Concerts in Chennai

Given below is a list of carnatic music concerts in Chennai. I will keep updating the list as frequently as possible. The list is as per information received from different sources. Some of the programs might change without my getting to know about the same, in which case, I will not be able to update this page with the changes.

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JULY 2016

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1st July 2016 (Friday)

6:15PM – N. Vijay Siva (Vocal), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), Bombay Balaji (Mrudangam), S.V. Ramani (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

2nd July 2016 (Saturday)

6:15PM – O.S. Thiagarajan (Vocal), Mysore V. Srikanth (Violin), Srimushnam V. Raja Rao (Mrudangam), Trichy K. Murali (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

3rd July 2016 (Sunday)

6:15PM – P. Unnikrishnan (Vocal), R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mrudangam), B.S. Purushotham (Khanjira) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

6th July 2016 (Wednesday)

6:15PM – Vignesh Ishwar (Vocal), L. Ramakrishnan (Violin), Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (Mrudangam), G. Chandrasekara Sarma (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

 

7th July 2016 (Thursday)

6:15PM – Rama Ravi (Vocal), Nandita Ravi (Vocal support), R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

8th July 2016 (Friday)

6:30PM – Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal), Mysore V. Srikanth (Violin), Erode Nagaraj (Mrudangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

9th July 2016 (Saturday)

4:15PM – Bhakti in Music – Prema Pandurang (Discourse) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

5:15PM – Sant Pravaham – Savita Sreeram, Vasudha Ravi, Lalitha Sharma, Sindhuja(Vocal), N. Chandrasekaran (Harmonium), K.J. Dileep (Violin), M.S. Venkatasubramaniam(Mrudangam), Vasanth Jayaraman (Tabla) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav

6:30PM – Kolkata Vijayaraghavan (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam) @ Sri Thiyagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam, Mylapore, Chennai (Sri Thiyagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam)

7:15PM – Radha Sameta Krishna – Dushyant Sridhar (Discourse), Jayanthi Subramaniam (Dance), R.P. Shravan (Vocal), R. Kalaiarasan, Nellai D. Kannan (Mrudangam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav

 

10th July 2016 (Sunday)

10:00AM – Mannarkoil Balaji (Lec dem on Layam) @ Arkay Convention Center, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakzhana, Luz, Chennai (Karnatic Music Forum)

10:00AM – Bharat Sundar (Vocal), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), J. Vaidyanathan (Mrudangam), Chandrasekara Sarma (Ghatam) @ Obul Reddy Hall, Vani Mahal, G.N. Chetty Road, T. Nagar, Chennai (Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha and Kedaram)

5:15PM – Velum Mayilum – Sikkil Gurucharan (Vocal), H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), Tanjavur Murugabhoopathy (Mrudangam), B.S. Purushotham (Khanjira) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

7:15PM – Samarpanam – Sampradaya Sankeertana Kutcheri – Senkottai Hariharasubramaniam Bhagavathar and Carnatica Brothers (Vocal), V.V.S. Murari (Violin), Tanjavur Murugabhoopathy (Mrudangam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

 

11th July 2016 (Monday)

3:30PM – Bhaja Govindam – A tribute to MS Subbulakshmi – Aishwarya Srinivasan (Vocal), B. Suchitra (Katha), Smitha Madhav (Dance), M. Narmadha (Violin), Guru Raghavendra (Mrudangam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

5:30PM – Bhakti Ulagil Sirandha Magalir – Dr. Sudha Seshayyan (Discourse), Vasundhara Rajagopal & Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal), Usha Rajagopalan (Violin), Sai Giridhar (Mrudangam)  @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

6:00PM – K. Bharat Sundar (Vocal – Gopalakrishna Bharathi Compositions), Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Sumesh Narayanan (Mrudangam) @ Kasturi Srinivasan Hall, The Music Academy, TTK Road, Chennai (The Music Academy)

7:15PM – Bhakti Isai Paamaalai – Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Sriram Parthasarathy, Jayakrishnan Unni, Kalyanapuram S. Aravind, Srividya Ramnath (Vocal), M. Narmadha  (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mrudangam)  @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

 

12th July 2016 (Tuesday)

 

3:30PM – Chidambaram – An inspiration – Ashwath Narayanan & Vignesh Ishwar (Vocal), Parur M.S. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman (Mrudangam), G. Chandrasekara Sarma (Ghatam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

4:30PM – Swarna Rethas (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), S.J. Arjun Ganesh (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (SAFE)

5:30PM – Kaanavendamo – Kshetra Darisanam concert on Lord Siva – Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal), L. Ramakrishnan (Violin), K. Arun Prakash (Mrudangam), V. Anirudh Athreya (Khanjira) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

6:00PM – Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal – Narayana Theerthar compositions), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), Tanjavur Murugabhoopathy (Mrudangam) @ Kasturi Srinivasan Hall (Mini Hall), The Music Academy, TTK Road, Royapettah, Chennai (The Music Academy)

6:30PM – O.S Thiagarajan (Vocal), Pudukottai R. Ambikaprasad (Violin), Chennai S. Thyagarajan (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (SAFE)

7:15PM – Musical Pilgrimage – Trichur Brothers (Vocal), Kandadevi Vijayaraghavan (Violin), Trichur Mohan (Mrudangam), D.V. Venkatasubramaniam (Ghatam)  @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

13th July 2016 (Wednesday)

 

3:30PM – Sankeertana Katha Kutcheri – Anahita Ravindran, Apoorva Ravindran, J.B. Keerthana, Manasa Dhotrekar (Vocal), R. Raghul (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam), B. Sreekrishna (Harmonium) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

4:30PM – Ragam Sisters (Vocal), Kovai Chandran (Violin), Hanumanthapuram J. Bhuvarahan (Mrudangam), Eranakulam Ramakrishnan (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (SAFE)

5:15PM – Jaganmatha Arulpuri – Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal), R.K. Shriramkumar(Violin), Manoj Siva (Mrudangam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

6:30PM – Trichur Brothers (Vocal), Kandadevi Vijayaraghavan (Violin), Trichur R. Mohan (Mrudangam), D.V. Venkatasubramaniam (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (SAFE)

6:30PM – S. Saketharaman (Vocal), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), Patri Satish Kumar (Mrudangam) @ Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Narada Gana Sabha)

7:15PM – Udayalur Kalyanarama Bhagavathar (Namasankeertanam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall (Main Hall), Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Carnatica & Shri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – Bhakti Sangeet Utsav)

 

14th July 2016 (Thursday)

4:30PM – N. Bhairavi & N. Malavi (Vocal), R. Rahul (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (SAFE)

6:30PM – T.N. Seshagopalan (Vocal), M. Chandrasekaran (Violin), Trichur C. Narendran (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (SAFE)

15th July 2016 (Friday)

6:15PM – A.S. Murali (Vocal), V. Sanjeev (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam (Mrudangam), G. Chandrasekara Sarma (Ghatam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Parampara)

 

6:45PM – Sivamani (Drums), Anil Srinivasan (Piano), Runa Sivamani & Sikkil Gurucharan (Vocal), S. Muralikrishnan (Percussions) @ Karnataka Sangha Auditorium, 111, Habibullah Road, T. Nagar, Chennai (Jus Drums & L K Foundation – Taalathma – For passes call 9840146827)

7:05PM – Ramakrishnan Murthy (Vocal), S. Varadarajan (Violin), J. Vaidyanathan (Mrudangam), S. Karthick (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

16th July 2016 (Saturday)

5:00PM – Krishna Ramarathnam (Vocal), Akkarai Sornalatha (Violin), Melakaveri Balaji (Mrudangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

5:00PM – G. Abhilash (Vocal), Kamalakiran Vijamuri (Violin), Kumbakonam Swaminathan (Mrudangam) @ Swamy’s Hall, RK Mutt Road, Mandaveli, Chennai (Shanmukhapriya Fine Arts)

5:00PM – Manda Sruti Ravali (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam) @ PRCC Hall, 21, Venkataraman Street, T. Nagar (The Indian Fine Arts Society – Shyama Sastri Day)

5:30PM – Rishabh Ranganathan (Vocal), K.S. Vijay Balaji (Violin), Sudarshan Srinivas (Mrudangam) @ Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Mini Hall, East Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai (Rasika Ranjani Sabha)

5:30PM – Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal), M. Rajiv (Violin), Tanjore Praveen Kumar (Mrudangam) @ Swamy’s Brindavan, Narasimhan Street, Porur (Shanmukhapriya)

6:00PM – Documentary on Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

 

6:00PM – Mambalam Sisters (Vocal), R. Hemalatha (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mrudangam), Nerkunam Sankar (Khanjira) @ Sastri Hall, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Chennai Fine Arts)

6:00PM – K. Bharat Sundar (Vocal) @ Sankaralayam, Spur Tank Road, Chetpet (Kala Kruthi)

6:00PM – Music by Nagore Sufi Trio, Choir of Angels from Loyola College and Namasankirtanam by Karthik Gnaneshwar @ Spaces, opposite Elliot’s beach, Besant Nagar (Urur Alcott Kuppam Vizha)

6:30PM – V. Shankaranarayanan (Vocal), Nagai Sriram (Violin), Tanjavur K. Murugabhoopathy (Mrudangam), B. Shreesundarkumar (Khanjira) @ PRCC Hall, 21, Venkataraman Street, T. Nagar (The Indian Fine Arts Society – Shyama Sastri Day)

6:30PM – O.S. Thiagarajan (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mrudangam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha – D.K. Pattammal Day)

6:30PM – Bharathi Ramasubban (Vocal), Sandeep Ramachandran (Violin), Kumbakonam Swaminathan (Mrudangam) @ Swamy’s Hall, RK Mutt Road, Mandaveli, Chennai (Shanmukhapriya Fine Arts)

 

6:30PM – Prapancham Balachandran (Flute) & Prapancham Krishnaprasad (Keyboard), M.A. Sundareswaran (Violin), R. Ramesh & Kishore Ramesh (Mrudangam) @ Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam, Mylapore (Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam)

6:45PM – N. Vijay Siva (Vocal), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), N. Manoj Siva (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

7:00PM – Arjun Ram Satagopan (Vocal), C.N. Srinivasamurthy (Violin), M.S. Venkatasubramaniam (Mrudangam) @ Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Mini Hall, East Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai (Rasika Ranjani Sabha)

17th July 2016 (Sunday)

4:30PM – Thiruppamburam TSH Ramanathan & party (Nadaswaram) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00PM – Kalyanapuram S. Aravind (Vocal), M. Shrikanth (Violin), Tanjore Praveen Kumar (Mrudangam) @ Swamy’s Hall, RK Mutt Road, Mandaveli, Chennai (Shanmukhapriya Fine Arts)

6:00PM – Chinmaya Sisters (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman (Mrudangam), Hariharasarma (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Parampara)

6:00PM – Talk by Vikku Vinayakaram on “My experiences with Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer” @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

6:00PM – Sruti Parthasarathy (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00 PM – T.G. Murugavel (Lec Dem – Mallari) @ Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Narada Gana Sabha)

6:30PM – Documentary on Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

6:45PM – T.M. Krishna (Vocal) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:00PM – O.S. Thiagarajan (Vocal), Pudukottai R. Ambika Prasad (Violin), Chennai S. Tyagarajan (Mrudangam), Nerkunam Sankar (Khanjira) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sathur A.G. Subramanya Iyer Centenary Celebrations)

 

7:30PM – Sinni Krishnamayuri (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

 

18th July 2016 (Monday)

4:45PM – Srividya Ganesan (Vocal), Venkataramani (Violin), Ambattur Ashwin (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

5:00PM – Srirangam V. Venkatanagarajan (Vocal), Pappu Gyandev (Violin), Akshay Ram (Mrudangam) @ Swamy’s Hall, RK Mutt Road, Mandaveli, Chennai (Shanmukhapriya Fine Arts)

6:00PM – Students of Saila Sudha (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:30PM – Sumithra Vasudev (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), S.J. Arjun Ganesh (Mrudangam) @ Swamy’s Hall, RK Mutt Road, Mandaveli, Chennai (Shanmukhapriya Fine Arts)

6:30PM – Brinda Manickavasakan (Vocal), Shraddha Ravindran (Violin), R. Ramkumar (Mrudangam) @ Rathnagireeswarar Temple, Besant Nagar, Chennai

6:45PM – S. Saketaraman (Vocal), Akkarai Subbulakshmi (Violin), Tanjavur Murugabhoopathy (Mrudangam), B. Shreesundarkumar (Khanjira) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:30PM – Prarthana Subhalakshmi (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

 

19th July 2016 (Tuesday)

4:45PM – S. Adityanarayanan (Vocal), Sandeep Ramachandran (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

 

6:15PM – Mohan Santhanam (Vocal), S. Varadarajan (Violin), Shertalai Ananthakrishnan (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Music Circle)

6:45PM – Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal), Mysore Srikanth (Violin), Neyveli Skandasubramanian (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

20th July 2016 (Wednesday)

4:45PM – Krithika Natarajan (Vocal), Sai Rakshit (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00PM – Ananya Rajagopalan & Janani Ramachandran (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:45PM – T.V. Shankaranarayanan (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), R. Ramesh (Mrudangam), S. Venkataramanan (Khanjira) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:30PM – Varshini Murali (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

21st July 2016 (Thursday)

4:45PM – Lakshmi Priya (Vocal), Haritha Narayanan (Violin), Sriram Srinivasan (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00PM – Aparna Ganapathi (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:15PM – Varalakshmi Anandkumar (Vocal), Meera Sivaramakrishnan (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam & DKJ Foundation)

6:15PM – Vidya Kalyanaraman (Vocal) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Swarnavenkatesha Dikshitar 95th Jayanthi)

6:45PM – Vijay Siva (Vocal), Charumathi Raghuraman (Violin), Manoj Siva (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:30PM – Gayathri Rajaji (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

22nd July 2016 (Friday)

4:45PM – Narayanan (Vocal), H.V. Raghuram (Violin), Kishore Ramesh (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

5:30PM – Concertopedia – Listening session on GNB with his senior disciple TSB @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Yagnaraman Memorial Trust)

6:00PM – Aryamba Sriram (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:15PM – Kanakadurga Venkatesh (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam & DKJ Foundation)

6:45PM – Neela Ramagopal (Vocal), Kalpana Venkat (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:30PM – K. Malavika (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

23rd July 2016 (Saturday)

4:45PM – Nisha Rajagopal (Vocal), M. Vijay (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00PM – Smriti Chanjeevaram (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:15PM – Kshetra Sangeetham – Srirangam – Vijayalakshmi Subramanian (Vocal) @ Youth Hostel, 2nd Avenue, Indira Nagar, Adyar,  Chennai (Hamsadhwani)

6:15PM – Allepey Venkatesan (Lecture concert – Tiruppavai 30), M. Narmadha (Violin), Shertalai Ananthakrishnan (Mrudangam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Madhuradhwani)

6:45PM – Nithyasree Mahadevan (Vocal), Raghavendra Rao (Violin), Shertalai Ananthakrishnan (Mrudangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:30PM – Students of Saila Sudha (Kuchipudi) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

24th July 2016 (Sunday)

9:00AM – Keerthanam Sankeerthanam – Dr. R. Ganesh, Bharat Sundar, Mambalam Sisters, Ashwath Narayanan, Vignesh Ishwar, Savitha Sreeram, Anahita Ravindran, Apoorva Ravindran, Sahana Samraj (Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman & Ravindrabharathi Sridharan (Mrudangam), Kaushik (Harmonium) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

10:30AM – Brovabharama – A Capella version arranged by V.S. Narasimhan, featuring Sriram Parthasarathy @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (String Temple)

10:45AM – Tala Malika – Aridwaramangalam A.K. Palanivel (Tavil), B. Shreesundarkumar (Khanjira) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

11:45AM – S. Saketaraman (Vocal), S. Varadarajan (Violin), Karaikudi R. Mani (Mrudangam), V. Suresh (Ghatam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

2:30PM – Carnatica Brothers (Vocal), Delhi P. Sundararajan (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam (Mrudangam), Dr. S. Karthick (Ghatam) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

4:15PM – Jugalbandi – Nirmala Rajasekar (Veena) and Ronu Majumdar (Flute), K.V. Prasad (Mrudangam), Ramdas Palsule (Tabla) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

4:45PM – Jayalakshmi Sekar (Veena), Melakaveri Balaji (Mrudangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00PM – Sivapriya Prashant Ram (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:00PM – Sumithra Vasudev (Talk – Insight into Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Guruguhamrita)

6:00PM – Tributes to Thanjavur Upendran – by Thanjavur R. Srinivasan, B.M. Sundaram, R. Vedavalli, Sikkil Bhaskaran, V.V. Subramanyam, Karaikudi R. Mani, Aridwaramangalam A.K. Palanivel @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

6:15PM – K. Bharat Sundar (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), B. Ganapathyraman (Mrudangam), N. Guruprasad (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

6:45PM – O.S. Thiagarajan (Vocal), M.R. Gopinath (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

7:15PM – Sanjay Subrahmanyan (Vocal), Nagai R. Muralidharan (Violin), Srimushnam V. Raja Rao (Mrudangam), C.S. Venkataramanan (Khanjira) @ Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Thanjavur Upendran Samarpan Series)

7:30PM – Students of Mahathi Academy of Music and Dance (Dance) @ Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, MCTM School, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

25th July 2016 (Monday)

4:45PM – Vishruti Girish (Vocal), Sai Rakshit (Violin), S. Vignesh (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:15PM – Preetha Narayanaswamy (Veena), Jayanth Balasubramanian (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Sivan Fine Arts Academy)

 

6:45PM – S. Sowmya (Vocal), Embar Kannan (Violin), Neyveli Narayanan (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

26th July 2016 (Tuesday)

4:45PM – Sai Vignesh (Vocal), Shradha Ravindran (Violin), Ashwin Ramaswamy (Mrudangam) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

6:15PM – Rukmini Kannan (Veena), S.J. Arjun Ganesh (Mrudangam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

 

6:45PM – A. Kanyakumari & M. Rajeev (Violin), Patri Satish Kumar (Mrudangam), B.S. Purushotham (Khanjira) @ TAG P.S. Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, PS High School, RK Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Brahma Gana Sabha)

27th July 2016 (Wednesday)

6:00PM – Alamelu Ramakrishnan (Vocal – Women composers of Carnatic Music), Burra Sriram (Mrudangam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai

6:15PM – Aishwarya Shankar (Vocal), R. Rahul (Violin), Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar (Mrudangam), Chandrasekara Sarma (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Naada Inbam)

30th July 2016 (Saturday)

6:00PM – 75th birthday celebrations of Smt. Seetha Narayanan – performance by her disciples @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai

6:15PM – Dr. S. Sundar (Vocal) @ Youth Hostel, 2nd Avenue, Indira Nagar, Adyar,  Chennai (Hamsadhwani)

 

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AUGUST 2016

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1st Aug 2016 (Monday)

4:30PM – Lavanya Vaidyanathan (Vocal), K.P. Nandini (Violin), R. Ramkumar (Mrudangam), D.V. Venkatasubramaniam (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

7:00PM – Vidya Kalyanaraman (Vocal), M. Narmadha (Violin), Poongulam Subramaniam (Mrudangam), K.V. Gopalakrishnan (Khanjira), Sai Subramanian (Morsing) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

2nd Aug 2016 (Tuesday)

4:30PM – Srinidhi Murali (Vocal), S. Raghavasimhan (Violin), S. Ashwini (Mrudangam), Sivaramakrishnan (Khanjira) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Jayashree Raghav (Vocal), Shreya Devnath (Violin), K.H. Vineeth (Mrudangam), S. Krishna (Ghatam) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

3rd Aug 2016 (Wednesday)

4:30PM – Roopa Shastri (Vocal), Sai Rakshit (Violin), Rohit Ashok (Mrudangam), Srikrishnan (Morsing) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – V. Bharat Kumar (Vocal), Akkarai Sornalatha (Violin), R. Sankaranarayanan (Mrudangam), B.S. Purushotham (Khanjira) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

4th Aug 2016 (Thursday)

4:30PM – Ahi Ajayan (Vocal), Deepika Venkataraman (Violin), Mysore Vadiraj (Mrudangam), Krishnapriya (Khanjira) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – S. Adityanarayanan (Vocal), K.J. Dileep (Violin), N.C. Bharadwaj (Mrudangam), S. Sunil Kumar (Khanjira) @ Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

5th Aug 2016 (Friday)

4:30PM – Lavanya Balasubramanian (Vocal), Shradha Ravindran (Violin), Akshay Ram (Mrudangam), Sri Sainath (Ghatam) @ Sastri Hall, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Kolkata Padmavathi Saranathan (Vocal), R. Raghul (Violin), Kumbakonam Swaminathan (Mrudangam), Hariharasubramaniam (Ghatam) @ Sastri Hall, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

6th Aug 2016 (Saturday)

 

10:00AM – Gayathri Shankar (Vocal), M. Vijay (Violin), Sai Giridhar (Mrudangam), Nerkunam Sankar (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

4:30PM – Sriranjani Darbha (Vocal), Chidambaram Badrinath (Violin), Ashwin Ramaswamy (Mrudangam), Jatiswar Bhaskar (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Aishwarya Shankar (Vocal), M. Rajeev (Violin), Calcutta Arvind Ranganathan (Mrudangam), Chandrasekara Sarma (Ghatam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

7th Aug 2016 (Sunday)

 

4:30PM – N.S. Kamatchi (Vocal), Thirumarugal Ganesh Kumar (Violin), Srivanchiam Sriram (Mrudangam), Hariharasarma (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Mambalam Sisters (Vocal), R. Hemalatha (Violin), Neyveli Skandasubramaniam (Mrudangam), Madipakkam Murali (Ghatam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

8th Aug 2016 (Monday)

4:30PM – Sahana Samraj (Vocal), Srividya R.S. Iyer (Violin), K. Parthasarathy (Mrudangam), H. Sivaramakrishnan (Ghatam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Vasanthi Ramesh (Vocal), Srilakshmi Venkataramani (Violin), Vijay Natesan (Mrudangam), S. Venkataramanan (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

9th Aug 2016 (Tuesday)

4:30PM – S. Hiranmayee (Vocal), Thirumarugal Dinesh Kumar (Violin), Ajit Ashok (Mrudangam), G. Ganapathy (Ghatam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Brinda Manickavasakan(Vocal), B. Ananthakrishnan (Violin), Tanjore Praveen Kumar (Mrudangam), V. Anirudh Athreya (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

 

10th Aug 2016 (Wednesday)

4:30PM – P. Radha (Vocal), T. Kishore (Violin), Kishore Ramesh (Mrudangam), P. Giridhara Prasad (Khanjira) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

6:30PM – Rajashri Ramakrishna (Vocal), Melakaveri Thiagarajan(Violin), L. Subramaniam (Mrudangam), Nanganallur Swaminathan (Ghatam) @ Arkay Convention Centre, 3rd Floor, OMS Lakshana, Luz, Chennai (Musiri – Suguna Varadachari Parampara Series)

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    Hi Ram,
    Why aren’t you uploading the concert details yourself like you used to?? Kutcheris.com is not updated frequently and in most cases it ignores upcoming artists. I always used to look up at your site for concerts and i felt yours was way more informative than kutcheris.com. Would it be possible for you to upload the schedules yourself like you used to do???

    • Venkatesan says:

      Ya you are right! They could also include a tab stating the cost of the tickets or either describing the free entry. That would help us a lot!

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