Saketharaman – interesting and rare


carnatic, concert review, music

Five years ago, I attended my first Abhishek Raghuram concert as a TMK concert at the same time, different venue, was overflowing with rasikas. Yesterday (27th Dec) the same happened as tickets sold out for AR, and thus I ended up at the concert of Saketharaman, a disciple of Lalgudi Jayaraman. He was accompanied by Mysore […]

December 29, 2017

Trichur Brothers


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Kalpadruma Arts & Artists Annual Festival held a Carnatic vocal concert on Sunday evening at Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, by Trichur Brothers, who was accompanied on the violin by L Ramakrishnan, on the mridangam by the vocalists’ father Trichur Mohan and on the ghatam by Venkat Subramaniam. The concert begun with a volume and bass adjustments […]

October 21, 2016

An Expedite Exploration


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Yesterday at Chennai Cultural Academy was the first time I listened to this young chap perform; and man, I should say I was completely besottled by his music. It is very true that he has a lot to prove,  and he is doing just that. Abhishek Raghuram was accompanied by biggies like Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam on […]

December 11, 2013

The Concert Preference


carnatic, concert review, music, Opinions

Another year has gone by and its December again. To a music enthusiast and a Chennaiite especially, this is the time of the year of concerts, Classical music, and much more! In short, it is the season!!! So if you are new to the overdose of music that happens at this time, here are a […]

December 1, 2013

Impressions from a TNS concert


carnatic, concert review, music

It is not fair if  I call this a review, me being the novice. I am writing down my impressions on the concert I attended this evening, at the Parthasarathy Swamy Sabha. A full bench with vocalist TN Seshagopalan, M Chandrasekar on the violin, Mannargudi Eashwaran on the mridangam, and B Purushothaman on the kanjira. […]

December 19, 2012