Lakshmi Vishwanathan performs
For Chennai Season
Dec 28, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018

November 9, 2017
Lakshmi Vishwanathan, a leading exponent of Bharatanatyam, has been described as a "poetic dancer", and a "dancerís dancer." Her performance career spanning fifty years has been a rare cultural phenomenon because Lakshmi combines in her art the spirit of the renaissance of Indian dance, the essence of which is a combination of tradition and innovation. Lakshmi is a creative dancer who represents the essence of the Tanjavur tradition of Bharatanatyam noted for its grace, excellent technique, lyricism and expressive abhinaya. She is a researcher, scholar and author of  four highly acclaimed books.

Schedule for Lakshmi Vishwanathan
Dec 28
The GOLDEN AGE OF TANJORE with Apsaras Arts dancers
At: Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, 7.30pm

Dec 30
Presentation of a paper at the Natya Kala Conference on HUMOUR AND WIT IN BHARATANATYAM.
At: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, 10am

Dec 30
MY THYAGARAJA as narrated by Bangalore Nagaratnammal
At: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 7pm

Jan 3
Lakshmi Vishwanathan receives the NRITHYA KALANIDHI title from Music Academy, 5.30pm

Jan 21
MY THYAGARAJA as narrated by Bangalore Nagaratnammal.
At: Music Academy, 6pm