This summer in Bangalore is going to be unusual; average temperatures may well be in the mid-30s. But Carnatic music rasikas will brave that daytime heat and mark their evenings in April for a big season of concerts.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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)