December 31, 2022

The Music Academy - Sadas 2023

The 'sadas' or the award function of The Music Academy for the year 2023 will be held on Jan 1, 2023 at its auditorium on TTK Road, Chennai 14

The event begins at 3.45 pm with Mangala Isai by Segal Brothers SGN Pichaiyappa and SGN Ganesan (Nadaswaram), Idumbavanam K.S. Kannan and Idumbavanam KSK Manikandan (Tavil)

N. Chandrasekaran, chairman, TATA Sons P Ltd will preside over the function at 5 pm. The 'Sangita Kalanidhi', 'Sangita Kala Acharya' , TTK Award, Musicologist award and the prizes for the concerts/artistes for the season 2022 will be awarded.

The function will be followed by a violin duet recital by M. Chandrasekharan & G. Bharathi at 7 pm.




December 20, 2022

Chennai Fine Arts Annual Music Festival - Dec. 21 to 30, 2022

The 20th anniversary of Chennai Fine Arts is celebrated this year and it is dedicated to the senior musician, T.V. Sankaranarayan, who passed away recently.

Venue: Gokhale Sastri Hall | K.N. Shanmukhasundaram Hall, Karpagambal Nagar, Muz. Mylapore, Chennai 4

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December 19, 2022

Meet the musicians - Dec. 21 to 31, 2022

Here is an opportunity to meet a few musicians and participate in conversation with them.

Organised by Carnatica & Sangeetha Hotel

Venue: Sangeetha Veg Restaurant - Adyar, No: 7, Gandhi Nagar 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600020 

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December 14, 2022

Ekaantha Sangeetha Seva - Dec 16, 2022 to Jan. 14, 2023

VVS Foundation and Raghavendra Swami Mutt, Mylapore host Ekaantha Sangeetha Seva, in traditional ambience in the glow of earthen lamps and without any electrical lights or amplifications during Margazhi.

The musical offerings by artists happen between 6 am and 7.30 am daily.

Venue: Srikara Anjaneya Raghavendra Swami Sannidhanam, 8, Salai Street (near RR Sabha), Mylapore.

Contact: VVS Murari - 9841054106, Suchitra 9677216295

Schedule: 






December 03, 2022

Music Education Trust Music Festival - Dec. 9 to 18, 2022

The New Delhi and Chennai Chapters of Music Education Trust host a 10-day music festival on the theme 'Lesser-known compositions of the Musical Trinity in well-known ragas' dedicated to vidwan-guru T.R. Subramanyam

Venue: Lakshmi Giri Convention Centre, North Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai 4

The concerts are open to all and not ticketed.

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Gayatri Fine Arts Annual Music Festival Dec. 23 to 27, 2022

The 4th annual fine arts festival of Gayatri Fine Arts will be held from Dec. 23 to 27, 2022.

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

The title 'Sampradaya Sangeetha Vishaarada' will be conferred on senior musician Rama Ravi and the title 'Sangeetha Seva Vishaarada' will be given to Arkay Ramakrishnan

The concerts are open to all. Not ticketed.

The concerts will be live webcast on Gayatri Fine Arts' Facebook page and YouTube Channel

Contact email: mailtogfa@gmail.com 

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December 02, 2022

Brahma Gana Sabha December Art Festival - Dec. 8, 2022 to Jan. 5, 2023

Brahma Gana Sabha's December Art Festival is held in three locations - Rasika Ranjani Sabha Hall (Dec. 8 - 11, 2022), TAG Centre (Dec. 12 to 31, 2022) and at Arkay Convention Centre (Dec 12 to 20, 2022)

The evening concerts are ticketed.

Tickets can be booked at https://www.mdnd.in/seasonticket/Brahma_Gana_Sabha

Schedule:





Narada Gana Sabha Isai Natya Nataka Vizha - Dec. 15, 2022 to Jan. 1, 2023

This year's Isai Natya Nataka Vizha of Narada Gana Sabha will begin with the conferment of the title 'Nadhavrahmam' on dancer Prof. Sudharani Raghupathy, senior musician Trichur V. Ramachandran and violinist A. Kanyakumari on Dec. 15, 2022.

The festival will be held till Jan. 1, 2023.

Venue: Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 18

Concerts are ticketed and tickets can be booked at https://www.mdnd.in/seasonticket/Narada_Gana_Sabha_(Regd)

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Tamil Isai Sangam - Dec. 21, 2022 to Jan. 1, 2023

The 80th Tamil Isai Vizha will be held from Dec. 21, 2022 to Jan. 1, 2023.

Venue: Rajah Annamalai Mandram, Broadway, Chennai

Concerts at 6.30 p.m are ticketed. Tickets are available at the venue. 

Schedule:



The Mylapore Fine Arts Club Art Festival - Dec. 15, 2022 to Jan. 15, 2023

The 71st year art festival of the Mylapore Fine Arts Club will be held from Dec. 15, 2022 to Jan. 15, 2023.

Venue: The Mylapore Fine Arts Club Auditorium. 45, Musiri Subramaniam Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

All the concerts are ticketed except the one at 9.30 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2023

Tickets: https://www.mdnd.in/seasonticket/Mylapore_Fine_Arts_Club_(Regd)


Schedule:




December 01, 2022

Madhuradhwani December Music Season - Dec. 1 - 31, 2022

This year's December Music Season of Madhuradhwani will be from Dec - 1 to 31, 2022

Venue: Arkay Convention Centre, RH Road, Mylapore

Note: A couple of other organisations also host their concerts at this venue. This is the list of concerts and lec-dems organised by Madhuradhwani.


Schedule:

Madhuradhwani – Music Season  – Dec. 1 – 31, 2022

 

01.12.2022     

04.15 pm - Swetha Balasubramaniam Vocal,  Sriram Sridhar Violin,  Sai Raghavan Mridangam

06.30 pm- Vidya Kalyanaraman Vocal,  Sruti Sarathy Violin,  Neyveli Narayanan Mridangam,  Trichy Krishnaswamy Ghatam

02.12.2022     

04.15 pm - Vishruthi Girish Vocal,  Madan Mohan Violin,  Burra Sriram Mridangam

06.30 pm - Sruti Sagar Flute,  H N Bhaskar Violin,  K V Prasad Mridangam,  Sunil Kumar Kanjira

03.12.2022     

04.15 pm -       Jayamangala Krishnamani Vocal,  Bombay R Madhavan Violin,  Madipakkam Suresh Mridangam,  Admabakkam Sankar Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Nagai Muralidharan Violin,  Ambica Prasad Violin,  Mannargudi Easwaran Mridangam,  K V Gopalakrishnan Kanjira

05.12.2022     

04.15 pm -       Lakshmi Priya Vocal,  Visvesh Chandrasekar Violin,  Sunaadha Krishna Mridangam

06.30 pm -       Dr S Sundar Vocal, Keerthna Sriram Vocal Support, R Raghul Violin, J Vaidyanathan Mridangam, Sai Subramaniam V

06.12.2022     

04.15 pm -       Srirangam V Venkatanagarajan Vocal,  B Raghavendra Rao Violin,  Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan Mridangam,  N Guruprasad Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Prince Rama Varma Vocal,  S.R.Vinu - Violin,  B.Harikumar - Mridangam,  Dr.S.Karthick - Ghatam

07.12.2022     

04.15 pm -       Krithika Natarajan Vocal,  Kamalakiran Vinjimuri violin,  Akshay Ananathapadmanabhan Mridangam

06.30 pm -       Udayalur Sri Kalyanarama Bhagavatar Namasankeerthanam         

08.12.2022     

04.15 pm -       Rathna Prabha Vocal,  Madurai M Vijayganesh Violin,  Adharsh Devarajan Mridangam

06.30 pm -       Prasanna Venkatraman Vocal,  Sayee Rakshith Violin,  Manoj Siva Mridangam,  N Rajaraman  Ghatam

09.12.2022     

05.00 pm         Jayalakshmi Sekhar Veeena, Skandadubramaniam Mridangam, Trichy Murali Ghatam            Muisc Forum

07.00 pm -       Aruna Ranganathan Vocal, Dr. Narmadha Violin, Mannarkoil Balaji Mridangam      Muisc Forum

 

17.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Soundarya Chandrasekar Vocal,  Akilesh Chandrasekar Violin,  Sannath Parameswaran Mridangam 

11.30 am -       Akshara Samskruthi Vocal,  C S Chinmayi Violin,  B Ganapathyraman Mridangam

18.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Keerthana Sankar Vocal,  VSP Gayatri Sivani Violin,  S Hariharan Mridangam

11.30 am -       Marathi Yakshagana presented by Indumati Raman,  along with C Subramaniam (Subbu's corner) and Dr.T R Aravind  Thanjavur is the birthplace of Maratha Yakshagana when Shahji II wrote  his Yakshaganam and staged it Thanjavur

19.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Bhuvanaja Iyengar Vocal,  Haritha Narayanan Violin,  T R Aravind Kaushik Mridangam

11.30 am -       Sriram Venkat Vocal,  Kamakshi Ambatipudi Violin,  Sai Sankar Mridangam

20.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Ahi Ajayan Vocal,  Indhalur Shyam Violin,  Rohit Ashok Mridangam

11.30 am -       Subhadra Sridharan Vocal,  Swadisri Violin,  JP Surya Nambisan Mridangam

21.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Vignesh Shankar Carnatic Guitar, Rishab Ranganathan Violin, S Hari Iyer  Mridangam

11.30 am -       Shruthi Bhat Vocal,  Subhashree Sivaramakrishna Violin,  Ajay Gopi Mridangam

01.30 pm -       Sai Vignesh Vocal,  Madhu Vadlamani Violin,  Puttur Nikshith Mridangam

03.00 pm -       Swarathmika Srikanth Vocal,  C S Chinmayi Violin,  Kaushik Sridhar Mridangam

04.30 pm -       Shankar Ramani Vocal,  Vijay Ganesh Violin,  Ganapathi Raman Mrudangam,  Narasimhan Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Dr Sriram Parasuram Vocal,  Arvind Ranganathan Mridangam,  Karthik Bhat Tabla

22.12.2022     

10.00 am - Srividya Vadnamali Vocal,  Bhargav Tumkur Violin,  Sriram Srinivasan Mridangam

11.30 am -       Vaibhav Ramu Vocal, Gyandev Pappu  Violin, Sri Hari Raman Mridangam

01.30 pm -       Pranathi Ganapuram Vocal,  Vishal Sowmyan Violin,  Srivathsa Pasumarthi Mridangam

03.00 pm -       V Navaneet Krishnan Vocal,  Shraddha Ravindran Violin,  Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan Mridangam

04.30 pm -       Anahita and Apoorva Vocal Duet,  Sruti Sarathy Violin,  B S Prashanth Mridangam,  Sunil Kumar Kanjira

06.30 pm -       N Ravikiran Chitravina,  Delhi Sunder Rajan Violin,  Srimushnam Rajarao Mridangam,  G Guru Prasanna Kanijra

23.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Sri Sri Sisters Vocal,  (Sriya and Sreeja),  T Kishore Violin,  Akshay Venkatesan Mridangam

11.30 am -       Uma Ranganathan Vocal,  Aparna Thyagarajan Violin,  R Aravind Srikanth Mridangam

01.30 pm -       Anjana Thirumalai Vocal,  Dr.Usha Rajagopalan Violin,  B Ganapathyraman Mridangam

03.00 pm -       S Adithyanarayanan Vocal,  Udipi Srijit Violin,  Aduthurai Guruprasad Mridangam

04.30 pm -       Balasubramanya Masti Veena,  Melakaveri Balaji Mridangam,  Udipi Balakrishnan Ghatam

06.30 pm -       D Seshachari Vocal,  B U Ganeshprasad Violin,  Trivandrum Balaji Mridangam,  K V Gopalakrishnan Kanjira

24.12.2022     

10.00 am - Dr Sanjay Subramaniam Vocal,  Arunachala Karthik Violin,  Sudharsan Srinivas Mridangam

11.30 am - Sathwika Mohan Vocal,  Shreelakshmi Bhat Violin,  Gomathisankar Mridangam

01.30 pm - Anirudh Subramaniam Vocal,  Vishal Sowmyan violin,  Ambur Padmanabhan Mridangam

03.00 pm - Ranjani Sivakumar Vocal,  Sriramya Mantha Violin,  Burra Sriram Mridangam

04.30 pm - H V Srivatsan Vocal,  Keshavan Srivatsan Violin,  Trichur Narendran Mridangam

06.30 pm - Viji Krishnan and Sriram Krishnan Violin Duet,  Umayalupuram Mali Mridangam,  Vaikom Gopalakrishnan Ghatam         

25.12.2022     

10.00am - Vishnubhatla Sisters Vocal Duet,  (Saraswathi and Krishnaveni )  Dr M Narmadha Violin,  B V S Prasad Mridangam,  Rajaraman Ghatam

01.30 pm - Vamsi Krishna Vocal,  Nagarkoil Anand Violin,  Sikar Chitari Mridangam

03.00 pm - Harikrishnan Moozhikulam Vocal,  Bombay R Madhavan violin,  R Akshay Ram Mridangam

04.30 pm - Ashok Subramaniam Vocal, Thirumarugal Dr. S Dineshkumar Violin, Neyveli Ramkunar Mridangam

06.30 pm - O S Arun Vocal, Mullaivasal Chandramouli Violin, T R Sundaresan Mridangam, Vaikom Gopalakrishnan Ghatam

26.12.2022     

10.00 am - Rasika Sivakumar Vocal,  Gayatri Vibhavari Violin,  Madhav Manikandan Mridangam

11.30 am - Abhiram Bode Vocal,  Siva Teja Violin,  Aduthurai Guruprasad Mridangam

01.30 pm - Priyadatha and Aryadatha. Vocal Duet,  Udipi Srijit Violin,  Ajay Gopi Mridangam,  Murali Kanjira

03.00 pm - Amrit Narayanan Vocal,  G Badrinath Violin,  Gopal Ravindran Mridangam

04.30 pm - Keerthana Sriram Vocal,  Charulatha Ramanujam Violin,  J Vaidyanathan Mridangam,  Sai Subramaniam Morsing

06.30 pm - 108 Divya Desha-Katha-Geeta Sangamam,  Presented by: Sangeet Samrat  Chitravina N Ravikiran,  Narrative: Dr Sudha Seshayyan,  Vocal: Anahita & Apoorva Ravindran,  Bhargavi Balasubramanian,  Pathangi Brothers Dhatre & Dhruv Madhuradhwani- Lce Dem Series

27.12.2022     

10.00 am - Bala Lavanya Vocal,  M K Aanathalakshmi Violin,  S Sathyanarayana Mridangam

11.30 am - Svarathmika Sureshkumar Vocal,  P Akshay Violin,  T R Aravind Kaushik Mridangam

01.30 pm - Prithivi Harish Vocal,  M Shrikanth Violin,  S Sathyanarayana Mridangam

03.00 pm - R P Sharvan Vocal,  Gyandev Pappu Violin,  Guru Raghavendra Mridangam

04.30 pm - Heramb and Hemanth Flute,  Vaibhav Ramani Violin,  B C Manjunath Mridangam,  Sukanya Ramgopal Ghatam

06.30 pm - Music, Rhythm, Lyrics: A Kerala Perspective  by Prof Achuthsankar S NairMadhuradhwani- Lce Dem Series

28.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Pathangi Brothers Vocal Duet,  C S Chimayi Violin,  Aduthurai Guruprasad Mridangam         

11.30 am -       Krupaa and Barghav Vocal Duet,  V S Gokul - Viiolin,  MS Venkatasubramaniam- Mridangam   

01.30 pm -       Ashiwin Srikant Vocal,  Sriramya Mantha Violin,  Srivanchiyam Sriram Mridangam

03.00 pm -       Vivek Moozhikkulam Vocal, Sanjay Violin,  Kallidaikuruchi Sivakumarr Mridangam

04.30 pm -       Kruthi Bhat Vocal,  Kamalakiran Vinjamuri Violin,  B Sivaraman Mridangam,  Vaikom Gopalakrishnan Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Sangeetha Charchai (பேச்சு கச்சேரி ),  Isaiyum Naanum (இசையும் நானும் ),  Sri.Kaathadi Ramamurthy,  Dr.A V Srinivasan,  Sri.K Ramkumar , Ashok Leyland,  Sri.J Raghunathan Writer,  Vidvan Neyveli Santhanagopalan ModeratorMadhuradhwani- Lce Dem Seires

29.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Manasa Suresh Vocal,  Sahana Vasudevan Violin,  Nellai K Arvind Shankar

11.30 am -       Rhea Rajesh Vocal,  Sree Lakshmi Bhat Violin,  Mysore Vadiraj Mridangam

01.30 pm -       Sakthi Muralidharan Vocal,  T Surup Violin,  JP Surya Nambisan Mridangam

03.00 pm -       Bharat Narayan vocal,  Sahana Vasudevan violin,  M S Venkatasubramaniam Mridangam

04.30 pm -       Sangeetha Swaminathan Vocal,  Bombay R Madhavan- Violin,  Poongulam Subramanian- Mridangam,  Madipakkam Murali- Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Dr Sriram Parasuram  The Many-Splendoured SindhuBhairavi/ Bhairavi
Madhuradhwani- Lce Dem Series

30.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Harini Ganesh Violin Solo,  V G Vishwesh Mridangam,  Ganapathy Ghatam

11.30 am -       Shishir Kumar Saxophone,  Chetana Iyer Violin,  Aduthurai Guruprasad Mridangam,  Manikandan Morsing

01.30 pm -       Aditi Prahalad Vocal,  Kamakshi Ambatipudi Violin,  Mysore Vadiraj Mridangam

03.00 pm -       Siddharth Prakash Vocal,  Sandeep Ramachandran Violin,  Sunnaada Krishna Mridangam

04.30 pm -       Archana and Samanvi Vocal,  Dr. K. Krishna Violin,  B S Prasanth Mridangam, D V Venkatasubramnaiam Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Repertoire of the Veena Dhanammal lineage - An overview  by Visdushi Rama Ravi and Dr. Nandhitha Ravi            Madhuradhwani- Lce Dem Series

31.12.2022     

10.00 am -       Aarabi Jeyashankar Vocal,  Harini Ganesh Violin,  Avinash Jeyashankar Mridangam

11.30 am -       Thyagaraja Ramayanam by  Anuradha Sridhar

01.30 pm -       Abhishek Ravishankar Vocal,  Gayatri Vibhavari Violin,  Adharsh Devarajan Mridangam

03.00 pm -       Padmashree Srinivasan Vocal,  Vignesh Thaygarajan Violin,  S Hariharan Mridangam

04.30 pm -       S Srivathsan Vocal,  Charulatha Ramanujam Violin,  Bangalore V Praveen Mridangam,  H Prasanna Ghatam

06.30 pm -       Talk by Madhusudhanan Kalaiselvan on  Wit, Words & Wisdom of Kalamegam  S Srivathan Vocal Support        Madhuradhwani- Lce Dem Series

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha Isai Vizha - Dec. 16, 2022 to Jan 3, 2023

The 122nd year Isai Vizha of Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha will be held from Dec. 16, 2022 to Jan. 3, 2023.

Venue: Vidya Bharathi, Bheemasena Garden Street, Mylapore, Chennai

Evening concerts are ticketed. Tickets: https://www.mdnd.in/seasonticket/Sri_Parthasarathy_Swami_Sabha

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November 30, 2022

Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha - Isai, Iyal, Nataka Vizha - Dec.9, 2022 to Jan. 11, 2023

The 43rd year Isai Iyal Nataka Vizha of Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha will be held from Dec. 9, 2022 to Jan. 11, 2023. the 33rd Bharatham Festival will be held from Jan. 2 to 31, 2023

Venue: Vani Mahal, G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai

Evening concerts are ticketed.

Schedule:

Visit https://vanimahal.com/event/43nd-isai-iyal-nataka-vizha-2022-23/




Nada Sudha Music & Dance Festival - Dec. 27, 2022 to Jan. 16, 2023

Nada Sudha celebrates its annual music and dance festival this year by conferring Nada Vallabha awards on P. Unnikrishnan, M.R. Gopinath and Dr. S. Karthick.

The festival will be on from Dec. 27, 2022 to Jan. 16, 2022.

Venue: Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Ashram, Baby Nagar, Velachery, Chennai 42.

For season donor pass, contact: 9176309996, 9940656260, 9884949597

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Carnatica Global Heritage Arts Fest - Dec. 14 to 24, 2022

The silver jubileeOf Carnatica is celebrated with a 11-day music, dance and drama fest from Dec. 14 to 24, 2022

Venue: Sri Sankara Vidyashramam Mat. Hr. Sec. School auditorium. 1, Kamaraj Nagar 6th East Street, Tiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041


Schedule:







November 29, 2022

Margazhi Maha Utsavam - Dec. 1 to 11, 2022

Maximum Media and Ragamalika TV come up with thematic concerts for Margazhi Maha Utsavam every year. This year the concerts will be held from Dec. 1 to 11,2022.

Venue: Youth Hoster Auditorium (Hamsadhwani), Indira Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 20

The concerts are not ticketed; seating on first-come basis.

Parts of the concerts will be telecast on Vijay TV later in December.

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November 28, 2022

Indian Fine Arts Society:90th year music conference & Festival - Dec. 18 to 31, 2022

The Indian Fine Arts Society's music festival will honour Dr. T.V. Gopalakrishnan with the title 'Sageetha Kalasikhamani' and dancer Geeta Chandran with 'Natya Kalasikhamani' this year.

The concerts will be held from Dec. 18 - 31, 2022.

Venue: Ethiraja Kalyana Nilayam, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 18

Season passes are priced from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 6000.

The evening concerts are ticketed.

Schedule: