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Schedule for the December Season 2011-2012

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My concerts schedule for the is available at http://pantularama.com/events/ Madras Music Season is an event hosted every December–January in the present-day south Indian metropol of Chennai. Spanning some six weeks, a number of large and small kutcheris (Carnatic music concerts) are performed by highly competent musicians. The traditional role of the Music Season is to allow aficionados of Carnatic music to appreciate performances by renowned artists, and to allow promising young artists to display their talent and skill. Audiences and artists come from across India and from the international...

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Celebrating music – Hindu Music Review

Upasana a literary and cultural organisation engaged in promoting classical arts celebrated its anniversary at Thyagaraya Ganasabha. Following tradition, they chose to felicitate a well known Carnatic vocalist Panthula Rama of Visakhapatnam and her violinist husband, M.S.N. Murthy. Rama gave Carnatic vocal concert in the company of her husband M.S.N. Murthy on violin and Kotipalli Ramesh of Tirupathi on mridangam. She displayed an assertive voice and command on musical grammar. Rama had just an hour at her disposal for the concert yet she made it a satisfying experience, more because of her perfect...

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