Violin Maestro's Birthday

Published: 02nd April 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st April 2015 10:57 PM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Students and colleagues of Kilimanoor R Thyagarajan, a former professor at Sri Swathi Thirunal Music College, will organise his 70th birthday celebrations at the college on April 3.

Thyagarajan was a professor at the college for 28 years and is the only one from the state to earn Akashavani’s B High Grade in violin recital.

 The function is slated to begin at 9 am with a violin recital.

It will be inaugurated by Health Minister V S Sivakumar. Parassala B Ponnammal, K Omanakutty, P P Ramakrishnan, Lekha Thankachi and S Balambal are expected to attend.

 Retired IAS officer R Ramachandran Nair will release a 22-minute documentary on R Thyagarajan titled ‘Thyagarajam’. Works composed by the professor will be performed on the day.

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