Source: sabhash.com; Author: Aarvalan; Photo Courtesy: The Hindu

Manda Sudharani’s interpretation of Nee Bakthi Bagyasudha, a krithi of Thyagarajar in Jayamanohari, exhibited the stamp of class. This raga is a via media between Sriranjani and Abhogi. The special aesthetic glory of this krithi lies in reverting to the pallavi line, in an ecstatic flash, after holding a long note in the anupallavi and charanam (Janichina, Aprameyasadha).  This concert formed part of the series  organized by Nadopasana – that indefatigable Srinivasan whose name is eponymous with this outfit – and was held at P S Dakshinamurthy Auditorium last week.

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