|Activities upto 2002|
June 2001 was a memorable month. We had the fortune to have Sri T N Seshagopalan sing for us, on Muthiah Bhagavathar's anniversary. Needless to say, it was a treat to an eager audience.
In November 2001, Narada Gana Sabha celebrated Muthiah Bhagavathar's birth anniversary with a concert by Gayathri Girish.
In June 2002, we conducted our now annual music competition. We had a very good response and saw a great deal of talent. The judging was of very high order. The judges were Smt.Lalitha Sivakumar, Smt.Akhila Siva and Smt.Meena Venkateswaran.
in the 13-17 yrs group:
Encouragement Prize was awarded to B Ramnath.
in the 18 -25 yrs group:
Sri P Unnikrishnan gave a most delightful concert on June 29th. He made the intrinsically beautiful Meenalochan in Todi, Neepadame in Bhairavi and Sampathprade in Kalyani sound divine. He had the audience arrested with his shower of melody.
We will be in touch with more news shortly.
trust was inaugurated on 27th June 1997 by Smt. D.K. Pattammal. Several
talented young artistes readily came forward to render Sri. Harikesanallur
Muthiah Bhagavathar's kritis. Their generosity in sparing their time &
sharing this expertise made the function a big success. The artistes
were Nityashree, Chinmaya Sisters, Lakshmi Rangarajan, Sangeetha Sivakumar,
Sanjay.S., Vijay Siva, T.M. Krishna, K. Vijayaraghavan & the accompanying
artistes were Bombay Ranjani, Poorna Siva, R.K. Sriram Kumar, Varadarajan,
Manoj Siva, Kallidaikuruchi Sivakumar, Arun Prakash & Madipaakkam
In association with Narada Gana Sabha Trust, Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar's birth anniversary on Nov 15th 1997 was celebrated. Sri. G.K.Moopanar presided. Semmangudi Sri. Srinivasa Iyer released a cassette of Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar's songs rendered by Smt.Shyamala Venkateswaran and Sri.A.V.M. Saravanan received the first cassette.
In June 1998 Lalgudi Sri. G. Jayaraman delivered the 1st Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar memorial lecture, followed by a Harikatha by Smt. Pramila Gurumurthy. The program concluded with a recital by Sri. N. Vijay Siva.
In November 1998, Narada Gana Sabha trust with Harikesanjali, held a concert by Neyveli Santhana Gopalan which was preceded by a lecture by Dr. V.V.Srivatsa.
In June 1999
Dr. S.A.K. Durga delivered the 2nd Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar
memorial lecture. This was followed by a Bharathanatyam recital of
Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar's compositions by Sumitra Nitin to her
mother Sujatha Vijayaraghavan's explanatory details.
In November 1999, with Narada Gana Sabha Trust was held a concert by Sri. Rajkumar Bharathi & party.
In June 2000 Smt. Vidya Shankar delivered the 3rd Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar memorial lecture. This was followed by a concert by T.M.Krishna & party.
In November 2000 with Narada Gana Sabha Trust, Smt. Sowmya & party's concert was held.
In pursuance of the Trust's objectives, a Vocal Music competition of Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar Krithis was held on 17th June 2001, in the age groups 13-17 & 18-25.