The 21st Annual Aradhana
A musical tribute to the great composers of Carnatic (South Indian) Classical Music by Twin Cities’ vocalists and instrumentalists.
Saturday, November 12,
Admission:The event is free!
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-2013'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
IMSOM ’ s Fall 2016 Concert Series has been made possible, in part, by the Honeywell and UHG “Dollars for Doers” Grant, a matching grant from US Bank, a generous donation from the Dr. Dash Foundation, and the generosity of its members and donors. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. All concerts are co-sponsored by KFAI Radio (90.3 FM Mpls/106.7 FM St Paul). IMSOM, established in 1980, is a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serving Minneapolis - St. Paul and the greater Twin Cities Metro Area.
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