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2021 - Live & Virtual

Aug 28, 2021, Smt. Kalpakam Swaminathan Centenary Concert by Vid. Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar (veena), Vid. Thanjavur Sri K. Murugaboopathi (mridangam) and Vid. Sri S.V. Ramani (ghatam)

Aug 14, 2021, Nirmala Rajasekar and Zeitgeist perform at the 6th Annual New Music Gathering, Live at Studio Z, St. Paul, USA. Livestream:

​June 7, 2021, St. Paul Highland Park High School residency by COMPAS Artist Nirmala Rajasekar

May 26, 2021 Smt. Durga Jasraj's Utsaah: Episode #278 feat. Vid. Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar (veena) and Vid. Thanjavur K. Murugaboopathi (mridangam)

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May 22, 2021, Casual Conversations with Carnatic Cohorts with Vid. Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar

May 1, 2021, Dakota County Libraries: AAPI Experiences with COMPAS Artist Nirmala Rajasekar

April 14, 2021, Heartland Marimba interviews Nirmala Rajasekar

April 9, 2021, Madhuradhwani kutcheri by Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar (veena), Smt. Usha Rajagopal (violin), Thajavur Sri K. Murugaboopathi (mridangam), Sri S.V. Ramani (ghatam). Arkay Convention Center, Chennai. Live and livestreamed 

April 3, 2021, Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego presents "Journeying with the Saraswati Veena" by Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar

March 27, 2021, International Music Premier League presents Sansar Sangeet Utsav featuring Maithree: The Music of Friendship

March 22 & 23, 2021, University of Texas, San Antonio: World Music Class and Convocation Presentation by Nirmala Rajasekar

March 17, 2021, St Cloud State University, USA Saraswathi Veena presentation

March 14, 2021, Century Song on KFAI Radio with guest Nirmala Rajasekar

March 8, 2021, Sciartsrus interviews Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar for International Women's Day

March 7, 2021, Panippookkal Magazine Video interview with Kalaimamani Smt. Nirmala Rajasekar

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Feb 17, 2021, Gayathri Fine Arts 'Shri Gurave Namaha'  Thematic concert dedicated to the Guru.

Feb 11 2021, University of Ahmedabad, India 'Musical traditions of India'  5 to 6.30 pm 



Feb 5-7, 2021, First ever virtual 50-hour non-stop Akanda Gaanam - a tribute to Sri Thyagaraja (begins at 29.00)


Feb 2, 2021, Global Thyagaraja Aradhana by Saa Maa Arts LlC   (begins at 12.29)



January 9, 2021, Musings with Mahesh Vinayakaram presented by Vid. Mahesh Vinayakaram


January 5, 2021, Praarambh with Pt. Gaurav Mazumdar and Smt. Shruti Chaturlal: Celebrating Pt. Ravi Shankar and Pt. Chatur Lal

2020 - Live & Virtual

December 31, 2020, Carnatica and Sri Parthasarathy Sabha present Global Heritage Arts Fest: "Veena Gaanam" by Vid. Nirmala Rajasekar



December 14, 2020,  Melharmony Festival: Beethoven 250 / Dikshitar 245



November 25, 2020, University of Minnesota Online Lecture 



November 22, 2020, Princeton University Swara presentation with Shruthi Rajasekar



November 6, 2020, Zen Podcaster with Venki Mahadevan, Dubai: Episode 2



October 30, 2020, Zen Podcaster with Venki Mahadevan, Dubai: Episode 1



October 26, 2020, "Sa Pa Sa, the Carnatic Corner" Vijayadasami Special Interview: Part 1 by MN Bros

October 25, 2020, Sri Maha Periyava Manimandapam NJ, USA | Navarathri Vaibhavam, Nadha Samarpanam



October 20, 2020, "Uneven Measures" Roundtable on Gender Equity presented by the American Composers Forum and I Care If You Listen



October 16, 2020, Princeton University Glee Club presentation with Shruthi Rajasekar



October 15, 2020, Schubert Club Courtroom Concert Series presents Maithree: The Music of Friendship



October 13, 2020, St. Olaf College Online Lecture



October 6, 2020, Winona State University Online Lecture



October 3, 2020, International Veena Mahotsavam by Vid. Kannan Balakrishnan and Kalakendra Music and Dance 2020



September 29, 2020, 130th Celebrations of Sri Papanasam Sivan Day by Sivan Fine Arts Academy, Vid. Ashok Ramani



September 27, 2020, Concert for Charu-Shree Music Academy



September 26, 2020, Facebook Live Performance for Smt. Rajini Hariharan, Classical Series Concert


September 21, 2020, IMPL: "From our homes to yours" for World Peace Day, a presentation of Maithreem Bhajatha



September 20, 2020, UNESCO Center for Peace, New York and IMPL Live Event with Maithree: the Music of Friendship



September 11, 2020, All India Radio Concert


August 26, 2020, Ganesh Chaturthi Concert presented by Vid. Trichy Murali


July 26, 2020, GCMA Presents Paarambaryam Festival, a fundraiser concert for COVID-19 (Requires Subscription) 


July 9, 2020, ACF Looking Forward 2020: An Interview with the Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors of the American Composer Forum, Nirmala Rajasekar and Stephen Miles, in conversation with Vanessa Rose, CEO and President of ACF



June 28, 2020, Music India Dubai's 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert



June 14, 2020, "Rang-Tarang" IMSOM, IAM fundraiser for COVID-19 Concert



May 21, 2020, GPS & Friends: Episode 4 by VocalEssence featuring Nirmala Rajasekar and Shruthi Rajasekar


May 16, 2020, GPS & Friends: Special Performance at Quarantine From Reality (QFR) Show, Episode 59


May 10, 2020, Mathrudevobhava: Mother's Day Interview by Layyasaaram



April 29, 2020, University of Wisconsin, River Falls Special Presentation by Nirmala Rajasekar, 2020 Commissioned Composer



April 12, 2020, "Ragam Thanam Pallavi" for Global Digital Pallavi Darbar Series by Carnatica, Ragam Shanmukhapriya



April 11, 2020, Raaga Anubhava Club online event, Ragam Hamsanaadham