Qawwali evening

Bharat Kalachar in association with the Amir Khusro Sangeet Academy has organised a Qawwali concert, by Arif Nazan and his team.

The programme will be held on March 24, 6.30 p.m. at Sri YGP Auditorium, 17, Tirumalai Pillai Road, T. Nagar.

Instrumental ensemble

Swara Laya Fine Arts (Ph: 94449 31443), the percussion school, celebrates its second anniversary for three days from today.

An instrumental music ensemble will be held on March 24, 7.15 p.m. at Sath Sangam, Madipakkam, as part of the festival.

The concert will be presented by Madipakkam P. Suresh on the mridangam, Madipakkam A. Murali on the ghatam, Madipakkam A. Gopalakrishnan on the ganjira, P.S. Ramanujam on the morsing, Melakkaveri K. Thiyagarjan on the violin and N. Vishweswaran on the flute.

N. Balasubramaniam of T.S. Mahalingam and Sons will be the chief guest.

The programme on March 25 will have Dr. Ganesh's namasankirtanam at 6.30 p.m.

Madipakkam Swaminathan, Sri Lakshmivasan Builders, will be the chief guest.

Er. K. Parthasarathy will honour Brahmasri ‘Jaira' Ramamurthi Bhagavatar on the occasion.

Special concert

To commemorate the centenary year of Mayavaram Fiddle Govindaraja Pillai, Asthika Samajam, Tiruvanmiyur, and the Mayavaram Fiddle Govindaraja Pillai Trust jointly present a violin duet by Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi on March 26, 6.30 p.m., at Amarabharathi, 12, West Tank Road, Tiruvanmiyur.

They will be accompanied by Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam on the mridangam and Vaikkom Gopalakrishnan on the ghatam.

Thematic presentation

Anuradha Venkataraman presents ‘Jananyey Namaha,' a thematic Bharatanatyam recital, on March 24, 7 p.m., at Smt. Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium, Luz, Mylapore. Dance guru M.V. Narasimhachari and Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao, secretary, The Music Academy, will be the guests of honour.