Besides sabhas, many private bodies also host concerts festivals in Chennai in December. And some add some zing to their curation - some themed concerts, some collaborations. And it seems to go well with the audience.
There are a few music fests on the fringe that also make the Season in Chennai. For some years now, violinist V V S Murari has been curating a fest which features young talent from the West who fly into Chennai and perform alongside some senior and wellknown artistes of Chennai.