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  • Carnatic triumph in Hindustani sanctum

    Posted on 11/01/2018 in Times of India

    AHMEDABAD: An authoritative voice, brightened by the cues of great art, sang briefly over the telephone to explicate the interplay of the note "ni". The fleeting rendition afforded a flash of lushness and control — the signal features of the Carnatic tradition. The voice belonged to Jayanti Ravi, the principal secretary of the health and family welfare department, the Government of Gujarat. Ravi, a practitioner of Carnatic music, was annotating Aruna Sairam's performance at Saptak on Tuesday.

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    Posted on 29/12/2017 in The Times of India

    This was one semma conversation — a chat between the seasoned musician like Aruna Sairam and the young Nisha Rajagopalan. They might be generations apart, but both shared a surprising camaraderie, what with Nisha using this opportunity to clear all her doubts and Aruna offering her advice. Both Aruna and Nisha are happy that the Margazhi season is going strong without any interruptions from Mother Nature as it had been happening in the past couple of years. So, here they are, the duo discussing all things music over an hour-long chat. Excerpts:

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  • Padmashri Smt. Aruna Sairam to perform at Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai

    Posted on 14/12/2017 in Chennai Patrika

    Padmashri Smt. ArunaSairam to perform at NaradaGanaSabha, TTK Road, Alwarpet Chennai 18 on Saturday, 16th December 2017 at 4:00pm.

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  • A theme right up her alley

    A theme right up her alley

    Posted on 08/12/2017 in The Hindu

    The joys and colours of Krishna’s balaleela came through in Aruna Sairam’s singing

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  • Margazhi in the future: Aruna Sairam's vision for Carnatic music

    Margazhi in the future: Aruna Sairam's vision for Carnatic music

    Posted on 08/12/2017 in The New Indian Express

    Aruna Sairam has a dream. “I want one day to see Carnatic musicians lean on each other for guidance and support system.

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  • Enthralling show by Aruna Sairam

    Enthralling show by Aruna Sairam

    Posted on 04/12/2017 in News Today

    The month of music is here to engage and entertain rasikas at various sabhas. Aruna Sairam set the ball rolling by performing at the Margazhi Maha Utsavam 2017 with her soulful renditions on Sunday. 

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  • In her signature style

    Posted on 20/10/2017 in The Hindu

    Aruna Sairam performed Ambujam Krishna’s compositions at a special concert as part of the composer’s centenary celebration

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  • Touching the core of music

    Posted on 06/10/2017 in The Hindu

    Aruna Sairam unfolds the many layers of her art to engage with it in newer ways and connect with the audience

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  • Where two worlds met

    Posted on 08/09/2017 in The Hindu

    Tiruchi and Tiruvarur delightfully overlapped to create music

    Memories unfold like a mélange of mellifluous notes. Somewhere in the backdrop is the sound of the Cauvery, a gurgling brook, whispering of a heritage that is lost in history, only to be revived again.

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  • Saraswathi Award

    Posted on 03/09/2017 in Samudhra

    The CP Ramaswamy Iyer Foundation conferred the ‘Saraswathi Award 2017’ on renowned musician Aruna Sairam on 2nd September.

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  • Award for Aruna Sairam

    Posted on 01/09/2017 in The Hindu

    The C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation will honour musician Aruna Sairam with the 'Saraswathi Award' 

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  • On a high note

    On a high note

    Posted on 14/04/2017 in The Times of India

    Aruna Sairam carries forward the legacy of the greatest of vidwans in Carnatic music. Her quest for music that led her from Matunga to Mylapore, has now taken her voice to the greatest halls across the world

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  • Her Song and Story

    Posted on 02/04/2017 in Deccan Herald

    It's a grossly under-recognised facet of her musical persona. Over the years, Carnatic maestro and Padma Shri awardee Aruna Sairam, vice chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi, has been composing pallavis with thematic storytelling, even while retaining the intricacy of the pallavi, with all its associated academic excellence, mathematical complexity and rich patterning.

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  • Aruna Sairam and Sudha Ragunathan: a confluence of styles

    Aruna Sairam and Sudha Ragunathan: a confluence of styles

    Posted on 31/03/2017 in The Hindu

    Aruna Sairam and Sudha Ragunathan showcased India’s musical diversity at Aikya

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  • In a Maestro's mind

    In a Maestro's mind

    Posted on 09/03/2017 in The New Indian Express

    CHENNAI: Constantly shuttling between different cities and countries, and singing multiple repertoires in endless concerts, Aruna Sairam was effortlessly at ease when we met her before she could fly to her next concert in Mumbai.

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  • An ode to India in all its colours

    Posted on 09/03/2017 in The Hindu

    The eighth edition of Aikya will find Aruna, Sudha and Jayashri take the stage together

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  • In Conversation With Aruna Sairam, Carnatic Music Connoisseur

    Posted on 03/03/2017 in www.indibeat.in

    The Padma Shri recipient shares her thoughts on Indian classical music in the age of millennials.

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  • Padmashri Aruna Sairam presents vocal concert

    Padmashri Aruna Sairam presents vocal concert

    Posted on 06/02/2017 in The Hans India

    As a part of the weekend programme, the Department of Language and Culture, Government of Andhra Pradesh had organised the ‘Javali and Pada sangeetoshavam’ of Padmasri Dr Aruna Sairam on Sunday at Sri Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music and Dance College.

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  • Utsavam time

    Posted on 01/02/2017 in The Hindu

    DakshinaChitra hosts Utsavam, featuring talks and presentations on music and dance. Speakers include Aruna Sairam and Anita Ratnam.

    Venue: Muttukadu

    Date and Time: February 11 and 12, 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Tel: 9841436149

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  • Tracing a musical journey

    Tracing a musical journey

    Posted on 13/01/2017 in The Hindu

    Aruna Sairam will share the highlights with Sriram V.

    “Krishna is a living presence in her life,” says historian V. Sriram, referring to Aruna Sairam’s penchant for the abhang. “I know because it has been an association of many decades with the mothers on both sides friends,” explains Sriram, who will be engaging Aruna in a conversation for ‘Lit for Life,’ The Hindu’s three-day literary festival opening tomorrow, January 14.

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