Ramya Suresh’s efficiency was themed on Krishna

Ramya Suresh performing at the Brahma Gana Sabha’s Margazhi dance festival, 2022-23.

Ramya Suresh performing on the Brahma Gana Sabha’s Margazhi dance pageant, 2022-23.
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One was pleasantly shocked by the efficiency of Ramya Suresh, pupil of Indira Kadambi, at R.Okay. Swamy Corridor, as a part of the Brahma Gana Sabha dance pageant. Proper from the sprightly alarippu in Tisram that was preceded by the melodious ‘Vakra thunda mahakaya’ to the quick however elegant thillana (raga Madhuvanti, Adi tala, a composition by Lalgudi Jayaraman set to bop by Leela Samson), the efficiency was marked by precision and an unhurried move.

In a easy, vibrant crimson costume with the gathers on the again, Ramya was in her factor within the varnam ‘Sarasalanu ippudu marimanara’ (in raga Karnataka Kapi, Rupaka tala, composed by Ponniah of the Thanjavur Quartet, and choreographed by Indira Kadambi), which is a check of each nritta in addition to expressions. Gifted with an expressive face, her abhinaya introduced each nuance alive.

Ramya was all grace, and her portrayal of the nayika craving for the blessing and presence of Brihadeeswara was effortlessly accomplished. A gentleness pervaded the dancer’s actions, whether or not it was a step or emoting a line. Devaranama, ‘Boochi bandide,’ a composition by Purandaradasar, was swish and stuffed with Yashoda’s mock threats to Krishna, who refuses to sleep. The choreography for this ragamalika, Adi tala piece was by Indira Kadambi, who was additionally on the nattuvangam.

Vocalist Raghuram’s singing lifted the recital. Offering competent assist on the mridangam was Vinay Nagarajan, and the flute interludes by Vivek Krishna have been applicable, since there was a give attention to Krishna.

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