Veena Talks – Jan 2020
by on January 15, 2020 in newsletter veenatalks

Dear Friend,

Wish you a very Happy New Year! Hope you enjoyed the Margazhi season and all the music that it brought to us. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the connect it gave me with you all – many familiar faces and lots of youngsters and new fans. The interactions were so energizing and gave me a lot of new ideas to think about musically for 2020! The culmination of the season was receiving The Senior Award for Veena by The Music Academy for the this year – very humbling to receive this award for the 10th time since 1990. Seeking all your best wishes and blessings… 

January’s schedule brings a variety of concerts. Tickets and details are on my website schedule.

Jan 11 5:20 pm Thiruvaiyaru Thyagaraja Aradhana, Tamil Nadu
Jan 18 6:30 pm Chandrayaan, musical journey at NCPA Mumbai
Jan 24 9:30 pm Strings Attached – Dover Lane Conference, Kolkata
Jan 29 7:00 pm Vasant Panchami Sangeethotsav, Bengaluru
Feb 1 6:30 pm Collaboration with Pianist Anil Srinivasan, Jagruthi Theatre, Bengaluru
Here is the December Story in pictures. 

Music Academy, Chennai

Sawai Gandharva Festival, Pune

Raga Sudha, Mylapore

Strings Attached is a violin-veena conversation with Vidwan R.Kumaresh that both of us cherish! Here’s a piece in Abheri on my YouTube channel for your listening pleasure. Do remember to subscribe to the channel be notified of other such videos.

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I am excited about 2020 and all its wonderful musical possibilities…

Looking forward to keeping in touch!

Life is Musical,
Jayanthi Kumaresh

Did you know!

Indian seasons are divided into six. Out of them, spring or Vasanth Ritu is welcomed with celebrations after enduring a harsh winter. Vasanth Panchami, or Basant Panchami, is a festival that highlights the coming of spring and falls on January 29, 2020.

On this day, the goddess of knowledge, wisdom, art and learning – Goddess Saraswathi – is worshipped. I am looking forward to the Vasant Panchami concert along with Shri. R. Kumaresh and Shri. Pravin Godkhindi on January 29th at Bengaluru.