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NEWS - Archive October / November 2012
Where music starts before December arrives ...
CHENNAI, November 24: If winter comes, can spring be far behind. So goes an adage. In this city, however, music starts even before December arrives!
Kshetra Sangeetham on Thanjavur on November 3
CHENNAI, October 30: The 14th episode in the ongoing Kshetra Sangeetham series will be on the temple town of Thanjavur. It will be held on November 3 at the Mini Hall of Narada Gana Sabha.
N. C. Soundaravalli is no more
CHENNAI, October 30: Noted Carnatic musician N. C. Soundaravalli is no more. She passed away here on Monday after a brief illness. She was 76. She is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Music Academy is like Wimbledon: Aruna Sairam
CHENNAI, October 18: The third annual Indira Sivasailam Endowment Concert was rendered by Aruna Sairam at The Music Academy here last evening before a packed audience. Earlier, she was conferred the Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal, and a citation at a glittering ceremony.
Sruti Magazine enters 30th year
CHENNAI, October 15: The Sruti Foundation is gearing up to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of its founder-editor late N. Pattabhi Raman, and also the commencement of the 30the year of Sruti, a quality magazine for the performing arts.
Maharajapuram Santhanam Memorial Award for Mandolin U.Shrinivas
CHENNAI, October 14: Mandolin U.Shrinivas has been chosen for this year's Maharajapuram Santhanam Memorial Award by the Maharajapuram Santhanam Foundation. The award will be presented to him at a function here on October 27.
Kala Mandir to present `Sri Maatha' & `Krishna Bhakthi'
CHENNAI, October 14: Paying homage to its founder S. Viswananthan on his birthday, Kala Mandir Trust will present `Sri Maatha', a collection of Carnatic compositions of Devi, by noted vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyan on October 20.
75 kids to take part in Navarathri special kutcheri in the park
CHENNAI, October 11: As part of the mikeless kutcheri in the park series, Sundaram Finance will organise a three-day Navarathri Special ‘Kutcheri in the Park’ next Friday-Sunday (19th -21st October) at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.
Kshetra Festival of Charsur begins
CHENNAI, October 09: The Kshetra Festival of Charsur Arts Foundation (CAF) has begun here today. The festival will last till October 11. It is being held at the Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall.
Puratasi Saturday concert of Kothamangalam Subbu family
CHENNAI, October 09: The Kothamangalam Subbu family has a tradition of organising concerts on Saturdays of the month of Puratasi. This tradition was started by Kothamangalam Subbu, and has been pursued for the past 70 years.
Navaratri Mandapam fest to begin on October 15
CHENNAI, October 09: The annual music festival at the Navaratri Mandapam here will kick-start on October 15. The festival will go on till October 23.