Harini presents a lively Mikeless Kutcheri at Nageswara Rao Park
As part of the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance, 13 year old R. Harini, a student of Dr. Subha Ganesan presented a lively carnatic music performance in the morning hours of July 5, 2015 in front of a large informal audience at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. No mikes and speakers are used at the Sunday Kutcheri.
It was Harini’s first big open air Kutcheri.
Harini was accompanied on the Violin by G. Vagadeeshwar, a disciple of guru Usha Rajagopalan and on the Mridangam by K. S. Ramakrishnan, a disciple of guru Madurai K. Rangarajan.
Applauded through the one hour of the Kutcheri by an audience that comprised of morning walkers and music connoisseurs, Harini presented many compositions, but her rendering the kriti Swagatham Krishna in raga Mohanam stood out.
P. Viswanathan, Company Secretary, Sundaram Finance presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.
The company hosts Sunday Kutcheri in the Park on the first Sunday of every month which is aimed at promoting young musical talent aged below 15 years and to provide a launch pad for them.
Sundaram Finance conducts audition to select the artistes for the monthly kutcheri. To register for the audition, email – firstname.lastname@example.org with your profile.