Nadasurabhi Cultural Association located in Koramangala, Bangalore is in the forefront of promoting Classical Carnatic Music. Nadasurabhi conducts the highest quality music concerts every month and a week-long Annual Festival in November, free of charge to all rasikas. Our other events include a youth festival, Thyagaraja and Purandaradasa Aradhana, and music competitions for children.
Kalaimamani Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar is a noted South Indian flautist. She learnt music from her mother Smt.Sikkil Neela and aunt Smt.Sikkil Kunjumani - who are famous as Sangita kalanidhis Sikkil Sisters. Mala Chandrasekhar also had the unique opportunity to learn from her mother-in-law Smt. Radha Viswanathan, who was a disciple and daughter of Bharat Ratna Smt.M.S.Subbulakshmi. Also, Mala was closely associated with the family of legendary violinist Sri. Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. Besides several solo flute concerts, Mala has performed many Venu-Veena-Violin concerts with Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi and Veenai Jayanthi. She has widely performed in India and travelled all over the globe in successful concert tours.
Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar is today the torch bearer of the "Sikkil bani" . She has won .......
For the second successive year Nadasurabhi will be conducting a three day "Karnataka Vaibhava" Festival featuring eminent artists from Karnataka. The Vaibhava will be on 16th, 17th and 18th August 2013. Kindly mark your calendars and keep yourself free to participate in this event.
Electrifying concert of Sriram Gangadharan at Nadasurabhi on 16th June 2013
The artist for the month of June 2013 at Nadasurabhi was Vidwan Sriram Gangadharan from Chennai. Sriram is a man with an impressive personality, tall, well built and majestic. His concert was equally majestic. He sings at a very high pitch and at the same time his voice is deeply masculine, with a full volume that fills the hall with its intensity. Commencing his concert with a Mayamalavagowla varnam, he went on to the popular Nattai Ganapathi Sthuthi, Mahaganapathim. He presented an elaborate swaraprastharam for this song,part of which at supersonic speed. The flawless rendering of this song set the platform and gave a good preview of the high quality of performance that can be expected during the rest of the concert.
Sriram did not disappoint. One after another he presented three heavy well known numbers, each with fairly detailed raga alapana and kalpana swaras. Pantuvarali and Ranjani also had crisp neravals. Sankari Sankuru, a Shyama Sastri masterpiece .....
Entry is free for all Nadasurabhi Programmes.
Donations to Nadasurabhi are entitled for exemption under Section 80G of I.T.Act.