November 16, 2017

Sri Rama Bhaktha Jana Samaj Music Festival 2017

The rasikas of the western suburbs in Chennai look forward to the concerts hosted by Sri Rama Bhaktha Jana Samaj during every December. This year the samaj hosts its 21st music festival from Dec. 16 to 31, 2017.

Venue: Avichi School, Arcot Road, Virugambakkam, Chennai - 92

The Schedule:

Dec. 16, 2017 - Saturday                                       
6.00 p.m. -  Shri R P Krishnamachari, Founder, Tex Biosciences (P) Ltd. Inaugurates & presents the Sangeetha Maamani Award to  Dr. M. Chandrasekaran, Violinist. 
Sri.Narasimhan, Secretary, Asthika Samajam, Tiruvanmiyur, felicitates.
6.30 p.m. - Dr. M. Chandrasekaran & G. Bharathi (Violin), Tiruvidamarudur S.Radhakrishnan (Mridangam), Adambakkam Shankar (Ghatam)

Dec. 17, 2017- Sunday      
5.30 p.m. -  K.Vijayalakshmi Rangarajan (Vocal), Booma Srinivasan (Violin), Janaki Vallabhan (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. -  Madurai  T.N. Seshagopalan (Vocal)

Dec. 18, 2017 - Monday                                                                             
6.30 p.m. - Dr. H. Subramoni (Vocal), Madurai Balasubramanian (Violin), Thanjavur Kumar (Mridangam)

Dec. 19, 2017 - Tuesday
6.30 p.m. - T.V. Sankaranarayanan (Vocal)

Dec. 20, 2017 - Wednesday                                                                           
6.30 p.m. - Dr. R. Ganesh (Vocal), V V Srinivasa Rao (Violin), Nellai Balaji (Mridangam),  Hariharasubramanian (Ghatam)

Dec. 21, 2017 - Thursday
6.30 p.m. - 'Mahanadhi' Shobana Vignesh (Vocal)

Dec. 22, 2017 - Friday
6.30 p.m. - O.S. Arun (Vocal),  Karaikal Venkatasubramanian (Violin)

Dec. 23, 2017 - Saturday
4.00 p.m. - Thirupugazh 
6.30 p.m. - S. Mahathi (Vocal), K J Dileep (Violin), Sai Giridhar (Mridangam), Krishna Sairam (Ghatam)

Dec. 24, 2017 - Sunday
6.30 p.m. - O.S. Thiagarajan (Vocal), Mullaivasal Chandramouli (Violin), S Thiagarajan (Mridangam)

Dec. 25, 2017 - Monday
5.30 p.m. -  Akkarsh & Anirudh - Violin Duet
6.30 p.m. - Neyveli R Santhanagopalan (Vocal), Vittal Ramamurthy (Violin), Mannarkoil Balaji (Mridangam), Papanasam Sethuraman (Kanjira)

Dec. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
6.30 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters - Vijayalakshmi & Chithra (Vocal), Dr. Hemalatha (Violin), B Ganapathiraman (Mridangam), K S Rangachari (Kanjira)

Dec. 27, 2017 - Wednesday
6.30 p.m. - Rajhesh Vaidya (Music Ensemble)

Dec. 28, 2017 - Thursday
6.30 p.m. - Chinmaya Sisters - Uma & Geetha (Vocal), V V Ravi (Violin), Delhi Sairam (Mridangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam)

Dec. 29, 2017 - Friday
6.30 p.m. - Sriranjani Santhanagopalan (Vocal),

Dec. 30, 2017 - Saturday
5.30 p.m. - Virugambakkam Sisters - Akkshathaa Ravi & Ankitha Ravi (Vocal), Kishore (Violin), V. Nagarajan (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Sikkil C Gurucharan (Vocal)

Dec. 31, 2017 - Sunday
5.00 p.m. -  Tiruvidamarudur S.Radhakrishnan & Muthukumar (Flute) - Valmiki Slokas and Sadguru Thyagaraja Krithis - A Musical presentation. Kesav Nilavai (Mridangam)                                6.30 p.m. - Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna (Vocal)

November 15, 2017

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Annual Cultural Festival 2017

Bhavan's Cultural Festival is hosted from the third week of November and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is one of the major sabhas that start the December Music Festival much earlier to the 'peak season.'

This year the festival is held from Nov. 18, 2017 to Dec. 13, 2017.

Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, East Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

The Schedule:

Nov. 18, 2017 - Saturday
5.00 p.m. - Mangala Isai - Seshampatti Sivalingamm & party
6.00 p.m. - Inauguration by Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Mr. Bamwarilal Purohit
7.00 p.m. - Aruna Sairam (Vocal)

Nov. 19, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - Choir music by Madras Youth Choir
3.30 p.m. - Cuddalore S.J. Jananiy (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - B. Kannan (Veena)
6.45 p.m. - Sudha Ragunathan (Vocal)

Nov. 20, 2017 - Monday
3.30 p.m. - K. Sathyanarayanan (Keyboard)
5.00 p.m. - Sangeetha Sivakumar (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal)

Nov. 21, 2017 - Tuesday
3.30 p.m. - Padma Sugavanam (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - K. Gayatri (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Kadri Gopalnath (Saxophone)

Nov. 22, 2017 - Wednesday
3.30 p.m. - Mahadevan Sankaranarayanan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Radha Bhaskar (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Trichur Brothers - Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan (Vocal)

Nov. 23, 2017 - Thursday
9.00 a.m. - Sathya Sai Birthday Celebration
10.00 a.m. - Aishwarya Srinivas (Vocal)
3.30 p.m. - Vishnudev Namboodri (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Subhashini Parthasarathy (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Tributes to Sathya Sai by Bharathanjali led by Anitha Guha

Nov. 24, 2017 - Friday
3.30 p.m. - R.P. Shravan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Shobana Vignesh (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Sikkil Gurucharan (Vocal)

Nov. 25, 2017 - Saturday
3.30 p.m. - Chaitra Sairam (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Abishek Raghuram (Vocal)

Nov. 26, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - Ramjhi's Issai Mazhalai - Sastriyamum Cinemavum
3.30 p.m. - Saaswathi Prabhu (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Laya Samarpanam by T.H. Vikku Vinayakram & troupe
6.45 p.m. - Ranjani & Gayatri (Vocal)

Nov. 27, 2017 - Monday
3.30 p.m. - Brinda Manickavasagan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Sriram Parasuram (Hindustani Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - N. Vijay Siva (Vocal)

Nov. 28, 2017 - Tuesday
3.30 p.m. - Bhavan's choral music group led by Dr. Sudha Raja
5.00 p.m. - Chinmaya Sisters - Uma & Radhika (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal)

Nov. 29, 2017 - Wednesday
5.00 p.m. - Jayashri Vaidyanathan (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Malladi Brothers - Sriramprasad & Ravikumar (Vocal)

Nov. 30, 2017 - Thursday
3.30 p.m. - Vasudha Ravi (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Dr. M. Narmada (Violin Solo)
6.45 p.m. - Neyveli Santhanagopalan (Vocal)

Dec. 1, 2017 - Friday
3.30 p.m. - Shreya Devnath (Violin Solo)
5.00 p.m. - Arunaprabha Ranganathan (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Priya Sisters - Haripriya & Shanmukhapriya (Vocal)

Dec. 2, 2017 - Saturday
3.30 p.m. - Amritha Sankaranarayanan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Laya Madhuraa - By Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam & troupe
6.45 p.m. - Nithyashree Mahadevan (Vocal)

Dec. 3, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - HeArtBeat Ensemble by Dr. S. Karthik & troupe
3.30 p.m. - Bhajan Sandhya by Bakthaswara Bhajan Mandali
5.15 p.m. - Aishwarya Shankar (Vocal)
7.00 p.m. - Pantula Rama (Vocal)

Dec. 4, 2017 - Monday
3.30 p.m. - Easwaran Namboodri (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - V. Deepika (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters - Vijayalakshmi & Chitra (Vocal)

Dec. 5, 2017 - Tuesday
3.30 p.m. - Vidya Kalyanaraman (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Gayathri Girish (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - P. Unnikrishnan (Vocal)

Dec. 6, 2017 - Wednesday 
3.30 p.m. - Palakkad Sajiv (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Rithvik Raja (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - S. Sowmya (Vocal)

Dec. 7, 2017 - Thursday
3.30 p.m. - Subha Ganesan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Geetha Rajashekar (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Dushyanth Sridhar (Musical discourse)

Dec. 8, 2017 - Friday
3.30 p.m. - Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - R. Prasanna (Guitar)
6.45 p.m. - O.S. Arun (Bhajan Sandhya)

Dec. 9, 2017 - Saturday
3.30 p.m. - Lavanya Sundararaman (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Geetha Raja (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - T.V. Sankaranarayanan (Vocal)

Dec. 10, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - Vanavil Panpaattu maiyan - Bharathi Pancharatnam
3.30 p.m. - R. Suyraprakash (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Shertalai K.N. Renganatha Sharma (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Rajhesh Vaidhya (Veena)

Dec. 11, 2017 - Monday
3.30 p.m. - P.V. Parameswaran (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Krishnakumar & Binny Krishnakumar (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - Vijayalakshmi Subramanyam (Vocal)

Dec. 12, 2017 - Tuesday
5.00 p.m. - Saindhavi (Vocal)
6.45 p.m. - S. Mahathi (Vocal)

Dec. 13, 2017 - Wednesday
3.30 p.m. - Jayakrishnan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Dr. M. Lalitha & M. Nandini (Violin Duet)
6.45 p.m. - A tribute to Kannadasan by Isai Kavi S.N. Ramanan

November 13, 2017

Brahma Gana Sabha Music Festival 2017

One of the major sabhas, Brahma Gana Sabha hosts its annual music festival from Dec. 3 to 31, 2017 this year.

Venue: Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, M.CT.M. School campus, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

The sabha's awards are conferred on the inaugural day. The award Gaana Padhmam will be conferred on the versatile artiste T.V. Gopalakrishnan, Naatya Padhmam on scholar Nandini Ramani, Naataka Padhman on 'Augusto' B.M. Purushotham, Vaadhya Padhmam on senior violinist M Chandrasekharan.

The Schedule:

Dec. 3, 2017 -  Sunday
6.30 p.m. - M.Chandrasekharan & G. Bharathi (Violin Duet), Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam (Mridangam), B.S.Purusotham (Kanjira)

Dec. 4, 2017 - Monday
6.00 p.m. - Pravin Pundir (Saxophone), S.Varadarajan (Violin), T.V.Goplakrishnan (Mridangam), Thirupuninthura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 5, 2017 - Tuesday
6.00 p.m. - Nithyasree Mahadevan (Vocal), M.A.Krishnaswamy (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Trichy Krishnaswamy (Ghatam)

Dec. 6, 2017 - Wednesday
6.00 p.m. - Kunnakudy M Balamuralikrishna (Vocal), Delhi Sundararajan (Violin), Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam (Mridangam), B.S Purushotham (Ghatam)

Dec. 7, 2017 - Thursday
6.00 p.m. - Sid Sriram (Vocal), S.Varadarajan (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Dr.S Karthick (Ghatam)

Dec. 8, 2017 - Friday
6.00 p.m. - P. Unnikrishnan (Vocal), Vittal Ramamurthy (Violin), K. ArunPrakash (Mridangam), Chadresekhara Sharma (Ghatam)

Dec. 9, 2017 - Saturday
6.00 p.m.- Ranjani & Gayatri (Vocal), Charumathy Raghuraman (Violin), Delhi Sairam (Mridangam), S.Krishna (Ghatam)

Dec. 10, 2017 - Sunday
6.00 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), Sreesundarakumar (Kanjira)

Dec. 11, 2017 - Monday
6.00 p.m. - Sikkil Gurucharan (Vocal), S.Varadharajan (Violin), Patri Sathishkumar (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)

Dec. 12, 2017 - Tuesday
6.00 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal), R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin), Manoj Siva (Mridangam)

Dec. 13, 2017 - Wednesday
6.00 p.m. - K.J. Yesdas (Vocal), Nagai Muralidharan (Violin), Thriuvarur Bhathavatsalam (Mridangam), Thirupuninthura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 14, 2017 - Thursday
6.00 p.m. - Sanjay Subrahmanyan (Vocal), S.Varadarajan (Violin), Poongulam Subramaniam (Mridangam), K.V.Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)

Dec. 15, 2017 - Friday
6.00 p.m. - S. Saketharaman (Vocal), H K Venkatram (Violin), Mannargudi A.Easwaran (Mridangam), V Suresh (Ghatam)

Dec. 16, 2017 - Saturday
6.00 p.m. - Trichur Brothers - Srikrishna Mohan, Ramkumar Mohan (Vocal), L.Ramakrishnan (Violin), Trichur R.Mohan (Mridangam), D.V.Venkatasubramaniam (Ghatam)

Dec. 17, 2017 - Sunday
6.00 p.m. - M A Krishnaswamy (Violin), Sai Giridhar (Mridangam), B.S Purusotham (Kanjira), Sundar (Morsing), S. Subramaniam (Gettu)

Dec. 18, 2017 - Monday
6.00 p.m. - Fill Bench Instrumental Concert
Mudikondan Ramesh (Veena), Embar Kannan (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira), Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)

Dec. 19, 2017 - Tuesday
6.00 p.m.- S. Sowmya (Vocal), Embar Kannan (Violin), Neyvelli Narayanan (Mridangam), Udipi S Sridhar (Ghatam)

Dec. 20, 2017 - Wednesday
6.00 p.m. - Nagai Sriram (Violin), Neyveli Skandasubramaniam (Mridangam), Sai Subramaniam (Morsing)

Dec. 21, 2017 - Thursday
6.00 p.m. - Katha Sangeetham by Carnatica Brothers & Dushtanth Sridhar. M.A Sunderaswaran (Violin),Thanjavur Murugaboopathy (Mridangam)

Dec. 22, 2017 - Friday
6.00 p.m. - Srinidhi Chidambaram (Bharatanatyam)

Dec. 23, 2017 - Saturday
2.15 p.m. - Bhooma Kasthuri (Vocal), Kishore (Violin), Mysore Vadhiraj (Mridangam)
3.45 p.m. - T.V. Ramprasadh (Vocal), Mudikondam Ramesh (Veena), Srimushnam Raja Rao (Mridangam), B.S.Purusotham (Kanjira)
6.00 p.m. -  Visaka Hari (Musical discourse) - Rama Nama Vaibhavam. Sayee Rakshit (Violin), H.S Sudhindra (Mridangam)

Dec. 24, 2017 - Sunday
2.15 p.m. - Prithvi Harish (Vocal), M.Srikanth (Violin), Kishore Ramesh (Mridangam)
3.45 p.m. - Prasanna Venkatraman (Vocal), Charulatha Ramanujam (Violin), Arun Prakash (Mridangam)
6.00 p.m. - N. Ravikiran (Chitravina), Akkarai Subhalakshmi (Violin), K.V Prasad (Mridangam)

Dec. 25, 2017 - Monday
2.15 p.m. - Arun Kousik (Vocal
4.00 p.m. - Charumathy Ramachandran & Subhashri Ramachandran (Vocal), Usha Rajagopal (Violin), Kalladaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam), Gopal Ravindran (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Vijayathe Gopala Choodamani (Dance ballet) by Bharathanjali & Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana. Lyrucs by Neyveli Santhanagopalan & P.R. Venkatasubramanian, Choreography by Anitha Guha

Dec. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
2.15 p.m. - Namagiripettai Gokula Krishnan (Vocal), C.K Viajyaraghavan (Violin), G Karthickeyan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Prarthana Sai Narasimhan (Vocal), V.L Kumar (Violin), Poongalum Subramanian (Mridangam), Trivandrum Rajagopal (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Srekala Bharat (Bharathanatyam)

Dec. 27, 2017 - Wednesday
2.15 p.m. - Tiruvallur J.P Siranjeevi & TiruvallurJ.P Muthukumar (Nagaswaram), Mambalam S .V. Arulanandam (Tavil),Egodupalayam V Ganapathi (Tavil)
4.00 p.m. - Sandeep Narayan (Vocal), H N Bhaskar (Violin), K V Prasad (Mridangam), S Karthick (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Urmila Sathyanarayanan - Bharathanatyam)

Dec. 28, 2017 - Thursday
2.15 p.m. - Aravind Sridhar (Vocal), Rishab Ranganathan (Violin), Keerthivasan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Vasudha Ravi (Vocal), M.Rajeev (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mridangam)
7.00 p.m. - Lakshmi Viswanathan with Apsara Fine Arts, Singapore presents Tanjore:The Golden Age of Bharathanatyam. Choreos by  Bragha Bessell , Priyadarshini Govind, Lakshmi Viswanathan, Sheejith Krishan, Mythili Prakash

Dec. 29, 2017 - Friday
2.15 p.m. - Mysore Sangeetha Dileep (Violin),  A.V Manikantan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - S Mahathi (Vocal), K.J.Dileep (Violin), Delhi Sairam (Mridangam), Trichy Krishnaswami (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Padma Subrahmanyam and Nrithoyodaya present Krishna Thula Baram - Bharathanrithyam

Dec. 30, 2017 - Saturday
2.15 p.m. - Amruthavarshini (Vocal), Shri Vijay Ganesh (Violin), Shri Krishnan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - R.K. Shriramkumar (Vocal), H.N.Bhaskar (Violin), Manoj Siva (Mridangam), B.S.Purusotham (Kanjira)
7.00 p.m. - Nandini Ramani & Sushma Ranganathan - Bharathanatyam

Dec. 31, 2017 - Sunday
2.15 p.m. - Veena Venkatramani (Veena), R.Ramkumar (Mridangam), S.Sunil Kumar (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - K. Krishnakumar (Vocal), B.V.Raghavendra Rao (Violin),
Srimushanam Raja Rao (Mridangam), S.V. Ramani (Ghatam)
7.00 p.m. - Aseema: Bondless exporation of Classical Music. Anil Srinivasan (Piano), id Sriram (Vocal), Praveen Sparsh (Mridangam)

November 11, 2017

Chennai Fine Arts Music Festival 2017

Another passionate effort in promoting classical music by P.N. Muralidharan is Chennai Fine Arts. The organisation hosts monthly concerts and a series of concerts during December every year.

This year the annual music festival is held from Dec. 21 to 30, 2017. The festival is supported by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
Admission is free to all the concerts.

Venue: Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

The Schedule:

Dec. 21, 2017 - Thursday
5.00 p.m. - Inauguration
6.45 p.m. - Akkarai Sisters - Subbulakshmi & Sornalatha (Vocal), L. Ramakrishnan (Violin), J. Vaidyanathan (Mridangam), Sreesundarkumar (Kanjira)

Dec. 22, 2017 - Friday
5.00 p.m. - Vishaal Sapuram (Chitravina), Thirumarugal Dinesh Kumar (Violin), Sai Giridhar (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Kunnakkudi Balamuralikrishna (Vocal), M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)

Dec. 23, 2017 - Saturday
10.00 a.m. - M. Chandrasekaran & G. Bharathi (Violin Duet), Mannargudi A Easwaran (Mridangam), Tripunithura RAdhakrishnan (Ghatam)
5.00 p.m. - Ananya Ashok (Vocal),Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Praveen Sparsh (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mridangam), Trichy Krishnaswamy (Ghatam)

Dec. 24, 2017 - Sunday
5.00 p.m. - N. Ananthanarayanan (Veena), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mridangam), Nanganallur Swaminathan (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - Gayathri Girish (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), B. Sivaraman (Mridangam), Nanda Masti (Kanjira)

Dec. 25, 2017 - Monday
5.00 p.m. - Deepa & Divya (Vocal), Delhi Sridhar (Violin), A. Radhesh (Mridangam), G. Harihara Sharma (Kanjira)
6.30 p.m. - S.R.Mahadeva Sharma & S.R. Rajasree (Violin), Umayalpuram Mali (Mridangam), Alathur Rajaganesh (Kanjira)

Dec. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
5.00 p.m. - V.V. Surya (Mandolin), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), S.J. Arjun Ganesh (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Shertalai K.N. Ranganatha Sharma (Vocal), Mysore V Srikanth (Violin), Srimushnan V Rajarao (Mridangam), S. Venkataramanan (Kanjira)

Dec. 27, 2017 - Wednesday
5.00 p.m. - Duddu Radhika (Vocal), Anayampatti Venkatasubramanian (Violin), H.S. Sudhindra (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Prof. T.N. Krishnan, Viji Krishnan & Sriram Krishnan (Violin trio), Tiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam (Mridangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Dec. 28, 2017 - Thursday
5.00 p.m. - Bangalore Brothers M.B. Hariharan & S. Ashok (Vocal), Pappu Gyandev (Violin), Burra Sriram (Mridangam), G. Ravichandran (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - A.K.C. Natarajan (Clarinet), V.V. Srinivasa Rao (Violin), Trichur Narendran (Mridangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)

Dec. 29, 2017 - Friday
5.00 p.m. - Arjun Sambasivan & Narayanan (Keyboard), Nagercoil K. Anand (violin), R. Akshayram (mridangam), S. Hariharasubramanian (Ghatam)
6.30 p.m. - Maharajapuram S. Ramachandran (Vocal), Nagai Muralidharan (Violin), Shertalai R. Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Papanasam Sethuraman (Kanjira)

Dec. 30, 2017 - Saturday
5.00 p.m. - Kalyanapuram Aravind (Vocal), R. Raghul (Violin), K.H. Vineeth (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - V.V. Subramaniam & V.V.S. Murari (Violin Duet), Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (Mridangam)

November 10, 2017

Naada Inbam December Music Festival 2017

If you want to hear musicians who do not perform often in Chennai or senior musicians who sing in a style that is older by decades, Naada Inbam Music Festival is one to look forward to. The venue Raga Sudha Hall lends a feel that of chamber concerts leaving the audience closer to the performers.

This year the festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India
Admission free for all concerts.
The organisers welcome voluntary donations, which are exempted under Sec.80G of I.T. Act. Cheques may be drawn in favour of 'Naada Inbam Public Charitable Trust'

Contact the convener K.Jayalakshmi at naadainbam@gmail.com

The Schedule:

Dec. 6, 2017 - Wednesday
6.15 p.m. - Inaugural Concert by Bharath Sundar (Vocal), Nagai Sriram (Violin), K.V.Prasad (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)

Dec. 7, 2017 - Thursday
4.00 p.m. - Vidya Raghavan (Vocal), Sruti Sarathy (Violin), L.Subramanian (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Sangeetha Sivakumar, Dr.R.Hemalatha (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), B.S.Purushothaman (Kanjira)

Dec. 8, 2017 - Friday
4.00 p.m. - S.Srivathsan (Vocal), M.Shrikanth (Violin), L.Gomathi Shankar (Mridangam), H.Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
6.15 p.m. - C.Sukanya (Vocal), R.Rahul (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), S.V.Ramani (Ghatam)

Dec. 9, 2017 - Saturday
6.00 p.m. - Ramnad Krishnan Centenary Celebration Concert
Aruna Ranganathan (Vocal), V.V.Srinivasa Rao (Violin), B.Sivaraman (Mridangam)

Dec. 10, 2017 - Sunday
4.00 p.m. - N.Jayakrishnan (Vocal), Sreya Devnath (Violin), Ranganathapuram Akshay Ram (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - K.Gayathri (Vocal), Nishanth Chandran (Violin), B.Sivaraman (Mridangam), K.V.Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)

Dec. 11, 2017 - Monday
4.00 p.m. - Ananya Ashok (Vocal), Shiva Ramamurthi (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Dr.R.S.Jayalakshmi – Veena, Melakkaveri Balaji (Mridangam), Adambakkam Shankar (Ghatam)

Dec. 12, 2017 - Tuesday
4.00 p.m. - Jyotsna Vivek (Vocal), M.Vijay (Violin), S.J.Arjun Ganesh (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal), Delhi Sunderrajan (Violin), T.K.Murthy & B.Sivaraman (Mridangam), N.Guruprasad (Ghatam)

Dec. 13, 2017 - Wednesday
4.00 p.m. - Bhavya Hari (Vocal), Shraddha Ravindran (Violin), Nochur Nagarajan (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Nanditha Ravi (Vocal), Usha Rajagopal (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), H.Prasanna (Ghatam)

Dec. 14, 2017 - Thursday
4.00 p.m. - Arthi Ananth Krishnan (Vocal), Thirumarugal Dineshkumar (Violin), B.Guru Raghavendra (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal), L.Ramakrishnan (Violin), Sherthalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Trivandrum Rajagopal (Kanjira)

Dec. 15, 2017 - Friday
4.00 p.m. - J.K.Yoga Kirthana (Vocal), Pappu Gyandev (Violin), Nikshith Puttur (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - R.Ramani – Veena, Thanjavur Kumar (Mridangam), N.Rajaraman (Ghatam)

Dec. 16, 2017 - Saturday
4.00 p.m. - Sunil Gargyan (Vocal), K.J.Dileep (Violin), N.C.Bharadwaj (Mridangam), S.Sunilkumar.
6.15 p.m. - Sumithra Vasudev (Vocal), Padma Shankar (Violin), B.Ganapathiraman (Mridangam), Harihara Sharma
This day's concerts are sponsored by SAFE in Memory of Shanthi, daughter of Late 'SAFE' Ramabhadran

Dec. 17, 2017 - Sunday
4.00 p.m. - Archana & Arathi (Vocal), Mumbai Shivkumar Anantharaman (Violin), N.C.Bharadwaj (Mridangam), S.Sunilkumar
6.15 p.m. - T.K.Ramachandran (Vocal), S.Varadarajan (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Udupi Sridhar

Dec. 18, 2017 - Monday
4.00 p.m. - Brinda Manickavasagan (Vocal), Melakkaveri Thyagarajan (Violin), B.Sivaraman (Mridangam), Trivandrum Rajagopal.
6.15 p.m. - T.V.Gopalakrishnan (Vocal), S.Varadarajan (Violin), Patri Satishkumar (Mridangam), Tripunithura Radhakrishnan

Dec. 19, 2017 - Tuesday
4.00 p.m. - Manda Shruthi Ravali (Vocal), Kamalakiran Vinjamuri (Violin), Rohit Prasad (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar – Flute, Nishant Chandran (Violin), Sherthalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Trichy Murali

Dec. 20, 2017 - Wednesday
4.00 p.m. - J.B.Keerthana (Vocal), Karaikkal Venkatasubramanian (Violin), Kumbakonam Swaminathan (Mridangam), S.Sunilkumar
6.15 p.m. - Seetha Rajan (Vocal), Embar Kannan (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam)

Dec. 21, 2017 - Thursday
10.00 a.m. - Sumathi Krishnan – Concert based on lesser-known composers with Charulatha Ramanujam (Violin), Arjun Ganesh (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Shankar (Vocal), H.N.Smitha (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya.
6.15 p.m. - Mavelikkara Subramanian (Vocal), Vittal Ramamurthy (Violin), Sherthalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Trichy Murali.

Dec. 22, 2017 - Friday
10.00 a.m. - Dr.R.S.Jayalakshmi - Lec Dem on 'Thanam'
4.00 p.m. - Dr N.Bhairavi (Vocal), Usha Rajagopal (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Thamarakkadu Govindan Nambudiri (Vocal), S.Varadarajan (Violin), Trichur Narendran (Mridangam), Vaikom Gopalakrishnan.

Dec. 23, 2017 - Saturday
10.00 a.m. - R.K.Shriramkumar – 'Sri Gananatham Bhajare' – An experience of Sri Mahaganapati in the kritis of Si Muttusvami Dikshitar With Sandeep Ramachandran (Violin)& K.Arunprakash (Mridangam)
2.30 p.m. - N.Hari Adharsh (Vocal), S.Subhashree (Violin), Ram Sundar (Mridangam).
4.00 p.m. - Vivek Sadasivam (Vocal), Delhi Sridhar (Violin), B.Guru Raghavendra (Mridangam), S.Krishna
6.15 p.m. - T.N.Krishnan, Viji Krishnan & Sriram Krishnan - Violin trio, K.M.S.Mani, Giridhar Udupa

Dec. 24, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - K.Arunprakash – 'Shri Guruguhasya Dasoham' The art of apt and creative accompaniment to Muthuswami Deekshitar Kritis – A Lec Dem. Assisted by R.K.Shriramkumar (Vocal) & Sandeep Ramachandran (Violin)
2.30 p.m. - Arun Kousik (Vocal), Swetha Anandasivan (Violin), Kavi Srinivasaraghavan (Mridangam)
4.00 p.m. - Ashwin Anand – Veena, Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam), D.V.Venkatasubramanian
6.15 p.m. - Neela Ramgopal (Vocal), Padma Shankar (Violin), Mannarkoil Balaji (Mridangam), Alathur Rajaganesh

Dec. 25, 2017 - Monday
10.00 a.m. - Iyer Brothers - Ramnath & Gopinath Iyer – Veena, N.Manoj Siva (Mridangam), Chandrasekara Sharma
4.00 p.m. - Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal), Vittal Rangan (Violin), Praveen Sparsh (Mridangam), N.Guruprasad.
6.15 p.m. - R.Vedavalli (Vocal), R.K.Shriramkumar (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), N.Guruprasad.

Dec. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
10.00 a.m. - Adayar D Balasubramaniam & N Purushotham – Nadasvaram, Adayar P V Dakshinamurthy & S M Rajarathnam – Tavil. Concert supported by Sumanasa Foundation.
4.00 p.m. - V.Venkata Nagarajan (Vocal), Mumbai Shivakumar Anantharaman (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mridangam).
6.15 p.m. - Suguna Varadachari (Vocal), R.K.Shriramkumar (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), B.S.Purushothaman.

Dec. 27, 2017 - Wednesday
10.00 a.m. - P G D Manivannan & Edumbavanam K S P Raja – Nadasvaram, Thirurameshwaram T P Radhakrishnan – Special Tavil, Swamimalai S C Gurunathan – Tavil. Concert supported by Sumanasa Foundation
4.00 p.m. - Vishnudev Nambudiri (Vocal), M.Vijay (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam), Harihara Sharma (Kanjira)
6.15 p.m. - Injikkudi Subramanian – Nagaswaram, Charulatha Ramanujam (Violin), Thanjavur Ramadas (Mridangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam)

Dec. 28, 2017 - Thursday
10.00 a.m. - J.B.Shruthi Sagar- Flute, B.Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Umayalpuram Mali (Mridangam), Nerkunam Shankar (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - Subashri .V (Vocal),  Apoorva Krishna (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Rama Ravi & Nanditha Ravi (Vocal), R.K.Shriramkumar (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam)

Dec. 29, 2017 - Friday
10.00 a.m. - Vidya Kalyanaraman(Vocal), L.Ramakrishnan (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), K.V.Gopalakrishnan.
4.00 p.m. - R.Ratipriya (Vocal), R.Rahul (Violin), N.C.Bharadwaj (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Malladi SuriBabu (Vocal), B.U.Ganesh Prasad (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), N.Guruprasad (Ghatam)

Dec. 30, 2017 - Saturday
10.00 a.m. - Bharathi Ramasubban (Vocal), Dr.M.Narmada (Violin), J.Vaidhyanathan (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - J.A.Jayanth – Flute, K.J.Dileep (Violin), Praveen Sparsh (Mridangam), S.Sunil Kumar (Kanjira)
6.15 p.m. - Seetha Narayanan (Vocal), Dr R.Hemalatha (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)

Dec. 31, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath (Vocal), M.Rajeev (Violin), K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
4.00 p.m. - Vignesh Ishwar (Vocal), M.Rajeev (Violin), Praveen Sparsh (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
6.15 p.m. - R.K.Shriramkumar – Violin Solo, K.Arunprakash (Mridangam), N.Guruprasad (Ghatam)

Jan. 1, 2018 - Monday
4.00 p.m. - Kalyanapuram Aravind (Vocal), R.Rahul (Violin), K.H.Vineeth (Mridangam), Nerkunam Shankar (Kanjira)
6.15 p.m. - Amritha Murali (Vocal), R.K.Shriramkumar (Violin), N.Manoj Siva (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)

Jan. 2, 2018 - Tuesday
4.00 p.m. - Sowmya Sudarshan (Vocal), Anayampatti G. Venkatasubramanian (Violin), N.C.Bharadwaj (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh – Veena, Jayachandra Rao (Mridangam), Pramath Kiran (Morsing).
Concert dedicated to the memory of Nadopasana Sri Srinivasan.

Dec. 3, 2018 - Wednesday
4.00 p.m. - Bhargavi Venkatram (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), Vignesh Venkatraman (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Prasanna Venkatraman (Vocal), R.Rahul (Violin), Sherthalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)

Jan. 4, 2018 - Thursday
6.15 p.m. - Maiden concert by Yashes Srinivasan, Disciple of Sri.N Manoj Siva.
Vidya Raghavan – Vocal, Sayee Rakshith – Violin, S. Krishna – Ghatam.
Chief Guests : Sri O.S.Thyagarajan & Sri Delhi P. Sunderrajan

Dec. 5, 2018 - Friday
4.00 p.m. - Swathy Krishnamurthy (Vocal), Sudha R.S Iyer (Violin), Thirucherai Kaushik (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Vaikom Jayachandran (Vocal), V.V.Ravi (Violin), Chennai Thyagarajan (Mridangam)

Jan. 6, 2018 - Saturday
4.00 p.m. - R.Lakshmipriya (Vocal), S.Subhashree (Violin), Aravind Dave.
6.15 p.m. - Varalakshmi Anandkumar (Vocal), Melakkaveri Thyagarajan (Violin), T.K.Ramakrishnan (Mridangam), H.Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)

Jan. 7, 2018 - Sunday
4.00 p.m. - Adithyanarayanan (Vocal), Sayee Rakshith (Violin), Akshay Anand (Mridangam)
6.15 p.m. - Gayathri Venkatraghavan (Vocal), Padma Shankar (Violin), Erode Nagaraj (Mridangam), B.S.Purushothaman (Kanjira)

Jan. 9, 2018 - Tuesday
6.15 p.m. - Sangita Kalanidhi Sri Palghat Raghu Remembrance Day.
Neyveli Santhanagopalan (Vocal), M.A.Sundareswaran (Violin), Manargudi Easwaran (Mridangam), S. Karthick (Ghatam)

Jan. 10, 2018 - Wednesday
5.30 p.m. Violin Vidwan Kalaimamani V.Thyagarajan Remembrance Day
Tributes by Vidwan Madurai G.S.Mani , Vidwan Neyveli Santhanagopalan
Audio Video Presentation on Sri.V.Thyagarajan followed by R.K.Shriramkumar – Violin Solo,
N.Manoj Siva (Mridangam), N.Guruprasad (Ghatam)




November 06, 2017

Shri Purandaradaasar Trust Music Festival 2017

Shri Purandaradaasar Trust in association with Parampara hosts 'Sri Purandara Gaana Manjari - Season 1 from Dec. 2 to 8, 2017.

Venue: Gokhale Shastri Institute, Karpagambal Nagar, Luz, Mylapore.

The Schedule:

Dec. 2, 2017 - Saturday
4.30 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. - Tejaswini (Vocal), Srilakshmi Venkataramani (Violin), Burra Sriram (Mridangam)
6.20 p.m. - Inauguration of music Festival by Sangita Kala Acharya Suguna Varadachari
6.40 p.m. - Mambalam Sisters R. Vijayalakshmi & R. Chitra (Vocal), R. Hemalatha (Violin), Poongulam Subramanian (Mridangam), Papanasam Sethuraman (Kanjira)

Dec. 3, 2017 - Sunday
4.30 p.m. - N.Harish (Vocal), Roopa Rajagopal (Violin), Thillaisthanam S.Suryanarayanan (Mridangam)
6.40 p.m. - Vrinda Acharya (Vocal), Sangeetha Dileep (Violin), Kumbakonam K.Swaminathan (Mridangam), Nanganallur S.Swaminathan (Ghatam)

Dec. 4, 2017 - Monday
4.30 p.m. - Aishwarya Srinivas (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), Raghavan Sai (Mridangam)
6.40 p.m. - V.Navaneethakrishnan (Vocal), V.L.Kumar (Violin), K.R.Ganesh (Mridangam), Madipakkam A.Murali (Ghatam)

Dec. 5, 2017 - Tuesday
4.30 p.m. - Anjana Thirumalai (Vocal), Melakaveri K.Thiagarajan (Violin), Kishore Ramesh (Mridangam)
6.40 p.m. - Kalyanapuram S.Aravind (Vocal), R.Rahul (Violin), Kumbakonam K.Ramakrishnan (Mridangam), Nergunam Dr.Sankar (Kanjira)

Dec. 6, 2017 - Wednesday
4.30 p.m. - Suchitra Holla (Vocal), Chidambaram G.Badrinath (Violin), Umayalpuram V.Kalyanaraman (Mridangam)
6.40 p.m. - Calcutta V.N.Shankar (Vocal), M.Vijayaganesh (Violin), Manikudi S.Chandrasekaran (Mridangam), A.S.Krishnan (Morsung)

Dec. 7, 2017 - Thursday
4.30 p.m. - Santhosh Subramanian (Vocal), S.P.Ananthapadmanabha (Violin), Aswin Ramaswamy (Mridangam)
6.40 p.m. - Shreya Kolathaya (Vocal), Anayanpatti G.Venkatasubramaniam (Violin),
Neyveli K.V.Ramkumar (Mridangam), Adambakkam K.Sankar (Ghatam)

Dec. 8, 2017 - Friday
4.30 p.m. - N.S.Kamakshi (Vocal), M.Vijay (Violin), K.H.Vineet (Mridangam)
6.40 p.m. - Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal), L.Ramakrishnan (Violin), Sumesh S.Narayanan (Mridangam), S.Krishna (Ghatam)