02 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Need to enhance funding for classical music, says Y.V. Reddy

There is a need to enhance finance for classical music just as there is an urgency to restore classical values in finance, Y.V. Reddy, the former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, said on Sunday. Mr. Reddy, who presented the Sangita Kalanidhi title to mridangam maestro Trichy Sankaran at ‘Sadas,’ the finale of the […]

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20 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Carnatic music is soul-satisfying, heightens devotion: S.R. Nathan

The curtain went up on a fortnight of Carnatic music in the ambience of the Music Academy here, with the launch of the 85 annual conference and concert series on Thursday. Inaugurating the event, S.R. Nathan, former President of the Republic of Singapore, said the deep philosophical and religious roots of Carnatic music helped one’s […]

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09 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Chitraveena Ravikiran

Uncompromising commitment                         If there is something I have valued most among the luxuries I received as a prodigy, it was my association with some of Carnatic music’s greatest legends and the learning opportunities it provided to a keen aspirant. I was fortunate to be accompanied by some of […]

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