Started in 1993, with members already involved with the film industry, the Madras String Quartet (V.S. Narasimhan and Hemanthraj Muliyil, violins; B.J. Chandran, viola, and R. Sekar, cello) seeks to establish itself as the finest string quartet in India. »
. “I lost a few audience who were patronising me during my initial years. But instead, I gained thousands of audience from all walks of life”. Carnatic musician Aruna Sairam, while delivering a lecture on ‘Singing in Madras – Chennai Heritage’, shared with the audience memories of the hardships she had to face when she started performing for the public. »
Photos can be a potent tool in understanding history. During Madras Week, The Hindu invited its readers to use this tool to create a pictorial record of our city. Here are some of the photos received. For more pictures, click here .