Music

Remembering percussionist Vellore Ramabhadran; award for mridangam great

His percussion just moved smoothly with the music. Soft and non intrusive. This is how many speakers described in a nutshell the music of mridangam maestro Vellore Ramabhadran at an event held on Friday evening to remember this vidwan and to honour another.

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Vaadya Vybhava - Carnatic Instrumental Music Festival in Bangalore

Vaadya Vybhava, the annual Carnatic instrumental music festival of The Bangalore Gayana Samaja will be held at its premises in K.R. Road from March 24 to 26, 2017.

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Narayana Thirtha Aradhana: warmth, music, memories and showers

Vocalist Madhuvanthi Badri shares her experience at this year's tribute festival Ten kilometers from Thanjavur, through the green pastures and tall banyan trees, we reach Thirupoondhuruthi, where the 271st Narayana Thirtha Aradhana is to take place.

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Invitation to annual akhandam of Dikshitar kritis; March 12

Guruguhaamrta is conducting its annual akhandam of Dikshitar kritis at Ettayapuram (Tuticorin District, Tamilnadu) on March 12. (Ettayapuram is where the saint-composer attained samadhi and it is also the birthplace of poet-journalist Subramania Bharathi).

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Tribute music fest in honour of three arts promoters: Bengaluru

Veena Doreswamy Iyengar Memorial Trust and Ananya present a series of Carnatic music performances in Bengaluru in memory of H.H. Radhadevi (of the royal family, Trivandrum), vainika Praveen Venkatagiriyappa and late T. T. Vasu (former president, Music Academy, Madras)

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Carnatic music fest in New Delhi; March 3 to 5

Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha in New Delhi and Sri Parathasarty Swami Sabha, Chennai in association with Team A.P. Bhawan host the 3rd edition of “Bharat Sangeet Utsav” from 3rd to 5th March 2017, at Ambedkar Auditorium, Andhra Pradesh Bhawan, Ashoka Road, New Delhi.

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Fest of Sacred Music: Feb.17 onwards

The 2017 edition of the Festival of Sacred Music at Thiruvaiyaru will be held from February 17 to 19.

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Music concert pays tribute to Dr. Abdul Kalam

Nadajyothi Sri Thyagaraja Swamy Bhajana Sabha and Ananya present a vocal music concert which is more of a musical tribute to former India president, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam who was also a musician and rasika.

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Bangalore's tribute to Thygaraja and Purandaradasa

Naadasurabhi Cultural Association, Koramangala, Bangalore is hosting a  two-day Youth Festival will feature Sriranjani Santhanagopalan on 18th February and Bhargavi Venkatram on 19th February 2017.

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Music Fest in Chennai; by Nadopasana

One of Chennai's oldest classical music promotion arts body, Nadopasana is hosting its Annual Music Festival in Chennai, 6th to 10th February, 2017.

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