An all-women Sunday kutcheri
CHENNAI, August 13: The August edition of the Sundaram Finance Sunday Kutcheri in the Park was an all-women Kutcheri. Accompanied on the mridangam by 11-year old S. Aswini and on the violin by R. Shraddha, 12-year-old R. Divya, a student of Jaigopal Garodia Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar, presented a vocal Carnatic music performance on the morning of August 1at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.
Divya has been learning music for the past 7 years from Smt. Subha Jawahar. She is also a budding violin artiste.
Divya’s presentation included Papanasam Sivam’s Sri Ganesha Charanam (Thillang –Ragam, Aadhi Thaalam), Periya Swamy Thuran’s Kaliyuga Varadhan (Brindavan Saranga, Aadhi), Cuddalore Subramaniam’s Janani Janani ( Revathi, Aadhi) and Dhandapani Desikar’s Ennai Ne Maravadhe (Amirdhavarsini, Aadhi).
Mr. V.K. Raman of Sundaram Business Services presented certificates and mementos to the performing artistes.
The aim of the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park is to provide a platform for young children under the age of 15 years to display their musical talent in an informal park audience.