Musical homage to Saint Tyagaraja
Pavilion of India, Bharat Nivas
Under the auspices of Tamil Heritage Centre, Bharat Nivas and Telugu Samskritika
Chief Guest: Kavingar R. Meenakshi
Organised by: Homage to St. Tyagaraja Programme Group
Saint Tyagaraja (1767 1847) was one of the greatest composers of Carnatic music or Indian classical music. He was a prolific composer and highly influential in the development of the classical music tradition. Tyagaraja composed thousands of devotional compositions, most in Telugu and in praise of Lord Rama, many of which remain very popular even today.