Archive for July, 2006

Mandolin U. Srinivas performed to a packed and overflowing auditorium at the Odukathur Mutt in Bangalore yesterday. He was ably accompanied by Sri S.D. Sridharan on the violin, Trichy Sri B. Harikumar on the mridangam and Sri S.V. Ramani on the ghatam. In the 3 hour concert, Sri U.Srinivas once again showed why he is […]


The following are the upcoming concerts in Bangalore organized by Advaita: 14th Aug 2006 (Monday) 6:30PM – Carnatic Vocal by Smt. Sudha Ragunathan at RV Dental College Auditorium, JP Nagar, Phase 1, Bangalore (Ticket: Rs. 100 available at venue) 15th Aug 2006 (Tuesday) 6:30PM – Special Independence Day music program – Violin by Sri Kunnakudi […]


He is 86 years of age and you wonder whether he will be able to perform when you look at his frail frame seated on a chair-like structure. When he starts singing, you wonder if the strong voice is actually coming from this old man. He is none other than veteran Carnatic music vidwan “Sangeetha […]


I got my Worldspace Satellite Radio subscription activated yesterday. For more details on what Worldspace is and what it offers, please visit the website http://www.worldspace.in . The primary motivation behind getting it was a 24×7 music channel dedicated to Carnatic music called Shruti, a 24×7 Hindustani classical music channel called Gandharv and no channel dedicated […]


I bought Sikkil Gurucharan‘s music album “Ramayanam” , a set of 3 CDs released by Rajalakshmi Audio, Coimbatore last week. It is a beautiful compilation of carnatic songs depicting the story of Lord Rama. There are in all 16 songs and a mangalam with most of the songs having an appropriate viruttam. The list of […]


Got this in an email from one of my colleagues and can’t resist posting it since it is about one of India’s greatest superstars, our very own Captain Vijaykanth. Read on … the spellings used make it all the more enjoyable …


Details of the Gokulashtami concert series at Odukkathur Swamigal Mutt, Gangadhar Chetty Road, Near Ulsoor Lake, Bangalore are as follows: 29th July 2006 (Saturday) 6.00 pm: Kadri Gopalnath (Saxophone) – A. Kanyakumari (Violin) – Haridwaramangalam A.K.Palanivel (Thavil) – Sukanya Ramagopal (Ghatam) 30th July 2006 (Sunday) 6.00 pm: U.Shrinivas (Mandolin) – S.D. Sridharan (Violin) – Trichy […]



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