Carnatic Music Current Affairs

TM Krishna wins 2015-16 Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration

Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna won 30th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015 -16 for his services in promoting and preserving national integration in the country. He will be presented with the honour by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on October 31, 2017 Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary. TM Krishna He is one of prominent Read More…

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Commemorative Coins on Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi released

Commemorative coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 denomination were released on the occasion of 101st Birth Centenary of noted Carnatic musician Dr. MS Subbulakshmi by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. Earlier, Finance Ministry had issued notification about introduction of Rs 100 coin to honour Subbulakshmi’s music legacy. Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi was Read More…

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Veteran Carnatic Music exponent M Balamuralikrishna passes away

Legendary vocalist, playback singer and composer Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna passed away due to age-related geriatric problems in Chennai. He was 86. He was considered as doyen of classical music. During his long musical career he had excelled as a prominent Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and actor. About Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna Balamuralikrishna was born on 6 Read More…

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Violinist A Kanyakumari, first female violinist to get Sangita Kalanidhi Award

Renowned violinist Avasarala Kanyakumari from south India was selected for the prestigious 2016 Sangita Kalanidhi Award. With this, she becomes first female violinist chosen in the history of this prestigious award. She will be bestowed with the award on January 1, 2017. She will also preside over the 90th annual conference of the Music Academy Read More…

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Vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam conferred 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award

Foremost south Indian classical vocalists Sanjay Subrahmanyam has conferred with prestigious 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award. The prestigious award was bestowed upon him by renowned mathematician Manjul Bhargava at 89th annual conference of the Madras Music Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. With this, he became seventh artistes to be conferred with this award before completing 50 Read More…

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Vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam selected for ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award 2015

One of the foremost south Indian classical vocalists, Sanjay Subrahmanyam has been selected for the ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award 2015. It will be bestowed upon him when he will preside over the 89th annual conference of the Academy which will be held between December 15, 2015 and January 1, 2016. With this, he is seventh artistes Read More…

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