Sapta Swara is organising Dakshina Bharatiya Sangeeta Navaratrotsavamulu, a Carnatic music festival dedicated to kritis of the Trinity. The event lasts for 9 days i.e., from 2nd Nov to 10th Nov at Kala Subbarao Kala Vedika.
In this 9-day event, singers will perform special kritis of Dikshitar, including his Navagraha and Navavarna kritis The event is divided into two time slots, one from 6:15pm to 7:15pm, allotted for Navavarna kritis (one varnam each day), and another, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm, allotted for Navagraha kritis (one graha each day).
Inaugurated by renowed poet, Dr. C Narayana Reddy, on 2nd Nov, the festival will be held in the presence of Hari Achyutharama Sastry. Singer Balamurali Krishna will also grace the event.
This unique event is organised by Sapta Swara, a cultural organization founded by K S R Balakrishna Sastry. He is a retired head-master who has also performed as an artiste on radio and TV, from 1952 to 2005. A disciple of Dr. M Balamurali Krishna, he has performed a number of times with him.
The schedule for the events, from 4th Nov, is listed below:
Date From 06:15pm to 07:15pm From 07:30pm to 08:30pm
04-11-08 Kamala Ramani & Party Dr. Vyzarasu Balasubrahmanyam & Party
05-11-08 P V Subbarao Dr S K Venkatachary
06-11-08 R V Pandurangasarma Y Ramaprabha
07-11-08 Dr Seshulata D Vardhani
08-11-08 T Chandrabhanu N C Pardhasarathy
09-11-08 S Neeta Chandrasekhar K Hemabindu
10-11-08 Dr S Umadevi Bharati Subrahmanyam
Entry is free for all. Please contact Balakrishna Sastry at 99495-77618 / 94902-16650, for further details.
Sapta Swara Cultural Organization
Hyderabad - 500040