This musical feast may be free for all, but there just might be portions of it that you may feel like paying for. Social service and music walk hand in hand at Keyes this weekend.
Sri Chandrasekharendra Sangeeta Educational Society is presenting its 11th Annual Cultural Festival & the 143rd Aradhana of Satguru Thyagaraja, from 17th to 21st February, at Keyes Girls High School. The 5-day cultural festival will feature several upcoming and senior artistes performing, as given below:
- Carnatic Vocal by Carnatica Brothers K N Sashikiran & Ganesh
- Carnatic Vocal by Sruthi Sriram
- Carnatic Vocal by O S Arun
- Carnatic Vocal by T Aishwarya
- Group Singing by the students of Sri Chandrasekharendra Sangeeta Educational Society
- Felicitation of Sangeetha Vidhwan Sundari Janakiraman
- Carnatic Vocal by Bombay Sisters C Saroja and C Lalitha
- Carnatic Vocal Duet by Polepeddi Katyayani & Nalini
- Carnatic Vocal by R K Srikantan
- Nadaswaram By R Subrahmanyam & Party
- Thyagaraja Pancharatna Goshti Ganam by Dr S Uma Devi, Neetha Chandrasekhar, Seshu Latha & others
- Devi Keertanas by Sundari Janakiraman
- Samaradhana & Feeding Of The Poor
- Carnatic Vocal by Dhulipala Sisters Swathi & Soumya
- Carnatic Vocal by T M Krishna
Sri Chandrasekharendra Sangeeta Educational Society was founded in 2000, to impart and spread Carnatic vocal music to music lovers of all ages. It was established by S Chandrasekhar, a renowned vocalist, who has a diploma in Carnatic vocal music. He teaches about 50 students, both young and old. Every Sunday, he also teaches Annamacharya Keertanas from 3pm to 5pm, free of cost to anyone eager to learn. The society also organises various music concerts of local upcoming and established artistes, and renowned classical musicians from Chennai.
The entry to the festival is free. Please contact S Chandrasekhar, Secretary of Sri Chandrasekharendra Sangeeta Educational Society, at 2780-5161 / 98661-87955 for further details.