Press Reviews

Press Reviews
2014
January 3 , 2014 - Musical Notes , -The Hindu ,Thiruvanathapuram
http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/musical-notes/article5534654.ece
January 17 , 2014 -Enriched With Bhava -The Hindu , Chennai
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/enriched-with-bhava/article5583413.ece

January 23 , 2014 - The Reign of Music - the Hindu , Thiruvananthapuram
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/the-reign-of-music/article5609227.ece

February 28 , 2014 - Refined and Rivetig - The Hindu , Vizag
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/refined-and-riveting/article5733714.ece

2013

11/1/13- Listening is Crucial , The Hindu , Mangalore

14/1/13 - Review of Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2013

7/2/13- Royal Connoissuer - the Hindu

22/2/13 -'I can't live Without Music' - from Sruti Magazine

1/8/13 - They Scored as A Team , The Hindu , Trichy

4/9/13 - Scintillating , Photo from The Hindu

5/9/13 - Works of Vaggeyakaras can't be compared , The Hindu , Vizag

20/9/13- Royal Promise - An article about the Navarathri Mandapam


2012 

Concert review translated from Swedish :-)

 

Geetanjali _ Prince Rama Varma Concert in Sharjah

http://marinebiztv.com/uploader/play.php?get=20111118222334
Photos at the Residence of France.

19/1/12 - Magic Touches were Many , The Hindu , Chennai


5/2/2012(Interview in the Deccan Herald)

16/5/2012 - Review of concert at BVB Chennai 

14/6/12

November 2012 - Madhuradhwani - Arkay Convention Center Concert

December 2012

20/12/12- Pilgrim's Destination , (About Kuthiramalika and Swathi Sangeethotsavam) , The Hindu

2011

Review of concert in Bangalore , The Hindu

Review of a concert at Ramamangalam , near Kochi

Review of a concert at Thirupunitura , The Hindu


Read an essay by Varmaji in the Tehelka Volume 8, Issue 02

2010

A Maharaja's Life - The Hindu 

Chaste and Classic- Review of Navarathri Mandapam Concerts 2010
http://www.hindu.com/fr/2010/10/29/stories/2010102951370300.htm

A Neat Package (The Hindu, 12 March 2010)
 
Festive treat of Swathi Krithis (The Hindu, 22 Jan 2010)http://www.thehindu.com/fr/2010/01/22/stories/2010012251300300.htm
 
Royal Stage for Music (The Hindu, 1 Jan 2010)http://www.hindu.com/fr/2010/01/01/stories/2010010151200300.htm
 
Interesting Alapana Style (The Hindu, 8 Jan 2010)
 

2009 

Reviews of the Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2009 (in two parts)
Part 1 (first five concerts) (The Hindu, 16 Jan 2009)
http://www.hindu.com/fr/2009/01/16/stories/2009011650720300.htm

Part 2 (Next five) (The Hindu, 23 Jan 2009)
http://www.hindu.com/fr/2009/01/23/stories/2009012350790300.htm

When music reigns ... Swathi fete (The Hindu, 3 Jan 2009)

A Royal love for Music (The Hindu, 3 Jan 2009)

My Favourite Raga (The Hindu, 27 Feb 2009)

Stress on Sahitya (The Hindu, 24 Apr 2009)
 
Total Harmony (The Hindu, 25 Sep 2009)
 
Review of Rama Varma's Hyderabad Workshop November 2009 (The Hindu, 11 Dec 2009) 
 
2008
 
Rama Varma on Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2008
 
Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2008
 
Concert at Vylopilly Samskriti Bhavan: Hindu February 2008
 
Rama Varma at Jacques Brel Night, Amsterdam: Hindu March 2008
 
Slender Silhouttes of Ragas
 
Musiri Chamber Concert Review: Hindu May 2008
 
A Legend in the Making (Carnatica India) 

Navarathri Mandapam 2008 

Wikipedia Link to Rama Varma

Chat Corner - 'My Focus is on Bhava'

Carrying forward a legacy

Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2006

Navarathri Mandapam 2007

Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2006 

Facets of Music

Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2005 

Royalty's Humble Face 

Veena Concert Review: Hindu April 2005

Navarathri Mandapam 2005

Navarathri Mandapam 2004

Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2003    

Swathi Sangeethotsavam 2002

Jamming at a Jugalbandi: Hindu May 2002

Podcasts 
Varma on Swathi Sangeethotsavam 

Sanjay Subrahmanyan interviewing Varma 

 

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