CentreStage Festival


CentreStage Festival

Centre Stage Festival, is a two-day cultural spectacle on December 8th and 9th, 2023 at Sunder Nursery. Featuring five young performers and ensembles from the world of dance and music, the festival promises to be a vibrant celebration of creativity and cultural expression. Through this festival, KNMA explores the diversity of the performing arts in India's cultural landscape.

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The Artists of the Festival are as follows :

8th December 2023

Anuvrat Choudhary - A western classical pianist with accolades in national-level piano competitions and a rich background in music education and pedagogy.

Anuvrat will be performing two duets featuring 14-year-old Martina Charles, a violin prodigy known for completing all 8 grades in violin from Trinity College London and achieving the Fellowship of Trinity College London (FTCL), a rare accomplishment as the youngest in India and the first in Kerala. The second duet will be with Eera Gupta, a dancer, trained in jazz, contemporary and modern dance.

Aniruddh Aithal - 25 year old Hindustani classical vocalist based in Bangalore with 15 years of training from his gurus, Smt Geetha Garud Prithviraj and Dr Ashok Huggannavar.

Akshatha Viswanath - 13 year old Bharatanatyam performer from Bangalore. A student of Gurus Parshwanath Upadhye, Shruti Gopal and Aditya PV, she will perform a production titled Maruti which is an attempt to meander through the course of the Ramayana from Hanuman's perspective.

9th December 2023

Ramana Balachandhran - A Carnatic veena soloist. Ramana started learning vocal and veena from his mother Sharanya and then pursued the veena under Vidushi B Nagalakshmi. Considered a prodigious talent, he was directly awarded an A grade by All India Radio at the age of 16.He is one of the most sought-after instrumentalists in the country, having delivered nearly four hundred solo concerts across leading concert halls and music festivals in India and abroad.

The Anirudh Varma Collective - led by pianist, composer and producer, Anirudh Varma. The collective is an empanelled ensemble with the ICCR, and has played with 150 different musicians & artistes from across India, America, and Canada. They have collaborated with some of the most renowned musicians of the country.

*People availing student discount have to show their identity card at the registration desk.



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10:30 A.M - 6:30 P.M

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