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Welcome to Pallavi

 

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Pallavi is proudly celebrating 20 years in the NY Capital District

We sincerely hope you are enjoying the concert programmes.

Pallavi would like to thank every one of you for your continued support and patronage all through these years. Without your support it would not have been possible to enjoy such high quality classical performing arts programmes.

We humbly look forward your gracious presence and continued support.

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Our Fall 2016 Concert Schedule

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Artiste/Troupe
Concert Type
Date and Time
Flyer

Smt. Bhargavi Balasubramanian

Smt. Srividya Ramanath

Smt. K.P.Nandini - Violin

Sri. Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan - Mridangam

Carnatic Classical - Vocal

Friday, October 28th, 2016, 6 PM

CBIS Auditorium, 1623, 15th Street, Troy, NY 12180

Bhargavi Flyer

Urmi Samadar, Francesca Limoli, Sessi Adepalli, Sudharsana Srinivasan, Mathangi Srinivasan

Classical Dances of India - Workshop series

Supported by the Arts Center of the Capital Region

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016,

Saturday, November 5th, 2016,

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

2 PM to 5 PM,

Albany Barn, 56, 2nd Scond Street, Albany, NY12110

First Pallavi PYO Day

Group and individual singing by local PYO member kids

Details to follow

Details to follow.

 

Since the formation of Pallavi Youth Organization (PYO), this year, the members have been meeting

regularly to exchange and inspire each other in nurturing carnatic classical music talent.

Most of these member of kids in the middle and high school ages. Amidst curricular work, they

were able to find time in coming forward to learn, participate and grow their talent in this great art form.

Our congratulations to every one who are PYO members. Special thanks to Smt.Revathi Sridharan who

has volunteer to guide and steer this immense pool of young talent.

 

Our Spring 2016 Schedule

Artiste/Troupe
Concert Type
Date and Time
Flyer

Community Members

Tyagaraja Aradhana: Pancharatna Krithis and Individual Presentations

Sat Apr 30th, 2016

9.30AM to 1.00 PM

Albany Hindu Temple

Aradhana Flyer

Smt. Gayathri Venkatraghavan

Mysore V.Srikanth - Violin

Neyveli SkandSubramanian - Mridangam

Grand Aradhana Carnatic Vocal Concert

Sat Apr 30th, 2016

from 6 PM to 9 PM

Albany Hindu Temple

Smt. Shantala Subramanyam

Sri. Vishal Sapuram

Sri. Melakaveri Balaji

Smt. Sukanya Ramgopal

Flute

Chitra Veena

Mridangam

Ghatam

Friday, March 25th, 2015

6 PM

Hindu Temple Cultural Center, Albany, NY

Shantala Flyer

 

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FIRST CARNATIC VOCAL COMPETITIONS - 2016

We are very thankful to all members, patrons, well wishers and parents for the overwhelming support of our first Carnatic Vocal Competitions this year.

With your continued support, we are confident of continuing these competitions in order to reach out and benefit every interested participant.

This year, the competitions were held at the Hindu temple cultural center on Saturday, Apr 23rd, 2016 from 10 AM.

There were three age categories calculated as of March 1 2016.  Competition in each of those categories are as below.

Sub Juniors (Age 6-9):

The competition categories will be Geetham and Kriti

Geetham -  Provide a choice of 2 geetham
Kriti - Provide 1 kriti

Juniors (Age (10-14):

Kriti -  Provide a choice of 3 kritis 

Varnam - provide a choice of 3 varnams

Seniors (Age 15-21): 

Kriti - Provide a choice of 3 kritis

Manodharmam - provide a choice of 3 kritis. 

In this category you are expected to perform alapana, niraval and kalpanaswaram typically expected at a concert level.  

 

Rules of the competition :
1. The competition is NOT restricted to the compositions of St. Thyagaraja. 
2. While listing the krithis/geethams/varanams of your preference, please state the raga, tala and composer of the songs in addition to the first few words of the sahitya.
3. Sub Junior Geetham competition - The contestants must provide 2 Geethams. The judges will select one to be performed at the competition. A strict time limit of five (5) minutes will be imposed. 
4. Junior Varanam competition - The contestants must provide 3 Varanams. The judges will select one to be performed at the competition. A strict time limit of five (5) minutes will be imposed. 
5. All categories, Krithi competition - The contestant will be asked to perform ONE krithi, with NO raga alapana, niraval or kalpana swaram. A strict time limit of five (5) minutes will be imposed. 
6. Senior Manodharmam competition - The contestants must provide 3 krithis (first few lines of sahitya, ragam, thalam and composer). The contestant will be asked to perform ONE of the krithis with Raga Alapanai, Niraval and Kalpana Swaram. A strict time limit of ten (10) minutes will be imposed. 
7. A buzzer will signal the conclusion of the allotted time. 
8. The judges may also request the contestant to stop before the allotted time
9. The decision of the judges is final and binding.

 

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Pallavi now has a newly elected executive committee.

Executive Board Members

President - Sri. Thiyagarajan Subramanian

Vice President - Sri. Kithivasan Nagarajan

Secretary - Sri. Srivatsa Kothapally

Treasurer - Smt. Jayashree Ganesh

Director, PYO - Smt. Revathi Sridharan

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Our 2015 Concerts

Artiste/Troupe
Concert Type
Date and Time
Flyer

Sri. Rajhesh Vaidya and Troupe

Grand Classical/Fusion Veena Concert

 

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

from 4.30 PM

 

Community Members

Tyagaraja Aradhana: Pancharatna Krithis and Individual Songs

Sat May 2nd, 2015

10AM to 1.00 PM

Aradhana Flyer

Sri. O.S.Thiagarajan

Grand Aradhana Carnatic Vocal Concert

Sat May 2nd, 2015

from 3 PM to 6 PM

Sri. Abhishek Raghuram

Violin- Akkarai Subhalakshmi

Mridangam - Ananth Krishnan

Carnatic Vocal

Violin

Mridangam

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

6 PM

Hindu Temple Cultural Center, Albany, NY

Abhishek Flyer

 

 

 

Other Activities in the area:

Please check back for updates.

 

 

For further inquiries and suggestions contact:

Snail Mail: P.O.Box 1732, Latham, NY-12110

Emaii: pallavicapital@gmail.com

 

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