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The Music Academy has chosen violinist A. Kanyakumari for the prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi title this year. The executive committee has unanimously chosen her for its coveted award. »
Addressing a packed audience at The Music Academy to listen to a collaborative concert titled "To Sir, With Love", a tribute to violin maestro Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. »
Over 1,000 children have presented Mikeless Kutcheri at Nageswara
Rao Park. »
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”. »
Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna has been chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. The list of awardees was announced by the Foundation on Wednesday. Mr. Krishna has been chosen for his contribution to "social inclusiveness in culture." »
Sudha Ragunathan took a sabbatical during the December season of 2015. Marghazhi in Chennai is incomplete even if one in the senior rung is missing. With the floods playing havoc as well, the season that went by proved a damp squib!. »
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. »
`Shruthi Mata, layam Pita’, it is said. Time sense is very important in every activity we do. And, talam is the fulcrum for good music. Not surprisingly, teachers often take pains to emphasise the need for maintaining `kalapramanam’ in music. »
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. »
Annual Music Competition as part of its 15th year celebrations, will be held on August 7 at Sathsangam, Sathsangam Street, next to Karur Vysya Bank, Ambattur. »
It was the first concert of the annual series at Kapalishwarar temple on April 4. The Kumbhabhishekam was performed only the previous day at the temple. »
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. »