An event to remember Vidwan Basavanagudi G. Nataraj has been arranged by his family and wellwishers on Sept.2 evening at Bangalore Gayana Samaja, K R Road. Senior mridangam vidwan M Vasudeva Rao will be honoured with a title. Critic and writer Dr. M Suryaprasad will address the gathering. Vidwans A V Anand and A Kanyakumari will also address the rasikas. Later, Kanyakumari will present a violin concert. Her sishya M Sanjeev will perform alongside. This event is open to all..
Percussive Arts Centre, Bangalore presents 'Krishnotsava', a music fest from Sept. 6 to 9 under the banner of Sri Jayarama Seva Mandali at 492/A, 1st Main, 8th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore 560082. Anoor R. Dattatraya Sharma will open the fest. A vocal concert by Akshatha R. S. follows. On 7th September, is a vocal concert by Shilpa Shashidhar. On 8th September, at 6.30 pm is a vocal concert by Omkar Havaldar. On Sunday, 9th September, at 6.30 pm is 'Haridasa Nadanjali', a musical feature led by Dr. Sukanya Prabhakar on vocal. Contact PAC's V. Krishna - 0-9448463079.
Prof.Venkataramanan (grand disciple of Harikesanallur Muthaiah Bhagavathar) is presently a Carnatic music concert at Srinivasa Sasthri Hall, Luz, Mylapore in memory of Madurai Mani Iyer and Thiruvengad Jayaraman on Thursday, the 6th of September. In his 70s, his traditional style has impressed rasikas even today. A student at the Swati Tirunal College in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in the 50s, he went on to be a music teacher for over three decades and says he loves teaching because it helps him to learn all the time. The Mylapore concert will be a rare appearance of this senior artiste and teacher. Open to all..
Narada Gana Sabha in Chennai is hosting the 4th Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan Remembrance Day on Sept.8 evening at its mini hall. This day celebrates a violin maestro and his work. At 4.30 pm is a concert by Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and party and at 6.45 pm is a vocal concert by Trichur Bros. and party. Charsur and Nalli Kuppuswami are the sponsors..