Jackfruit 2015 – A Music Fest
Jackfruit 2015 – A Music Fest
|Ticket Price:||₹ 300|
|Duration:||6th (85 mins) no interval, 7th (105 mins) with interval|
|Age:||all aged below 15|
|Performers:||Children’s Carnatic Choir,Sai Shreyas, 15 years, Carnatic Vocal.|
|Location:||Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield, Bangalore, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560066, India|
Jackfruit ’15, Bhoomija’s music fest for and by children, will come to Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield, on 6 and 7 May ’15.On 6 May, 6:30 PM, there will be a show of Bhoomija’s Children’s Carnatic Choir ’14, directed by Abhishek Raghuram. A signature act, the Children’s Choir is a one of its kind show with 23 children under the age of 16 singing Carnatic music in perfect harmony and maturity. Directed and conducted by the young and energetic superstar of Carnatic music, Abhishek Raghuram, the Choir was a super-hit when it opened last year. Abhishek has put together an energetic repertoire that the children proficiently render. Abhishek is himself on the stage, challenging the children to match his virtuosity and innovations. Mallika Prasad is the Creative Director of the choir. Vaibhav Ramani, a child prodigy (student of Kumaresh) plays the violin, Adamya Ramanand is on the Mridangam and Smaran Haridashwa on the Morsing.
On 7 May, Jackfruit presents two concerts. The first one, at 6:30 PM, will feature Sai Shreyas in a Carnatic vocal concert. A student of Savitha Karthik, Shreyas is a resident of Whitefield and is showing clear signs of becoming a prodigy. He will be accompanied by Anand Vishwanathan on the violin and Vinay Nagarajan on the Mridangam. This concert of 60 mins will be followed by the electrifying taala-vaadya ensemble that enthralled the audiences in Jackfruit last week in MLR. This ensemble of 10 children below 15 playing 13 instruments, under the direction of Giridhar Udupa and Jayachandra Rao.
Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances, with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings, and an attached restaurant. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.
The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry.
The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.
Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.