November 22, 2017

Tamizh Isai Sangam Music Festival 2017

The grand auditorium at Raja Annamalai Manram in Broadway, Chennai plays host to a music festival in December every year. Since the beginning of Tamizh isai movement in the 1930s, the December music festival brings alive many hidden treasures from the Tamizh literature in musical form.

This year the sangam celebrates its 75th anniversary and the concerts are from Dec. 21.2017 to Jan.1, 2018

Venue: Raja Annamalai Manram, Esplanade Road, Chennai - 600 108

Schedule:

Dec. 21, 2017 - Thursday
4.00 p.m.- Thirukoilur TVS Shanmuga Vadivu - Nadaswaram
7.00 p.m. - Dr. Sirkazhi Sivachidambaram (Vocal), T. Badrinarayanan (Violin), Valangaiman K. Thiagarajan (Mridangam), G. Saikrishnan (Kanjira), J. Ramdas (Ghatam), Chidambaram Rajendran (Morsing), Mandaveli K Mahesh (Tambura)

Dec. 22, 2017 - Friday
10.00 a.m. - Pann Araichi - Inauguration
11.00 a.m. - Pushpavanam Kuppusamy (Folk Songs)
2.00 p.m.- Mayiladuthurai Sivakumar Oduvar (Thirumurai Isai)
3.00 p.m. - Thiruppanandal Muthukandasamy Desikar & Kalambur Kadiresan Oduvar (Thirumurai Isai)
5.00 p.m. - Saroja Vaidyanathan (Bharatanatyam)
7.00 p.m. - Seshampatti Sivalingam (Nadaswaram)

Dec. 23, 2017 - Saturday
8.30 a.m. - Madurai Mani Somasundaram (Thirumurai Isai)
10.00 a.m. - Pann Araichi
2.00 p.m. - Pondicherry Thiruvaranga Yayati (Thirumurai Isai)
3.00 p.m. - Dharumapuram S. Gnanaprakasam & Mayila Sargurunathan (Thirumurai Isai)
5.00 p.m.- TKS Pugazhendi Tamizh Selvan (Drama)
7.00 p.m. - A. Kanyakumari (Violin Solo)

Dec. 24, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - Pann Araichi
2.00 p.m. - TRS Jagannathan, Karur Kumarasamynathan & Madurai Pon. Muthukumaran (Divyaprabandha Isai)
5.00 p.m. - Sailaja (Bharatanatyam)
7.00 p.m. - Sikkil C Gurucharan (Vocal)

Dec. 25, 2017 - Monday
10.00 a.m. - Pann Araichi
2.00 p.m. - Chidambaram Vayalur Gnana Balachandran,Pazhani P. Shanmugasundara Desikar & Neyveli Sivarajapathi (Thirumurai Isai)
5.00 p.m. - Muthukumarasamy (Vocal)
7.00 p.m. - MSV troupe (Light Music)

Dec. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
10.00 a.m. -Apoorva Krishna (Violin Solo)
2.30 p.m. - SRGS Samrat (Nadaswaram)
3.45 p.m. - Sushma Somasekar (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - TKS Kalaivanan (Vocal)
7.00 p.m. - S Mahathi (Vocal)

Dec. 27, 2017 - Wednesday
10.00 a.m. - Aradhana - Thiruvilaiyadal (Bharatanatyam)
2.30 p.m.- Students of Tamizh Music College (Music)
3.45 p.m. - Suresh Sivan (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam (Vocal)
7.00 p.m. - Nithyashree Mahadevan (Vocal)

Dec. 28, 2017 - Thursday
10.00 a.m. - Dr. B. Lalitha (Vocal)
2.30 p.m. - Ranganayaki Sachidanandan (Vocal)
3.45 p.m. - Sahana Samraj (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Dr. M. Narmada (Violin Solo)
7.00 p.m. - Dr. K.J. Yesudas (Vocal)

Dec. 29, 2017 - Friday
10.00 a.m. - Students of Natyakshetra (Bharatanatyam)
2.30 p.m. - Students of Tamizh Music College (Vocal)
3.45 p.m. - Mrudula Anand (Bharatanatyam)
5.00 p.m. - Revathi Krishna (Veena)
7.00 p.m. - Sanjay Subrahmanyan (Vocal)

Dec. 30, 2017 - Saturday
10.00 a.m.- T. Athulkumat (Flute)
2.30 p.m. - Lavanya Sankar (Bharatanatyam)
3.45 p.m. - M.S. Martin (Keyboard)
5.00 p.m. - Lakshmanasamy (Bharatanatyam)
7.00 p.m. - Aruna Sairam (Vocal)

Dec. 31, 2017 - Sunday
10.00 a.m. - Kousalya Sivakumar (Discourse)
2.30 p.m. - Students of Tamizh Isai College - Music
3.45 p.m. - Jayashri Rajagopal (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Padmalakshme Suresh (Bharatanatyam)
7.00 p.m. - S. Sowmya (Vocal)

Jan. 1, 2018 - Monday
10.00 a.m. - Thirukkadaiyur Murali (Nadaswaram)
3.45 p.m. - London Yogeswaran (Vocal)
5.00 p.m. - Jayashree Vaidyanathan (Vocal)
7.00 p.m. - Krishnakumari Narendran (Bharatanatyam)

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