A feast for the eyes

IN BRIEF

‘Schulhoff Trio’

Bangalore School of Music is presenting Schulhoff Woodwind Trio With Piano Concert (Netherlands) on January 15, 7.30 pm at Alliance Francaise.

Christopher Bouwman will be on oboe, Wouter van Diepen on clarinet and Bram van Sambeek on bassoon with Sergey Smirnov on piano.

Schulhoff Trio was founded by three talented friends during their formative years at the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague.

The first musical work they decided to study was Erwin Schulhoff’s Divertissement, which led them to name their trio in his honour.

Since then the trio has grown out to be one of the finest wind ensembles both in The Netherlands and abroad.

In their concerts, the Schulhoff Trio strives to combine a lively presentation with an engaging and adventurous programming.

All three musicians are leading artistes in their field. Donation cards are available at the BSM and the Alliance Francaise. For details, call 23546090.

Exhibition of photographs

Madhavi Swarup is holding an exhibition, called Duality, till January 24, 10 am to 7 pm, at the Gallery at Sua House, 26/1, Kasturba Cross Road, (near British Library). Madhavi Swarup, who has found her passion in fine art photography, holds a Master’s degree in literature and a visharad in Kathak dance and music.

She completed her formal training in photography from ICPP (NIFT) where she was conferred the best student’s award. She spends time in conducting specialised photography workshops in schools and colleges. Her work can be found in several private collections in India and abroad.

Film screening

In memory of cinematographer S Ramachandra Aithal, Chitra Samuha and K V Subbanna Aptha Samuha is presenting a series of films by S Ramachandra called Chitra Varsha.

On the occasion, there will be screening of the Kannada feature film Mukhaputa, directed by Roopa Iyer.

The event will be held on January 15, 6 pm and January 16, 3.30 pm at K V Subbanna Aaptha Rangamandira, No 151, 7th cross, Teachers’ Colony 1st stage, near Dayananda Sagar College.

Talk on architecture

The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and CoLab Art and Architecture, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Modern Art, are organising the first talk on architecture in the CoLab-Goethe Lecture Series: Practices in Contemporary Art and Architecture. Architect Prof Balakrishna V Doshi will talk on Revitalization of the Rur-Urban Galaxies on January 18, 6.30 pm. The venue is National Gallery of Modern Art, Manikyavelu Mansion, 49 Palace Road. For details, call 25205305 or visit www.goethe.de/bangalore

‘Soorya Festival’

As part of the Soorya Festival, a Carnatic vocal recital will be presented by Srivalsan J Menon on January 15, 5.30 pm. On the same day at 7 pm, there will be a bharatanatyam performance by Priyadarsini Govind.

 On January 16, 5.30 pm there will be a Carnatic vocal recital by R K Srikantan and at 7 pm, there will be bharatanatyam performance by Sridhar and Anuradha Sridhar. The venue is Khincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

Stalwarts come together

SOULFUL Parveen SultanaHindustani music stalwarts Santoor maestro Pandit Satish Vyas and vocalist Begum Parveen Sultana will perform at the Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan at Chowdiah Memorial Hall on January 15, 6 pm.

 The Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan will begin with a recital by Satish Vyas. He is the son of late C R Vyas, a doyen in Hindustani classical music world, and senior disciple of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. Over the last two decades, Satish has regaled the music lovers spread across the globe with his performances.

The Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan will conclude with the performance of vocalist Begum Parveen Sultana, Hindustani classical singer from the Patiala Gharana. She is among the foremost classical vocalists in India and is known as Queen of Classical Vocal.
For tickets, call 9845896152.

‘Yaksha Sambrahma’

Karnataka Kala Darshini is holding a felicitation programme called Yaksha Sambrahma 2011 on January 15, 3 pm at ADA Rangamandira. Dr Shivaram Karanth Award and H L Bhat Award will be presented to Yakshagana artistes Sripada Gegde and Sridhara Bhandari on the occasion.

 The felicitation programme will be followed by Yakshagana performances by various troupes. 

With the Bard

Tuesdays with the Bard @ Urban Solace on January 25 will feature VIjay Karthik live at 7 pm. Vijay is an engineer but is also a talented guitarist and singer. His poetry deals with the mysteries of life, nature, relationships and love.

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