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.



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

Schedule: (Click on the image to view a larger picture)

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


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.

Schedule: (Click on the images to view bigger pictures0

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.


Sruti & The Music Forum - LecDem Mela - Dec. 10 -11, 2022

Themed on 'Shanmukha' Sruti magazine and The Music Forum is organising a lec-dem mela on Dec. 10 & 11, 2022.

Venue: Arkay Convention Centre, RH Road, Mylapore.

Open to all.


November 26, 2022

Marghazhi Matram: Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 7-10, 2022

The 3rd edition of Marghazhi Matram - an inclusive music and dance Festival, organised by SciArtsRUs along with Live4You, will be held from Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 7-10 at Chennai and lauches its Madurai edition on Dec. 14, 2022.

With close to 200 performers across abilities, cultures and groups, the platform this year will showcase about 65 differently-abled artists from India in various performing arts. Visual artists with differential abilities are also included in the festival this year to connect the arts.

This will be their first edition to feature art and artists from relatively underrepresented groups including folk artists, cross-culture, disability and LGBTQ.

The concerts and dance recitals will be held at Dakshinamurthy Auditorium (PS High School campus), Mylapore) from Dec. 2 -4 and at Ranjani Hall, 15th St, Nanganallur Co-op society Colony, Nanganallur during Dec. 7 to 9, 2022.

The events are open to all.

Schedule: (Click on the images to view the bigger pictures)

November 25, 2022

Rasika Ranjani Sabha December Festival - Dec. 1 to 29, 2022

'Music in Perpetuity' is the theme for the December Music festival this year for Rasika Ranjani Sabha.

Concerts are held at its renovated auditorium on Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore, Chennai.

For tickets, and more details, contact the sabha at 044-24641767

Schedule: (Click on the images to view bigger images)

November 23, 2022

Mudhra Fine Arts Festival: Dec. 1 to 25, 2022

The 28th year Fine Arts Festival of Mudhra will be hosted from Dec. 1 to 25, 2022.

The inauguration of the festival and the award function will be held at Vani Mahal (Mini Hall) on Dec. 1, 2022 at 5.30 p.m. 

Mudhra Award of Excellence will be resented to violin vidwan Nagai R. Muralidharan.

A vocal concert by Anahita and Apoorva along with B.V. Raghavendra Rao (Violin), Shertalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Dr. S. Karthick (Ghatam) is scheduled at 7.00 p.m.

All the other concerts from Dec. 2 to 25, 2022 will be online at and Mudhra Bhaskar's YouTube channel.

Details and Schedule: (Click on the image to view bigger images) 

November 22, 2022

Trinity Arts Festival: Nov. 23 - 27, 2022

Trinity Arts Festival of India is promoted by Trinity Mirror and Makkal Kural, evening news editions, published from Chennai.

This year a five-day arts festival is organised in memory of M. Rajamanickam & K.V. Raghavan F.I.E. from Nov. 23 to 27, 2022.

The concerts are open to all and not ticketed.

Venue: Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Sundaresan Street, Mylapore, Chennai


Schedule: (Click on the images to view bigger pictures)

Nov. 23, 2022

2.45 p.m. - Mangala Isai by Sriyan R Kundurthi, USA (Violin), Prahalaad Varahaswami (Mridangam), S Krishna (Ghatam)

4.00 p.m. - Mangala Natyam by Kavita Thirumalai

5.30 p.m. - Inauguration and presentation of awards

7.15 p.m. - Venkatakavi Vaibhavam by Bhargavi Balasubramanim, Supported by Sowmya Acharya, Archana Upadhyaya & Samanvi, B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mridangam), Chandrasekhara Sharma (Ghatam)

Nov. 24, 2022

2.30 p.m. - Dr. Harini Srivatsa - Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Jay Swamy, T. Kishore (Violin), Mysore Vadhiraj (Mridangam)

4.45 p.m. - Cuddalore Jananiy (Vocal), Vijay Ganesh (Violin), Kumbakonam Swaminathan (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam), A. S. Krishnan (Morsing)

7.00 p.m. - Akkarai Subhalakshmi & Akkarai Sornalatha (Vocal), L Ramakrishnan (Violin), R. Shankaranarayanan (Mridangam), S. Krishna (Ghatam)

Nov. 25, 2022

2.30 p.m. - Mahanyasree - Vocal (Dedicated to the memory of Smt. Kamala Gopal), Parur Ananthalakshmi (Violin),  Sannath Parameswaran (Mridangam)

4.15 p.m. - Maalavika Sundar (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), Praveen Sparsh (Mridangam), Sunil Kumar (Kanjira)

6.45 p.m. - K.S.Vishnudev (Vocal), Vittal Rangan (Violin), Akshay Anantapadmanabhan (Mrudangam), Payyannur T Govindaprasad (Morsing)

Nov. 26, 2022

2.30 p.m. - Akshaya Arunkumar (USA) - Bharatanatyam

4.00 p.m. - Nitya Narasimhan (USA) - Bharatanatyam

5.30 p.m. - Pallavi Anand (UK) - Bharatanatyam

7.00 p.m. - Apoorva Jayaraman - Bharatanatyam

Nov. 27, 2022

2.30 p.m. - Pranathi Ram - Bharatanatyam

4.00 p.m. - Divya Ravi (U.K.) - Bharatanatyam

5.30 p.m. - S. Aishwarya & S. Saundarya (Vocal), Dr. M.Narmadha (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mridangam)

7.15 p.m. - Dr. Sirgali G. Sivachidambaram & party - Vocal

November 21, 2022

Bhavan’s Cultural Festival 2022 - Nov. 25 to Dec. 14, 2022

Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan starts its festival in November every year. 

The concerts are open to all and not ticketed.

Venue: Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium, East Mada Street, Mylapore

Concert schedule:

November 20, 2022

Kartik Fine Arts Arts Festival 2022 - Dec. 1 to 14, 2022

Kartik Fine Arts has a two-part festival every year and a classical dance seminar - Natya Darshan.

Thr first part of this year's festival will be held from Dec. 1 to 14, 2022 at Narada Gana Sabha Main Hall. TTK Road Alwarpet.

The second part will be from Dec. 15, 2022 to Jan. 1, 2023 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Main & Mini hall, which includes a three-day Natya Darshan and a seven-day Tamil Isai Vizha. (The schedule is awaited)

The concerts are ticketed.

Tickets at :

Schedule: (Dec. 1 to 14, 2022)