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NEWS - Archive Jan / Feb / Mar 2014
Muthuswamy Dikshitar Akhandam on March 16
CHENNAI, March 10: Bharatiya Sangeetha Vaibhavam Trust will present a grand day-long Akhandam devoted to Muthuswamy Dikshitar. Bharatiya Sangeeta Vaibhavam, a homage to the composer par excellence, will be held on March 16.
2nd edition of T.M. Krishna's book to be launched on March 26 in Bangalore
CHENNAI, March 09: The second edition of ``A Southern Music: The Karnatik Story'', a book authored by senior Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna, will be launched later this month.
Sruti Foundation to present Yashodhara on March 15
CHENNAI, March 09: Sruti Foundation will present Yashodhara on March 15.Yashodhara, the journey and inner evolution of the abandoned wife of Gautma Buddha, is based on the poems of Maithilisharan Gupt.
Meenakshi Viswanathan makes a mark at Sunday Park Kutcheri
CHENNAI, March 09: As part of the monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance, 14-year-old Meenakshi Viswanathan, a class X student of Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, presented a Kutcheri sans mikes and speakers.
Veena Vaadhana Visharadha title for Saraswathi Ranganathan
CHENNAI, February 25: Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation celebrated its 11th anniversary and the commemoration of the 8th year “Kala Poshakam” on February 16 at Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall here.
R.K. Srikantan is no more
CHENNAI, February 17: We regret to announce that veteran Carnatic vocalist Sangita Kalanidhi R.K. Srikantan is no more. He passed away at a private hospital in Bangalore today.
Audio CD of Arul Keerthanigal launched
CHENNAI, February 04: An audio CD of ‘Arul Keerthanaigal’ songs on Sri Ramakrishna Trinity has been released.
Sunday Kutcheri in the Park enters 9th year
CHENNAI, February 03: Eight summers have gone by since this unique initiative was launched. While it has gained in stature, it has now become a centre of attraction for many young kids from within and outside.
Bombay Jayashri, Music & Philosophy
CHENNAI, January 26: Thanks to the festive music season in Chennai, it has helped us get rid of the fast pace of modern living and the busy clamour of Chennai. Come December, nay, November in the recent years, Chennai city buzzes with live concerts of young talents and trained stalwarts of Carnatic music at various destinations of music.
Padma Bhushan for Vikku Vinayakaram
CHENNAI, January 25: Ghatam artiste Vikku Vinayakaram has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award. The President of India approved conferment of 127 Padma Awards on the eve of the Republic Day tomorrow.
4-day Mylapore Fest concerts to feature 100 kids
CHENNAI, January 03: Over 100 children, all aged below 15 years, will present mikeless ‘Kutcheri in the Park’ over the four days of the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival.
Sangita Kalanidhi conferred on Sudha Ragunathan
CHENNAI, January 01: The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. E.S.L. Narasimhan, conferred the title Sangita Kalanidhi on vocalist Sudha Ragunathan at the annual Sadas of The Music Academy here this evening.