Pallavi of the capital District

For 2005 Activities, please go to Pallavi2005 . Thanks for Visiting. Pallavi of the Capital District wishes you a very Happy 2004. Our concert season starts this April. We will keep you posted.


  1. Newsletter 1 Feb 2004
  2. Newsletter 2 Apr 2004
  3. Newsletter 3 July 2004
  4. Newsletter 4 Sep 2004 (2 M Bytes)
  5. Newsletter 5 Nov 2004

Upcoming Concert

  1. The season is over - We have our first concert on March 11 by Prof. Mahadevan. Please stay tuned for further details.

Past Concerts

  1. Dec 4th 3:30 - 6:30 pm General Body Meeting in 5, 24th Street, Troy. Performance by local artists
  2. Nov 19th -Vocal Concert by "Super Star" Sri Sanjay Subrahmanyan on November 19, 2004 at 7:00 pm in Steamer 10 Theater. artists bio
  3. Oct 30th - Violin Duet Recital by Padma Shankar and Vittal Ramamurthy (Disciples of Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman) on October 30, Steamer 10 Theater 3 PM (social hours at 2:00 PM) Artist's Bio
  4. Oct 2nd -Purandaradasa Concert by Srimathi Kiranavali (Carnatic Vocal) and Artists Bio and party on October 2, 2004 West Hall Auditorium (RPI), 7 pm - organised jointly with "The Graduate Indian Student Association of RPI". and "Kannada Koota of the Capital District.
  5. Oct 16 Saturday 3:00-5:30 pm Nava avarna Kritis Singing at Albany Hindu temple. Program and Information on Kritis .Srimathi VidyaSubramanian has volunteered to sing a few Navavarnam kritis composed by Sri Muthuswami Dikshitar in praise of Goddess Amba (Kamalamba). Community members are encouraged to sing songs during this time. Details will follow. Vidya is coordinating this Pallavi event Please call Vidya at 373-9037 for more details.
  6. August 8th (Sunday) Bombay Sisters Carnatic vocal music concert at Troy Arts Center 3:30 pm. Artist's Bio
  7. May 16 2004 Sarod Concert by Tejendra Narayan Majumdar at Steamer 10 Theater 6:00 pm.
  8. April 18, 2004 2:30-4:30 pm - Veena Concert Veena by Dr. Suma Sudhinder and Mridangam by Mali - At Hindu Temple (jointly with Kannada Koota)
  9. April10, 2004 Thyagaraja Aradhana - Morning Group and Individual singing.
    Grand Vocal Concert by Hyderbad Sisters at the Hindu Temple Soiceity Evening. ( Artists's Bio (In word file)
    (Group Singing co-ordinated by Prof. Shivkumar Kalyanaraman) (Names for Individual Singing can be given to Janaki Krishnamoorthy or Ramani Raghavachari).

GE Matching Gift

  1. Requirements Thanks to the efforts of Sri. Narayan and Shanta Nair, Pallavi is awarded GE Matching Gift Program this year. Please take a look at Requirements and contribute generously to sustain this grant.
  2. Directions for GE Matching Gift Dr. Suresh Rajaraman has prepared the following document for GE people to make their gift known to GE so that GE can make a matching contribution. GEmatching directions .
If you have any questions please contact Moorthy

Last Years Activities can be found in Pallavi 2003

Other Concerts in this area.

  1. Oct 4-6 from 7:30-9:00 pm in JEC "Lecture Series on Relevance of Ancient Indian Literature in Present Times" by Dr. Harish Chandra at 7:30-9:00 pm, October 4, 5, and 6, 2004 in Jonsson Engineering Center (JEC) 3207, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Talk details .
  2. Sept 25 11-30 -5:00 pm - Glimpses of India (Music, Dance and Arts) at Empire State Plaza Convention Center . Please contact Dr. Swatantra Mitta and Dr. Sundaresh Heragu ( for further details.
  3. Nadawaswara concert on August 14th at the Hindu Temple 2:30 pm. Concert Details (in doc format)
  4. Ethos Percussion Group March 6, Troy Savings Bank. Ethos Percussion Details