Muthuswamy Dikhsitar,
              Purandaradasa, Shyama Shastry, and Saint Thyagaraja

Saturday February 25 2023 - Aradhana (Community Event)
Venue: Auditorium, Hindu Temple of MN, 10530 Troy Lane Maple Grove MN

Admission: The event is free!

About the program:

Aradhana (Community Event) is a collaboration between IMSOM and Layyasaaram. 

For further information,  please reach out to  Shankaran Bhattathiripad at and/or Sriram Iyer at

Program Details:

  • Aradhana Presentation: 11:00 am
  • Mini Concert: 1:00 pm
  • Individual & Group Performances: 12:30 pm

Vishveshwar Nagarajan (Carnatic Flute)

Aparna Srivatsan (Violin)
Sriram Iyer (Mridangam)
Balaji Chandran (Ghatam)

N Visveshwar is an All India Radio "A" graded (one of the youngest flautist to receive it) carnatic flute artist from Chennai and currently lives in New Jersey. Since he started performing at the age of 9, he has performed around 1200 concerts in reputed sabhas and weddings in the US and India in the past 17 years.
  He is a disciple of his maternal grandfather Singanallur Ramaraja (disciple of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Palladam Sanjeev Rao)
He was awarded the "Best Instrumentalist Prize" at the age of 14, by The Madras Music Academy. He has received several other titles and awards including "Venu Gana Rathna", "Venu Ilamamani", "Vamshi Kaladhara", "Bala Kala Rathna" and is a recipient of Indian government cultural scholarship.


  • Take I494/I694 to I94 West toward St. Cloud.
  • From I94 West:, Take the MAPLE GROVE PARKWAY / CR-30 exit- EXIT 213.
  • Turn RIGHT onto CR-30 W / 95TH AVE N. Continue to follow CR-30 W. 1.6 miles
  • Stay on CR 30 West, (Go past Walmart(Left side)/WallGreens(Right side)) to CR101 and make a right on to CR101 North (Traffic Lights).
  • Go slow, Spot a Church on the left, go past it and make a right on to 101st Ave N
  • Make a Left on to Troy Ln. The Temple is at the dead end of Troy Ln.


IMSOM's Fall 2023 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).

For further information contact:

Ameeta Kelekar
Abhinav Sharma


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