Watch Maestro Ilaiyaraaja Live Concert Swargame Endralum Song By Ilaiyaraaja and Chitra
"This is a Musical Festival" - said The legend, Musical Maestro, Padmabhushan Ilaiyaraaja in one occasion, though he never speaks much about himself or his music to the nearly 10000 cheering audience in HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, on Friday, 1st March 2013 when he gave a non-stop musical performance from 7.30pm to 12 midnight.
The program started with Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu slokam and then Maestro dressed in traditional Dhovatti & Kanduva entered the stage amid thunderous applause by all the audience and started with wonderful song from "Thai Mookambikai"- the evergreen "Janani Janani". Maestro delivered the song in a commendable way.
For music lovers drawn from both Tamil & Telugu community in and around Bay Area, it is a feast to the eyes and ears as they could see all their favorite music celebrities at one go..namely S.P.Bala Subrarahmanyam, K.S.Chitra, Hariharan, Mano, Karthik, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Bhavatharini, Geetha Madhuri, Priya, Anita, Ramya, Priya Darshini, and above all the Music Maestro Ilaiyaraaja.
Ilaiyaraaja sir said that music is more than temple and people with their love for music shall not kindle it, someone in the auditorium rightly said that only Ilaiyaraaja is named as Maestro because he considers music as more than temple.