EVENTS

Photo by Raj V Rajan 

2021 - Live & Virtual

June 20, 2021, Rita Mustaphi & Katha Dance Theatre presents "Ganga to the Mississippi" featuring music by Nirmala Rajasekar

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

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

https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/libraries/Programs/Everyone/Pages/asian-american-pacific-islander-experiences.aspx

April 14, 2021, Heartland Marimba interviews Nirmala Rajasekar

https://www.facebook.com/HeartlandMarimba/videos/2523908037905767

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6APQ7Xt-c4 

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

https://www.facebook.com/ifaasd/videos/720278138643837/

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILysSdTLjZY

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

https://www.kfai.org/episode/03-14-2021-century-song/

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

https://www.facebook.com/SciArtsRUs/videos/1389931128027806

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

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPVTA0BI9G4

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDjwCrUgOxo

Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ynu3yxUl90

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpB4ChH75iY

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 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MArRpi02yqg&t=1738s (begins at 29.00)

 

Feb 2, 2021, Global Thyagaraja Aradhana by Saa Maa Arts LlC 

https://www.facebook.com/SaMaaArtsLLC/videos/915111212653500   (begins at 12.29)

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMkZGCtni2w

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/PCMSOfficial/videos/2226224810854624

2020 - Live & Virtual

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

https://youtu.be/q8MtVUQGwQU

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/melharmonymusic/videos/2773782529543507

 

 

November 25, 2020, University of Minnesota Online Lecture 

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/PrincetonSwara/videos/285493736199782

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/zenpodcaster/videos/2085794198211598

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/zenpodcaster/videos/780379986138987

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjiySKPludE&feature=youtu.be
 


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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cn2pQJhohII

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBrEmAcF26E

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8jwLgWdbWI

 

 

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

https://youtu.be/J2u0GV4910E

 

 

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 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxDWZ9YEe2E&feature=youtu.be&t=22947

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/110495910783974/videos/328617555048454

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sheNlPbqDqI

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/rajini.hariharan/videos/10215005980657458
 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOXWmqkm6hk

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2071&v=I4HSoEzg_Qw&feature=youtu.be

 

 

September 11, 2020, All India Radio Concert

https://www.sangeethamshare.org/tvg/UPLOADS-6401---6600/6541-Nirmala_Rajasekar-Veena/?fbclid=IwAR0CGrPPH-aZoxCxP3r2u1rig5CB_iofvvUp11indBSG8M2GoDhpO0WTe6s

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/100787135060887/videos/761417524693142/
 

 

July 26, 2020, GCMA Presents Paarambaryam Festival, a fundraiser concert for COVID-19

https://vimeo.com/channels/paarambaryam2020 (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 

https://youtu.be/PGHtOyFwWWs

 

 

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

https://www.facebook.com/MusicIndiaAtDubai/videos/3357982257558000/?hc_ref=ARQhDJ54xV0LbKoidtlFgNJExZGcSqUlQUOOeT9mX9hQux-K4mw6lWlCqy2988QZN3k&fref=nf&__tn__=kC-R

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnzZlY7yvNY

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MW9Kq3zFfQo&feature=emb_title


 

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

https://www.facebook.com/TSubhasree/videos/698494467573642

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNQtzj_HRbk
 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nciegwnmKcQ&feature=youtu.be

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJaAapBt6Lg

 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06HLce291Q4