madras Music Academy’s festival of dance saw performances from some of the very best and their exceptional choreographic works. Bharatanatyam dancer Malavika Sarukkai was conferred the title of Natya Kala Acharya by the Academy and she performed on the fourth day of the seven-day-long festival. She began with Trayodhbhavam in ragam revagupti in misra chapu …

    January 20, 2017