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Bhoomija Presents Nrityagram's Sriyah

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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 7:00PM
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A lot can be said about Bangalore's crown jewel Nrityagram. Or let the praise they have amassed in global media talk about them.




Age limit: 8+




'The only proper response to dancers this amazing is worship!' - The New York Times.




'The women of the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble are rock stars in the dance world! Mikhail Baryshnikov and Isaac Mizrahi were in the audience, and choreographer Mark Morris was on his feet at the curtain, shouting bravos. You cant fault his taste.' - New York Post.




'Odissi as performed by these superb dancers from Nrityagram is hypnotically lovely to watch!' - The Guardian.




'So beguiling, you resist blinking in case you miss a moment! The Herald Stunning combination of emotional and physical articulation!' - The Miami Herald.




'One of Surupa Sen's many talents as a choreographer is that she manages to create contrasts especially in cameo-like solos and conversational duets - while preserving flow and a sense of momentum.' - DanceTabs
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Bhoomija Thu, 30 Nov
Tickets are now available on https://in.bookmyshow.com/bengaluru/events/bhoomija-presents-nrityagrams-sriyah/ET00049658
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http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/blending-sounds-blending-thoughts/article18871847.ece

Blending sounds. Blending thoughts.
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Lavanya Narayanan on the Choir in The Hindu: http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/music/bhoomijas-fruitful-initiative/article18698331.ece

Tickets flying away on https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

(Strictly no entry for children below 5 years of age)

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Bhoomija Sat, 03 Jun
"I tell my students to be happy while performing!" - Sri Umayalpuram Sivaraman in The Times of India today. Thank you, TOI and Mahalakshmi P for the piece.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/when-i-perform-with-youngsters-i-get-younger/articleshow/58970535.cms

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Bhoomija Sat, 03 Jun
Bhoomija Show Day today - 3 Jun - Mridangam Maestro Sri Umayalpuram Sivaraman in a rare Percussion Ensemble for Jackfruit '17. MLR Convention Centre, JP Nagar.

Tickets at the venue from 5 PM and https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

Bhoomija Fri, 02 Jun
Bhoomija's Jackfruit '17 - the smiling maestro and his band of teenagers at the rehearsals. And the Glass Mridangam makes an appearance! Sat, 3 Jun, 7 PM, Mridangam Maestro Sri Umayalpuram Sivaraman in a rare Percussion Ensemble. MLR Convention Centre, JP Nagar. Tickets at the venue from 5 PM and https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets
Bhoomija Fri, 02 Jun
Bhoomija's Jackfruit this weekend! "I am amazed at the creative energies of the youngsters and am having a wonderful time working with them" - says the Mridangam legend Sri Umayalpuram Sivaraman, in The Hindu today.

So happy for the bunch of youngsters from Bangalore, Jaisalmer, Hubballi, Chennai, and Trivandrum on the percussion ensemble with him! The action is set for 7 PM, Sat, 3 Jun, MLR Convention Centre, JP Nagar.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/by-children-for-all/article18704545.ece

And that first line in The Hindu article!

Tickets here: https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

Bhoomija Thu, 01 Jun
Bhoomija's Jackfruit '17 - Mornings are delightful of late! Umayalpuram Sir calls from Chennai to report on the previous day's rehearsals of the percussion ensemble: on how the youngsters are rocking it and how his Glass Mridangam is all tuned and ready. At home, Sriranjani Santhanagopalan makes a rare appearance from her room to drop a nugget or two - on how beautiful the narrative written by Sharanya Ramprakash is and how the kids are lapping it up, or with a question like, "did you know that this choir is the youngest amongst the three you have done"?!

Between the two shows, there are close to 30 children who are all set to knock our socks off. Jun 3 - Percussion Ensemble directed and led by Umayalpuram Sivaraman and Jun 4 Children's Carnatic Choir directed by Sriranjani Santhanagopalan. Tickets on: https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

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A write-up in The Deccan Chronicle today - http://epaper.deccanchronicle.com/articledetailpage.aspx?id=8220980#

Thank you Sneha Sukumar!

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Bhoomija Mon, 22 May
Bhoomija's Jackfruit '17. Two ensembles by children. A Percussion Ensemble directed and led by Dr. Umayalpuram Sivaraman with children from Rajasthan (yes, our Manganiyar children!), Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The Children's Carnatic Choir '17 directed by Sriranjani Santhanagopalan with Bengaluru's young singers supported by young and happening instrumentalists Apoorva Krishna, Vinod Shyam Anoor, Sunaad Anoor, Heramba Hemantha and Rakshita Ramesh. Creative Director: Sharanya Ramprakash. Western Harmonies and Instrumentation: Satish Raghunathan. Costume Design: Divya Runwal (organically dyed handloom fabrics from Charaka)

Supported by GCL. In aid of Drishti Eye Care for their free cataract surgery drive, under the concept of "children for the aged".

Tickets on https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

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Kavita Cheruvatath Fri, 19 May
Hi, if you have an age limit for your shows you need to have it up front and center and NOT IN THE Ts&Cs. An age limit of 8 years is arbitrary. Super disappointed.
Bhoomija Fri, 19 May
Bhoomija show day today! Nrityagram and Chitrasena Dance Company artistes are all set for Samhara at 8 PM, Chowdiah Memorial Hall. Tickets on bookmyshow.com and at the venue based on availability.

"Surupas choreography is impeccably breathtaking and the way she uses the co-ordinates in space to move and freeze, creates such magnificent imagery that it is almost impossible to be not overwhelmed by the performance". - writes Karthik Hebbar in The Hindu today - thank you Karthik and The Hindu.

Chai Point and the Cafe at Chowdiah are at hand for pre-show hot/ cold chai and this 'n that.

Surupa Sen, Bijayini Satpathy, Lynne Fernandez and everyone else from Team Samhara, we are grateful to you for giving Bhoomija the opportunity to present this world premiere.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/stepping-into-the-sublime/article18500729.ece

Stepping into the sublime
Nrityagram dance ensemble comes together with Chitrasena, Srilankan Dance Company for a spellbinding performance this evening
Bhoomija Mon, 15 May
Bhoomija shared Nrityagram's photo.
Nrityagram
After 4 years, Nrityagram's Sahra is coming back to the stage!

A collaboration with Sri Lanka's Chitrasena Dance Company, Sahra has Music Composed by Pt. Raghunath Panigrahi, Choreography by Surupa Sen Bijayini Satpathy, Pavithra Reddy, Thaji Dias, Akshiti Roychowdhury, Urmila Mallick and Sandani Sulochani.

Highly acclaimed in its initial run, Sahra promises to be even more thrilling in this revival!

To begin with were doing 4 performances in 3 countries:

19 MAY at 8PM Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore; Presented by Bhoomija; Tickets at https://in.bookmyshow.com/bengaluru/events/bhoomija-presents-samhara/ET00056023

26 MAY at 7PM Royal Festival Hall, London; Presented by Southbank Centre at Alchemy Festival

Tickets at https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/121205-samhara-nrityagram-dance-ensemble-chitrasena-dance-company-2017

5 & 6 JUNE at 7:15PM Lionel Wendt Theatre, Colombo; Presented by The Chitrasena Vajira Dance Foundation

Tickets at http://ticketslk.com/movies/2210/show_movie

If youve already seen Sahra, come again! And if you havent seen it, then definitely catch it somewhere!

Hope to see you!

Photo Credit Karthik Venkataraman

Bhoomija Sun, 14 May
Bhoomija presents Nrityagram's "Sahra", in collaboration with Sri Lanka's Chitrasena Dance Company. Fri, 19 May, Chowdiah Memorial Hall. Some Team Bhoomija folks had the enviable fortune of being in Nrityagram to watch a rehearsal. "If the rehearsal is this stunning, can't wait for the show"! is what they came back with.

Virginia Rodrigues brought back these pics. Tickets are flying away on https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

Bhoomija Tue, 09 May
Bhoomija presents the world-premiere of the revival of Samhara. A Nrityagram production in collaboration with Chitrasena Dance Company. Choreography: Surupa Sen. Live Original Score: Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi. Dancers: Surupa Sen, Bijayini Satpathy, Pavithra Reddy, Thaji Dias, Sandani Sulochani, Akshiti Roychowdhury, and Urmila Mallick. Live orchestra: Jateen Sahu, Rohan Dahale, Sanjib Kunda, Parshuram Das and Waruna Sri Hemachandra. Manjira: Surupa Sen and Bijayini Satpathy. Lights: Lynne Fernandez. Off-stage narrations (in English): Surupa Sen.

Tickets on: https://in.bookmyshow.com/concerts/for-performing-arts-bhoomija-tickets

Photo credits: Nan Meville and Rupert Lorhaldar. Graphic Design: Moksha Carambiah

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