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NEWS - Archive July 2009
Sudha Ragunathan plans a documentary on MLV
31 Jul 2009: It was an emotion-filled trip down memory lane for them, as they got together to remember their guru. The two-day programme was appropriately anchored by senior Carnatic vocalist Sudha Ragunathan, the principal disciple of late M.L.Vasanthakumari.

Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam is new president of ABHAI
30 Jul 2009: Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam has been unanimously elected as the president of the Association of Bharatanatyam Artistes of India (ABHAI).

Akshara to present Sunday Kutcheri in the Park
27 Jul 2009: Thirteen-year-old V. Akshara, a resident of Kuwait, will present a Carnatic music performance this Sunday morning (August 2, 2009) from 6.30 a.m at the Chess Square of the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.

Music Academy Awards for 2009
22 Jul 2009: The executive committee of The Music Academy has unanimously chosen tavil maestro Valayapatti A.R. Subramaniam for the Sangita Kalanidhi title.

Hindustani vocalist Gangubai Hangal is dead
21 Jul 2009: We regret to announce the demise of Hindustani classical singer Gangubai Hangal. She died here this morning at Lifeline Hospital Hubli (Hubballi) in Karnataka following cardiac and respiratory problems.

Sangita Kalanidhi for Valayapatti A.R. Subramaniam
20 Jul 2009: Thavil maestro Valayapatti A.R. Subramaniam has been chosen for this year’s Sangita Kalanidhi title of The Music Academy.

D.K. Pattammal is no more
16 Jul 2009: We regret to announce the demise of noted Carnatic vocalist Damal Krishnaswamy Pattammal. She was 90. She had been ailing for sometime.

D.K. Pattammal Is Dead, Long Live Her Music
16 Jul 2009: A pall of gloom has descended on the city of Chennai, the Mecca of Carnatic music, as the news spread about the demise of D.K. Pattammal. As we at www.carnaticdarbar.com join others to pay our tributes to the giant of a musician, artistes across the spectrum are in a state of shock.

Tarangam competition
11 Jul 2009: Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust, R.A. Puram, will conduct a Taranga competition on Sri Narayana Tirtha.

14th anniversary of Tambaram Music Club
11 Jul 2009: Tambaram Music Club is gearing up to celebrate its fourteenth anniversary on July 12. To mark the occasion, the Club is organising a function at 6 p.m.

Music workshop
11 Jul 2009: Carnatic vocalist Smt. K. Vrinda Acharya will be conducting a music workshop on “Rare Dasarapadagalu”.

Vamshi Academy offers to provide concert platform for aspiring musicians
08 Jul 2009: Vamshi Academy of Music Trust®, a decade-old organisation formed to promote Indian classical music, is embarking on a fresh initiative to help the cause of young artistes.

Remembering Vidwan A. Sundaresan
03 Jul 2009: Nada Inbam will pay homage to Vidwan A. Sundaresan on July 7 and 8 at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.

Nadam fete
03 Jul 2009: Nadam (Narthan Academy of Dance and Music) is all set to celebrate its 10th anniversary. As part of its celebrations, it is planning to host a two-day dance festival for children called Chinna Kala Nadam.

Vamshi Academy plans monthly concerts in new hall
03 Jul 2009: Renowned singer "UbhayaGana Vidushi" guru Dr. Shyamala G Bhave inaugurated here recently the newly-built cultural hall of Vamshi Academy of Music Trust®.