Bangalore Gayana Samaja, K R Road, Basavanagudi, is holding the centenary celebrations of the great Carnatic musician, Semmangudi Dr R Srinivasa Iyer, with its 40th music conference being held from July 27 to August 3.
14 experts will hold lecture-demonstrations on Semmangudi’s life and music. Those who won the Talent Promotion Youth Festival, and the annual music competitions, will receive their prizes now too.
From 9.45am to 12.30 m, daily, from July 28 to August 2, technical discussions centering around the theme of Semmangudi will be held.
At the valedictory function at 10am on August 3, the Conference President, Bellary Venkateshachar, will have the title, “Sangeetha Kalaratna” conferred upon him.
Artistes of the Year awards will be given to several musicians, musicologists, and music reviewers.
For more details, contact the Samaja office:
@65 6049 2120 8643, 2661 2244.