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NEWS - Archive October 2009
MLV, a compassionate person
October 31 is a day to pause for a while and reflect into the past. It is on this day in 1990, the Carnatic music world was robbed of its finest daugher M.L.Vasanthakumari, who formed the female trinity along with late M.S. Subbulakshmi and late D.K. Pattammal.
Sree Guruvayurappan Chembai Puraskaram for vocalist Parassala Ponnammal
31 Oct 2009: Sree Guruvayurappan Chembai Puraskaram, instituted by Sree Krishna Temple, Guruvayur, will be presented this year to Carnatic vocalist Parassala Ponnammal.
Swathi sangeethotsavam to begin on January 6
29 Oct 2009: The annual Swathi sangeethotsavam, a classical music festival celebrated in honour of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma (1813 – 1846), the poet king of the Travancore dynasty, will begin on January 6, 2010.
5 students of Vinayaga Natyalaya to give maiden dance performance
19 Oct 2009: The maiden bharathanatyam performce of five students of Priya Raghavan will be held on the evening of October 23 at Krishna Mahal, GST Road, Chengalpattu.
Sampradaya Samvadha on October 23 to feature Kalpagam Swaminathan
15 Oct 2009: The third edition of `Samvadha' (dialogue), a new face-to-face conversation series organized by Sampradaya, a three-decade-old Carnatic music documentation organization, will feature veena vidushi Smt. Kalpagam Swaminathan.
Tamizh Isai Sangam to hold competition
13 Oct 2009: Tamizh Isai Sangam will conduct a month-long competition from November 1 to 28 for various categories such as music (vocal and instrumental), dance, recitation of Thevaram, Tiruppavai, Thiruvembavai, Divya Prabhandam, Thiruvachagam, Thiruthandagam and Tiruvarutpa, discourses, et al at Raja Annamalai Mandram.
Nisha Rajagopal to present thematic concert
13 Oct 2009: Srivari Sangeetham will present 'Srivari Deepavali', a thematic concert on Lord Venkateswara of Tirupati, by vocalist Nisha Rajagopal, on October 14.
Neelakanta Sivan Tambura Contest
13 Oct 2009: Neelakanta Sivan Cultural Academy is organising a music competition on the songs of the saint composer at Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Mylapore, on November 1 at 1.30 p.m.
Shivanugraha Utsav
13 Oct 2009: Shivanugraha Utsav Committee in association with Sivan Fine Arts Academy will conduct the sixth annual music and dance festival from November 23 to 26.
Deepthi Suresh gives an impressive concert at Nageswara Rao Park
06 Oct 2009: The chess square at Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore was abuzz with activity by 5 a.m on Sunday last with flower decorations welcoming the young Deepthi Suresh to the mikeless Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance.