Ragamala

Ragamala is a non-profit organization that strives to advance the traditional performing arts of South Asia through programming, outreach, publications and other efforts. Ragamala's main offering is a series of concerts in the Greater Seattle, Washington area. More information at Ragamala's web site. More photos in Category:Ragamala (Seattle).

Chitra VisweswaranEdit

Bharata natyam dancer Chitra Visweswaran, accompanied by Adyar Gopinath (Mrindangam), Sukanya Ravindar (Nattuvangam), R. Visweswaran (vocal), Uma Namboodripad (vocal support, face not visible), R. Thyagarajan (Flute), Amrita Murali (Violin), 25 March 2007 at Interlake High School, Bellevue, Washington.

RavikiranEdit

South Indian (Carnatic) musical performance by Ravikiran and troupe, 14 April 2007 at Interlake High School, Bellevue, Washington. From left to right:

  • Guruvayur Dorai, mridangam
  • Ravi Balasubramanian, ghatam
  • Ravikiran, navachitraveena, which is his own invention, basically a hollow-body electric chitraveena played with a teflon (rather than ebony) slide.
  • Akkarai S. Subhalakshmi, violin

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Sanjeev AbhyankarEdit

North Indian vocalist Sanjeev Abhyankar, with Harshad Kenetkar (tablas) and Milind Kulkarni (harmonium), 29 April 2007 at Ethnic Cultural Theater, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Shruti SadolikarEdit

Hindustani vocalist Shurti Sadolkar Katkar accompanied by Anant Kunte playing the sarangi and Mulye Mangesh playing the tablas, 14 July 2007, Brechemin Auditorium, Music building, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

Urmila NagarEdit

Kathak dancer Urmila Nagar gave a lecture-demonstration 12 October 2007 at the Ethnic Cultural Theater, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington as part of the Ragamala series. (Nagar lectured and played the harmonium along with two accompanists; young dance students gave the demonstration.)

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Abhishek RaghuramEdit

Carnatic vocalist Abhishek Raghuram, accompanied by Mysore K. Srikanth (violin), Ganapathy Raman (mridangam), and Dr. Ravi Balasubramanian (ghatam) 2 March 2008 at Eastshore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, Washington.

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RudrakshyaEdit

Rudrakshya are an Odissi dance troupe. Information about the individual performers can be found on the Ragamala site. They performed 27 April 2008 at Interlake High School, Bellevue, Washington.

Tejendra Narayan MajumdarEdit

Sarod player Tejendra Narayan Majumdar performed at Spring Hall, Eastshore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, Washington 16 May 2008, accompanied by tabla player Anubrata Chatterjee.

The Mishra BrothersEdit

North Indian vocalists Rajan and Sajan Mishra performed at Kane Hall, University of Washington 14 September 2008. Accompanists included Sanatan Goswami (harmonium) and Subhen Chatterjee (Tablas).

Last modified on 28 February 2011, at 18:38