November 23 2019 - The 24th Annual Aradhana - A
musical tribute to great composers of Carnatic
(South Indian) Music.
About the program:
Aradhana has been a fixture of the Communities' calendar
since 1995. Modeled after the tradition of Thyagaraja
Aradhana, performed annually in Thiruvayyar, India,
Aradhana's main purpose is to celebrate the works of and
pay tributes to, Purandaradasa (considered the father of
Carnatic music), the trinity of Carnatic music (Saint
Thyagaraja, Muthuswamy Dikshitar and Shyama Shastri) and
other great composers by rendering their select
compositions. This is one of the rare opportunities to
see and hear Carnatic music as a chorus presentation.
(Carnatic music is almost always performed solo.).
Community / Local Singers: Please reach out to Sriram Natarajan at 651-493-3062 or firstname.lastname@example.org- to register, participate in aradhana and for rehearsal details
IMSOM's Fall 2019 Concert Series has been made possible, in part, by voters of Minnesota through grants from The Minnesota State Arts Board and The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Support also comes from UHG "Dollars for Doers" Grant, matching grants from Honeywell and US Bank, generous donations from Dr Dash Foundation, late Dr V Premanand & Family, generosity of IMSOM's members and donors. All concerts are co-sponsored by KFAI Radio (90.3 FM/106.7 FM).
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