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Dr. Natesan Ramani

Dr. Natesan Ramani

Revered and much-loved Dr. Natesan Ramani, a legend in his own lifetime, represents the best of Carnatic sacred music. He touches the hearts of his audiences, as Lord Krishna with his flute did the hearts of his gopies (female cowherd devotees), with his simple soprano bamboo flute. Like Panna Lal Ghosh, Dr. Ramani, using a longer flute, can play north Indian ragas with equal ease, which are both enchanting and powerful. His ensemble includes his illustrious son Thiagarajan and the brilliant percussionist Thanjavur Ramadas on the Mridangam.

“Pure and unadorned like the voice of a boy soprano" and "a vigorous explosion of sound...complex and subtle". –Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald.

 

Performances will also include:
  • Leaps Of Faith
  • Taize Chants sung in the Gurnia Kurnai Indigenous Language Senior Choir Lavalla Catholic College Traralgon
  • LDS Samoan Choir
  • Simone
  • Believer Slam
  • Sanctuary Ensemble
  • Closeness to God
  • Debu - All Together
  • Invocation for World Peace for Solo Cello - Michael Fitzpatrick
  • Bollywood Dancing bring the soul, mind and body in tune
  • Hindu Spirituality in Dance – Odissi Performance by Chandrabanu & 16 artists from 'Jambudvipa Ensemble' in Shaiva, Vaishnava and Shakta themes
  • Come into the Presence of God! A celebration of the Divine in Words, Music & Silence
  • Om Shanti Om
  • On The Way Of Love – Ruby performs music inspired by Rumi
  • Vivekanand
  • Le Carnaval Spirituel – Spiritual entertainment by members of the Hare Krishna Movement.
  • Wings of the Spirit in Concert

 

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