If the end of the navaratris is causing withdrawal symptoms in you for what was at Shilparamam, there's good news - even they haven't had enough!
Shilparamam, as part of the ongoing Sari Mela, is organising a Kuchipudi dance recital by the students of Pallavi Academy of Fine Arts, on 4th October.
The students of the institute, V Sri Anusha, P B Pallavi, M V Chitra, P B Vaishnavi, S K Jaya, Keerthana and Meghna, will perform some solo and some group items, like Mamavathu Sri Sarawati, Kanjadalayakshi Sri Kamakshi, Margeni Thingal, Thandanana and Thillana. The orchestra for the performance comprises P R C Sarma on the mridangam, K Sai Kumar on the violin, vocals by V Hema and nattuvangam by P B Krishna Bharati.
The Pallavi Academy of Fine Arts was founded in 1987 by P B Krishna Bharati and her brother Dr S K Venkatachary. Dr Venkatachary is a renowned classical singer and director of the institute, while Krishna Bharati is a Kuchipudi dancer, who initially trained under Vedantham Prahalada Sarma and is now under Dr Shobha Naidu, is the Principal of the institute.
Krishna Bharati is a M A in Dance from Hyderabad Central University. She conducted a workshop of dance at Washington DC, and has given various performances there. She has been conferred upon the titles of Natya Visharada, Samskruti Ratna and Natyasri. The institute, in addition to Kuchipudi dance, also teaches vocal and instrumental music.
Please contact the venue at 2310-0455 for further details.