36th year Art festival 2010 - 17th December, 2010
Today evening Tamil Isai Vendar Sri O.S.Thiagarajan gave a concert dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu...
He commenced the concert with a Varnam "Ninnukori" in the Ragam Mohanam set to Adi Talam a composition of Ramanathapuram Sreenivasa Iyengar.
"Tera tiyaga rada" in Gowlipanthu Ragam set to Adi Talam a Saint Thyagaraja composition, "Venkataramana" in Ragam Lathangi and Rupaka Talam, composition of Papanasam Sivan, "Vinaraada naa manavi" in the Ragam Devagandhari and Adi Talam another composition of Saint Thyagaraja and "Pahimam hare pannaga" in Panchamurthy Ragam set to Adi Talam yet another composition of Thyagaraja Swami were a brisk presentation..
That was followed by the Ragam Kambhoji with an elaborate rendition of the Ragam, followed by "O Ranga Saayee" yet another keerthanam of Saint Thyagaraja set to Adi Talam. Niraval in the line "bhooloka vaikuntam" and the swaraprastharam were outstanding...Vidwan Sri Neyveli Narayanan on the Mridangam and Vidwan Sri B.S.Purushothaman on Khanjira presented a well balanced Thani Avarthanam..
"Momujupa raa Krishna" a composition of Tirupati Narayanaswamy in the Ragam Behag set to Rupaka Talam was very melodious.
Concert was conluded with another Thayagaraja Keerthanam "Naadupai palikeru" in the Ragam Madhyamavathi set to Khanda Cha[u Talam. Sri Thiagarajan was very ably supported through out by Vidwan Sri M.A.Sundaresan on the Violin,