There’s a lot happening during the weekend. Metrolife lists out some of the interesting events .

Anniversary concert

In tune : The ‘BSM Chamber Orchestra’.A gala inaugural concert by the ‘BSM Chamber Orchestra’ will be held on February 25, 7 pm at Vivanta By Taj to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

The orchestra will perform ‘Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 in g minor’, his overture from the ‘Marriage of Figaro’, ‘Hungarian Dance No. 5’ and popular light classics.
Entrance to this event is by donation cards. Seats are limited. For details, call 41285017.

Group show

Renaissance Gallerie is holding a group show till February 29. On display will be paintings by Jyoti Deo Singh from Bangalore, Prasanth Vanama from Andhra Pradesh, Padmaja Vanama from Andhra Pradesh, Sachin Jaltare from Hyderabad and Yashwant Shirwadkar from Mumbai.


Atmalaya and CMR Group of Institutions are presenting Shaivam, a thematic bharatanatyam programme featuring Padmaja Suresh and troupe on February 25, 10.30 am at CMR NPS Auditorium, 2097, 2nd Main, 3rd Stage, 3rd Block, HRBR Layout.

The other artistes who will be performing are Vaishali Ramachandran, Shreya Merchant, Sandhya Gopalan, Vijayalakshmi Sunderaraman, Kruthika Ramesh and Krishna Sharana (Cristina Brauwers).

Hindustani notes

Sri Music School is holding a Hindustani vocal concert by Pandit K V Nandakumar on February25, 6 pm at Suchitra Cultural Academy, No. 36, 8th Main, Banashankari II Stage.

Melodious flow

Malleswaram Sangeetha Sabha and Ananya are holding a vocal recital by
Tanmayee Krishna Murthy, accompanied by Kattepura Satyaprakash (violin) and Anirudha Bhat (mridangam) on February 26, 5.30 pm at  Ananya Sabhangana, 91/2,
4th Main, Malleswaram.

‘Sahitya Sanje’

As part of the Sahitya Sanje programme on February 25, 5.30 pm, a lecture by Sri Vasudhendra will be held at Suchitra Ki Ram Nudi Mane, No. 36, B V Karanth Road, 9th Main Road, Banashankari II Stage. A lecture on ‘Kannada in America’ by Nagaraj Havaldar and a Hindustani classical music recital will be held on February 26, 6 pm at the same venue.

‘Bang Bang’

‘Urban Avantgarde’, a month-long celebration of graffiti, public space,
street art and culture, is being presented by the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan under the banner of ‘Germany and India 2011- 2012: Infinite Opportunities’, in collaboration with Jaaga Creative Common Ground, curators Robert Kaltenhäuser and Lene ter Haar, Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts and choreographer Samir

‘Bang Bang - Sensual Urban Dance Performance’, directed by renowned choreographer Samir Akika of ‘Unusual Symptoms’, will be presented on February 25,
6 pm at BMTC Bus Stand, Malleswaram.

Entry is free. For details, call 25205305/6 or log on


Karnataka Nrityakala Parishath and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan are jointly organising special dance recitals on two days in the City. Natarajotsava and Bharathamuni Aradhanotsava, will be held at the Khincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,
Race Course Road on February 25, 4 pm and February 26, 5 pm.

You are holding an event and want the City to know about it? Send us the details of the programme, date and time, along with a photo to get it listed in our ‘In the City’ column.Our email id: