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Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 8:00am

Music Building of Cleveland State University
2001 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

The Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival is the largest Indian classical music festival outside of India. It was first celebrated in 1978 and has now grown to be a 12-day festival with more than 8,000 attendees with 2,000 appearing for the opening weekend. The year 2019 is the Festival's 42nd year.

Schedule of Events:

On this day, programs will run concurrently in two separate venues

Waetjen Auditorium, CSU:

8:00am – 9:00am: G. Abilash (Vocal)
Priyamvadaa Sastri of CA (violin)
J.P. Suriya Nambisan (mridangam)

9:15am – 10:45am: Bhushany Kalyanaraman
Mithuran Manogaran of ON (violin)
Vinod Seetharaman of MI (mridangam)
Cleveland R. Balasubramaniam (kanjira)

11:00am – 12:30pm: Rudrapatnam S. Ramakanth (Vocal)
Jay Shankar Balan of MI (violin)
Kallidaikurichi S. Sivakumar (mridangam)
Sriram N. Iyer of MN (kanjira)

1:00pm – 3:00pm: The Musiri Tradition
Kala Rathna Aishwarya Shankar (Vocal)
Brindha Manickavasagan (Vocal)
Hiranmayee Srinidhi (Vocal)
Vidya Kalyanaraman (Vocal)
M. Rajeev (violin)
Ethirajan Ramanujam of MN (mridangam)
Toronto Karthik Venkataraman (kanjira)

3:15pm – 4:30pm: Nrithya Kala Sagaram Sujata Mohapatra (Odissi)

4:45pm – 6:45pm: Music to Cherish and Savor
Sangeetha Kala Sagaram Rama Ravi (Vocal)
Dr Nanditha Ravi (Vocal)
Kamalakiran Vinjamuri of MD (violin)
Poongulam Subramaniam (mridangam)
Papanasam S. Sethuraman (kanjira)

7:00pm – 10:00pm: Paripoorna Margah — En route to the Absolute

Dancers:

Acharya Rathnakara Bragha Bessell Praveen Kumar
Nrithya Rathnakara Rhadha
Nithyakalyani
Ramya Ramnarayan
Radhika Vairavelavan
Janane Sethunarayanan
Aryamba
Smrithi Krishnamurthy

Orchestra:

Divyasena (Nattuvangam)
Akshay Padmanabhan (Vocal)
Ramshankar Babu (mridangam)
R. Thiagarajan (violin)
Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar (flute)

Comfort Inn Ballroom:

10:00pm – 11:00pm: Ahi Ajayan of TX (Vocal)
Jay Shankar Balan of MI (violin)
Sanjay Subramanian of PA (mridangam)

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