Performing Artists in Zurich

Hall Of Fame

One of the best things that has happened to us by starting this site, is the opportunity to meet the many talented people performing Indian classical arts, Indian authors, dancers, singers etc.  We dedicate this page to these great artists and authors living in our midst.

Contact us by email – IndianMomsZurich@gmail.com 

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Vidushi Vijaya Rao

Natyakalabushani, Natyashree, Smt. Vijaya Rao is well-known throughout Switzerland as a Bharatanatyam dancer, teacher, choreographer and much more. She and her family run the Nateschwara Academy, Baden.
Webpage: https://nateschwara.ch

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Vidwan D.Keshava

Recipient of the "Kannada Rajyotsava Award", "Natyavisharada", Sri D.Keshava is well-known throughout Switzerland as a Bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer, Yoga and Dance Teacher and musician. He and his family run the Kalasri, Basel.
Webpage:https://www.kalasri.com

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Chidambaram Narayanan

Sri Chidambaram Narayanan is a Zurich based Mridangam artiste and teacher. He has accompanied many senior Carnatic music artists and Bharatnatyam recitals. Website: https://sites.google.com/view/mridangam-zurich/home

Shrirang Mirajkar

Shrirang Mirajkar

Sri Shrirang Mirajkar is a Zurich based Tabla player. Shrirang has performed with many great musicians from India, like Ustad Shahid Parvez, Ustad Sujat Khan, Sawani Shende and Smt. Maneesha Sathe, to name a few.
Website: https://www.indianmusiccircle.ch/

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Sowgandhika-Krishnan

Sowgandhika Krishnan

Smt. Sowgandhika Krishnan is a Zurich based dance and theatre artist. Sowgandhika Krishnan & Ensemble present Indian theatre using classical Indian dance forms.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/skrishnanensemble

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Thomas Niggli

Thomas Niggli is a Zurich based Sitar player. He gives concerts and is keen on integrating the sitar into the current music. Webpage: http://thomas-niggli.ch/

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Dr. Sharmila Rao

Dr. Sharmila Rao-Bansal is a Zurich based Bharatanatyam dancer and Dance Teacher with a special interest in Dance medicine.
Webpage:
https://www.sharmilarao.ch/

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Anjali & Sumitra Keshava

Basel based Anjali & Sumitra Keshava are the children of Sri D.Keshava. They are both Bharatanatyam dancers, fusion dancers and Dance teachers.
Webpage:https://www.kalasri.com

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Sarah Sangeetha

Sarah Sangeetha is a Zurich based Bharatanatyam dancer, Choreographer and Dance teacher. Sarah is also an accomplished western music and dance artist, actively seeking intercultural exchange. Webpage: https://www.sarahsangeetha.com/

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Uma Kumar

Smt. Uma Kumar, is a Basel based Carnatic singer and runs the 'Ragamalika' music school. An AIR ‘B’ graded artist, she is the grand daughter of Sri Sattur AG Subramamanya Iyer and daughter of Mrs. Lakshmi Sundaram, who is also her Guru.
Contact: uma73@hotmail.co.uk

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Srinidhi Koushik​

Srinidhi Koushik, a Zurich based Carnatic vocalist has performed concerts in various reputed Sabhas in India, the US, Germany and Switzerland. He is a disciple of Vidwan K Rama Rao, Ganakalabhushana R K Padmanabha and Padma Shri R N Thyagarajan.
Contact: kanagal.sri@gmail.com

Girija Ravishankar

Girija Ravishankar

Girija Ravishankar, a Zurich based Carnatic vocalist and violinist, is a disciple of Padma Shri R N Thyagarajan ( Rudrapatnam brothers) and Dr. R N Sreelatha. She is a recipient of several awards and has performed in major Sabhas of India , the US, and Germany.
Contact: girijaravishankar@gmail.com

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Manish Vyas

Musician, Meditation
Webpage: https://www.manishvyas.com/

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Brijesh Luthra​

Sri Brijesh Luthra is the author of a bestselling children’s sci-fi/humor series: “The Incredible Adventures of Ziptux and Dibbly”. It was ranked in the top 10 books released in India in 2018.
Webpage: https://www.brijeshluthra.com/

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Purnima Venkatesh

Smt. Purnima Vankatesh is a Aargau based Bharatanatyam dancer and Dance teacher. (Tanjore Bhani). She also does Dance Direction in Semi-classical, Folk Fusion and conducts dance workshops.
Webpage: http:www.purnimadance.com/

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Gayatri Muthukrishnan

Smt. Gayatri Muthukrishnan is a Zurich based Bharatanatyam dancer (Kalakshetra tradition) and Dance teacher. She trained under Guru Savithri Jaganath Rao and Guru Prof. M. R. Krishnamurthy.
Contact: gayatri.muthu@gmail.com

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Priyakala Pragash

Smt. PriyaKala Pragash is a Zurich based Bharatanatyam dancer, Choreographer and Dance teacher. She is an alumni of Kalakshetra and trained under Smt.Guru.Bhawani Kugapriya from SriLanka.
Contact: pragashpriyakala@gmail.com