A lively presentation by Ravi Narayanan
CHENNAI, December 6: As part of the monthly Sunday kutcheri in the park organised by Sundaram Finance, Ravi Narayanan, a class IX student of Hindu Senior Secondary School, Indira Nagar, presented a mikeless kutcheri at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore this morning.
Ravi’s presentation of Syama Sastrigal’s Himadri Suthe (Kalyani in Rupakam), Muthuswami Dikshitar’s Hiranmayim (Lalitha in Rupakam), Mysore Vasudevacharya’s Mamavatu (Hindolam in Aadhi) and Papanasam Sivam’s Sri Ganesha (Thilang in Aadhi) came in for appreciation from the early morning park audience, who had gathered around the Chess Square.
Impressed with the performance of the artiste, Mr. Vasu Subrahmanyam, a resident of Malaysia, who had come to the Nageswara Rao Park to watch this early morning Kutcheri, said, “The Carnatic music performance of young Ravi Narayanan this morning has made our visit to Chennai all the more memorable. This mikeless Sunday kutcheri in the park concept is an excellent platform for budding musical artistes.”
Ravi Narayanan, who is learning music from Shri Thiruvarur S Ganeshan, was accompanied by Ms. Satya Mohan on the violin and R.Venimadhavan on the mridangam.
T.T. Srinivasaraghavan, Managing Director, Sundaram Finance Ltd., was present on the occasion and handed over mementos and certificates to the performing artistes.
Organised since February 2006 on the first Sunday of every month between 6.30 a.m. and 7.30 a.m., Sundaram Finance Sunday Kutcheri in the Park provides a platform for children aged below 15 years to display their musical talent.
Sundaram Finance audition committee conducts an audition to select the artistes to perform at the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park. For registration and audition, contact: 0 94440 40748.