14 December with Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani – Shanmuga

I am thrilled to be in Chennai on a Churchill Fellowship and honoured that Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani has invited me to play with his classical fusion ensemble Shanmuga on 14th December. This concert is part of the Chennai Music Festival season. It is in Kumara Raja Muthiah Hall, Chettinad Vidyashram, R.A. Puram, Chennai at 4.30pm and will be televised on Jaya TV’s Margazhi Mahotsavam on 30th December.

Entry is free.

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Event details

Dec. 14, 2014

4.30 p.m. – ‘Shanmuga’ Classical Fusion by Guru Kaaraikudi Mani. B.V. Bala Sai (Flute), U.P. raju (Mandolin), B.V. Raghavendra Rao (Electric Violin), Sandyevens (sax), V. Suresh (Ghatam), V.B. Madhusudhanan (tabla & Percussion), N. Amrit (Kanjira)

6.30 p.m. – ‘Ganga Kaveri’ Violin – Sarod Jugalbandi by Ganesh (Violin) and Narayan Majumdar (Sarod)

14 September – Mara! perform Sezoni suite

Mara!Note afternoon concert time – Sunday 14 Sept 3pm

ARIA Award-winning ensemble Mara! celebrate 30 years with a concert of their flagship original world/jazz suite Sezoni.

This special programme will honour the life of the late Stefan Kozuharov, Bulgarian/Australian poet, and patron of the Martenitsa choir, who was instrumental in the creation of Sezoni, writing the poetry upon which it is based.

The concert will also feature two new works by bright young composer, Laura Bishop, including the world premiere of her stunningly beautiful and challenging Razdyala.

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Tenor and soprano saxophone, composer