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Ms Visweswaran is a recipient of a host of awards. She received Sangeet Nataka Akademi Award in 1987 and Padma Shri in 1992. »
When he is on stage, he holds court literally. T.V. Sankaranarayanan was at his scintillating best when he gave a recital for the Mylapore Fine Arts Club on December 15, 2013. »
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. »
Meghadootham (The cloud messenger) found expressive articulation as a set of talented dancers and musicians took to stage at the famed Music Academy to present this classical work of Kalidasa. »
Mridangam maestro T.V. Gopalakrishnan has been chosen for Sangita Kalanidhi award by the Madras Music Academy. »
She has a deceptive frame. A few minutes of conversation with her, however, are enough to understand the resolute personality behind the frame. She grew up under the tutelage of illustrious names such as Musiri Subramania Iyer, T. Brinda, Tirupambaram Swaminatha Pillai, M.A.Kalyanakrishna Bhagavathar and Devakottai Narayana Iyengar. »
While the boy was immersed in counting the beats, this gentleman in balcony too was engrossed in his own world. As the audience listened to Bombay Jayashri with rapt attention, this `older rasika’ was happily playing cards in his hand-held device. »
Sudha Ragunathan the vocalist will become a Sangitha Kalanidhi on January 1, 2014. Well before the start of her evening concert (on December 22, 2013), chairs were fully occupied at Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha. »
The Music Academy, the Mecca of Carnatic music, sports a festive look every year during the month of December. »
margazhi season 2014-2015
Meghadootham Meghadootham, the immortal poem composed by poet Kalidasa in the 5th century, was premiered at The Music Academy in Chennai on 26 & 27, July, 2014. A group of skillful dancers brought out to the audience in an exotic way the communication carried by the Cloud Messenger. »
Noted Bharatanatyam exponent and former Director of Kalakshetra Leela Samson will be honored with the "Natya Kala Acharya Award". »
Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam is endowed with a fabulous voice. And, she has an aesthetic outlook to music. »
Bombay Jayashri led the listeners to a state of divine ecstasy with her sublime rendering at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha on Dec 21, 2013. »