The Audience had people from different backgrounds. “ We don’t get to hear this kind of music often, which is why I made it a point to come here as soon as I heard about it “. This was what one of them had to say.
The show organized by International Centre for Performing Art had artists presenting a Jugalbandi of Carnatic music and Kathakali sangeetham. The artist rendering the Carnatic music sequence included MK Sankaran Nampoothiri on the vocals, Mathur Srinidhi on the violin and Bangalore Rajakesari on the mridangam.
The Kathakalippadam was performed by Kottakal Madhu and Kalamandalam Babu Nampoothiri, supported by Kalamandalam Krishnadas on the chenda and Kalamadalam Raj Narayanan on the maddalam.
The mesmerized audience listened to Vathapi Ganapathim in Hamsadwani, Enthro Mahanobhavalo in Sriragam, Shivashiva in Pantuvarali and Nagumo in Aadheri.
It was a pleasant sight to see so many people coming from faraway places to know more about these art forms. The crowd was overwhe