Concerts in Chennai - July 2014

July 1, 2014
10.00 a.m. - Tamil Nadu Eyal Isai Nataka Mandram Presents Villupattu by Subbu Arumugam & Party, Yoga Natanam by M. Prema & Troup
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 1, 2014
7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. - 'Karthick Iyer Live'. Violin - Karthick Iyer, Vikram Vivekandand (guitar), Naveen Napier(bass), Sumesh Narayan (mridangam), Allwyn Paul (percussion) and special guest artist from France - Dondieu Divin.
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 2, 2014
10.00 a.m. - Tamil Nadu Eyal Isai Nataka Mandram Presents Thol Paavai Koothu by G Paramasiva Rao & Troupe, Gramiya Paadal by V Rajanidhi & Troupe.
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 2, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Remembering MLV
Guest of Honour:Pappu Venugopal Rao, V V Sundram and Chinmaya Raj
Followed by Performances by Subashree Ramachandran,
Charumathi Ramachandran and Trichur Ramachandran.
At Arkay Convention centre, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore.
Organised by Charu Shree Musik Academy

July 2, 2014
7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. – Satyajit Theatre Presents ‘Mounakkural’.
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 3, 2014
10.00 a.m. - Tamil Nadu Eyal Isai Nataka Mandram Presents Gramiya Kalai Nigalchi by S V Ramanan & troupe, Isai Natakam by P S Muthukrishnan & Troupe.
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 3, 2014
5.00 p.m. - Pallavi Pattimanram. Open house with discussion of various aspects of Pallavi by P.S. Narayanaswamy, Suguna Purushothaman, R.S. Jayalakshmi. MC- K.N. Shashikiran
6.00 p.m. - K. Bharat Sundar (Vocal)
M. Rajeev (Violin), Trivandrum Balaji (Mridangam)
7.20 p.m. - S. Saketharaman (Vocal)
Nagai Sriram (Violin), Patri satishkumar (Violin), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
Pallavi Darbar organised by Carnatica and Sri Parthasarathy Swami sabha. At Mylapore Fine Arts Society, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

July 3, 2014
6.00 p.m. - Presentation of MLV Award to Vocalist S. Rajeswari.
Followed by A. S. Murali (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), Kudanthai Saravanan (Mridangam), E.M. Subramaniam (Ghatam)

July 3, 2014
6.15 p.m. - Trichur Brothers - Srikrishna Mohan and Ramkumar Mohan - Vocal
M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), Trichur Mohan (Mridangam), DVVS Mani (Kanjira)
At Ragasudha Hall, Luz, Mylapore.
Anniversary series of Nadopasana Music Trust

July 3, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Dr. MLV Remembrance Day
Vidya Kalyanaraman - Vocal
V. Srilakshmi (Violin), Arjun Ganesh (Mridangam)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore
Organised by violinist A. Kanyakumari, Vasantha Priya

July 3, 2014
7.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. - Layatharanga featuring Karthik- Vocal, Ravichandra Kulur – Flute ,Ghatam Giridhar Udupa – Ghatam and Konnakol, Arun Kumar – Drums, Keith Peters - Bass Guitar, Pramath Kiran - Congas, Cajon and Percussions.

July 4, 2014
4.45 p.m. - Art of Pallavi Singing, lec-con by Gayathri Girish. B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), R. Shankaranarayanan (Mridangam)
6.00 p.m. - Shertalai Ranganatha Sharma (Vocal)
R. Hemalatha (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mridangam)
7.20 p.m. - Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal)
R. Hemalatha (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mridangam)
Pallavi Darbar organised by Carnatica and Sri Parthasarathy Swami sabha. At Mylapore Fine Arts Society, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

July 4, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Shyamala Venkateswaran - Vocal
Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Thanjavur Kumar (Mridangam)
At Ragasudha Hall, Luz, Mylapore
Organised by Nadopasana Music Trust

July 4, 2014
7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. - ‘VOICES’ featuring Janaki Rangarajan (Bharathanatyam ) & Sudha Raghuraman (Sufi Music).
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 5, 2014
3.15 p.m. - CarnatIQ Contest Live
4.15 p.m. - Avadhana Tala Pallavi - Demo by Suguna Purushothaman
4.45 p.m. - Avadhana Pallavi Concert by K. Gayathri. R. Hemalatha (violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam)
6.00 p.m. - Sriranjani Santhanagopalan (Vocal), Dr. Narmada (violin), Trivandrum Balaji (Mridangam)
7.20 p.m. - Abhishek Raghuram  (Vocal), B.U.Ganesh Prasad (Violin), Anantharama R. Krishnan (Mridangam)
Pallavi Darbar organised by Carnatica and Sri Parthasarathy Swami sabha. At Mylapore Fine Arts Society, Mylapore, Chennai - 4

July 5, 2014
7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. -  Utsav Music’s COLOURS OF INDIA- Bharatanatyam and Contemporary by Actor Rukmini Vijayakumar, Vilasini Natyam by Purva Dhanashree, Kathak by Roopa Ravindran, Odissi by Shiv Narayan Bannerjee and Kathakali-Streevesham by Prabal Gupta.
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 5, 2014
5.00 p.m. - V. Bharath Kumar - Vocal
K. Dileep (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam)
6.30 p.m. - Akkari Sisters Subhalakshmi & Sornalatha - Vocal Duet
M.R.Gopinath (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), S Karthick (Ghatam)
At Arkay Convention centre, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore.
Organised by Madhuradhwani

July 6, 2014
10.00 a.m. - Lec Dem. - Evolutions of Talams in Carnatic Music  By Dr. B M Sundaram.
At Arkay Convention centre, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore.
Organised by Karnatic Music Fourm

July 6, 2014
5.00 p.m. - Valedictory function with Isaignani Sri Ilaiyaraja and conferring of awards –
SKGS Yagnaraman Living Legend Award’ to ’Padma Bhushan’Awardee, Violin Maestro Dr L Subramaniam
SKGS Yagnaraman Award of Excellence to
Vidhwan Sri S P Ramh (Vocal Exponent)
Sri B S Purushothaman (Kanjira Exponent)
Ms Uma Nambudripad Sathyanarayanan (Bharathanatyam Exponent)
Followed by
6.45 p.m. - ‘SubraMania’ is the band featuring Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam. Their performances include Fusion, Jazz, Pop-Rock and Indian music. Ramesh Vinayagam (keyboard), Prakash K N (Bass), Ramanamurthy (mridangam), Karthik Mani (Percussion) and Sathya sai (Morsing).
Yagnaraman July Fest 2014. At Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 6, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Salem Gayathri Venkatesan - Vocal
V V Srinivasa Rao - Violin, Melakaveri Balaji (Mridangam)
At Shirdi Saibaba temple, Balaji Nagar, Virigambakkam
Organised by Mahathi Academy of Music & Dance

July 8, 2014
4.15 p.m. - Nandita Ravi - Vocal
5.30 p.m. - Maharajapururam S. Srinivasan - Vocal
7.30 p.m. - Namasankeerthanam by O. S. Sundar
At Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet
Organised by Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust

July 11, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Lec-dem concert - Colonial Interlude - The Nottusvara Sahitya of Muthuswamy Dikshitar' by Dr. Kanniks Kannikeswaran
Accompanied by Ms. Vidita Kanniks. Followed by Junior Madras Youth Choir's performance

July 12, 2014
5.30 p.m. - 80th Birthday celebrations fo Veena Vidushi Padmavathy Ananthagopalan
Special guests - 'Spencer' R. Venugopal & Cleveland V.V. Sundaram
Followed by concert:
Dr. S. Sowmya - Vocal, Embar kannan (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)
Organised by disciples of guru Padmavathy Ananthagopalan
At German Hall, Prakasam Street, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 12, 2014
6.00 p.m. - Mahadevan Sankaranarayanan - Vocal
At Youth Hostel, Indira Nagar 2nd Avenue, Adyar, Chennai - 20

July 13, 2014
6.00 - Mala Chandrasekar - Flute
At Youth Hostel, Indira Nagar 2nd Avenue, Adyar, Chennai - 20

July 16, 2014
6.00 p.m. - Dr. Subha Ganesan - Vocal
Bahula Panchami concert
At Vanimahal, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 17, 2014
6.30 p.m. - S.P. Ramh - Vocal
M.A. Krishnaswamy (Violin), B. Ganapathiraman (Mridangam), Nerkunam Shankar (Kanjira)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore.
Aadi Isai Vizha hosted by Kapaleeswarar temple

July 18, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Amrutha Venkatesh - Vocal
M. Rajeev (Violin), S.J. Arjun Ganesh (Mridangam), Anirudh Athreya (Kanjira)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore.
Aadi Isai Vizha hosted by Kapaleeswarar temple

July 18, 2014
7.00 p.m. - Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan - Vocal
V.L. Kumar - Violin, T.K. Murthy - Mridangam, S. Karthick - Ghatam
At. Vasantha Mandapam, Krishnamachary Street, Radha Nagar, Chromepet.
Organised by Nandhikeswarar Thala Vidyalaya, Chromepet

July 19, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Brinda Manickavasagam - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Girijasankar - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 19, 2014
6.15 p.m. - Rama Ravi - Vocal, Nandita Ravi - Vocal support
R.K. Sriramkumar - Violin, J. Vaidyanathan (Mridangam)
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore
DKJ Birth Anniversary celebrations by DKJ Foundation and Naada Inbam

July 19, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Amritha Murali - Vocal
Dr. R. Hemalatha (Violin), K. Arun Prakash (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore.
Aadi Isai Vizha hosted by Kapaleeswarar temple

July 20, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Saralaya Sisters - Kavita & Triveni (Vocal)
At Infosys Hall, RKM School, T. Nagar. Organised by Mudhra

July 20, 2014
6.30 p.m. - O.S. Arun - Vocal
B.V. Raghavendra Rao (Violin), M.S. Venkatasubramaniam (Mridangam), S. Ganapathi (Tabla), M. Chandrasekar (Harmonium), Selva Amal (Talam)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore.
Aadi Isai Vizha hosted by Kapaleeswarar temple

July 20, 2014
5.30 p.m. - 'The singing violin' by students of Vittal Ramamurthy
7.00 p.m. - Archana & Aarthy - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 20, 2014
6.15 P.M. - Presentation of songs immortalised by Sangitha Kalanidhi Sri D.K.Jayaraman by his Disciples with Poorna Vaidhyanathan & J. Vaidhyanathan
7.15 P.M. - Audio video presentation of Panchabhootha Kritis of Mudduswami Dikshitar by
Sangitakalanidhi D.K. Jayaraman with his Disciples
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore
DKJ Birth Anniversary celebrations by DKJ Foundation and Naada Inbam

July 21, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Vikram Raghavan - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Chitrapoornima Sathish - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 21, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Papanasam Sivan Day – S.P. Ramh (Vocal)
Anayampatti G. Venkatasubramanian (Violin), Madurai B. Sundar (Mridangam)
At Kasturi Srinivasan Hall, The Music Academy, TTK Road. Programme under the endowment of Madhuram Narayanan Charitable Foundation in memory of Sri S Mani Bhagavathar

6.30 p.m. - Sumitra Vasudev - Vocal
M. Rajeev (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman (Mridangam), Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore.
Aadi Isai Vizha hosted by Kapaleeswarar temple

July 22, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Shreya Adiraju - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Aishwarya Shankar - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 22, 2014
6.30 p.m. - T.V. Ramprasadh - Vocal
Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Melakaveri Balaji (Mridangam), B.S. Purushotham (Kanjira)
At Sri Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore.
Aadi Isai Vizha hosted by Kapaleeswarar temple

July 23, 2014
6.15 p.m. - N.Jayakrishnan - Vocal
K.J. Dhileep - Violin, K.H. Vineeth - Mridangam, S. Krishna - Ghatam
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.
Organised by Naada Inbam

July 23, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Neyveli R Santhana Gopalan - Vocal
Nagai Sriram (Violin), Umayalpuram Mali (Mridangam), Trichy Murali (Ghatam)
At Asthika Samajam, 12, West Tank Street, Tiruvanmiyur

July 23, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Nithyasre Mahadevan - Vocal
M.A. Krishnaswamy (Violin), Cherthalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam)
At Mylapore Fine Arts Society, Oliver Road, Mylapore

July 23, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Aparna Kumar - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - abinaya Shenbagaraj - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 24, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Vidhya Raghavan - Vocal
7.00 p.m.- Vandena & Vyjayanthi - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 25, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Gayathri - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Shravan R.P. - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 25, 2014
6.00 p.m. - Thiruvarur S.Girish - Vocal
M.A.Sundareswaran (Violin), B.Ganapathyraman (Mridangam), Shree Sundar Kumar (Kanjira)
At Vani Mahal, T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

July 25, 2014
6.15 - Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer Golden Jubilee Foundation -
Felicitations to Veena Vidwan Pichumani Iyer
6.30 p.m.- Vijay Siva - Vocal, R.K. Shriramkumar- Violin, Manoj Siva - Mridangam
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.

July 25, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Priyanka C Prakash (Vocal), Apoorva Krishna (Violin), S. Ramaswamy ( Mridangam)
At Kasturi Srinivasan Hall, The Music Academy, TTK Road.
HCL Concert Series

July 26, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Aswath Narayanan - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Amrutha Varshini - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 26, 2014
6.00 p.m. - Subhashini Parthasarathy - Vocal
At Youth Hostel, Indira Nagar 2nd Avenue, Adyar, Chennai - 20

July 26, 2014
6.15 p.m. - Sathur Day – 98th Birthday Celebration of Sangita Bhushanam Shri Sathur A.G.Subrahmania Iyer. Concert by Sreyes Narayanan - Vocal, V.V. Ravi - Violin, Umayalpuram Mali - Mridangam.
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.

July 27, 2014
5.30 p.m. - Soumya Ramesh - Vocal
7.00 p.m. - Shraddha Mohan - Vocal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Rasika Ranjani Sabha

July 27, 2014
6.00 p.m. - Madurai T.N.S. Krishna - Vocal
At Youth Hostel, Indira Nagar 2nd Avenue, Adyar, Chennai - 20

July 27, 2014
6.15 p.m. -  Seetha Rajan - Vocal, M.Rajeev - Violin, Thanjavur Ramadas - Mridangam, B.S.Purushothaman.(Concert in Commemoration of Birth Anniversary of Sangitakalanidhi Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer)
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.
Organised by Naada Inbam

July 27, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Lec-dem: Patnam Subramanya Iyer Kritis by Embar Kasturi
At Arkay Convention Hall, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore
Organised by Gaanapriya Foundation

July 28, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Dikshitar Day – Prema Rangarajan (Vocal)
G. Bharathi (Violin), Kalliadaikurichi Sivakumar (Mridangam)
At Kasturi Srinivasan Hall, The Music Academy, TTK Road. Programme under the endowment of Sri. P. Obul Reddy & Smt. P. Gnanambal

July 29, 2014
6.15 p.m. - Subhalakshmi Krishnamurthy (B’ Lore)-Vocal, Usha Rajagopalan - Violin,  Shertalai R. Ananatakrishnan - Mridangam, Madipakkam A. Murali - Ghatam
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.
Organised Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha -

July 29, 2014
6.30 p.m. - Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal)
Songs of Ganapathi Sachidananda Swamigal
At Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, P.S. Higher Sec. School, Mylapore. Organised by Kartik Fine Arts

July 31, 2014
Hindusthani Classical Concert by Sulekha Bhatt, Disciple of Vidushi Veena Sahasrebuddhe.
At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, Mylapore. Organised by Amir Khusro Sangeet Academy.
For Passes call 98400 61836, 98401 21167.