December 03, 2023

Gayathri Fine Arts Global Music Festival - Dec. 23 to 26, 2023

The 5th edition of Gayathri Fine Arts Global Music Festival will be held from Dec. 23 to 26, 2023

Venue: Lakshmi Giri Convention Hall, 7, North Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

Concerts are open to all rasikas.


December 02, 2023

Sastra Satsangh Margazhi Mela - Dec. 16, 2023 to Jan. 15, 2024

A month-long music festival is organised by Sastra Satsangh.


Morning programmes (7 am - 9 am) at Sastra Satsangh, Karnan Street, Rangarajapuram, Kodambakkam, Chennai 24

Evening programmes (6.30 a.m - 8.30 am) at SASTRA Chennai Campus, AVM Road, Vadapalani, Chennai 24

Events are open to all rasikas. Seating on a first-come-first-served basis.
Concerts may be available on astra Satsangh's YouTube Channel -


Sruti and The Music Forum Lecdem Mela - Dec. 2 and 3, 2023

A series of Lecture-demonstrations  organised by Sruti Foundation and The Music Forum will be held for two days on Dec. 2 and 3, 2023.
Theme:  Melodic Marvels - Exploring the compositions of Iconic Musicians
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Mini Hall 2and Floor, East Mada Street, Mylapore


December 01, 2023

Margazhi Matram by SciArtsRUs - Dec. 2023 - Jan 2024

Marghazhi Matram is a unique programme conceived and curated by Dr. Ranjini Ramachander Kaushik, Founder, SciArtsRUs to honour and showcase the visual artists with disabilities who have made a mark in their areas of expertise. The main objective of Marghazhi Matram is to bring the nuances of numerous talents across all strata of society and to offer a deep musical experience that goes beyond entertainment and individual virtuosic display to tap the hidden talents and artistic abilities of differently-abled people.

The fourth edition of Marghazhi Matram or Marghazhi with a change, will be held for 8 days on December 3, 6, 8, 9,10, 28, 29, and 30 in Chennai in three different venues.

The following awards will be presented this year:

- Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to visually impaired veteran Veena artist St. Hemalatha Mani

- Padmashri Kalaimamani Dr. Narthaki Nataraj with the Trailblazer Award for her contributions to the transgender fraternity  

- Rising Star Awards will be given to artists, Smt. Vaikom Vijayalakshmi and Ms. Kanmoni Sasi, from Kerala with visual and physical impairment respectively

- Vasantha Ramachander Memorial Scholarship will be given to Arjun Srinivas

- Ms. M Lalithambigai, President, SFRWD with the Role Model Award and

- Shri Chetan Upadhyay, Founder, Nav Utthan with the Spotlight Award

The concerts, inclusive events, are held at different venues. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium (PS High School), Mylapore, NCAHT-IIT Madras, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Mylapore).

Concerts are open to rasikas.


November 30, 2023

Rasika Ranjani Sabha Annual December Festival - Dec. 1, to 27, 2023

Themed 'Music in Perpetuity' , the annual December Music Festival of Rasika Ranjani Sabha will held throughout December 2023.

The lecture demonstration sessions are open to all. The evening concerts are open to members / ticketed.

Venue: Rasika Ranjani Sabha hall, Sundareshwarar Street, Mylapore, Chennai -4 

Schedule: (Please click on the following images)

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha Isai Vizha - Dec. 15, 2023 to Jan. 4, 2024

The 123rd year Isai Vizha December Music Festival of Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha will be held from Dec. 15, 2023 to Jan. 4, 2024.

Venue: Vidya Bharathi Kalyana Mandapam, Bheemasena Garden Road, Mylapore, Chennai -4 

Evening concerts at 4 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. are ticketed.  

Schedule: (Please click on the following images)