Tag: December Music Season
Music Academy Heritage Tour – On Dec 24, 2022
The Music Season is back after a two-year hiatus! And what better place to savour it in than the Music Academy, the institution that began it all? The Music Academy is 94 years old and yet it is conducting its 96th conference and concerts even while the Season turns 95! This is just one bewildering…
Managing Carnatic Music, virtually
Managing #CarnaticMusic virtually is among the most painful of activities in my personal view but it is certainly better than no Carnatic Music #DecemberMusicSeason
What #DecemberMusicSeason Souvenirs Say
Today’s December Music Season programme books aka souvenirs may be drab affairs but at one time they advertised everything from potency drugs to gramophones. They take you to a lost world.
December Music Season – the great survivor
The December Music Season survives despite minuscule numbers chiefly because it has kept pace with changes over time
Touring the Tamil Isai Sangam – a heritage walk
It stands as a grand edifice – a stately mix of art deco and traditional Chettinad, right at the corner of the Esplanade. The Raja Annamalai Manram is the home of the Tamil Isai Sangam, the organisation that first spread the message that Tamil is as musical a language as any other. You would think…
C Ramakrishna – a patron of the Music Academy
In the passing of C Ramakrishna, the world has lost a respected lawyer, an avid agriculturist and a patron of the arts
Going digital @musicacademy
What was it like for the Music Academy to take its season to the digital platform? An inside view
It Happened One December Music Season -13
Sigh! My friend Ramanathan Iyer just reminded me that right now, under normal circumstances, there would have been an inauguration in progress, and to quote him, ‘a clueless Chief Guest would enlighten us about the Ocean of Carnatic Music’. I chuckled to myself. There have been so many occasions. And yet I have now been…
Those #DecemberMusicSeason invites
Those #DecemberMusicSeason invites can sound pretty desperate. High time artistes pushed their agenda with some restraint. But then, Carnatic music is a field with limited audience and so some insecurity is bound to be there.
Looking back at the Music Season
With a December Music Season just over, the Man from Madras Musings wonders at the inane reporting that goes on in the newspapers.
You must be logged in to post a comment.