Chennai dance & music season schedule

Bharat Kalachar
BHARAT KALACHAR SILVER JUBILEE MARGAZHI MAHOTSAV AND NALLI SANGEETHA NRITHYA VIZHA
Nov 26, 2011 to Jan 16, 2012
Venue: Sri YGP Auditorium, 17 Thirumalai Road, T Nagar
Phone: 28343045 & 42024304 / e-mail: bkygp@rediffmail.com 
www.bharatkalachar.com

Dec 9: Rasika Kumar (Dis. of Mythili Kumar), Bharatanatyam, 5pm
Srekala Bharath – Bharatanatyam, 7.15pm
Dec 10: Krithika Rajagopalan (USA) – Bharatanatyam, 5pm
PRAPATHI MARGA - thematic Bharatanatyam by Roja Kannan, Priya Murle, Srikanth & Ashwathy Srikanth, 7.15pm
Dec 11: Disciples of Sheela Unnikrishnan – Bharatanatyam, 5pm
Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala & group – Bharatanatyam, 7.15pm
Dec 12: Pallavi Sriram (Dis. of Chitra Visweswaran) – Bharatanatyam, 5pm
Meenakshi Chittaranjan & group – Bharatanatyam, 7.15pm
Dec 13: Uma Muralikrishna & group – Bharatanatyam, 5pm
Theatre presentation by Saraswathy Krishnakumar, 7.15pm
Dec 16: Madhuvanthi Arun's Lec-dem on Navarasa in Ramayana. Anil Srinivasan – Piano, 7pm
Dec 17:  MOHANA KRISHNA by Malavika Sarukkai, 7pm
Dec 18:  Alarmel Valli 7pm
Dec 23: SITA VISLESHA THRAYAM, by Vyjayantimala Bali, 7pm
Dec 25:  KRISHNAYA THUBHYAM NAMAHA by Padma Subrahmanyam, 7pm
Dec 27:  Priyadarsini Govind 7pm
Dec 28:  DAASARATHI by Srinidhi Chidambaram 7pm
Dec 29:  PARISHVANGA PATTABHISHEKAM by Anitha Guha, 7pm
Dec 31:  ANUBHUTHI by Chidambaram Dance Company 7 pm
Jan 1:      PANCHALI SAPATHAM by Urmila Sathyanarayanan 7 pm
Jan 2: J. Suryanarayanamurthy & disciples present 'Gokula Thilaka Srikrishna' - thematic Bharatanatyam performance, 7.15pm
Jan 3: Vidya Subramaniam (USA) – Bharatanatyam, 7.15pm
Jan 5:     KUNTHI & KAIKEYI, Mohiniattam, by Gopika Varma, 7.15pm
Jan 6: Rama Vaidhyanathan, 7.15pm
Jan 7:     Shobana, 7pm
Jan 14: Rathna Kumar (USA) – Bharatanatyam, 7.15pm
Jan 15: Zakir Hussain presents VANAMAALAI - A GARLAND OF LOVE thematic Bharatanatyam, 6.30pm
Jan 16: A programme of music and dance by the Yuva Kala Bharathis dedicated to the silver jubilee of Bharat Kalachar, 6.30pm
Brahma Gana Sabha
DECEMBER ART FESTIVAL: Dec 3, 2011 to Jan 31, 2012
Venue: Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai 4
Phone: 9444444767 & 98410 70390 / e-mail: brahmaganasabha@gmail.com
www.brahmaganasabha.com

Dec 22:  KRISHNA THRYAM by Meenakshi Chittaranjan, 7pm
Dec 23: Urmila Sathyanarayanan, 7pm
Dec 24: MAMMUDHA by Sudharani Raghupathy, 7pm
Dec 25: PARISHVANGA PATTABHISHEKAM by Anitha Guha, 7pm
Dec 26: Vani Ganapathy, 7pm
Dec 27: ARANYA KANDAM by Jayanthi Subramanian, 7pm
Dec 28: Sonal Mansingh, 7pm
Dec 29: Priyadarsini Govind, 7pm
Dec 30: Kathak by Jayant Kastuar, 7pm
Kalakshetra presents 59TH ANNUAL ART FESTIVAL
December 21 - 31, 2011
 
21st December
6 pm - 8.30 pm: Aruna Sairam (Carnatic Vocal)

22nd December
6 pm - 7.30 pm: Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena recital)
7.45 pm - 9.15 pm: Parassala Ponnammal (Carnatic Vocal)

23rd December
6 pm - 7.30 pm: Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya (Slide guitar: Hindustani )
7.45 pm - 9.15 pm: Pandit Uday Bhawalkar (Hindustani Vocal)

24th December, 6 pm
Paduka Pattabhishekam: Kalakshetra Repertory Company

25th December, 6 pm
Krishnamari Kuravanji: Kalakshetra Repertory Company

26th December, 6 pm
Rudrapatnam Brothers (Carnatic Vocal)

27th December
6 pm - 7.30 pm: M. Venkatesh Kumar (Hindustani Vocal)
7.45 pm - 9.15 pm: Dr. Dhruba Ghosh (Sarangi recital)

28th December, 6 pm
6 pm - 7.30 pm: Aditi Mangaldas (Kathak)
7.45 pm - 9.15 pm: T.N. Krishnan (Violin recital)

29th December, 6 pm
Kalakshetra Bharatanatyam: Kalakshetra Repertory Company

30th December, 6 pm
Kadri Gopalnath (Saxophone recital)

31st December, 6 pm
Choodamani Pradanam and Mahapattabhishekam: Kalakshetra Repertory Company

At: Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra, Tiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600 041
Tickets: Rs 500/-, 300/-, 200/- and 100/- available at Kalakshetra from 5th December 2011
For further details contact + 91 44 24520836, 24521169, 24521170
 www.kalakshetra.in

Kartik Fine Arts presents
37TH YEAR ART FESTIVAL
December 1, 2011 – January 15, 2012

Info: (044) – 24997788 / 24952695 / 90948 29675
Tickets enquiry: 97910 60609
Schedule: http://www.kartikfinearts.com/prog_37thArtFest2011.html

Meenakshi Sundararajan Fine Arts Academy
FINE ARTS FESTIVAL: Dec 4 - 22, 2011
Venue: Meenakshi College for Women, K.R.S. Auditorium, 363, Arcot Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai 24
Phone: 24725466

Dec 7:  Lakshmi Venkatesh, Bharatanatyam, 11.30am
            Saroja Vaidyanathan, Bharatanatyam, 4pm
Dec 8:  Anugraha Sridhar, Bharatanatyam, 11.30am
             Roja Kannan, Bharatanatyam, 4pm
              Priya Jayaraman, Bharatanatyam, 6.30pm
Dec 10:  K.V.Sathya Sangeetha and Purushothaman, Bharatanatyam, 11.30am
              Deepthi Ravi, Bharatanatyam, 4pm
Dec 11: Urmila Sathyanarayanan, Bharatanatyam, 6pm
Dec 12: Shobhana Ramesh, Bharatanatyam 4pm
             Gayathri and Balagurunathan, Bharatanatyam, 6.30pm
Dec 13: Sudha Vijayakumar, Bharatanatyam, 11.30am
              Sukanya Kumar, Kathak, 4pm
              Parvati Ravi Ghantasala, Bharatanatyam, 6.30pm
Dec 14:  Swetha Ravishankar, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Dec15:   Arachana Narayanamurthy, Bharatanatyam, 11.30am
              Deepta Seshadri, Bharatanatyam, 4pm
Dec 16:  Swetha Vijayaraghavan, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
              Smitha Madhav, Bharatanatyam 4pm
              Sarada Ilangovan, Bharatanatyam, 6.30pm
Dec 17: G.B. Jayshma, Bharatanatyam, 11.30 am
              C.R. Abhinaya, C.R. Akshaya, Bharatanatyam 2pm
              M.V.N. Murthy, Kuchipudi, 4pm
              Sulakshana Jayaram, Bharatanatyam, 6.30pm
Dec 19: Sneha, Bharatanatyam, 4pm
              Divya Kasturi, Bharatanatyam, 6.30 pm
Dec 20: Ajith Das, Bharatanatyam, 4pm

Mudhra
17TH FINE ARTS FESTIVAL: Dec 9, 2011 to Jan 8, 2012
Venue: At Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School Campus, 31, Krishna St, T. Nagar, Chennai 600 017
(opp. to Joyalukkas and adjacent to Shah showroom)
Ph: 28264493  / Mob: 9840072821 / e-mail: mudhrasabha@gmail.com

Schedule: http://samudhra.org/festival-prog.php
Music Academy
85th ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND CONCERTS: Dec 15, 2011 to Jan 1, 2012
Venue: TTK Auditorium, 168 T.T.K. Road, Chennai 600014
Phone: 28112231; 28115162 / e-mail: music@musicacademymadras.com
www.musicacademymadras.in

MUSIC ACADEMY DANCE FESTIVAL
January 3 - 9, 2012
At: TTK Auditorium, Chennai 600 014

January 3:
6pm: Priyadarsini Govind (Bharatanatyam)
7.45pm: Gopika Varma AYONIJA - PANCHA KANYA (Mohiniattam-Group)

January 4:
10am: Madhavi Chandran (Bharatanatyam)
11.30am: Uma Murali (Kuchipudi)
6pm: Hari Krishnan and Srividya Natarajan (Bharatanatyam duet)
7.45pm: 'Sita Swayamvaram' by Kalakshetra

January 5:
10am: Anita Sivaraman (Bharatanatyam)
11.30am: Group Choreography PAVAI NOMBU by Padma Subrahmanyam
6pm: Mythili Prakash (Bharatanatyam)
7.45pm: Group Choreography PARISHVANGA PATTABHISHEKAM by Anitha Guha

January 6:
10am: Pavitra Bhatt (Bharatanatyam)
11.30am: Umaa Namboodiripad (Bharatanatyam)
6pm: Alarmel Valli (Bharatanatyam)
7.45pm: Group Choreography – Kathak, Parvati Dutta

January 7:
10am: Navia Natarajan (Bharatanatyam)
11.30am: A Lakshman (Bharatanatyam)
6pm: Rama Vaidyanathan (Bharatanatyam)
7.45pm: Group Choreography YATHAGAMANAM - Odissi by Ratikant Mohapatra

January 8:
10am: Aishwarya Narayanaswami (Bharatanatyam)
11.30am: Group Choreography MAMMUDHA, Bharatanatyam by Sudharani Raghupathy
6pm: Malavika Sarukkai (Bharatanatyam)
7.45pm: Group Choreography CHANDALIKA, Kuchipudi by Sailaja

January 9:
10am: Arushi Mudgal - Odissi
11.30am: Chitra Chandrasekhar (Bharatanatyam)
6pm: Surupa Sen and Bijoyani Satpathy (Odissi)
7.45pm: Yakshagana DURYODANA VADHA by Shivananda Hegde's Group
Narada Gana Sabha
ISAI NATYA NATAKA VIZHA
Dec 16, 2011 – Jan 1, 2012
314, TTK Rd, Chennai 600018
Ph: (044) – 24993201 / 24990850

- Dec 20: Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
- Dec 21: Aishwarya Nityananda, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Srinidhi Chidambaram in DASARATHI, 7.30pm
- Dec 22: Anwesha Das, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Rajeswari Sainath, Bharatanatyam, 7.30pm
- Dec 23: Anjana Anand, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
- Dec 24: Srikanth & Aswathy, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Shobana, Bharatanatyam, 7.30pm
- Dec 25: Vaishnavi, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Malavika Sarukkai, 7.30pm
- Dec 26: Sahana Raj, Bharatanatyan, 2pm
Priyadarsini Govind, Bharatanatyam, 7.30pm
- Dec 27: Yatin Agarwal, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
- Dec 28: Bhargavi Gopalan, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
- Dec 29: Savitha Sastry, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
- Dec 30: Anita Sivaraman, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Alarmel Valli, 7.30pm
- Dec 31: Roja Kannan in THYAGA RAHASYAM, 2pm
- Jan 1: Pavitra Srinivasan, Bharatanatyam, 2pm
Padma Subrahmanyam & Mahati Kannan in ANANDA RASA

Lec-dems daily from Dec 21 – 31 at main hall from 8.30am to 10am
Nungambakkam Cultural Academy
42ND ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND FINE ARTS FESTIVAL: Dec 8, 2011 to Jan 8, 2011
Venue: Rama Rao Kala Mandap, 111 Habibullah Road, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Phone: 64529913
www.ncat.in

Dec 23: Bharatanatyam by Divya Kasturi, 7pm
Dec 26: Bharatanatyam, AMBALATHE ADUM JOTHI by Revathy Ramachandran, 7pm
Dec 27: Bharatanatyam by Srekala Bharath, 7pm
Dec 28: Bharatanatyam by Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala, 7pm
Dec 29: Melattur Bhagavatha Mela RUKMINI KALYANAM by Natya Vidhya Sangam, 10am
             Bharatanatyam by Bhargavi Gopalan, 7pm
Dec 30: JAYASREE KRISHNA by Padma Subrahmanyam, 7pm
Dec 31: Bharatanatyam by Apoorva Ramani
Jan 5  : Bharatanatyam by Monika, 7pm
Jan 7:   Bharatanatyam by R. Suchitra (Disciple of Sikkil Vasanthakumari), 7pm
Jan 7:   Bharatanatyam by Divya Varshini and Priya Darshini, 7pm

Sri Krishna Gana Sabha
56TH ART AND DANCE FESTIVAL: Dec 9, 2011 to Jan 17, 2012
Venue: Dr. Nalli Gana Vihar, 20 Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Phone: 28140806 / e-mail: krishnaganasabha@gmail.com

Schedule: http://www.krishnaganasabha.org/SKG%20Dance%20and%20Festival%202012%20imposing.pdf

- Dec10: 10am, Bharatanatyam by J. Suryanarayanamurthy
- Dec 11: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Shobanaa Bhalchandra
- Dec 11: 7.30pm, The Dhananjayans' Bharatakalanjali presents POORNA-THRAYEE (thematic presentations in 3 segments: Mythology (Puraanam) - History (Charitram) - contemporary
(Samakaleenam)
- Dec 12: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Radhica Giri
7.30pm, Bharathanatyam by Kalakshetra
- Dec 13: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Lavanya Ananth
7.30pm, Bharathanatyam by Priyadarsini Govind
- Dec 14: 10am, Kuchipudi duet by Jaikishore & Padmavani Mosalikanti
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam – Ramayanam – ‘Bala Kaandam’ by Savithri Jagannatha Rao’s Troupe
- Dec 15: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Dr.Jyotsna Jagannathan
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam - Ramayanam – ‘Ayodhya Kaandam’ by Narthaki Nataraj
- Dec 16: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Manjari Chandrasekhar
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam - Ramayanam – ‘Aaranya Kaandam’ by Jayanthi Subramanian
- Dec 17: 7.30pm, Bharatanatyam ‘ARANYA KANDAM by Anitha Guha with introduction by Dr. Sudha Seshayyan
- Dec 18: Bharatanatyam SUNDARA KANDAM by Anitha Guha
- Dec 19: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Sheejith Krishna
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam – Ramayanam ‘Yuddha Kaandam’ by Rhadha
- Dec 20: 10am, Odissi by Sandeepa Oishanee Palit
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Rajeswari Sainath
Dec 21: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Revathi Ramachandran
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Chitra Visweswaran
Dec 22: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Bragha Bessel
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Shobana
- Dec 23: 7.30pm, Bharathanrithyam – JAYA JAYA SANKARA by Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam
- Dec 24: 7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Vani Ganapathi
- Dec 25: 7.30pm, Odissi by Surupa Sen & Bijayini Satpathi
- Dec 26: 7.30pm, Yakshagana by Sri Idagunji Mahaganapati Yakshagana Mandali led by director Keremane Shivananda Hegde (Karnataka Sangha)
- Dec 27: 7.30pm, Manipuri by Manipuri Kendra, Imphal
- Dec 28: 7.30pm, Mohiniattam by Kerala Kalamandalam University led by Guru Leelamma
- Dec 29: 7.30pm, Kutiyattam program under aegis of Kutiyattam Kendra (Center for Kutiyattam, Thiruvananthapuram of the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi)
- Dec 30: 7.30pm, Sattriya dance by Sattriya Kendra led by Manik Bora Barbayan (of the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi)
8.30pm, Chhau dance directed by Guru Shashadhar Acharya
- Dec 31: 7.30pm, Kuchipudi Art Academy

- Jan 1: 7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Roja Kannan
- Jan 2: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Tanvi Bhaskar
7.30pm, Bharatanatayam by Aparna Pillai
- Jan 3: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Sirisha Sashank
7.30pm, Kuchipudi by Lakshmi Mani
- Jan 4: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Chandrika Srinivas
7.30pm, Bharatanatayam PANCHAKANYA by Gayathri Sriram
- Jan 5: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Harinie Jeevitha
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Bala Devi Chandrasekar
- Jan 6: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Kiran Rajagopalan
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Lakshmi Ramaswamy
- Jan 7:10am, Bharatanatyam by Bhavajan Kumar
4.25pm, Bharatanatyam by Aishwarya Sridhar
6pm, Bharatanatyam by Bhavya Balasubramanian
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Swarnamalya Ganesh
- Jan 8: 10am, Bharatanatyam by Abitha Prabhakaran
4.25pm, Kuchipudi by Lasya Mavillapalli
6pm, Bharatanatyam by Janaki Rangarajan
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Kavitha Ramu
- Jan 9: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Madhavi Chandran
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam on ‘Vanamalai’ – The garland of love by Zakir Hussain
- Jan 10: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Krithika Shurajit
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Pavithra Srinivasan
- Jan 11: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Sathvika Shankar
7.30pm, Mohiniattam by Pallavi Krishnan
- Jan 12: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Lakshmi Venkatesh
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Priya Murle
- Jan 13: 6pm, Bharatanatyam by Christopher Guruswamy
7.30pm, Bharatanatyam by Smitha Madhav

Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha
32nd ISAI IYAL NATAKA VIZHA: Dec 9, 2011 to Jan 10, 2012
Venue: Vani Mahal, 103 G.N. Road, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Phone: 28152166 / e-mail: vanimahal@gmail.com
www.vanimahal.com

TAPAS DANCE FESTIVAL
January 8 – 14, 2012
Venue: T N Rajarathinam Pillai Muthamizh Peravai Hall, (Next to Andhra Mahila Sabha, Opp. MGR Janaki College), 92, Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Salai, Chennai.
Info: ashwinkumariyer75@gmail.com / +91 8754017841
Jan 8
5.30 - 6.45pm: Bharatanatyam by Deepika Vaidhyanathan
7 -  8.30pm: Bharatanatyam by A.Lakshman
Jan 9
5.30 - 6.45pm: Bharatanatyam by Veena Ramakrishnan
7 -  8.30pm: Bharatanatyam by  Swarnamalya Ganesh
Jan 10
5.30 - 6.45pm: Bharatanatyam by Deepalakshmi Vijay
7 -  8.30pm: Kuchipudi by Prof. Sailaja
Jan 11
5.30 - 6.45pm: Bharatanatyam by N. Aishwarya, R. Harini, S. Niveditha
7 -  8.30pm: Bharatanatyam by Narthaki Nataraj
Jan 12
5.30 - 6.45pm: Bharatanatyam by Vaishnavee R
7 -  8.30pm: Kathakali by Sadanam Balakrishnan and P T Narendran
Jan 13
5.30 - 6.45pm: Bharatanatyam by Neha Varshini
7 -  8.30pm: Kathak by Jigyasa Giri and Students
Jan 14
5.30 - 6.45pm: ‘VIDHYA TAPASVI’ Award Ceremony
7 -  8.30pm: Bharatanatyam by Mahalakshmi Ashwin



Ajith Dass
 

- Dec 20: Meenakshi College for Women, 363, Arcot Road, Kodambakkam, at 4pm.
- Dec 28: Parvatha Chidambaram and Ajith Dass in RAADHA SAMETA a duet Bharatanatyam recital, with music by GS Rajan
For Karthik Fine Arts, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 6pm
- Jan 12: For Kalapradarshini, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 6.30pm


Alarmel Valli
Dec 14: 7pm, Mylapore Fine Arts
Dec 18: 7pm, Bharat Kalachar
Dec 30: 7.30pm, Narada Gana Sabha
Jan 6: 6pm, Music Academy

Aniruddhan Vasudevan
- 28 December: As part of Chitra Visweswaran’s new and exciting group choreography ANUBHUTI at Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Mylapore, for Karthik Fine Arts, 7.15pm. Ticketed show.
- 31 Dec: As part of Chitra Visweswaran’s ANUBHUTI at Bharat Kalachar, T. Nagar, 7pm. Ticketed show.
- 3 Jan: Bharatanatyam Duet with Jay Queheni at Bapalal Bhavan, 1st Seaward Road for RASA, school for special children, 6.30pm. Entry free.
At: 1st Seaward Road, Valmiki Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041
- 5 Jan: BRIHANNALA for Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Tharamani, 6pm
- 10 Jan: Bharatanatyam Solo at DASYAM FESTIVAL OF DANCE, RK Swami Hall, Mylapore, 7.15pm
At: Sivaswami Kalalaya School, near Kapaleeswara Temple, Mylapore.
Info: aniruddhan.vasudevan@gmail.com
Anita Sivaraman
 
Dec 30: At Narada Gana Sabha, 2 - 3:30pm
Jan 5: At The Music Academy, 10am
Info: nrityanita@gmail.com
Anwesha Das
 

Dec 17: For Kartik Fine Arts, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 4pm
Dec 22: Narada Gana Sabha, 2pm

Bragha Bessell

- Jan 8: Brahma Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
- Jan 15: For Kala Pradarshini at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 6pm
Info: bragha@gmail.com
The Dhananjayans and Bharatakalanjali
- Dec 8, 2011: Pavithra Srinivasan, Ramayana Sundarakaanda, MFAC hall, Mylapore,  7.30pm
- Dec 9: Mudhra award of excellence, Infosys Hall, T Nagar, 5pm
- Dec 11: POORNA TRAYEE, Krishna Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
- Dec 14: Vel’s University conferring Doctorate on Dhananjayan, 1pm. Dr. Abdudl Kalam is Chief Guest.
- Dec 17: Sindhu Nadesan, Krishnanjali, Pillayarkoil, Besant Nagar, 6pm
-Dec 20: Ananda Satchidanand, Hamsadwani, 6.30pm
- Dec 21: PROORNA TRAYEE, Madhra Festival, Infoys hall, T Nagar, 6.30pm
- Dec 25: Dhriti Sooryakumar, AIMA, Pillayarkoil, Besant Nagar, 6pm
- Dec 26 - 31: NAATYA KALA CONFERENCE, every day from 9am to 1pm
- Dec 26: PROORNA TRAYEE, Bharat Kalachar, 7.30pm
- Jan 1: Pavitra S, Narada Gana Sabha,  2pm
- Jan 2: Shoba Narayanan, AIMA Pillayarkoil, Besant Nagar, 6.30pm   
- Jan 4: Madhavi Chandran, Music Academy, 10am
- Jan 7:  Venkatakrishnan / Anita Seth & Uttio, Pillayarkoil, Besant Nagar, 6pm
Info: bkalanjali@gmail.com
Prof. CV Chandrasekhar
Dec 7: 6pm, Nadha Brahman
Dec 17: 6.30pm, Nageswara Rao Park

GS Rajan
Flautist GS Rajan's schedule:
- 20 Dec: Ajith Dass presents Bharatanatyam solo to music composed by GS Rajan at Meenakshi College, 4pm
-  22 Dec: Solo flute concert. Meenakshi College for Women, 4pm
- 26 Dec: Solo flute concert for TVG's AIMA, at Sidhi Vinayaka Temple, Besant Nagar, 7pm
- 9 Jan: Parvatha-Ajith duet dance with music composed by GS Rajan, for Kartik Fine Arts.
- 10 Jan: Solo flute concert, inaugural concert for Kalapradarshini at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 5pm
Info: malabarian@yahoo.com

Gopika Varma
(Mohiniattam)
- Jan 2: Ayyappan Temple, Anna Nagar, 6.30pm
- Jan 5: Bharat Kalachar, T Nagar, 7.15pm
- Jan 6: Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, Luz Church Road, 7pm

Hari Krishnan & Srividya Natarajan
Rare compositions from Thanjavur dance traditions
Jan 2: Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha, Vani Mahal, 103, GN Chetty Road, T Nagar, 6pm
Jan 4: Music Academy, TTK Auditorium, 6pm
Janaki Rangarajan
 
- Dec 7: Mylapore Fine Arts, 7:15pm
- Dec 10: Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha, Bangalore, 6:30pm
- Dec 28: Nungambakkam Cultural Academy, 5:45pm
- Jan 2: For Kartik Fine Arts, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 7.30pm
- Jan 8: Krishna Gana Sabha, T Nagar, 6.15pm
- Jan. 14: Brahma Gana Sabha, Sivagami Petachi Auditorium, 6pm
- Jan. 19: Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, RK Swamy Auditorium, 7.15pm
Info: nrityaniketan@yahoo.com / www.nrityaniketan.com

Lakshmi Viswanathan presents NAVARASA SITA
Dec 30: 6pm, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan for Kartik Fine Arts
Jan2: 7.30pm, at Sivagami Pethachi auditorium, for Brahma Gana Sabha

Malavika Sarukkai
Dec 17: Bharat Kalachar, T Nagar, 7.15pm
Dec 23: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 7.30pm
Dec 25: Narada Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
Jan 8: Music Academy, 6pm

Meenakshi Srinivasan
(Bharatanatyam)
Dec 5: For Bharat Kalachar, 06.45pm
Jan 7: Sivagami Petachi Auditorium, 6pm
Murugashankari

14th Dec: 6pm, for Vipanchee, RK Swami Hall, Mylapore
26th Dec: 7pm, MANDALA MAKARAVILAKKU FESTIVAL, Mahalingapuram Sri Aiyappan temple, Chennai
28th Dec: 2:30pm, for Tamil Isai Sangam, Raja Annamalai Mandram, Chennai
Jan 26: Sathyam Shivam Sundaram festival, Kapali Temple
Info: murugashankari@kalaikoodam.org
Mythili Prakash
 
- Dec 24: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, for Kartik Fine Arts, 7.30pm
- Jan 1: Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, Luz Church Rd, 6pm
- Jan 5: Music Academy, 6pm
Info: mythilidance@yahoo.com
Narthaki Nataraj
- Dec 15: 7.30pm, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Ramayanam - Ayodhya Kandam Dance Drama, well acclaimed dance presentation at Cleveland Thyagraja Aradhana 2011 Festival.  Choreographed by Narthaki.
- Dec 17: 6.30pm, Mahalingapuram Sri Ayappan Kovil, Makara Vilakku – Mandala Pooja Festival
- Dec 19: 7.30pm, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Ramayanam - Yudha Kandam Dance Drama, Role: Mandothari
- Dec 23: 5pm, Kartik Fine Arts, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Hall, Mylapore , Chennai 600004
Thematic dance presentation on Mad & Divine Women titled ‘Sutta Pazham’ – Avaiyyar
- Dec 24: 9am, Sir Pitty Thyiagarajan Hall, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Narthaki is being given ‘Prof Dr Kannappan – Vasuki Public Charitable Trust Endowment Award’
- Dec 26: 9am, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T Nagar, Chennai 600017
Inauguration of 31st Natya Kala Conference. Presentation of Nava Sandhi Kauttuvam
- Jan 7: 7pm, Brahmma Gana Sabha, Sivagami Pethachi Hall, Mylapore, Chennai 600004
Solo Margam
Disciples of Velliyambalam School of Dance
- Dec 30: 6.30pm, Mahalingapuram Sri Ayappan Kovil, Makara Vilakku – Mandala Pooja Festival
Abirami Aru Balasingam (Canada), solo presentation
- Jan 2: 5pm, Mylapore Fine Arts Club, Chennai 4
Abirami Aru Balasingam (Canada) solo presentation
- Jan 4: 5pm, Gana Mukundapriya, Dhakshinamoorthy Hall, P.S. School, Mylapore, Chennai 4
Abirami Aru Balasingam (Canada), solo presentation
- Jan 6: 5pm, Gana Mukundapriya, Dhakshinamoorthy Hall, P.S. School, Mylapore, Chennai 4
Disciples of Velliyambalam School of Dance
Info: narthakiandsakthi@yahoo.com
Veena artiste Niramala Rajasekar
-   Dec 12, 5pm -Jaya TV- Margazhi Mohotsav-with Kallidakurichi Sivakumar (Mri), Madippakam Murali (ghatam)
- Dec 15, 7pm - Nungambakkam Cultural Academy - with Raghavendra Rao (vio), Bangalore Sudheendra (mri), KV Gopalakrishnan (Khanjira)
-  Dec 16, 3:45 pm - Brahma Gana Sabha -  Anayampatti G Venkata Subramanyam (vio), Melakaveri Balaji (mri), Pudukottai Ramachandran (Ghatam)
-  Dec 18,10am - Music Education trust 
-  Dec 21,4 pm - Meenakshi College - with Mannarkoil J Balaji (mri), Thuruvarur Venkatesh (ghatam)
-  Dec 22,10:30 am - Chennayil Thiruvaiyaru -Sublime Journey veena sitar Jugalbandhi- with Gaurav Majumdar (Sitar), Thanjavur Murugaboopathi (Mri ), Vishal Nagar (Tabla)
-  Dec 23, 5:30pm - Chennai Fine Arts with B. Sivaraman (Mri)
-  Dec 24,10am - Narada Gana Sabha with VV Srinivasa Rao (vio) , Neyveli Skanda Subramanyam (mri), EM Subramanyam (ghatam)
-  Dec 31, 9:30am - Chamber concert - near Nageshwara Rao Park, Mylapore, with Thanjavur K. Murugaboopathi  (mri)
- Dec 31, 4:30 pm - Sri Ranjani Sabha with  Mannarkoil J Balaji (mri), Srirangam Ravi Krishnan (gha)
- Jan 1, 6pm: Award function at Nungambakkam Cultural Academy -
Info: nirmalarajasekar@hotmail.com /  www.nirmalarajasekar.com
Pallavi Sriram
(Bharatanatyam)
Dec 12: For Bharat Kalachar, 5pm
Jan 2: For Mylapore Fine Arts, 7.15pm
Jan 6: At Narada Gana Sabha mini hall, 7.30pm
Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala
- Dec 11, 7.30pm: AMBALAVANANUM ARANGANUM at Bharat Kalachar, T. Nagar
- Dec 12, 7.30pm: AMBALAVANANUM ARANGANUM at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore
- Dec 13, 7.30pm: Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala and students,  Meenakshi college, Kodambakkam
- Dec 23, 8.30am: Lec-Dem at Narada Gana Sabha
- Dec 28, 7.30pm: KRSNA MADHURYAM, Nungambakkam Cultural Academy, Rama Rao Kala Mandap
- Jan 1, 7pm: Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala and students for Kartik Fine Arts
- Jan 10: 6.30pm, ARDHANARI at Inauguration of Kala Pradarshini festival, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Info: parvathi.ravi.ghantasala@gmail.com

KALA PRADARSHINI FESTIVAL 2012
Organised by Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala, Kala Pradarshini

Jan 10:
5-6pm: Rajan G Srikrishnan (Flute)
6pm: Inaugration
7:15pm: ARDHANARI dance ballet by Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala and troupe     
Jan 11:
4: 30pm: Seethalakshmi (Bharatanatyam), disciple of Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala
6pm: Sulakshana Jayaram, USA (Bharatanatyam)
7:15pm: MURALI MADHURI by Kavitha Ramu and group
Jan 12:
4:30pm: Sampreetha, (Mohiniattam), disciple of Gopika Varma
6pm: Ajith Dass, Malaysia, Bharatanatyam
7:15pm:  Rathna  (Papa) Kumar,USA
Jan 13:
4:30pm: Bharatanatyam by Shakkthi Kannan, disciple of Narmatha Ravichandhira
6pm: Sushama Ranganathan (Bharatanatyam), disciple of Nandini Ramani
7:15pm: AMBALATHIL AADUM JYOTHI, dance ballet by Revathi Ramachandran and Troupe
Jan 14:
4:30 - 5:20pm: Bharatanatyam by Vinisha Kathiravan, disciple of Urmila Satyanarayana    
5:20 - 6:10pm:  Sowjanya Suresh, disciple of Urmila Satyanarayana
6:10pm: Saint Thyagaraja's Pancharatna Krithi-s  by Shailaja, Roja Kannan, Rajeswari Sainath,Urmila Satyanarayana & Priya Murle
Jan 15:
4:30pm: Dr. Yashoda Thakore (Vilasini Natyam)
6pm: Bragha Bessel (Bharatanatyam)
7:15pm: Duet by Renjith Babu and Vijna Vasudevan
Jan 16:
4:30pm: Deepanjali Suresh (Bharatanatyam), disciple of Binesh Mahadevan
6pm: Jayachandran Surendran (Bharatanatyam)    
7:15pm: KRISHNA DARSHANAM by students of B Banumathi, Bangalore
Jan 17
4:30pm: G Jala Deepa (Bharatanatyam), disciple of Shanmugasundaram   
6pm: Suryanarayana Murthy (Bharatanatyam)
7:15pm: LAYATHRAYAM, thematic dance presentation by Divyasena and troupe

Priyadarsini Govind
 
- Dec 22: For Kartik Fine Arts, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 7.15pm
- Dec 26: Narada Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
- Dec 27: Bharat Kalachar, 7.15pm
- Dec 29: for Brahma Gana Sabha, 7pm
- Jan 3: Music Academy, 6pm

Rama Vaidyanathan

Dec 25: For Kartik Fine Arts, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 7.30pm
Jan 6: For Bharat Kalachar, 7.15pm
Jan 7: Music Academy, 6pm
Info: vaidyanathan.rama@gmail.com / www.ramavaidyanathan.com
Roja Kannan
Dec 9: The Acharya Choodamani award from Krishna Gana Sabha 6pm.
Dec 31: Narada Gana Sabha, 2pm
Jan 1: Krishna Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
Shobana
- Dec 20: For Kartik Fine Arts, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 7.15pm
- Dec 22: Krishna Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
- Dec 24: Narada Gana Sabha, 7.30pm
- Jan 7: Bharat Kalachar, 7.15pm
Sonal Mansingh
Presents Tagore Literature 'ashta-nayikaa'
Dec 28: 7pm, at Petachi Sivagami Auditorium, Luz Church Road
Dec 30: 7pm, Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Mylapore

Srekala Bharat
Dec 9: 7.15pm, Madhurya Lahari at Bharat Kalachar
Dec 21: Aaru Padai Veedu at 2.45pm for Chennail Tiruvayaru at Kamaraj Arangam
Dec 22: 6.30pm, Madhurya Lahari at Vani Mahal
Dec 25: 7pm, Ayyappan Temple, Mahalingapuram.
Dec 27: 7pm, Nungambakkam Cultural Academy
Dec 31: 5pm, Tamil Isai Sangam
Jan 3: 7pm, Brahma Gana Sabha, Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium

Sunanda Nair
(Mohiniattam)
Dec 28: For Nungambakkam Cultural Academy, at 4.30pm
Dec 30: For Hamsadhwani 
Dec 31: At Ayyappan temple, Anna Nagar, at 7pm
Jan 16: For Mylapore Festival
Info: SUNANDANAIR@aol.com / www.sunandanair.com
Tanvi Bhaskar

Jan 2: Krishna Gana Sabha, 6pm
Jan 3: Vani Mahal, 4pm
Urmila Satyanarayana
- 11 Dec at 6:45pm: Solo Bharatanatyam at Meenakshi College.
- 18 Dec at 7:30pm: Solo Bharatanatyam at Narada Gana Sabha.
- 20 Dec at at 7pm: Urmila Sathyanarayanan and students of Natya Sankalpaa present Nritya Samarpam with special emphasis on the Tevaram under the auspices of Indian Fine Arts., Balamandir, German Hall, T Nagar.
- 23 Dec at 7pm: Solo Bharatanatyam recital: NRITYA SAMARPAM with special emphasis on the Tevaram, for Brahma Gana Sabha at Sivagami Petachi auditorium.
- 31 Dec at 7:15pm: Urmila and students present PANCHALI SAPATHAM, a thematic production with musical score by Lalgudi G Jayaraman, under the auspices of Kartik Fine Arts at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
- 1 Jan at 7pm: Urmila and students present PANCHALI SAPATHAM, at Bharath Kalachar.
- 14 Jan at 8pm: Urmila Sathyanarayanan performs in the production Thyagaraja Pancharatnam presented by Kalapradarshini at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
- 26 Jan at 7pm: Urmila and students present PANCHALI SAPATHAM, at Narada Gana Sabha.
 
Students of Natya Sankalpaa
 - 17 Dec at 5pm: Anwesha Das presents solo Bharatanatyam for Kartik Fine Arts at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
-   22 Dec at 2pm: Anwesha Das, at Narada Gana Sabha.
-  24 Dec at 1pm: Vinisha Kathiravan, presents solo Bharatanatyam for Chennaiyil Thiruvaiaru at Kamaraj Arangam, Teynampet.
-   26 Dec at 2pm: Sahana Raj, solo Bharatanatyam at Narada Gana Sabha.
-  29 Dec at 4pm: Aravinda Hariram, solo Bharatanatyam for Kartik Fine Arts at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
- 3 Jan at 4pm: Malavika Yuvaraaj, solo Bharatanatyam at Indian Fine Arts.
- 6 Jan at 7pm: Urmila Sathyanarayanan and students of Natya Sankalpaa perform at the Mamallapuram Dance Festival
-  13 Jan at 4:30pm: Sai Vridhula M, student of Urmila Sathyanarayanan, presents a solo Bharatanatyam performance under the auspices of Brahma Gana Sabha at Sivagami Petachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Mylapore
-  13 Jan at 5:20pm: Yamini B, student of Urmila Sathyanarayanan, presents a solo Bharatanatyam performance under the auspices of Brahma Gana Sabha at Sivagami Petachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Mylapore.
- 13 Jan at 6:10pm: Swathy Ashok, student of Urmila Sathyanarayanan, presents a solo Bharatanatyam performance under the auspices of Brahma Gana Sabha at Sivagami Petachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Mylapore.
-  14 Jan at 4:30pm: Vinisha Kathiravan, solo Bharatanatyam for Kalapradarshini at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
- 14 Jan at 5.40pm: Sowjanya S, solo Bharatanatyam for Kalapradarshini at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
- 15 Jan at 6pm: Vilani S, solo Bharatanatyam for Kartik Fine Arts at Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall.
- 20 Jan at 6pm: Anjana John, solo Bharatanatyam for Parthasarathy Sabha at RK Swamy Hall.
- 20 Jan at 7:15pm: Tejashree L. Srikanth, student of Urmila Sathyanarayanan presents a solo Bharatanatyam performance under the auspices of Parthasarathy Sabha at RK Swamy Hall.
- 21 Jan at 6pm: Bhavani U, solo Bharatanatyam for Parthasarathy Sabha at RK Swamy Hall.
- 21 Jan at 7:15pm: Ashwini Priyanka S, student of Urmila Sathyanarayanan presents a solo Bharatanatyam performance under the auspices of Parthasarathy Sabha at RK Swamy Hall.
- 22 Jan at 6pm: Aishwarya Subbaraman, student of Urmila Sathyanarayanan presents a solo Bharatanatyam performance under the auspices of Parthasarathy Sabha at RK Swamy Hall.
- 27 - 29 Jan: Urmila Sathyanarayanan and Natya Sankalpaa present NARADA NATYA VIZHA at Narada Gana Sabha:
-  27 January at 8pm: Kum. Sai Vridhula Mahendra Murali
-  27 January at 8.55pm: Performance by Students
-  28 January at 5.45pm: Kum. Deeksha.K
-  28 January at 6.40pm: Performance by Students
-  28 January at 6.50pm: Dr. Neena Prasad ( Mohiniattam)
-  28 January at 7.50pm: Performance by Students (Tevaram)
-  28 January at 8pm: Kum. Shruti B.
-  28 January at 8.55pm: Performance by Students
-  29 January at 5.45pm: Kum. K.G.Sukanya
-  29 January at 6.40pm: Performance by Students
-  29 January at 6.50pm: Kum. Vinisha Kathiravan
-  29 January at 7.45pm: Performance by Students
-  29 January at 7.55pm: Performance by Senior Students of  Natyasankalpaa
Info: urmilaontour@gmail.com
Vidhya Subramanian
 
Dec 20: For Karthik Fine Arts, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 6pm
Dec 23: For Mad & Divine Conference at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 11:20am
Jan 3: For Bharat Kalachar, 6:45pm
Info: vidhya.subramanian1@gmail.com / www.vidhyasubramanian.com

Vyjayantimala Bali
Dec 23: For Bharat Kalachar, SITA VISLESHA THRAYAM, 7pm