THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Rejoice, classical music lovers. Capital will host a series of Carnatic concerts starting July 12.Brehath Sangeetha Kendram, a unit of Brehath Educational Charitable Trust, is organising Brehath Sangeetholsavam in the capital from July 12 to 16.
Programmes will begin at 6 pm at Rangamalika, East Fort. Organisers said the festival will be inaugurated by Mayor V K Prasanth.
On July 12, Parassala B Ponnammal will lead the concert. Violin is by Manjula Rajesh, mrudangam by N Hari and ghatom by Kovai Suresh.On July 13, Prasanth NR will lead the concert. Attukal Balasubramanyam will play violin, Changanassery KR Jayan on mrudangam and Trivandrum R Rajesh will play Ghatom.
On July 14, Dr B Pushpakrishnan will offer a recital. Palaghat Swaminathan will play violin, Kallekulangara Unnikrishnan on mrudangam and Aluva Rajesh will play ghatom. On July 15, Vidya Kalyanaraman will offer recital. Trivandrum N Sampath will play violin, Palghat K S Mahesh Kumar on mrudangam and Vellattanjoor Sreejit on ghatom.
On July 16, Vishnudev Namboothiri will lead the concert. Edapally Ajith will play violin, Pathri Satheesh Kumar will play mrudangam and Mangad Pramod on ghatom.
Inaugural will begin with a prayer by Namitha Dev V S. Trust secretary V Krishnanath will welcome the gathering. Kerala Kalamandalam former chairman Dr V R Prabodhachandran Nayar and Carnatic musician Ajith Namboothri will offer felicitations. Brehath Sangeetha Kendram secretary Dr Lakshmy J Nair will pay a vote of thanks.