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NEWS - Archive July 2011
Gokulashtami Sangeetha Utsavam from August 6
29 July 2011: The 56th Gokulashtami Sangeetha Utsavam of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha will begin here on August 6. »
Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira to conduct workshop on Trinity compositions
29 July 2011: Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira is organizing a workshop on `Trinity compositions' (rare kritis of Muthuswami Dikshithar, Thyagaraja and Shamashastri) here. »
Suswaralaya College to host 2 concerts in Bangalore
29 July 2011: Suswaralaya College of Music of Bangalore and Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira will jointly present the Veena Vidushi R.P. Indiradevi Memorial Endowment Programme by organising a grand vocal recital. »
Book on yester-year artistes of Karnataka
29 July 2011: Shri N. Raja Rao has published a book on yester-year artists of Karnataka. The book is titled “Karnataka Sangeetha Kstetrada Nadkanmanigalu”. »
Thanthri Gana Mani'' title for violinist Lalitha
26 July 2011: Violinist Dr. M. Lalitha has been awarded the title `Thanthri Gana Mani'' for her services to the cause of music. »
Svanubhava goes national, set to enter capital
23 July 2011: Svanubhava, an exclusive event for students of classical music and dance, is going national this year. »
Take arts beyond dictates of market: Hamid Ansari
23 July 2011: The Vice-President, Mr. Hamid Ansari, presented the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships and awards for the year 2010 to artistes and scholars from across assorted disciplines such as music, dance and theatre at a function here yesterday. »
Sangita Kalanidhi for Trichy Sankaran, Natya Kala Acharya for
Padma Subramaniam

19 July 2011: Mridangam maestro Professor Trichy Sankaran has been chosen for the prestigious Sangita Kalanidi Award this year by The Music Academy. »
Abhang festival in Chennai
16 July 2011: Pancham Nishad and Inga Foundation jointly organized “Bolava Vittal”, a festival of abhangs and devotional songs dedicated to Lord Panduranga. »
Amrithakatesh presents flute recital in the rain
16 July 2011: Amrithakatesh presented a lively flute recital under the umbrella as part of the mikeless Sunday Kutcheri in the park organized by Sundaram Finance on the morning of July 3, 2011 at Nageshwara Rao park here in Mylapore. »
Sangeetha Guru Sironmani Award for B.Umashankar
16 July 2011: Vocalist Shri B.Umashankar will be conferred the Sangeetha Guru Sironmani Award by Sukhi Nikhetan Arts Academy, an institution founded by Carnatic musician Hyderabad Siva. »
Pocket Booklet of 72 Melakarta Ragas
14 July 2011: There could be countless notations, theories and writings on the 72 Melakarta Ragas. But there cannot be another ‘visual rendition’ of these 12 Chakras in the form of paintings and rich pictures anywhere in the world – except for the works of late S Rajam, the Sangeeta Kala Acharya. »
Chengalpattu C. Ranganathan is no more
13 July 2011: Carnatic vocalist Chengalpattu C. Ranganathan is no more. He died on the morning of July 12 at his residence here. He was 73. He reportedly complained of chest pain early Tuesday morning and died on the way to hospital. »
N. Murali re-elected President of Music Academy
12 July 2011: Mr. N. Murali, Senior Managing Director of Kasturi and Sons Ltd., has been re-elected President of the Music Academy, Chennai. »