About RAGA

RAGA took shape on Makarasankranti, 2006 as an informal group of people whose primary aim is to appreciate, enjoy and promote the Classical Music of India.

In year 2016, RAGA kicked off the second decade of its service to the community with the successful Sampradaya Competition with sole focus to encourage and recognize classical music talent among children. 4th Samprdaya event was held on March, 30, 2019. Refer to Sampradaya page for complete details on the program

Sampradaya 2019 Pictures: Facebook Album | Google Album-1 | Google Album-2 

Continue your commitment Raga Club of CT and your appreciation for India Classical Music in any one of the following ways:

Raga Music concerts - Ticket policy:

  • RAGA member and 3 more persons from immediate family (spouse and two additional immediate family members) are allowed free to RAGA concerts. Co-sponsored concerts and special concerts may have different ticketing arrangements.
  • Other guests accompanying a RAGA member should buy tickets at $25 per person
  • Non-Raga Members - suggested donation $25 per person

RAGA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization (Tax ID: 263184239). All your donations are tax deductibleYou may donate to RAGA right here, using your credit card, by clicking on the picture of Goddess Saraswati below. 

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2019 Music Concerts

Upcoming Late Summer-Fall Concerts

Venue for all Concerts (unless called out seperately)CVHTS Auditorium, 11 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT

August 18, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMDr B. UmaShankar - Carnatic Vocal Concert, accompanied by Jitendra Kishore - Violin, Pravin Sitaraman - Mridangam [Facebook Event Link; Concert Flyer - Link]

Dr. B. UmaShankar - Vocal Jitendra Kishore - Violin Pravin Sitaraman - Mridangam

September 22, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMKalyanapuram S. Aravind - Carnatic Vocal Concert, accompanied by Raghul Ravichandran - Violin, Vijay Ganesh - Mridangam, Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam [Facebook Event Link]

Kalyanapuram S. Aravind - Vocal Raghul Ravichandran - Violin Vijay Ganesh - Mridangam Chandrasekara Sharma - Ghatam

October 13, 2019 (Sunday) 3 PMAmjad Ali Khan: Sarod Trilogy concert, with playing sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash accompanied by Amit Kavthekar on Tabla. Wesleyan Navarathri special concert co-sponsored by Raga Club of Connecticut. VenueWesleyan Univeristy Crowell Auditorium, Middletown CT. Raga members are entitled to one free ticket and up to 3 additional tickets at concessional rate of $10. [Wesleyan Website Concert link; Facebook Event Link]

Amjad Ali Khan on Sarod, with playing sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash  Amit Kavthekar - Tabla

October 27, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMSankari Krishnan - Carnatic Vocal Concert, accompanied by Charulata Ramanujam - Violin, Sai Raghavan - Mridangam [Facebook Event Link; Concert Flyer - Link]

Sankari Krishnan - Vocal Charulata Ramanujam - Violin Sai Raghavan - Mridangam

Past spring Music Concerts

Venue for all Concerts (unless called out seperately)CVHTS Auditorium, 11 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT

April 07, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMD Srinivas - Carnatic Veena Concert, accompanied by V S Raghavan - Mridangam, Krishna Sriram - Ghatam [Facebook Event Link; Concert Flyer - Link]

D Srinivas - Veena V S Raghavan - Mridangam Krishna Sriram - Ghatam

April 28, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMV.K. Manimaran - Carnatic Vocal Concert, accompanied by Raghavendra Rao - Violin, Poongulam Subramanian - Mridangam [Facebook Event Link]

V.K. Manimaran - Vocal Raghavendra Rao - Violin P Subramanian - Mridangam

May 19, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMSunil Gargyan - Carnatic Vocal Concert, accompanied by Raghul Ravichandran - Violin, Trivandrum V Balaji - Mridangam [Facebook Event Link; Concert Flyer - Link]

Sunil Gargyans - Vocal Raghul Ravichandran - Violin Trivandrum V Balaji - Mridangam

June 16, 2019 (Sunday) 4 PMKamakshi Kalyanasundaram – Carnatic Vocal Concert, accompanied by KVS Vinay - Violin, Vinod Sitaraman - Mridangam [Facebook Event Link]

Kamakshi Kalyanasundaram - Vocal KVS Vinay - Violin Vinod Sitaraman - Mridangam

Contacts:

Title: Person Mail Address:
Board Chair Dr. Sheenu Srinivasan
President Shri. Vir Gopalan president@ragact.org
Secretary Shri. Badri Narayanan secretary@ragact.org
Treasurer Shri. Murthy Mamidanna treasurer@ragact.org
Raga Board contactus@ragact.org

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