November 23, 2014

Sangeetha Kala Sarathy award for vocalist N. Vijay Siva

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha in its 114th year confers the title 'Sangeetha Kalasarathy' on vocalist N. Vijay Siva for his dedicated and continued service to the field of Carnatic Music on the inaugural day of Isai Vizha - December Music Festival - on Dec. 14, 2014 Vidya Bharathi, Mylapore. This award carries a cash prize of Rupees One Lakh (Cash Award from the endowment created by Sri. P. Vijayakumar Reddy and Smt. Preetha Reddy).

Srimadh Parama Hamsa Rangaramanuja Jeer alias Emberumanar Jeer Swamigal,  Alwarthirunagari  inaugurates the festival and confers the title.

The Sabha will present the Palghat Mani Iyer Centenary award to Mrudangam maestro Guruvayur Dorai.   The Dwaram Venkataswami Naidu Award to  Violin maestro Parur M.S. Anantharaman.  The G. Ramanathan Award to Dr. Sirkazhi Sivachidambaram and Dr. M.L.V. Award to vocalist K. Gayathri on the inaugural day.

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha brings more to music concert series this season.

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, a 114 year old sabha, decides to celebrate different paramparas of music and dedicate two full days to maestro 'Mandolin U Srinivas this season.

The Sabha, apart from the main festival at Vidya Bharathi, Mylapore which begins on Dec. 14, 2014, is presenting a unique  'Paddhati' Music fest from Dec. 3 to 11, 2014 at ARKAY Convention Centre, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore. This festival will feature various music parampara and will be a edutainment series.

The Sabha is also conducting the Global Music Fest on Jan. 3 and 4, 2015 as a tribute to 'Mandolin' U. Srinivas. This festival would focus on various young talents apart from instrumental maestros.

RMT Samskruti, OMR hosts series of concerts by young artistes

RMT International School on the OMR has a cultural wing RMT Samskruti that hosts concerts every year in November. This year a series of music concerts by young people will be hosted from Nov. 24 to 29, 2014

Venue: RMT International School (A/c Auditorium), 1, Raju Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Thoraipakkam (Opp. AKDR Golf Village), Chennai 600097. Phone: 044-4383 5193. Mobile: +91 98407 34678

Entry to the concerts is free.

Schedule:

Nov. 24, 2014
6.00  to 7.30 p.m. - Sandeep Narayanan (Vocal)

Nov. 25, 2014
6.00  to 7.30 p.m. - J.B. Sruthi Sagar (Flute)

Nov. 26, 2014
6.00  to 7.30 p.m. - Srikanth Gopalakrishnan (Vocal)

Nov. 27, 2014
6.00  to 7.30 p.m. - Ms. Anjani (Veena)

Nov. 28, 2014
6.00  to 7.30 p.m. - Bharat Sundar (Vocal)

Nov. 29, 2014
6.00  to 7.30 p.m. - Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal)