The annual Navaratri Mantapam Concerts in the Kuthiramalika Palace, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram began on Sunday and will go on till Oct.7.
Parivadini, the classical music promoter that Laitharam Ramachandran runs from Chennai has long been promoting nadaswaram and tavil music with concerts of the greats, talent search efforts to tap the young and contests too.
Different innovations are being tried out by several Carnatic musicians. These include thematic concerts, lecture-demonstrations, exclusive RTP concerts and introduction of new compositions.
Seetha Rajan, a Chennai-based senior Carnatic musician and guru has recently begun in this city what she calls 'musical exploration series’.