Author Archive for Sumathi

Swati Tirunal 2017

Swati Tirunal was the King of Travancore. He was an avid patron of the arts. A King, scholar, linguist, painter and musician, his compositions in various languages are sung even today in all different parts of the world.  Swati Tirunal…

Melbourne Music Festival

  ACADEMY OF INDIAN MUSIC (INC.) & SRUTHI-LAYA KENDRA AUST (INC.) PRESENT 2017 MELBOURNE MUMMOORTHIGAL JAYANTHI & TYAGARAJA FESTIVAL Venue: Kel Watson Theatre, Forest Hill Secondary College Saturday 20TH May (2pm – 9.30pm) Sunday 21ST May (10am – 12.30pm &…

Unplanned Dance Season in Sydney

What a marathon few months of fantastic and cutting edge dance performances in Sydney. Call it fate .. as it was an unplanned dance season that lasted across three months this year. Malabika Sarukkai and Aruna Sairam, held at Riverside…

Pallavi Concert

Those who have been to a Pallavi concert know what to expect from these concerts that extol the traditions of Carnatic or South Indian music in Australia. Carnatic music concerts are lead by a vocalist who is usually accompanied by…