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

Lenten music
In tune : St Mark’s Cathedral Choir.The St Mark’s Cathedral Choir, conducted by Preetham Koilpillai, will be presenting Lenten music on March 31 at 7 pm, in the cathedral.

A pianist and organist duo from Kodaikanal International School will also be performing along with the ‘Cathedral Choir’.


Workshop Productions is presenting ‘Silence!’, a play directed by Harish Seshadri on April 1, 5 pm and 7.30 pm at K H Kalasoudha, Hanumanthanagar.

It is adapted from Vijay Tendulkar’s ‘Silence! The Court is in Session!’. ‘Silence!’ is a social satire that intends to make one voice concerns by standing up for one’s rights. It is a remarkable story of a woman who transcends herself and becomes the story of the whole society.

Devotional songs

A devotional song concert by Varijashri and party will be held on April 1. She will be accompanied on harmonium by Praveen D Rao and on tabla by Trilochan. The venue is the park, Maruti Layout, Vasantapura.

‘Aanmaiyo Aanmai’

‘Maraa’, as part of Theatre Jam, in collaboration with the Department Of Women’s Studies, United Theological College, is presenting the play Aanmaiyo Aanmai
by Marappachi, a theatre group based in Chennai. Directed by Mangai, the play is 90-minute-long and is in Tamil. It will be held on March 31, 3 pm at UTC, Miller’s Road.


The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is holding ‘Questionings’, a coming together of Indian classical dance and music and Norwegian black metal jazz music on April 1, 7 pm at Chowdiah Memorial Hall. It will feature Rukmini Chatterjee (India) along with Vreid and HC Gilje (Norway).

 ‘Feminine Fairies’

‘Feminine Fairies’, a painting exhibition by Rajini Rekha, will be held till March 31 at Chitrakala Parishat. Rajini hails from a family of artists. Her collection focusses on women and gives an insight in to the life of woman. The timing of the exhibition is from 10.30 am to 7.30 pm.


Vocalist Sangeetha Srikishen is performing at the ‘Vasantha Navarathri Sree Ramotsava’ celebration on March 31, 6.15 pm at Sri Rama Mandira, 9th Cross, East Park Road, Malleswaram as part of ‘Sree Rama Navami Concert Series’. Accompanying her is B Raghuram on violin, B S Anand on mridangam and Gurumurthy on ghatam.

Piano notes

Theme and Kawai Pianos (Japan) are holding a ‘Piano Concert by Natallia Kapylova’ on April 1, 6.30 pm at Theme Piano World, 81
7, Girija, 8th Block, 20th Main, Koramangala. Natallia will take the audience through the works of composers Modest Mussorgsky and Frederic Chopin. The concert will begin with the 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Mussorgsky, which is an exciting ‘suite in 10 movements’. Thereafter, she will perform the very poetic and detailed 'Concerto No 2' by Chopin, where she will be accompanied by her student Neville Bharucha.

Dancing away

Shilpa Darshan Kumar will present a dance performance at Seva Sadan, Malleswaram on April 1, 5.30 pm. Shilpa has been under the tutelage of Revathi Ramachandran for the past 25 years. She has performed in sabhas like Krishna Gana
Sabha, Kartik Fine Arts, Indian Fine Arts and Parthaswamy Sabha.


Samashti, a Kannada amateur theatre group, will stage Pramilarjuneeyam in the City. It is the Kannada adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and is directed by Manjunath L Badiger.

It will be held at Ranga Shankara on March 31, 7.30 pm.  Manjunath L Badiger is a Ninasam graduate and has learnt yakshagana professionally at the Udupi Yakshagana Kendra.

‘Ramanavami’ celebrations

The inauguration of the ‘74th Sree Ramanavami Celebrations and Music Festival’, organised by Sree Ramaseva Mandali, will be held on April 1, 6 pm at the special pandal, Government Junior College, Fort High School Grounds, Chamrajpet.

A concert by Kadri Gopalnath will be held at 6.45 pm. For details, call 26604031.