Posts by bhaskar

Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Just as Carnatic musician Muthuswami Dikshitar was inspired by Scottish and Irish tunes and fashioned the Nottuswara collection, Anglo-Irish composer William Hamilton Bird collected Indian songs and melodies and published them with arrangements for voice and keyboard. If you are curious for a closer look at how the Indians and the British saw each other’s music, join us as we team up with Cappella Martialis, a group that specialises in early European music, and enjoy some of the two composers’ works from the 18th century. Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass 27 & 28...

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Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Just as Carnatic musician Muthuswami Dikshitar was inspired by Scottish and Irish tunes and fashioned the Nottuswara collection, Anglo-Irish composer William Hamilton Bird collected Indian songs and melodies and published them with arrangements for voice and keyboard. If you are curious for a closer look at how the Indians and the British saw each other’s music, join us as we team up with Cappella Martialis, a group that specialises in early European music, and enjoy some of the two composers’ works from the 18th century. Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass 27 & 28...

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Kutrala Kuravanji

Kutrala Kuravanji

KUTRALA KURAVANJI is a celebrated Tamil poem composed circa 1718 by Tirikkuda Rasappa Kavirayar. This much revered literary text is going to be brought to life by Bhaskar’s Arts Academy in the form of a dance-drama production. It tells the story of Princess Vasanthavalli who has fallen deeply in love with Kutralanathar, the presiding deity of the temple in Kutralam. After hearing of his glory from her friends (sakhis), she dreams of him all the time and becomes inconsolable. Meanwhile, a gypsy woman (Kurathi) finds her way to the palace and through some astute observations wins over the...

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Kutrala Kuravanji

Kutrala Kuravanji

KUTRALA KURAVANJI is a celebrated Tamil poem composed circa 1718 by Tirikkuda Rasappa Kavirayar. This much revered literary text is going to be brought to life by Bhaskar’s Arts Academy in the form of a dance-drama production. It tells the story of Princess Vasanthavalli who has fallen deeply in love with Kutralanathar, the presiding deity of the temple in Kutralam. After hearing of his glory from her friends (sakhis), she dreams of him all the time and becomes inconsolable. Meanwhile, a gypsy woman (Kurathi) finds her way to the palace and through some astute observations wins over the...

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Body Conditioning Workshop for Dancers by Neewin Hershall

Body Conditioning Workshop for Dancers by Neewin Hershall

Dancers – want to move effortlessly on stage? This may just be what you are looking for! Conducted by Neewin Hershall, this 3-month workshop will help you improve your strength, flexibility and balance, and make you a more grounded and graceful dancer. Limited slots available for Workshops commencing in Apr 2019. Register now at https://tinyurl.com/BodyConditioningWorkshop.  Payment may be made online Purchase Ticket for this Event or at the Front Desk at Nrityalaya (#04-01 Bras Basah Complex). Deadline for registration and payment: 20 Mar...

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