Music and dance events this week

Bharatiya Sangeetha Vaibhavam, a Trust devoted to the preservation, perpetuation and propagation of Carnatic music, celebrates the composer Dikshitar, with a grand Akhandam – 12 hours of virtually non-stop rendition of the master’s compositions on Feb.27 at Sivagami Petachi auditorium, starting 9 am.

Seetha Rajan and her students, vidwan R K Padmanabha, Hyderabad Bros and Sangeetha Sivakumar are among the artistes who will perform.

More info at 98400-79206

Adhinika Vaggeyakara Vaibhavam at Sri Parvathy Gallery, 28/160, Eldams Road, Alwarpet today.

Sumathi Narayanan sings a concert by Calcutta Krishnamurthy’s compositions with Meera Sivaramakrishnan and U. Babu.

Open to all. More info at 2663 1580.

Fund raising concert for Sri Guru Raghavendra temple by Bombay sisters at 6.30 p.m. today. For tickets call 2481 7184, 99400 72283.

Dance Festival – 2011 at R.K. Swamy Auditorium (Sivaswam Kalalaya School), Sundareswarar St., Mylapore.

This is held in memory of late P. Obul Reddy and late P. Gnanamba.

The festival will be held today at 4 p.m. There will be Bharathanatyam by Uma Maheswari Vivekanandhan, Varsha Akhouri, Mridhula Anand.

Open to all. For details call 94447 01446.

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