Kalakshetra is hosting a workshop on Varnam conducted by R. Vedavalli and vocalist D Seshachary ( Hyderabad Bros.). This is on July 16 - 18, 2012 with sessions through the whole day. Fee is Rs.600. More info at www.kalakshetra.in.
Dr. Radha Bhaskar presents "Raga Vaibhavam" - a journey into the beautiful world of ragas on July 22 for Mudhra at, Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, T. Nagar, Chennai at 6.30p.m. She will be accompanied by K. P. Nandini and Aiswarya Shankar ( vocal), Anayampatti Venkatasubramaniam (violin) and Mudhra Bhaskar (mrudangam). This programe will also be presented at Bangalore for Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira on 29th July. Rasikas are welcome. For details contact - 9840072821.
To mark the birth centenary of Sangeetha Kalanidhi decorated artiste, late Alathur Srinivasa Iyer, Ananya in Bangalore is hosting an event on July 28 evening. There is a concert by Bangalore Vijayalakshmi, a disciple of Alathur Srinivasa Iyer. She will be accompanied by C. N. Chandrashekar (violin), Arjun Kumar (mridanga) and Sukanya Ramgopal (ghatam) Venue : Ananya Sabhangana, 91/2, 4th Main, Malleswaram, Bangalore 560 003..
Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha (Regd.), New Delhi is celebrating the centenary year of maestro Madurai Mani Iyer on 19th August at 4.15 pm. K. Vaidiyanathan, Editor, Dinamani newspaper is presiding over the function. The inauguration will be followed by a music concert of T. V. Sankaranayanan and party. Contact - S. Krishnaswamy: Hon.Gen.Secretary Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha New Delhi. Mobile - 9717019444.