Saturday, December 18, 2010

2010 Chennai Music Season Concerts

Prof. T. N. Krishnan will be performing at the following venues during the 2010 Music Season.

Sunday, December 19 6:15PM at Naada Inbam (Raga Sudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue. Mylapore. Phone no. 2499 2672), with Viji Krishnan-Natarajan (Violin), Sriram Krishnan (Violin), T. V. Gopalakrishnan (Mridangam), and Thirupunithura Radhakrishnan (Ghatam)

Friday, December 24 at Carnatica, (please check back for the venue and time)

Saturday, December 25 9:15AM at The Music Academy, with Viji Krishnan Natarajan (Violin), Sriram Krishnan (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam (Mridangam), and Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Sunday, December 26 7:00PM at Tamil Isai Sangam, with Viji Krishnan Natarajan (Violin), Sriram Krishnan (Violin), Thiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam (Mridangam), and Vaikom Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam)

Saturday, January 1 2011 6:00PM at Hamsadwani, with H. S. Sudhindra (Mridangam), and S. N. Narayanamurthy (Ghatam)

UPDATE: The Tamil Isai Sangam program starts at 7PM, not 6PM as previously published.

Friday, December 17, 2010

"Isai Perarignar" award for Prof. T. N. Krishnan

The Tamil Isai Sangam has announced that they will be honoring Prof. T. N. Krishnan with the prestigious "Isai Perarignar" award this year. The award will be conferred at a public ceremony on 21 December 2010 5:30PM, at the Raja Annamalai Mandram in Chennai.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Annual Music Program

The T.N.Krishnan Foundation for Performing Arts and Naada Inbam proudly present an evening of classical music featuring:
  • Kum. Deepti Shroff (vocal), Karaikkal Sri. Venkatsubramaniam (violin), and Mannarkovil Sri Balaji (mridangam)
  • Smt. Thanathevy Mithradeva (violin solo), and Mannarkovil Sri Balaji (mridangam)
  • Trichy Sri Ramesh (vocal), Karaikkal Sri. Venkatsubramaniam (violin), and Mannarkovil Sri Balaji (mridangam)
Program begins 4:25PM Sunday, January 11 2009, at The Raga Sudha Hall, 85/2 Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai 600004. All are welcome.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Mumbai felicitates Prof. T. N. Krishnan

On Saturday, December 20th, 2008, Prof. T. N. Krishnan was felicitated by all the major music organizations of Mumbai in a function organized under the auspices of the venerable Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha. Priests and Vedic scholars presented the maestro with pooja offerings from all the major temples in the Mumbai metropolitan area.


Speaking on the occasion, Sri V. Shankar, President of Shanmukhananda offered a concise yet thorough retrospective of Prof. T. N. Krishnan's illustrious 73-year career in classical music. Sri. Amarnath Sury, Sri. Jayaram Mani, and Sri. V. Rangaraj also added their memories of association with Sri T.N. Krishnan over the many decades.


The executive members of the Shanmukananda Sabha presented Prof. T. N. Krishnan and his children, Viji Krishnan Natarajan, and Sriram Krishnan with three beautiful brushed gold Violins as mementos.

The evening concluded with a violin trio concert of Prof. T. N. Krishnan, Viji Krishnan Natarajan, and Sriram Krishnan. They were joined by Tiruvarur Sri. Bhaktavatsalam on Mridangam, and Vaikom Sri. Gopalakrishnan on Ghatam.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Happy New Year 2009

On behalf of Violin maestro T. N. Krishnan and his family, the Foundation wishes all rasikas and vidwans a very happy and prosperous New Year. May the New Year bring joy and peace around the world.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Star of India Award

Prof. T. N. Krishnan will be the honoured recipient of the "Star of India" Award and the title "Sangeetha Samraat" from Wisdom International at the 36th Annual Wisdom International Awards Festival.

The award and title will be presented to Prof. Krishnan on Saturday, December 13th, 2008 at 5:30PM at the Narada Gana Sabha Hall, TTK Road Chennai.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

2008 Chennai Music Festival Calendar

Professor T. N. Krishnan is scheduled to perform with Viji Krishnan Natarajan and Sriram Krishnan at the following venues during the 2008 Chennai Music Season.
  • December 10th, 4:30PM - Karthik Fine Arts (Narada Gana Sabha Hall)
  • December 22nd, 6:30PM - Parthasarathy Swamy Sabha (Vidhya Bharathi, Mylapore)
  • December 23rd, 6:00PM - Mylapore Fine Arts (Mylapore)
  • December 25th, 9:15AM - Music Academy (Main Hall)
  • December 27th, 7:30PM - Panchamukha Anjaneyar Temple (Chitakulam St, Mandavalli)
  • December 28th, 6:30PM - Nada Inbam (Mylapore)
  • December 29th, 7:30PM - Indian Fine Arts Society (Balamandir German Hall, T. Nagar)
  • January 1st, 9:30AM - Mudhra (Ramakrishna Mission School, 71 Bazullah Rd. T.Nagar)
  • January 5th, 6:00PM - Rasika Ranjani Sabha (Narada Gana Sabha Hall)
The T.N. Krishnan Foundation wishes rasikas and vidwans a wonderful 2008 Chennai Music Festival.