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Past Events

Sunday May 21, 2017: Carnatic Classical Vocal Concert by Vidwan OS Thiagarajan, 5:00 PM




A Sangeet Natak Academy award winner, Vidwan O.S. Thiagarajan is one of the world's leading exponents of Carnatic vocal music. Click here for flier



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Saturday March 18, 2017: Composers Day, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM




Composers Day is a celebration of the great composers of Indian Classical Music.  All are invited to come and sing songs of Indian Classical Music at this event.  E-mail sumhith@ragazona.org if interested in participating. Click here for flier






Sunday May 8, 2016: Hindustani Sitar Concert by Ustad Rafique Khan



An All India Radio Top Grade Artist, Ustad Rafique Khan is one of the premiere sitar players in the world. Click here for the flier




Sunday April 3
, 2016: Jugalbandhi, by Ankush Nayak, Sitar and Sumhith Veda Aradhyula, Venu (Flute), 4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. 



All India Radio B-High Grade Artist Ankush N. Nayak and IndianRaga Fellow 2015 Sumhith Veda Aradhyula present a Hindustani-Carnatic Jugalbandhi. Karthik Srinivasan and Shreyas Iyer accompan them on mridangam and tabla. Click here for flier


Saturday February 
14, 2016: Composers Day, 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. 



Composers Day is a celebration of the great composers of Indian Classical Music.  All are invited to come and sing songs of Indian Classical Music at this event.  E-mail sumhith@ragazona.org if interested in participating. Click here for flier


Sunday March 13, 2016: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan, 5:00 P.M.




An All India Radio A-Grade Artist and disciple of Padma Bhushan Sri P.S. Narayanaswamy, Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan is one of the top Carnatic vocalists in the world.  Click here for flier

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Saturday August 22, 2015: Indian Concert Veena Concert by Vidushi Rajeswari Pariti

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A disciple of Vainika Ratna Sri Ayyagaari Someswara Rao, Vidushi Rajeswari Pariti is an All India Radio A-Grade Artist and one of the most sought after vainikas of the Vijayanagara Sampradaya today. Admission for this program is free. Click here for flier

Saturday August 29, 2015: "Matsyakanya" Dance Production Presented by Arathi School of Dance

 


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Ragazona and Arathi School of Dance co-present "Matsyakanya," a dance ballet depicting an Indian adaptation of the star-crossed romance of a mermaid.  This dance production is designed by Dr. Sanjay Shantaram, director of the Shivapriya School of Dance, Bengaluru.  Click 
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Sunday August 30, 2015: Hindustani Classical Vocal Concert by Pandit Bhuvanesh Komkali



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A grandson of the legendary Pandit Kumar Gandharva, Pandit Bhuvanesh Komkali is a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Yuva Puraskar, and is one of the rising stars of the Hindustani Classical Music Scene.  Click here for flier.
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Events Spring 2015:


Sunday May 17, 2015: Hindustani, Kheyal, and Ghazal Vocal Concert by Pandit Girish Chatterjee 5:30 - 7:30 P.M. 

 
Pandit Girish Chatterjee is a leading singer of Hindustani Music, as well as light classical pieces, Kheyal, and Ghazals. He is accompanied by Shri Guru Das on Harmonium and Shri Rahul Deshmukh on Tabla.  Click here for flier.




Saturday May 30, 2015: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Dr. Cherthala Ranganatha Sharma


 
An A-Top Grade Artist at All India Radio, Dr. Cherthala Ranganatha Sharma is one of the most renowned young music teachers in India.  His recent success in the  Chennai Margazhi Utsavam has launched him as one of the most promising rising Carnatic concert vocalists. Click herfor flier.







4:00 PM Sunday March 29, 2015: Indian Classical Sitar-Flute Jugalbandhi Concert @ Duval Auditorium


     

A major exponent of the Etawah Gharana and a recipient of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Ustad Shahid Parvez is undeniably one of the top sitarists of the world.

A 3-time recipient of the Madras Music Academy's Best Flautist Award, Surmani Sri Raman Kalyan, also known as Flute Raman, is one of the world's leading flautists in the Carnatic style of music. 

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Saturday March 14, 2015: Composers Day, 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. 




Composers Day is a celebration of the great composers of Indian Classical Music.  All are invited to come and sing songs of Indian Classical Music at this event.  E-mail sumhith@ragazona.org if interested in participating. Click here for flier


Events Fall 2014:

5:00 P.M. Sunday October 5, 2014: Hindustani Santoor Concert by Padma Shree Pandit Satish Vyas



A disciple of the legendary Padma Vibhushan Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Padma Shree Pandit Satish Vyas is one of the highest caliber artistes of Hindustani Music.  He is a recipient of the Kumar Gandharva Rashtriya Samman ward from the Kumar Gandharva foundation.  Click here for flier

6:00 P.M. Sunday October 12, 2014: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Sri Sandeep Narayan



A recipient of the "Yuva Kala Bharathi" award from Bharat Kalachar, Sri Sandeep Narayan is a disciple of Sri Sanjay Subrahmanyan.  He also received advanced training from Calcutta Sri KS Krishnamurthy.  He has been awarded the Best Concert/Best Vocalist awards from the Madras Music Academy for the past four years.  Click here for flier
EVENTS SPRING 2014:

4:00 P.M. Sunday February 9, 2014: Composers Day


Composers Day is a celebration of the great composers of Indian Classical Music.  All are invited to come and sing songs of Indian Classical Music at this event.  E-mail sumhith@ragazona.org if interested in participating. Click here for flier


3:30 P.M. Sunday March 9, 2014: Bollywood Dhamaka


A few local amateur and aspiring to be professional singers are putting together an afternoon of Hindi film songs.  Selections include latest hits and golden oldies.  Click here for flier


EVENTS FALL 2013:

5:00 P.M. Sunday September 8, 2013: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Sri Karthik Raju



Karthik Raju is a versatile artist who is a recipient of the Maharajpuram Santhanam Scholarship for Excellence in Carnatic Music.  Click here for flier


7:00 P.M. Friday September 20, 2013: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Vidushi Smt. M.S. Sheela



A top-ranked artist, Smt. M.S. Sheela is the premiere exponent of Carnatic Vocal Music from Karnataka.  Click here for  flier
 
3:30 - 5:30 P.M. Sunday October 13, 2013: Sangeetha Sameeksha (an Afternoon of Indian Film Music)


An afternoon of Indian Film Music by local amateurs and aspiring professionals.  


EVENTS SPRING 2013:

Saturday March 9, 2013: Carnatic Flute Concert by Surmani Sri Raman Kalyan



Surmani Sri Raman Kalyan, also known as Flute Raman, is one of the world's leading flautists in the Carnatic style of music.  Click here for concert details


Sunday March 17, 2013: Hindustani Vocal Concert by Shri Mahesh Kale



Shri Mahesh Kale, a disciple of Pandit Jitendra Abhiseki, is a renowned Hindustani vocalist.  He is known for his vocal dexterity and musicality.  Click here for flier


Saturday March 30, 2013: Composers Day


Composers Day is a celebration of the great composers of Indian Classical Music.  All are invited to come and sing songs of Indian Classical Music at this event.  E-mail sumhith@ragazona.org if interested in participating. Click here for flier


EVENTS FALL 2012:

Saturday October 27, 2012: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Dr. Pantula Rama
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Known for her technical perfection, Dr. Pantula Rama is a leading Carnatic Vocalist.  Click here for flier


Saturday, August 11, 2012: Sangeetha Sameeksha (an Afternoon of Indian Film Music)




An afternoon of Indian Film Music by local amateurs and aspiring professionals.  Click here for flier


EVENTS SPRING 2012:

Saturday February 25, 2012: Composers Day


Composers Day is a celebration of the great composers of Indian Classical Music.  All are invited to come and sing songs of Indian Classical Music at this event.


Friday February 10, 2012: Inaugural Concert on Flute by Surmani Sri Raman Kalyan



  • Surmani Sri Raman Kalyan, also known as Flute Raman, is one of the world's leading flautists in the Carnatic style of music.  Click here for flier