Program Schedule

CTU 2018 Program Schedule

CTU welcomes you to attend the 42nd Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam music festival to be held during the Memorial Day weekend from Sat, 26 May 2018 to Mon, 28 May, 2018 at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, Lemont, IL.

The evolving Program Schedule is provided below.  We will continue to update this schedule with additional details in the coming few weeks.

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Date and TimeEvent

Sat, 26 May 2018

5/26 08:00 AM Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram
5/26 09:00 AMChetulaara, Bhairavi on instruments performed by children
5/26 09:10 AM Pancharatna Krithis
5/26 11:10 AMPragata Samarpanam
5/26 12:00 PMHomage to Tyagaraja Sessions (Teacher & Group sessions)
5/26 06:00 PMGeetharthamu by CTU-trained children
5/26 06:45 PM

Special Performance
Super Singer Spoorthi Rao (Vocal)
Karthik P. Iyer (Violin)
Athrey Nadhan (Mridangam)

5/26 08:15 PM

Anubhava Mantapa
a production on Vachanas of 12th century in Karnataka
Soorya Performing arts

Sun, 27 May 2018

5/27 09:00 AM

Children's Utsava Sampradaya Kritis Procession
Kollattam (choreographed by Smt. Devaki Janakiraman)
Saxophones (students of Swaminathan School of Saxophone)
Jogwa - devotional folk dance of Maharashtra by "Me Marathi"

5/27 10:20 AMDivya Nama Sankeerthanam
5/27 11:00 AMHomage to Tyagaraja Sessions (Individual Performances)
5/27 12:30 PMCTU 2018 15th Annual Music Competition
5/27 04:30 PM

Carnatic Violin Duet
Maestros Ganesh & Kumaresh
Sri Patri Satish Kumar (Mridangam)
Sri Trichy Krishnaswamy (Ghatam)

5/27 08:00 PM

Carnatic Vocal Concert
Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri T.V.Sankaranarayanan (Vocal)
Sri K.J.Dileep (Violin)
Sri V.S.Raghavan (Mridangam)

Mon, 28 May 2018

5/28 09:30 AMThodaya Mangalam by CTU-trained children
5/28 10:45 AMDikshithar Krithis by CTU-trained children
5/28 12:30 PM

Carnatic Vocal Concert

Sri. Maharajapuram Ramachandran(Vocal)

Master Kamalakiran Vinjamuri (Violin)
Sri Vijay Ganesh (Mridangam)

5/28 04:30 PM

Carnatic Vocal Duet

Malladi Brothers (Vocal)

Sri Embar Kannan (Violin)
Sri Tumkur Ravishankar (Mridangam)