‘Yugal’ an evening of Kathak Duets
Bengaluru: Internationally acclaimed dance duo Nirupama-Rajendra will present “Yugal,” a dance concert of Kathak duets on January 27. Abhinava Dance Company, Bengaluru, has organized the event as part of the 33rd Kinkini Festival.
The sequences featured are: " Abhang ” where the duo explore the poetry of great saints of Maharashtra who have expressed devotion to Lord Panduranga Vittala.
In "Teentaal’ they reveal beauty of Nature & Culture of India.
" Vimaanayaana " is a dance that presents Rama & Sita's return journey from Lanka to Ayodhya where at each point Rama recalls the various incidents. A Tarana in Mattataal concludes the program.
Praveen D Rao has composed the music.Renowned Hindustani vocalist, Faiyaz Khan who has composed the Tarana will play the lead singer for this program accompanied by Trilochan Kampli and Gurumurthy Vaidya on the tabla & pakhawaj , Shruthi Kamath on sitar, Sarfaraaz Khan on Sarangi,Shivalinga on flute & Ashwin Prabhath on Padanth.
The dancing duo Nirupama-Rajendra have dedicated themselves to the Kathak dance for the past 25 years. They are a multifaceted personalities and have evolved themselves as dance directors, guru and producers as well. They have created an indelible impression on the Kathak form of dance and enjoy patronage across five continents. The duo has introduced more than 150 dance choreographies and have been conferred with several prestigious awards.
“Yugal” will be held at 7.30 pm at J.S.S. Auditorium, Jayanagar on January 27. The performance is free for all.
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