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On October 12th, ICMCA presented San Jose, CA based Bharatanatyam dancer Vidhya Subramanian. A disciple of Guru S.K. Rajarathnam Pillai and Kalanidhi Narayanan, Subramanian presents the graceful and strong Vazhuvoor style, along with emotive abhinaya. Accompanied by an ensemble also based in various parts of the US, they all complimented each other without overpowering. Subramanian and her group, which included GS Rajan’s mellifluous flute, presented traditional repertoire opening with a Pushpanjali composed by Madurai Muralidharan which was followed by Sambu Natanam, a vigorous piece depicting the all-perceiving Shiva.

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