September 2010 – Grand commemoration celebrations were held in Chennai marking the 80th birth year of the living legend Shri. Lalgudi Jayaraman.

Continuing the commemoration, Smt. LalgudiVijayalakshmi presents “Arpanam”- a Musical tribute to her guru. This twin special concert will be held in Chennai and Bangalore in March 2011

Special concert - ARPANAM by Smt. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

The occasion will mark the release of a CD “NathaNatana” a vocal rendition by LalgudiVijayalakshmi of the evergreen thillanas composed by the Maestro. This CD will be available through “Times Music”

In this initiative, LalgudiVijayalakshmi (Vocal and Violin) collaborates with

Murad Ali (Sarangi), Mr. Anil Srinivasan(Piano).

Accompanying them in the concert will be K Arun Prakash (Mridangam),

SaiShravanam (tabla) and B.S. Purushotham (kanjira)

Date and Venue

6.30 pm, 4th March 2011 – RukminiArangam, Kalakshetra, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai

Guests of Honour

Mr Andrew T Simkin, US Consul General

MsLeela Samson, Director Kalakshetra

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All are Welcome

This fund raiser concert by the “Lalgudi 80 Trust” is towards supporting the “Aishwarya Trust’ initiative – a fund to help corrective heart surgeries for children suffering from Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).  Aishwarya trust has in a short span of 2 ½ years helped 288 underprivileged children to get corrective surgery.  Contributions to the trust are exempt under Section 80 G.  All contributions are welcome. “Every little counts and makes a big difference