Natyasruti celebrates anniversary with a dance

Sumitra Nitin

Sumitra Nitin
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Sumitra Nitin grew up in a house that nurtured the classical performing arts. That zeal rubbed off on Sumitra too and at this time, she shouldn’t be solely a famend title on the planet of Bharatanatyam, but additionally an acclaimed Carnatic vocalist. The dancer-singer has give you a particular choreography to have a good time the completion of 20 years of her dance faculty, Natyasruti, in Bengaluru.

Titled Pibare Krishna Rasam, it’s might be introduced by her college students. The choreography, explains Sumitra, is a “thematic illustration of Krishna, ranging from his toddler days to his journey to the paramatma stage. The manufacturing was initially conceived and introduced in 1968 by my mom Sujatha Vijayaraghavan, a dancer and a scholar. She used materials from her analysis and choreographed the unique piece that was staged in New Delhi in 1968. The orchestra was then led by my grandmother, Ananthalakshmi Sadagopan, a famend classical singer.”

From the dance production

From the dance manufacturing
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Sumitra revisted Pibare Krishna Rasam and rechoreographed the piece utilizing the unique music rating, which was digitised. “The dance shouldn’t be a dance, however a weaving collectively of many songs on a single theme and utilizing the classical dance kind to current it visually,” explains Sumitra, who has choreographed the dance utilizing classical Bharatanatyam and Kathak, choreographed by Murari Sharan Gupta.

“It’s not fusion dance, however the coming collectively of two pure classical kinds.” Sumitra. says, the dance will even characteristic a little bit of the standard Vazhuvoor fashion of Bharatantyam.

Sumitra will lead the present on the nattuvangam and vocals. She might be accompanied by Mysore R Dayakar (violin),  Vivek Krishna (flute), Vinay Nagarajan (mridangam) and Shridatta MG (tabla). 13 college students and a toddler characteristic on this manufacturing. 

‘Pibare Krishna Rasam’ might be introduced February 5, 10am at Prabhath Kala Dwaraka Auditorium, on the premises of Koramangala Membership. The occasion is open to all.   

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