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NEWS - Archive December 2013
Coffee table book to reflect musical journey of Sudha Ragunathan
CHENNAI, December 30: Senior Carnatic musician SudhaRagunathan will be launching a coffee table book. The book will be released on January 4, 2014. It will reflect on her musical journey. »
Bharatiya Sangeetha Kalai Vizha to begin on Dec 25
CHENNAI, December 19: Sathguru Srimath Santhananda Kalakendra will be hosting its 3rd year Bharatiya Sangeetha Kalai Vizha from December 25. It will go on till December 31. »
Lecture concert on Lalgudi Jayaraman to be held on Dec. 19
CHENNAI, December 18: Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and Anil Srinivasan will jointly present "An Incurable Romance", a lecture concert highlighting the work of the legend Lalgudi G Jayaraman. »
One of the best books I have ever read, says Amartya Sen of T.M. Krishna’s book
CHENNAI, December 16: "This is one the best books I have ever read on various subjects,’’ said Noble Laureate and Bharat Ratna Professor Amartya Sen releasing the book titled "A Southern Music: The Karnatik story’’ authored by Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna. » to co-present `A classical December'
CHENNAI, December 13: The Tchaikovsky Music Club of Russian Centre for Science and Culture and have joined hands to co-present 'A Classical December', a fest of five musical days from December 15 to 19. »
Sri Krishna Gana Sabha award for Nrithya Pillai
CHENNAI, December 07: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha will honour Bharathanatyam artiste Nrithya Pillai with Guru Krishnaveni Lakshmanan Award. »
4 city schools to play host to Children's Musical Rhapsody
CHENNAI, December 05: For the second year in a row, the December music season in Chennai will feature Children's Musical Rhapsody. It will be held in four schools across the city from 10- 13 Dec. »
SVK book on Saint Tyagaraja
CHENNAI, December 03: S.V.Krishnamurthy, SVK as he is popularly known in the world of Carnatic music, is known for his English language skill and expressive articulation of his view points. He has been a regular contributor to the Friday Review pages of The Hindu. »
Brand ambassador Bombay Jayashri to inaugurate Tarang
CHENNAI, December 02: Carnatic musician Bombay Jayashri has been appointed the brand ambassador of V-Excel Educational Trust. »
Awards, titles add glitz to December season
CHENNAI, December 01: Traditional sabhas make it a point to honour musicians and dancers of assorted categories and age with titles, gold medals, and cash awards during the December seasons. Such awards often serve to enhance the stature of an artiste. »
Music, Sabhas & Awards
CHENNAI, December 01: Various sabhas are preparing to hold the annual December music concerts. New sabhas have sprung up in the last few years. However, the traditional ones, which have been in existence for over a quarter century, play a dominant role in promoting Carnatic music. »
Giving the Academy a miss
CHENNAI, December 01: December has come, and music has already begun to waft in the chill morning air. There is a sense of expectation, and a feeling of excitement. »
Chennai Fine Arts to host lec-dem series on divine composers
CHENNAI, December 01: A week-long programme titled “Divine composers” is being organized by Chennai Fine Arts from December 4 to 10. It will be held at Arkay Convention Centre. »
Keyboard Sathya gearing up for the season
CHENNAI, December 01: It was an `exciting’ November for Keyboard Sathya. A tour to London and Singapore, an album, and a foray into the realm of music composition (Bharatiar songs composed by him was released at a grand function by Lifco along with their 29 other albums), November month was hectic for him. »