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Sangitha Kalanidhi Sudha Ragunathan was at her expressive best as she gave a concert for Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha on the evening of December 27, 2017. »
The 38th ‘Isai Iyal Nataka Vizha’ of Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha got under way here on Saturday. »
It was a beautiful name given for an evening congregation. It was an event to tell a special story to a kind audience by a courteous team comprising talented artistes. »
On a chilly Christmas winter evening sisters, Ranjani and Gayatri gave one of the best performances at the Music Academy. The Academy was full. The sisters began with Thyagaraja’s “Meru Samana”. »
Bombay Jayashri explores music with the mind. For long, she was under the tutelage of violinist Lalgudi G Jayaraman. And, her proficiency in Hindustani music is a huge plus. Not surprisingly, her RTPs (ragam, tanam and pallavi) are a favourite among the Carnatic music buffs. »
Lalgudi siblings - Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi - have long been under the shadows of their illustrious guru and father Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. This violinist duo is now evolving into an independent sub-brand within the larger Lalgudi clan. »
Muscat born twins Shruti and Sahana are Masters in music production technology and innovation & global entertainment and music business, respectively, from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA (Valencia Campus). »
A Chinese (Hakka) born, Chong Chiu Sen (Sai Madhana Mohan Kumar) lives in Malaysia. He came to Chennai some summers ago to learn music but ended up learning Bharatha Nathyam instead under late Usha Srinivasan and Veena under late Kalpakam Swaminathan. »
While the boy was immersed in counting the beats, this gentleman in balcony too was engrossed in his own world. As the audience listened to Bombay Jayashri with rapt attention, this `older rasika’ was happily playing cards in his hand-held device. »
The monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park, organised by Sundaram Finance, has completed 12 years today. It was launched in February, 2006. »
Soundarya, born in an art loving family, started learning Bharatanatyam at the age of 4. She had her training under Smt. Saroja Rani of Sankara Natyalaya, one of the foremost Bharatanatyam teachers in Chennai. »
The National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) offers scholarships to talented young musicians through its special scholarship scheme. »
Gayathri Girish’s concert for Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha was an enriching experience. She was simple and unassuming. And, her rendering was sublime. »
He was composed, and totally oblivious of the capacity audience around him. He looked a matured artiste. »
A new non-profit organization has come into being here to promote and encourage Indian performing arts in this part of the world. »