‘Flute n feet’ a blending of Indian classical arts | Sunday Observer

‘Flute n feet’ a blending of Indian classical arts

‘Flute n feet’ a blending of two popular classical art forms of India-Bharatha Natyam and Carnatic music by eminent artistes Vivek Krishna and Aranya Narain accompanied by Mayavaram T. Vishwanathan on Mrudangam will be presented at the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre Auditorium, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7, on October 5 at 6 pm.

Flute n feet is an innovative and harmonious fusion of music and dance by Vivek Krishna and Aranya Narain. Each performance is tailored with well known compositions from Carnatic music to authentic Kalakshetrabani dance style. The performances are delightful to watch and caters to both, traditional and modern aficionados. Vivek Krishna, a very popular name in the field of Bharatha Natyam, is one of the front ranking and in demand flautist from Bangalore. He has a strong foundation of Carnatic music from renowned gurus.

Aranya Narain hails from an artistic family and dance flows in her blood, naturally.

Her strong sense of rhythm and traditional Kalakshetra style is amazing and beautiful. She is also a wonderful nattuvanar and a sitar player.

T. Vishwanathan is one of the most sought after percussionist among dancers. He has been widely appreciated for his flawless support in music and dance concerts, has performed with several leading musicians and dancers of today. He has extensively toured the globe and also collaborated with top ranking jazz artistes in France.

Admission is free of charge, and seating is on first come first served basis.