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NEWS - Archive September 2009
`Ghosti ganam' marks Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi Aradhana in Bangalore
29 Sep 2009: The second annual Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi Aradhana was presented here on September 20 by Krishna Kalakshetra of ISKON, Bangalore, in association with The International Foundation for Carnatic Music (IFCM).
R. Muralikrishna impresses at Navarathri special concet
28 Sep 2009: A mikeless kutcheri turned into a 'kutcheri in the rain'! The early morning pre-monsoon rains on Sunday last threatened to disrupt the concluding day of the 'Navarathri Special' Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance.
Mrinalini does a good job at 'Navarathri Special' Kutcheri
28 Sep 2009: It was a cool Saturday morning following the previous evening's downpour in Chennai. And, the early morning walkers at the Nageswara Rao Park were drawn to the sweet ragas of 12-year-old B. Mrinalini, a student of The Hindu Senoior Secondart School, Indra Nagar, who presented a solo Kutcheri on the 2nd day of the Navarathri Special Kutcheri in the Park organized by Sundaram Finance.
Sisters T. Harini & T. Aishwarya excel at mikeless concert
25 Sep 2009: On the first day of the three-day 'Navarathri Special' Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance, sisters - 12-year-old T.Harini and 9-year-old T.Aishwarya, both students of DAV Girls School, Gopalapuram, presented a lively one-hour carnatic vocal music performance this morning at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.
Veena Gayathri Award for Ashraya Ananthanarayanan
25 Sep 2009: Ashraya Ananthanarayanan eight year old student of Oaks Elementary school, PA was honored with the prestigious Smt. Veena Gayathri award for her constant contributions to the field of Indian Classical Music and Dance.
Music Forum to honour 9 acharyas
25 Sep 2009: The Chennai Chapter of Music Forum is planning to organise a special event to honour gurus on the Saraswati Puja Day (September 27). The function will be held at Youth Hostel, Indira Nagar, Adyar, at 6 p.m.
Mylapore Fine Arts Club to hold music competition
25 Sep 2009: In connection with its 58th year art festival, The Mylapore Fine Arts Club will conduct music competition (vocal and instrumental) from October 11 (only on Sundays).
Alapana Trust to hold music and dance fest
25 Sep 2009: Alapana Trust will hold a three-day Youth Festival of Classical Music and Dance. It will begin on September 27 and last till September 29.
Oothukadu Venkatakavi Jayanthi music festival on Oct. 1
25 Sep 2009: The Oothukadu Venkatakavi Jayanthi Music and Dance Festival of 2009 will commence here on October 1. It will last till October 4. The festival will be held at Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. High School, Mylapore.
Isai Peroli title for R.K. Sriram Kumar
25 Sep 2009: The 35th year Art Festival of Kartik Fine Arts will be celebrated from December 1, 2009 to January 1, 2010. The inauguration will be held on December 1 at Narada Gana Sabha here.
Artistes should strive to win respect for musical skills, feels T.K. Murthy
22 Sep 2009: The second edition of `Samvadha' (dialogue), a new face-to-face conversation series organized by Sampradaya, a three-decade old Carnatic music documentation organization, featured veteran mridangam artiste Shri T.K. Murthy.
Sundaram Finance to hold 3-day Navarathri special kutcheris in the park
21 Sep 2009: Sundaram Finance will organise a three-day 'Navarathri Special Kutcheri in the Park,' beginning this Friday (September 25, 2009) at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.
Top musicians to perform at Mysore Dassara festival
15 Sep 2009: The State Government of Karnataka has invited top artistes to perform at Mysore Palace for the Dasara festival, which will take place for 10 days from September 19, 2009.
Navarathri Mandapam concerts to begin on September 19
14 Sep 2009: The annual Navarathri concerts at the Navarathri Mandapam next to the Shri Padmanabha Swamy Temple here will begin on September 19.
R.P. Shravan to perform at Park kutcheri
01 Sep 2009: As part of the monthly mikeless Sundaram Finance Sunday Kutcheri in the Park, 12-year-old R.P. Shravan, a class VII student of Padma Seshdri Bala Bhavan, T. Nagar, will present an hour of vocal Carnatic music performance.
Madame Tussauds-like museum for Carnatic musicians mooted
01 Sep 2009: The Maharajapuram Santhanam Foundation honoured violin vidwan Nagai R.Muralidharan with the Maharajapuram Santhanam Memorial Award for his contributions to Carnatic music and also for having inducted many students in the field.