Bangalore International Centre had arranged an unusual event “Tamil Compositions in Carnatic Music” by Vidushi K. Vrinda Acharya on Friday, 8th July, 2011 at 6:30 pm. The accompanists were H.M. Smitha on Violin and Suneel Subramanya on Mridangam.
The performance started with a Maal Marugan (Varnam) in Ragam Hindola set to Adi Talam, composed by T.M. Thyagarajan. It was in praise of Lord Muruga. The next item was Arana Porule in Ragam Kharaharapriya, set to Rupaka Talam, composed by Mayuram Vishwanatha Shastri, in praise of Lord Ganesha.
The next item presented by her was Inre Kazhal in Ragam Kambhoji, set to Adi Talam. This item was in praise of Lord Vishnu. The next was Taye Tripura Sundari, in Ragam Shuddhasaveri, set to Khanda Chapu Talam, composed by Periyasami Thooran, in praise of Devi.
Another significant item presented by her was Unnaiyallal, in Kalyani Ragam, set to Adi Talam, composed by Papanasam Sivan. It was also in praise of Devi. This was followed by next item Theerada Vilayaattu pillai, in Ragamalika, set to Khanda Chapu, composed by Subramanya Bharathi. This item described the childhood pranks of Lord Krishna.
The next item was beautiful Tillana, Behag, set to Adi Talam, composed by Lalgudi Jayaraman. This was in praise of Lord Muruga.
They concluded with a Mangalam.
It was a mesmerising concert. It was thoroughly enjoyed by the members of BIC.