Source: thehindu.com; Photo Courtesy: S. Thanthoni

Pallavi Darbar, a unique festival dedicated to the art of ragam-tanam-pallavi singing. The event, in its third year, organised by Carnatica in association with Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, is conducted with an intention to familiarise Carnatic music fans with the art of pallavi singing. The festival is dedicated to Dr. Sripada Pinakapani’s birth centenary year.

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Programme:
Dates
: August 7 to August 9
Venue: Mylapore Fine Arts Club

Aug 7
5.00 p.m.: Open house on Art of Pallavi singing – with Vidwan Trichy J.Venkataraman, Chitravina N.Narasimhan and Vidushi Suguna Purushothaman
6.00 p.m.: Pallavi concert by Malladi Brothers, S. Varadarajan, K.V. Prasad, Vaikom Gopalakrishnan
7.30 p.m.: Abhishek Raghuram, Akkarai Subhalakshmi, Anantha R. Krishnan

Aug 8
5 .00 p.m.: Pallavi and its intricacies by J. Venkatraman
6.00 p.m.: Saketharaman, Nagai Sriram, Pathri Sathish Kumar, K.V. Gopalakrishnan
7.30 p.m.: Suguna Purushothaman and Suguna Varadachari, R. Hemalatha

Aug 9
3.30 p.m.: Pallavi puzzle – On the spot pallavi contest conducted by Bharat Sundar
5 p.m.: Open house with J. Venkatraman, Chitravina Narasimhan and Vidushi Suguna Purushothaman – Moderator K.N. Shashikiran
6 p.m.: Akkarai Sisters (Subhalaskhmi and Sornalatha), Ranjani Ramakrishnan, Patri Sathish Kumar
7.30 p.m.: T.N.S.Krishna, Nagai Sriram, R. Ramesh
S. Saketharaman. Photo: S. Thanthoni