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  2017 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja
Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 
Venue: Cupertino Community Hall (next to Cupertino Library)
10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
 

Kum. Manasa Suresh - Vocal Concert
Smt. Sandhya Srinath - Violin
Shri. Srinath Bala - Mridhangam
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 

Bharatanatyam Dance Performance:
Chitravali - A picture Book on Krishnamaya
by Smt. Rama Vaidyanathan
With Live Orchestra
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Chitravali Brochure: Click here...
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artist's Website:
Smt. Rama Vaidyanathan...
 

Smt. B. Suchitra - Katha Kutcheri
Shri. VVS Murari - Violin
Shri. NC Bharadwaj - Mridangam
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 

Shri. T. M. Krishna - Vocal
Fundraiser for "The other media" by TM Krishna
Shri. Rajeev Mukundan - Violin
Kumari Rajna Swaminathan - Mridangam
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Carrington Hall, Sequoia High School
1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City, CA 94062
 
Artist's Website:
Shri. T. M. Krishna...
 

Maestro Shri GNB's Varnams and rare Kritis
Lecture Demo by The Trichur Family
Shri. Trichur V. Ramachandran
Smt. Charumathi Ramachandran
Smt. Subhashree Ramachandran
Shri. Ravindra Bharathi - Mridangam
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist's Website:
Shri Trichur V. Ramachandran Wiki...
Smt. Charumathi Ramachandran Wiki...
 

'Sri Thyagaraja Ramayanam' by illustrious vocalists comprising:
Dr. S. Sowmya, Shri. Ashwath Narayanan, Shri. Chandrasekara Sharma, Smt. Brinda Manickavasagam and Smt. Vidya Kalyanaraman
Shri. M. Rajeev - Violin
Shri. K.V. Gopalakrishnan - Mridangam
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 

Shri. Vishnudev Namboothiri - Vocal
Shri. L. Ramakrishnan - Violin
Shri. Trivandrum Balaji - Mridangam
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 

Smt. Nityasree Mahadevan - Vocal
Shri. Parur M. A. Krishnaswamy - Violin
Shri. Cherthala Ananthakrishnan - Mridangam
Shri. Alathur Rajaganesh - Kanjira
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 

 
  2016 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja
Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 9.00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Shirdi Sai Parivaar
1221 California Circle, Milpitas, CA 95035
Map/Directions...
 

Kum. Sruti Sarathy - Vocal
Shri. Vignesh Thyagarajan - Violin
Shri. Vignesh Venkataraman - Mridangam
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
 

Neyveli Shri. Santhanagopalan - Vocal
Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Shri. Sriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Shri. Ganesh Ramnarayanan - Kanjira
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artist's Website:
  Neyveli Shri. Santhanagopalan...
 

Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Vocal
Mysore Shri. Srikanth - Violin
Neyveli Shri. Skanda Subramanian - Mridangam
Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist's Website:
  Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan...
  Mysore Shri. Srikanth...
 

The Maestro Returns
Living Legend Sangita Kalanidhi Prof. TN Krishnan
with Viji Krishnan & Sriram Krishnan - Violin Trio
Sangita Kalanidhi Prof. Trichy Sankaran - Mridangam
Shri. KV Gopalakrishnan - Khanjira
Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Cañada College Theatre
4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, CA 94061
 
Artist's Website:
  Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. N. Krishnan...
 

Saturday, April 9, 2016
 
Chinmaya Sisters Smt. Uma and Smt. Radhika - Vocal
Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Kalladaikurichi Shri. Sivakumar - Mridangam
Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 1:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist's Website:
  Chinmaya Sisters Smt. Uma and Smt. Radhika...
  Smt. Anuradha Sridhar...
 

SIFA presents in association with Instant Karma
Sambandh - Confluence of Hindustani-Carnatic Jugalbandhi
Pt. Kartik Seshadri - Sitar
Shri. U. Rajesh - Mandolin
Thanjavur Shri. Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
Pt. Arup Chattopadhyay - Tabla
Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 4:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist's Website:
  Shri. Kartik Seshadri...
 

Vasanthothsavam - Saturday April 23 and Sunday April 24, 2016
 
Day 1 - Saturday April 23, 2016

 
JagadOdhAranA : The Art of Transcendence
A Musical Discourse Tribute to Dr. M. S. SubbulakshmI
Featuring “nAmA nirantarI”: An Ensemble of Leading Bay Area Musicians
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Fragrance - Dance collaboration
Mohiniattam - Smt. Bindu Pratap
Kuchipudi - Smt. Sunita Pendekanti
Bharathanatyam - Smt. Deepa Mahadevan
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 12:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Shri. V Shankaranarayanan - Vocal
Shri. Nagai Sriram - Violin
Shri. Tanjore K Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
Shri. Sundarkumar - Kanjira
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110 Artist's Website:
  Shri. V. Shankaranarayanan...
 
Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi - Violin
Shri. Patri Satish Kumar – Mridangam
Shri. KV Gopalakrishnan – Kanjira
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110  
Artist's Website:
  Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi...
 
Day 2 - Sunday April 24, 2016
 

Venu Vina Duet
Smt. Shantala Subramanyam - Flute
Sri. Vishaal Sapuram - Chitravina
Sri. Melakkaveri Balaji - Mridangam
Smt. Sukkanya Ramgopal - Ghatam
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Smithwick Theater, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
 
Artist's Website:
  Smt. Shantala Subramanyam...
 
Saayujya - a collaboration of music and dance by
Carnatic maestro, Shri. T. M. Krishna and
Bharatanatyam exponent, Kalaimamani Smt. Priyadarsini Govind
Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 4:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Smithwick Theater, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
 
Artist's Website:
  Shri. T. M. Krishna...
  Kalaimamani Smt. Priyadarsini Govind...
 

Gayakhasikhamani Charithram - Harikatha
Padmabhushan, Sangita Kalanidhi, Harikatha Siromani Shri. T. N. Seshagopalan
Papanasam Shri. Gokul Kumar - Violin
Shri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist's Website:
  Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. N. Seshagopalan...
 

Shri. Pattabhirama Pandit - Vocal
Shri. VVS Murari - Violin
Trivandrum Shri. Balaji - Mridangam
Shri. Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
 

Shri. R. Suryaprakash - Vocal
Kum. Sruti Sarathy - Violin
Shri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Shri. A. Mahadevan - Morsing
Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artist's Website:
  Shri. R. Suryaprakash...
 

Yuva Tarangini
Geeta Shankar - Veena
Aditya Satyadeep - Violin
Shreyas Bhardwaj - Flute
Akshay Venkatesan & Santhosh Ravindra Bharathy - Mirdangam
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna - Vocal
Papanasam Gokul Kumar - Violin
Vignesh Venkatraman - Mridangam
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 

Grand Vocal Concert - Ranjani and Gayathri
Charumathi Raghuraman - Violin
Delhi Sairam - Mridangam
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artists Website:
Ranjani and Gayathri...
 

Sangeetha Upanyasam
Shri. Dushyanth Sridhar
Topic: Little Superstars - Nachiketa, Dhruva and Prahlada
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
Map/Directions...
 

Sangeeta Samyoga
Smt. Srividya Ramanath and Smt. Bhargavi Balasubramanian - Vocal
Kum. K. P. Nandini - Violin
Shri. Akshay Anathapadmanabhan - Mridangam
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Eagle Theater
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
Map/Directions...
 

Shri. Sandeep Narayan - Vocal
Shri. H N Bhaskar - Violin
Patri Shri. Satishkumar - Mridangam
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 

Violin Maestros Mysore Shri. Nagaraj and Dr. Manjunath
Shri. Srimushnam Raja Rao - Mridangam
Ghatam: Shri. Giridhar Udupa - Ghatam

Sunday, October 23 2016 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
Map/Directions...
 

 
  2015 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja
Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 9.30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Shirdi Sai Parivaar
1221 California Circle, Milpitas, CA 95035
 

Vidwan Ashvin Bhogendra - Vocal
Vidushi Lakshmi Balasubramanya - Violin
Vidwan Ravindra Bharathy Sridharan - Mridangam
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Eagle Theater, Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
Artist's Website:
  Vidwan D. B. Ashvin...
 

Carnatica Brothers (Kalaimamani K.N. Shashikiran & Vidwan P. Ganesh)
with Vidwan Dushyant Sridhar - Katha Kutcheri
Vidwan Trivandrum Sampath - Violin
Vidwan Tanjore Murugaboopathy - Mridangam
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Eagle Theater, Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
Artists Website:
  Carnatica Brothers - Vidwan K.N. Shashikiran & Vidwan P. Ganesh...
  Vidwan Dushyanth Sridhar...
 

Vidwan Sikkil Gurucharan - Vocal
Vidwan VVS Murari - Violin
Vidwan Trivandrum V. Balaji - Mridangam
Vidwan K.V. Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artists Website:
  Vidwan Sikkil Gurucharan...
  Vidwan VVS Murari...
 

Vidushi Jayanthi Kumaresh - Veena
Vidushi Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Vidwan Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070
 
Artist's Website:
  Vidushi Jayanthi Kumaresh...
 

Vidwan Raja Reddy, Vidushi Radha Reddy &
Vidushi Yamini Reddy - Kuchipudi dance
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Jaames Logan High School Center for the Performing Arts
1800 H St., Union City, CA 94587
 
Artists Website:
  Vidwan Raja Reddy & Vidushi Radha Reddy...
 

Vidwan Abhishek Raghuram - Vocal
Vidushi Akkarai Subhalakshmi - Violin
Vidwan Ananta R. Krishnan- Mridangam
Vidwan Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artists Website:
  Vidwan Abhishek Raghuram...
  Vidushi Akkarai Subhalakshmi...
 

Vidwan Shashank Subramanyam & Vidwan Rakesh Chaurasia - Flute Jugalbandi
Vidwan Sai Giridhar - Mridangam
Vidwan Abhijit Banerjee - Tabla
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artists Website:
  Vidwan Shashank Subramanyam...
  Vidwan Rakesh Chaurasia...
 

Dance Performance: DWITA - Duality of Life by:
Vidushi Rama Vaidyanathan
Vidushi Dakshina Vaidyanathan
Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
With Live Orchestra:
Dr. S. Vasudevan - Nattuvangam and Vocal
Sri. K. Venkateshwaran - Nattuvangam and Vocal
Sri. Ramamoorthy Sriganesh - Mridangam
Sri. Rajat Prasanna - Flute
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist's Website:
  Vidushi Rama Vaidyanathan...
  Vidushi Dakshina Vaidyanathan...
 

Vidwan O. S. Thyagarajan - Vocal
Vidwan V. Srikanth - Violin
Vidwan Akshay Anantapadmanabhan - Mridangam
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
 

Vidwan Chertalai K. N. Ranganatha Sharma - Vocal
Vidwan Tiruvizha Viju Anand - Violin
Vidwan R. Sankaranarayanan - Mridangam
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 6:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
 

Vidwan K. Bharat Sundar - Vocal
Vidwan V.V.S. Murari - Violin
Vidwan Trivandrum Balaji - Mridangam
Vidwan K.V. Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
 

Vidushi Sriranjani Santhanagopalan - Vocal
Vidwan VVS Murari - Violin
Vidwan Trivandrum Balaji - Mridangam
Vidwan KV Gopalakrishnan - Kanjira
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: McAfee Theater, Saratoga High School
20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070
 
 

Vidwan Ganesh & Vidwan Kumaresh - Violin Duo
Vidwan Sankaranarayanan Ramani - Mridangam
Vidwan Trichy Krishnaswamy - Ghatam
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artists Website:
  Vidwan Ganesh & Vidwan Kumaresh U.S. Tour...
  Vidwan Ganesh & Vidwan Kumaresh...
 

Padma Shri Awardee Aruna Sairam - Vocal
Vidwan Vittal Ramamurthy - Violin
Kalaimamani J. Vaidhyanathan - Mridangam
Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 10:30 a.m.
 
Venue: Smithwick Theater, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
 
Artists Website:
  Kalaimamani Padma Shri Aruna Sairam...
  Vidwan Vittal Ramamurthy...
 

Trichur Brothers
Vidwan Srikrishna Mohan and Vidwan Ramkumar Mohan - Vocal
Vidwan Rajeev Mukundan - Violin
Vidwan Trichur Mohan - Mridangam
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artists Website:
  Trichur Brothers...
 

Vidwan Rithvik Raja - Vocal
Vidwan HN Bhaskar - Violin
Vidwan Vijay Ganesh - Mridangam
Vidwan Anirudh Athreya - Kanjira
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artists Website:
  Rithvik Raja...
  HN Bhaskar...
 

 
  2014 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja
Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
 
Venue: Quinlan Community Center
10185 N. Stelling Rd., Cupertino, CA 95014
 

Sri. Srikanth Chary - Veena
Sri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Eagle Theater
Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
Artists Website:
  Sri. Srikanth Chary...
  Sri. Shriram Brahmanandam...
 

Celebrating Lalgudi
Sri. Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Smt. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi - Violin
Sri. Trichi Sankaran - Mridangam
Sri. Tirupanithura Radhakrishnan - Ghatam
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: Jain Temple
722 S. Main St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artists Website:
  Sri. Lalgudi GJR Krishnan...
  Smt. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi...
 

Smt. Vishaka Hari - Harikatha
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist's Website:
  Smt. Vishaka Hari...
 
 

'Vasantha Uthsav' - a 2 day festival

Saturday April 12 & Sunday April 13, 2014
 
Venue: Auditorium, Sunnyvale Temple
420-450 Persian Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
 
 
Day 1 - Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Sri. Nagai Muralidharan - Violin
Sri. Nagai Sriram - Violin
Sri. Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar - Mridangam
Sri. Raja Ganesh - Kanjira
 
Day 1 - Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
 
"Nama Niranthari" - the eternal flow
A musical discourse on the maratha varkari saints and their profound imprint on our spiritual and musical traditions
Sri. K. G. Parameswaran
Smt. Priya Parameswaran
(Disciples of Sangita Acharya Sri ThiruvaiyAru S. Krishnan)
Sri. Ravi Gutala (tabla and pakhawaj)
Sri. Ajay Narasimha, Sri. Anil Narasimha, Sri. V. K. Vijaykumar, Sri. Karthik Gopalaratnam, Sri. Karthik Lakshminarayanan, Sri. Kaushik Lakshminarayanan, Sri. Manudutt Gurudata, Smt. Lavanya Kothandaraman, Smt. Janani Ganesh, Sri. Jairaj Galagali, Smt. Mahinta Chandiramouli, Smt. Vinita Venkatesh, Kum. Kaanchana Parameswaran
 
Day 1 - Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 4:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 
Seating begins at 4:15 p.m. Concert begins at 4:30 p.m.
 
Smt. Sudha Ragunathan - Vocal
Sri. R. K. Shriramkumar - Violin
Sri. Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan - Mridangam
 
Day 2 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
Smt. K. Gayathri - Vocal
Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Sri. Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar - Mridangam
 
Day 2 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
 
Celebrating her contribution to Bharatanatyam, SIFA presents
Mythili Kumar - "Evolution in Choreography" - A Lecture Demonstration

Friends of Abhinaya and Abhinaya students are welcome for Mythili's program.
 
Artist's Website:
  Abhinaya Dance Company...
 
Day 2 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
 
A Tribute to the great maestro -
An audio visual presentation on
The Late Sri. Lalgudi G. Jayaraman

Artist's Website:
  Sri. Lalgudi Jayaraman...
 
Day 2 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 
Trichur Brothers - Vocal
Sri. Srikrishna Mohan &
Sri. Ramkumar Mohan
Sri. B. K. Raghu - Violin
Sri. Trichur Mohan - Mridangam

 
Artists Website:
  Trichur Brothers...
 
 


 
Sri. T. V. Sankaranarayanan - Vocal
Sri. Trivandrum N. Sampath - Violin
Sri. Tanjore K. Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 3:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artist's Website:
  Sri. T. V. Sankaranarayanan...
 

Sri. Saketharaman - Vocal
Smt. Akkarai Subhalakshmi - Violin
Sri. Neyveli Narayanan - Mridangam
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
 
Venue: CET - Soto Theater
701 Vine St., San Jose, CA 95110
 
Artists Website:
  Sri. Saketharaman...
  Smt. Akkarai Subhalakshmi...
  Sri. Neyveli Narayanan...
 

Sifa collaborates with Bhoomija Trust to present:
"Surupa Sen and Bijayini Satpathy" of Nrityagram fame
Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.
 
Venue: The California Theater
345 S. 1st St., San Jose, CA 95113
 
Artists Website:
  Surupa Sen...
  Bijayini Satpathy...
 

Double Header - Saturday, June 21, 2014
 
Venue: Eagle Theater
Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
Kum. Ananya Ashok - Vocal
Kum. Sruti Sarathy - Violin
Sri. Amit Ranganathan - Mridangam
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
"Shivaanubhavam", a thematic solo Bharatanatyam recital by
Kalaimamani Guru Smt. Rhadha
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 
Accompanied by live orchestra:
Smt. Asha Ramesh - Vocal
Smt. Vidya Balan - Nattuvangam
Sri. Ashwin Krishnakumar - Flute
Sri. Ravindra Bharathy Sridharan - Mridangam

 

"Isai Peroli' Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghvan- Vocal
Sri. Mysore Srikanth - Violin
Sri. Tanjore K. Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Eagle Theater
Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
Artists Website:
  Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan...
  Sri. Mysore Srikanth...
 
Sri. Palghat Dr. R. Ramprasad - Vocal
Sri. Hemmige V. Srivatsan - Violin
Sri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Eagle Theater
Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
 
 
Renjith & Vijna - Bharatanatyam duo
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artists Website:
  Renjith and Vijna...
 

Double Header - Sunday, October 19, 2014
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Youth Concert - 'Divine Light'
Thematic presentation by students of
Sri Lalitha Gana Vidyalaya
(Smt. Latha Sriram, Artistic Director)
Violin: Nyantara Narasimhan and Shriya Anand
Mridangam: Amit Ranganathan and Santhosh Ravindrabharthy
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sri. Mysore Nagaraj & Sri. Mysore Manjunath - Violin Duet
Sri. Srimushnam Raja Rao - Mridangam
Sri. Giridhar Udupa - Ghatam
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 3:45 p.m.
 
 
Kalakshetra's Smt. Ananda Shankar Jayant & group
in 'Nrityopahara' - Dance
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Venue: McAfee Theater, Saratoga High School
20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070
 
Artists Website:
  Smt. Ananda Shankar Jayant...
 


  2013 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja
Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
 
Venue: Quinlan Community Center
10185 N. Stelling Rd., Cupertino, CA 95014
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, March 17, 2013
 
Venue: School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Kum. Sindhu Natarajan - Vocal
Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.

Lakshmi Balasubramania - Violin
Vignesh Venkatraman - Mridangam
Trichur Brothers - Vocal
Trichur Sivaraman Ramkumar & Trichur Sivaraman Seetharamachandran
Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.

Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Trichur Ramachandran Mohan - Mridangam
 
Artists Website: Truchur Brothers, Anuradha Sridhar
 

Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna - Vocal
Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.

B.U. Ganeshprasad - Violin
Thanjavur Murugabhoopathy - Mridangam
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 

Malladi Brothers - Vocal
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.

R.K. Sriram Kumar - Violin
Tumkur B. Ravishankar - Mridangam
 
Venue: School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 

Morning Raga - Performed by
Padmashri Sudha Raghunathan Ensemble
Presented by SIFA
Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.

Amit Heri - Acoustic Guitar
B. V. Raghavendra Rao - Violin
Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan - Mridangam
Keith Peters - Bass Guitar
N. Guru Prasad - Ghatam
Arun Kumar - Western Drums
 
Venue: Spangenberg Theater
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, April 21, 2013
 
Venue: School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Mambalam Sisters - Vocal
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.

S.V. Ananthapadmanabhan - Violin
B. Ganapathiraman - Mridangam
 
Carnatica Brothers - Vocal
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.

Nagai Muralidharan - Violin
Mannargudi Eswaran - Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, May 5, 2013
 

 

"SANKARA"
Rhythmical - Musical - Instrumental
By Sri. T. H. Subash Chandran
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 2:30 p.m.
 
Featuring
Vidwan Sri. T. H. Subash Chandran - Ghatam / Konnakol
Sri. Ganesh Kumar - Synthetic Kanjira
Sri. S. Hari Krishnan - Keyboard
Sri. Hindol Chattopadhyay - Sitar
Sri. Sankar Viswanathan - Mridangam
 
Venue: Spangenberg Theater
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Artists Website: Subash Chandran Ganesh Kumar
 

 
SPANDA - Bharatanatyam
choreographed & danced by
LEELA SAMSON & BRAGHA BESSELL
along with their team from India
presented by SIFA
in collaboration with VRINDAVAN ACADEMY
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.

 
Venue: Spangenberg Theater
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Artist Website: Leela Samson
 
Preview of the show: Youtube Preview
 

Sri. Ramakrishnan Murthy - Vocal
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 5:00 p.m.

V.V.S. Murari - Violin
Arun Prakash - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
 


Sri. U. Shrinivas & Sri. U. Rajesh - Mandolin
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 5:00 p.m.

Madirimangalam Swaminathan - Mridangam
Trichy K. Murali - Ghatam
 
Venue: Spangenberg Theater
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Bharatanatyam - Theme - Krishna
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.

Choreographers - Sri. Shijith Nambiar & Smt. Parvathy Menon
Nidheesh Kumar
Sreenath K.R.
Bhavajan Kumar
Divya Shiva Sundar
Sruthy Jayan
Sharanya Varma
Venkatesh Krishnan (Stage Lighting Designer)
 
Venue: School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Sri. Papanasam Ashok Ramani - Vocal
Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.

Sri. Nagai Muralidaran - Violin
Sri. Mannargudi Eswaran - Mridangam
 
Venue: Eagle Theater
Los Altos High School
201 Almond Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
 
Artists Website: Sri. Papanasam Ashok Ramani, Sri. Nagai Muralidaran, Sri. Mannargudi Eswaran
 

Rama Vaidyanathan - Bharatanatyam
presented by SIFA in collaboration with
SEWA International USA - www.sewausa.org and
Isha Dance Company
Theme - Mad & Divine: The Voice of two Women Mystics of India
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.

Asha Ramesh - Vocal
Snigdha Venkatramani - Nattuvangam
Sreenivas Ponnappan - Mridangam
Vikram Raghukumar - Violin
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Sri. Maharajapuram Ramachandran - Vocal
Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.

Hemmige V. Srivatsan - Violin
Vijay Ganesh - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Nadhayogi Prof. Sri. V. V. Subrahmanyam &
Sri. V.V.S. Murari - Violin Duet
Theme - Nadhadhwani
Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.

Tirupunitura Radhakrishnan - Mridangam
Ravi Balasubramanian - Ghatam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artists Websites: V. V. Subrahmanyam, V. V. S. Murari
Youtube Clips...
 

Smt. M. S. Sheela - Vocal
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.

Sri. Mysore V. Srikanth - Violin
Sri. B. Sivaraman - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artist Websites: Click here...
 

Dr. Kadri Gopalnath - Saxaphone
presented by SIFA in collaboration with
Yoga Bharati - www.yogabharati.org
Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.

Kum. A. Kanyakumari - Violin
Sri. B. Harikumar - Mridangam
Sri. Rajendra Nakod - Tabla
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist Websites: Click here...
 

Smt. Akkarai Subhalakshmi &
Smt. Akkarai Swarnalatha - Vocal
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.

Shertalai Ananthakrishnan - Mridangam
Dr. S. Karthick - Ghatam
Saravanapriyan Sriraman - Violin
 
Venue: Shiridi Sai Parivaar
1221 California Cir., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

Sangeet Samrat Chitravina Sri. N. Ravikiran - Chitra Veena
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Sangeeta Kalanidhi Sri. Trichy Sankaran - Mridangam
 
Venue: Spangenberg Theatre
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Artists Websites: N. Raivkiran, Anuradha Sridhar, Trichy Sankaran
 

Sri. Abhishek Raghuraman - Vocal
presented by SIFA in collaboration with
Sambodh Society (West Chapter) - www.sambodh.us
Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.

Sri. B. U. GaneshPrasad - Violin
Sri. Neyveli Narayanan - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 

 
  2012 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 8:30AM - 7:30 PM
 
Venue: Quinlan Community Center
10185 N. Stelling Rd., Cupertino, CA 95014
 

Kum. Shanthala Subramanyam - Flute
Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. Avaneeswaram Vinu - Violin
Sri. Melakaveri Balaji - Mridangam
Sri. Sai Giridhar - Mridangam
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, March 25, 2012
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Master Sidharth Sriram - Vocal
Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 2:00 p.m.
Sri. Ajay Narasimha - Violin
Master Vignesh Venkataraman - Mridangam
 
Sri. O. S. Thyagarajan - Vocal
Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Sri. Mullaivasal Chandramouli - Violin
Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan - Mridangam
 
 

Bharathanatyam:
Pranaamyam - "A Salutation to Poetry and Dance"
By Smt. Priyadarsini Govind
Sunday, April 8, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.
 
With live orchestra:
K. S. Balakrishnan - Nattuvangam
Gomathi Nayagam Ratnam - Vocal
Deepu Karunakaran Nair - Violin
Vedakrishnan Venkatesan - Mridangam
Murugan Krishnan - Lights
 
Venue: Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 


Sri. Neyveli Santhanagopalan &
Kum. Sriranjani Santhanagopalan - Vocal Duet
Sunday April 15, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.
Smt. Charulatha Ramanujam - Violin
Sri. B. Ganapathiraman - Mridangam
 
Venue: Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Artist Website:
    Neyveli Santhanagopalan Website...
    Sriranjani Santhanagopalan Website...
 
 

Sri. P. Unnikrishnan - Vocal
Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. Embar Kannan - Violin
Sri. Anantha R. Krishnan - Mridangam
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, May 6, 2012
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Sri. Sandeep Narayan - Vocal
Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 2:00 p.m.
Sri. Mysore V. Srikanth - Violin
Sri. Neyveli B. Venkatesh - Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
Sri. R. K. Shriramkumar - Violin
Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.
Sri. K. Arunprakash - Mridangam
Sri. B. S. Purushotham - Kanjira
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, May 13, 2012
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Sri. R. Suryaprakash - Vocal
Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 2:00 p.m.
Sri. Nagai Sriram - Violin
Sri. Tanjore Murugabhoopathy - Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
Strings Attached - featuring:
Sri. R. Kumaresh - Violin & Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh - Veena
Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.
Sri. Neyveli Narayanan - Mridangam
Sri. Trichy Krishnaswami - Ghatam
 
Artist Website:
    R. Kumaresh Website...
    Jayanthi Kumaresh Website...
 
 

Sri. S. Saketharaman - Vocal
Friday, May 18, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
Sri. S. Varadarajan - Violin
Sri. Neyveli B. Venkatesh - Mridangam
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 
 

Smt. Vishakha Hari - Harikatha (music discourse)
Monday, May 28, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. Balaji Ananthakrishnan - Violin
Sri. S. J. Arjun Ganesh - Mridangam
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, September 9, 2012
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Dr. Pantula Rama - Vocal
Sunday, September 9, 2012 - 2:00 p.m.
Sri. MSN Murthy - Violin
Sri. Tanjore Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
Smt. Mala Ramadorai - Vocal
Sunday, September 9, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.
Sri. Abhay Prabhakar Datar - Tabla
Sri. Anant Shrikrishna Joshi - Harmonium
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Sri. Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Vocal
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
Sri. S. Varadarajan - Violin
Sri. Neyveli Venkatesh - Mridangam
 
Venue: Spangenberg Theater
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

 

 
Sammilan - Fusion Concert
Unique blend of Carnatic, Hindustani and Indian Folk Music
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Sri. Shashank Subramanyam - Flute / Vocals
Sri. Anwar Khan Manganiar - Vocal
Sri. Feroz Khan Manganiar - Dholak
Sri. Purbayan Chatterjee - Sitar
Sri. P. Satish Kumar - Mridangam, Khanjira and Konnakol
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Sri. Mysore Nagaraj & Dr. Mysore Manjunath - Violin Duet
Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Sri. Srimushnam Rajarao - Mridangam
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Sri. T. V. Sankaranarayan - Vocal
Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Sri. Vittal Ramamurthy - Violin
Sri. Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam - Mridangam
 
Celebrating 100 years of Madura Mani Iyer
 
Venue: School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Kum. Alarmel Valli - Bharatanatyam
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 8:00 p.m.
Nandini Anand Sharma - Vocal
C.K.Vasudevan - Nattuvanar
Sakthivel Murugananthan S - Mridangam
Sigamani Natarajan - Violin
Murugan Krishnan - Lights
 
Venue: School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 


SIFA Diwali Concert
 
Sri. Mohan Rangan Govindraj and
Sri. Ravi Kiran Govindaraj - Flute
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Sri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

 
  2011 Events
 
 

Thyagaraja Thyagaraja Aradhana Day
Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 8:00AM
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Double Header Concerts
Sunday, March 13, 2011
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Sri. Anil Narasimha - Vocal, Sri. Ajay Narasimha - Violin
Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 1:00 p.m.
Sri. Karthik Gopalaratnam - Mridangam
 
Carnatica Brothers -
Sri. K. N. Shashikiran & Chitravina P. Ganesh - Vocal
Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri V. V. S. Murari - Violin
Sri. Thanjavur Murugaboopathi - Mridangam
 
Artists Website: Click here...
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, April 10, 2011
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
An enthralling Mohiniattam ballet
by Smt. Vijayalakshmi
Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 1:30 p.m.
Note: Date has been changed from earlier announcement.
Musicians:
Sri. Palakal Rajagopalan - Vocal
Sri. Sreekumar Kadampatt - Edakka (percussion)
Sri. Murali Krishnan - Veena
Sri. Jayan Das - Maddalam & Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
Sri. Ganesh and Sri. Kumaresh - Violin
Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 4:45 p.m.
Sri. Thanjavur Govindarajan - Thavil
Sri. Patri Satish Kumar - Mridangam
 
Artists Website: Click here...
 


Three day Spring Festival
Friday April 15, Saturday April 16 & Sunday April 17, 2011
 
Day 1 - Friday April 15, 2011

 
Venue: The Center for Performing Arts
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94025
 

 
A felicitation & Vocal Concert of
Padma Bhushan Dr. R. K. Srikantan
Prof. Rudrapatnam R. S. Ramakanth - Vocal Accompaniment
Friday, April 15 - 7:00 p.m.
Accompaniments:
Sri. Hemmige Srivatsan - Violin
Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan - Mridangam
 
This event is presented as a collaboration with
KKNC [Kannada Koota of Northern California]
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
Day 2 - Saturday April 16, 2011
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 

 
An aesthetic approach to Sri Muthuswami Dikshitar's compositions
by Dr. T.S.Sathyavathi - Lec-dem & Vocal Concert
Saturday, April 16 - 11 a.m.
Sri. T. S. Krishnamurthy - Violin
Sri. Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
Nritya Samarchita - Bharatanatyam
by Smt. Lavanya Ananth
Saturday, April 16 - 2:30 p.m.
Musicians:
Smt. S. Srilatha - Nattuvangam
Sri. Murali Parthasarathy - Vocal
Sri. M. S. Sukhi - Mridangam
Sri. R. Kalaiarasan - Violin
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 
Day 3 - Sunday April 17, 2011

 
Venue: Spangenberg Theatre
780 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304
 
Sri. Pattabhirama Pandit - Vocal
(A legacy of the KVN Bani)
Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 1:30 p.m.
Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Sri. Kalladaikurichi Sivakumar - Mridangam
 
 
Generations of Genius:  
A unique vocal-instrumental jugalbandhi featuring
PadmaVibushan Dr. M. Balamurali Krishna - Vocal
Sangeet Samrat Chitravina N. Ravikiran - Chitravina
Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 4:45 p.m.
Sri. Nagai Muralidharan - Violin
Sri. Mannargudi Easwaran - Mridangam
 
Artists Websites:
     Dr. M. Balamurali Krishna...
     Chitravina N. Ravikiran...
 
 

Grand Vocal Concert
Padmashri Smt. Sudha Raghunathan - Vocal
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 7:00 p.m.
Sri. Nagai Sriram - Violin
Sri. Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan - Mridangam
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, May 8, 2011
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 

 
Sri. Rajhesh Vaidhya - Veena
Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 2:00 p.m.
Sri. Karaikurichi Mohanram - Mridangam
Sri. Sivaramakrishnan - Ghatam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
DKP Generation Thematic Program
"Shatharagamalika" (a unique presentation of 100 ragas)
Isai Peroli Smt. Nithyasree Mahadevan
Smt. Lalitha Sivakumar
(Daughter of Late Sri. Palghat Mani Iyer and Mother & Guru of Smt. Nithyasree)
Kum. Lavanya Sundararaman
Sunday, May 8, 2011 - 5:00 p.m.
Sri. B. U. Ganeshprasad - Violin
Sri. I. Sivakumar - Mridangam
Sri. Sivaramakrishnan - Ghatam
 
Artists Websites:
    Nithyasree Mahadevan...
    Lalitha Sivakumar...
 
 

Double Header Concerts
Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 1:00 p.m. onwards
 
Venue: ICC (India Community Center)
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Lecture Demonstration on Pallavis
Vidushi Smt. Suguna Purushothaman
Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 1:00 p.m.
Smt. Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Sri. Sriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
 
Flute Maestro Sri. Shashank Subramanyam
Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Kum. Akkarai S. Subhalakshmi - Violin
Sri. Parupalli S. Phalgun - Mridangam
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Vibrant Saxophone concert by
Padmashri Sri. Kadri Gopalnath & party
Friday, September 16, 2011 - 7:00 p.m.
Kalaimamani A. Kanyakumari - Violin
Sri. B. Harikumar - Mrigandam
Sri. Rajendra Nakod - Tabla
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Sri. Sikkil Gurucharan - Vocal
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. H. K. Venkatram - Violin
Sri. Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Sri. Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan presents
"VIBRATIONS" (A percussion ensemble)
Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. B. V. Raghavendra Rao - Silent Violin
Sri. Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan - Mridangam and Konnakkol
Sri. Kashyap Mahesh - Vocal
Sri. R. Janardhan - Double Guitar and Saxaphone
Sri. N. Guruprasad - Ghatam
Sri. N. Sundar - Tabla, Morsing and Effects
 
Venue: India Community Center
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Sri. Abhishek Raghuram - Vocal
Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. Vittal Ramamurthy - Violin
Sri. Trivandrum V. Balaji - Mridangam
 
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Vocal
Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Sri. Mysore Srikanth - Violin
Sri. Neyveli Skanda Subramanian - Mridangam
 
Venue: India Community Center
525 Los Coches St., Milpitas, CA 95035
 
Artist Website: Click here...
 
 

Lecture Demonstration Series by Sri. T.M. Krishna
Friday, November 11, 2011 - Sunday November 13, 2011
 
SIFA in collaboration with Pallavita presented Vidwan TM Krishna's Lecture Demonstration series organized as part of Pallavita's VivRti-2011 Fall Festival.
 
Friday, November 11, 2011 - 6:30 p.m.
    Topic: History and Evolution of Melakartas
     
Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 5:30 p.m.
    Topic: Compositional Forms and Patantharam
    Sri. T. M. Krishna & Smt. Sangeetha Sivakumar
    Sri. L. Ramakrishnan - Violin
    Sri. Melakaveri Balaji - Mridangam
     
Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 4:00 p.m.
    Topic: Ragam Tanam Pallavi:
    In honor of Sri Chengelpet Ranganathan
    Sri. Nishant Chandran - Violin
    Sri. Patri Satish Kumar - Mridangam
     
Venue: Smith Center, Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539
 
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Smt. Sangeetha Sivakumar - Vocal
Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 3:30 p.m.
Kum. Akkarai. S. Subhalakshmi - Violin
Sri. Melakkaveri K. Balaji - Mridangam
 
Venue: Center for Performing Arts
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA 94027
 
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2010 Events
Nov. 21, 2010 Asha Ramesh - Carnatic Vocal - 2:30 PM
Mahesh Kale - Hindustani Vocal - 5:00 PM
Nov. 7, 2010 Rama Vaidyanathan - Dance
Oct. 31, 2010 Pantula Rama - Vocal
Oct. 9, 2010 Instrumental Duet -- Sangeet Sangam
Dr. Mysore Manjunath - Violin
Pandit Ronu Majumdar - Bansuri
Oct. 3, 2010 Ranjani & Gayatri - Vocal
Sep. 25, 2010 Maharajapuram Ramachandran - Vocal
Sep. 19, 2010 A. Kanyakumari & Embar S. Kannan - Violin Duet
Sep. 18, 2010 Shijith Nambiar & Parvathy Menon - Dance
Jun. 12, 2010 Bombay Jayashri - Vocal
May 2, 2010 Charumathi Ramachandran -
The "GNB - MLV" Music and Magic Lecture Demonstration
Kunnakudi Balamurali Krishna - Vocal
Trichur V. Ramachandran - Vocal
Apr. 23, 2010 Sudha Ragunathan - Vocal
Apr. 18, 2010 Vijay Siva - Vocal
Apr. 9, 2010 Shashank Subramanyam & Shahid Parvez Khan - Jugalbandhi
Mar. 28, 2010 U. Shrinivas & Rajesh - Mandolin Duet
Mar. 7, 2010 Double Header:
Roopa Mahadevan - Vocal
Geetha Bennett - Veena
Feb. 7, 2010 Tyagaraja Day Celebrations
Jan. 17, 2010 Gokula Nirgamana - Dance Drama
2009 Events
Nov. 1, 2009 Hyderabad Brothers - Vocal
Oct. 25, 2009 Sanjay Subramaniam - Vocal
Oct. 9, 2009 Dr. Kadri Gopalnath - Saxaphone
Oct. 4, 2009 Jayanthi Kumaresh & Gaurav Mazumdar - Jugalbandhi
Oct. 2, 2009 T.V. Sankaranarayan - Vocal
Sep. 13, 2009 GJR Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi - Violin
Jun. 7, 2009 Lalitha Prabhavam - Dance Drama
Choreography: Kalaimamani Ranganayaki Jayaraman
May 30, 2009 V. V. Subrahmanyam & V. V. S. Murari - Violin - 1:30 PM
S. Sowmya - Vocal - 4:30 PM
May 17, 2009 Srikanth Chary - Veena - 1:30 PM
Neyveli Santhanagopalan - Vocal - 4:30 PM
May. 3, 2009 Sikkil Gurucharan - Vocal
Apr. 12, 2009 T. M. Krishna - Vocal
Apr. 4-5, 2009 SIFA 30th Anniversary Spring Festival
Apr. 4
o Devi Mahatmyam by Sri. Paramesh Gopi - HariKatha
o Smt. Suguna Varadachari - Vocal
o Sri. M.S.Gopalakrishnan - Violin
Apr. 5
o Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Vocal
o Nandanar Charitram - Geetha Nrithyam
Mar. 22, 2009 S. Shashank - Flute
Feb. 28, 2009 Nisha Rajagopal - Vocal
Feb. 8, 2009 Thyagaraja Day Celebrations
2008 Events
Nov. 9, 2008 Double Header:
Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam - Vocal
Mala Chandrashekar - Flute
Nov. 2, 2008 Priyadarshini Govind - Bharathanatyam
Oct. 19, 2008 Ranjani & Gayatri - Vocal
Oct. 12, 2008 Shrimathi Lalgudi Brahmanandam - Lecture Demonstration
Maharajapuram Ramachandran - Vocal
Sep. 28, 2008 Rama Vaidyanathan - Bharathanatyam Dance
Sep. 20, 2008 Sanjay Subramanian - Vocal
Sep. 7, 2008 Mysore Nagaraj & Mysore Manjunath - Violin
Jul. 13, 2008 Sudha Ragunathan - Vocal
Jun. 8, 2008 Bombay Sisters - Vocal
Jun. 1, 2008 O.S. Tyagarajan - Vocal
May 18, 2008 Srekala Bharath - Bharathanatyam Dance
May 4, 2008 T.M. Krishna - Vocal
Apr. 20, 2008 Aruna Sairam - Vocal
Apr. 13, 2008 Sangeetha Swaminathan - Vocal
Ashok Ramani - Vocal
Mar. 23, 2008 Abhishek Raghuraman - Vocal
Mar. 9, 2008 Sikkil Gurucharan - Vocal
Mar. 2, 2008 Chitravina N. Ravikiran
Feb. 24, 2008 Morning of Carnatic Music - SIFA and ICC Joint program
 
Vadya Vrindha: An ensemble of senior instrumentalists
Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Mahidhar Thirumala - Veena
Mohan Rangan - Flute
Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridangam
Ravi Gutala - Tabla
A. Mahadevan - Morsing
 
Vocal Concert:
Asha Ramesh - Vocal
Shanthi Narayanan - Violin
N. Narayanan - Mridangam
Feb. 16, 2008 Thyagaraja Day Celebrations
2007 Events
Nov. 4, 2007 T. N. Seshagopalan - Vocal
Oct. 14, 2007 Hyderabad Brothers - Vocal
Sep. 30, 2007 T. N. Krishnan - Violin
Sep. 23, 2007 Malladi Brothers - Vocal
Sep. 16, 2007 Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Vocal
May 20, 2007 SIFA Youth Program
Dharini Kalyanaraman - Vocal
Vidya Kalyanaraman - Vocal
K. Bharath Sundar - Vocal
Anil Narasimha - Vocal
Parur Ananthakrishnan - Violin
Ajay Narasimha - Violin
Karthik Gopalratnam - Mridhangam
Shriram Brahmanandam - Mridhangam
May 6, 2007 Dr. Ananda Shankar Jayant - Dance
Apr 21 - 22, 2007 SIFA Spring Music Festival
Hemmige Srivatsan - Vocal
Mayavaram Sisters - Vocal
M. Chandrasekaran & Bharati Gopal - Violin Duo
Gayathri Girish - Vocal
Carnatica Brothers - Vocal
Chitra Visweswaran - Bharatanatyam
Apr. 15, 2007 Ganesh and Kumaresh - Violin Duo
Mar. 31, 2007 Shashank - Flute
Mar. 25, 2007 Nithyasree Mahadevan - Vocal
Mar. 4, 2007 Aishu Venkataraman - Violin
Mar. 4, 2007 Thyagaraja Aradhana Special Program
Feb. 18, 2007 Thyagaraja Day Celebrations
2006 Events
Nov. 19, 2006 Sangeetha Sivakumar - Vocal - 2:00 PM
Prof. T.N. Krishnan - Violin - 5:00 PM
Nov. 12, 2006 OS Arun - Vocal - 4:00 PM
Oct. 29, 2006 Sudha Ragunathan - Vocal - 4:00 PM
Oct. 22, 2006 Kadri Gopalanath - Saxophone - 4:00 PM
Sep. 24, 2006 Navarathri Festival Concerts
Rasika Kumar - Bharatnatyam Dance - 10:00 AM
Subhapriya Srivatsan - Vocal - 1:00 PM
Vidwan D. Balakrishna - Veena - 3:30 PM
Sep. 23, 2006 Livermore Temple - Namasankeerthanam - 4:00 PM
Sep. 17, 2006 Priyadarshini Govind - Bharathanatyam Dance - 4:00 PM
Jun. 11, 2006 Mysore Nagaraj & Manjunath - Violin Duet - 4:00 PM
Manda Sudha Rani - Vocal - 2:00 PM
May 13-14, 2006 Spring Music Festival
May 13, 2006
Anuradha Sridhar - Violin
Jayanthi Umesh - Vocal
Padmaja Kishore - Vocal
Srikanth Chari & Akhilesh Sista - Veena Duet
Ashok Ramani - Vocal
May 14, 2006
Asha Ramesh - Vocal
M.S. Sheela - Vocal
T.V. Ramprasad - Vocal
Apr. 28, 2006 T.M. Krishna - Vocal
Apr. 16, 2006 S. Sowmya - Vocal
Apr. 9, 2006 Ranjani & Gayathri - Vocal
Apr. 1 - 2, 2006 Spring Music Festival -
SIFA felicitates Sri. Umayalpuram Sivaraman on 60 years
of Mridangam career
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Subhan Kasim & Subhan Babu - Nadaswaram
R. Suryaprakash - Vocal
Mala Chandrasekhar - Flute
Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman - Lecture/Demo
Ravikiran - Chitraveena
Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam - Vocal
Nitya Venkateswaran - Bharathanatyam
O. S. Tyagarajan - Vocal
Feb. 18, 2006 Sanjay Subrahmanyam - Vocal
Feb. 4, 2006 Thyagaraja Day Celebrations
2005 Events
Nov. 13, 2005 Ganesh & Kumaresh - Violin Duet
Nov. 6, 2005 Urmila Sathyanarayana - Bharathanatyam Dance
Oct. 29, 2005 Master Balamuralikrishna - Vocal
Oct. 22, 2005 Malavika Sarukkai - Bharathanatyam Dance
Sep. 18, 2005 heArtbeat - Music Ensemble
S. Karthick and party
Sep. 11, 2005 Aruna Sairam - Vocal
May. 22, 2005 Amalgamation of Strings - Veena Sitar Jugalbandi
Veenai Jayanthi and Sitar Gaurav Mazumdhar
May. 15, 2005 "Shakthi Dharshan" - Bharatha Natyam
Dr. Padma Subramaniam and group
Apr. 24, 2005 Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi - Violin duet - 4:00 PM
Sikkil Guru Charan - Vocal - 2:00 PM
Apr. 17, 2005 Geetha Govindam - Bharatha Natyam Dance
Abinaya Exponent Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan
with Priyadarshini Govind and group - 4:00 PM
Mrs. Ramamani - Vocal - 2:00 PM
Mar. 13, 2005 Malladi Brothers
Mar. 6, 2005 T.M. Krishna
Feb. 20, 2005 N. Ravikiran
Feb. 13, 2005 SIFA & Basanth Bahar Youth Day
Jan. 29, 2005 Thyagaraja Day Celebrations
2004 Events
Dec. 4, 2004 SIFA Youth Day
Nov. 14, 2004 Rama Vaidhyanathan - Bharatha Natyam
Nov. 7, 2004 Sangeetha Swaminathan - Vocal - 2:00 PM &
Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Vocal - 4:00 PM
Oct. 17, 2004 Ragavan Manian - Vocal - 2:00 PM &
Hyderabad Brothers - Vocal - 4:00 PM
Oct. 3, 2004 Unnikrishnan - Vocal
Aug. 22, 2004 Maharajapuram Ramachandran - Vocal
May 28-31, 2004 SIFA 25'th Anniversary Celebrations
May 9, 2004 A. Kanyakumari & S. Kannan - Violin
May 9, 2004 Nisha Rajagopal - Vocal
May 2, 2004 S. Sowmya - Vocal
Apr. 30, 2004 Bombay Jayashri - Vocal
Apr. 25, 2004 Vijayasiva - Vocal
Apr. 18, 2004 Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi - Violin Duo
Apr. 11, 2004 Hemmige Srivatsan & Party - Vocal - 2:00 PM &
Shashank & Party - Flute
Mar. 28, 2004 P. S. Prabhakar Rao and P. N. Sirisha - Vocal - 2:00 PM &
T. V. Gopalakrishnan - Vocal
Mar. 14, 2004 Vidwan B Balasubramanian - Vocal
Feb. 8, 2004 Mohan Rangan - Flute - 2:00 PM &
Hyderabad Sisters - Lalitha and Haripriya - Vocal - 4:00 PM
Jan. 31, 2004 Thyagaraja Day Celebrations

 

 

 
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