COMMUNITY – ALAPANA TRUST


O.S. Arun has a registered Trust in the name of the Alapana Trust and is serving as its founder trustee. This is constituted to hold programs and also to perform arts and several other activities such as workshops, lecture demonstration, etc. The main aim is to serve the art world and to meliorate the art lovers with more knowledge. The goal of the trust is to organize and conduct activities to sponsor fine arts by giving new talents a good platform and to support them with materials such as books, magazines, cassettes and videos. With these numbers of years, right from the time the Alapana Trust is established; leading upcoming artists are performing and have participated. Various leading performing/upcoming artists in their respective fields have participated under the Alapana Trust Music and Dance festival over the years.

Alapana Trust seeks and requests your active participation by coming forward with your donations/sponsors. The contributions may kindly be sent by cheque/DD in favour of

ALAPANA TRUST
72/1, 5-H Sanjivini Apartments
2nd Block, 5th Floor, L.B. Road, Thiruvanmiyur
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India



Audio Release

  • GANAMRUTHAM
    NADHAM MUSIC MEDIA

  • MAZHAI
    NADHAM MUSIC MEDIA

  • TULSIDAS
    CHARSUR DIGITAL WORK STATION

  • SURDAS
    CHARSUR DIGITAL WORK STATION

  • SAULABHYAM


  • BHAJANS FOR U


  • KABIRDAS


  • SANGAMAM


  • YADAVA MADHAVA


  • SANKEERTAN


  • BHAJANS
    CHARSUR DIGITAL WORK STATION

  • EVERGREEN BHAJANS


  • VARUVAAN VADIVELAN


  • DIVINE CLASSICALS


  • SHAMBHO MAHADEVA DEVA


  • DELIGHTFUL DIVINES


  • SATSANG BHAJANS


  • IMMORTAL BHAJANS


  • NIRAVATHI SUKADHA


  • SAI BHAJANS


  • IMMORTAL BHAJANS VOL-2


  • MUDHAL PAARVAIYIL


  • BHADRACHALA RAMADAS KRITHIS
    KALAVARDHANI'S

  • THE CONCERT


  • YESSUVIN PUGAZH
    HARSHINI RECORDS

  • NRITHYOPASANA VOL.58 DANCE CELESTIAL-1
    KALAVARDHANI'S

  • MADHURA MADHURA


  • NEW FRIENDS


  • CLASSICAL TOUCH
    KALAVARDHANI'S



Press Comments

  • He regaled the audience
    “…Endowed with immense scholarship for his age, he regaled the audience with choice variations which were pleasing in the extreme.”
    - The Statesman, December 1, 1985.


  • Yuva Mahotsava concert
    “…O.S. Arun's alapana of Khamboji and the selection of the stately Kriti Evarimata in his Yuva Mahotsava concert showed his rich potential.”
    - The Hindustan Times, December 6, 1985.


  • Professional in the making
    “…There was an originality in his approach and the confidence with which he sang, revealed a professional in the making.”
    - The Statesman, February 17, 1988.


  • Sparkling patches and deserved applause
    “…Highly satisfying musical fare was provided by O.S. Arun. His alapanas of Bilahari and Todi had many sparkling patches and drew deserved applause.”
    - The Hindustan Times, May 8, 1988.


  • Rising Sun
    “…In the young vocalist O.S. Arun, Indian music has a rising sun.”
    - The Hindu, February 3, 1989.


  • Sterling Performance
    “…Arun gave a sterling performance that can be ranked among the best musical experiences had in recent times.”
    - The Hindustan Times, December 8, 1991.


  • Versatile Voice
    “…Whatever meaning a dance can convey with her mobile facial expressions, he transmits with his versatile voice.”
    - The Hindu, April 17, 1992.


  • Realm of Devotional Music
    “…O.S. Arun's advent in the realm of devotional music is answer to the prayers of the devout.”
    N.K.Mudgal – Senior dance and music critic


  • Mellifluous Alapana
    “…Arun regaled with his highly mellifluous alapana in raga kalyani.”
    - The Statesman, August 26, 1993.


  • Impressive Measure
    “…His voice has bravura emotion and all the enchantments of carnatic art to an impressive measure.”
    - The Times Of India, September 1, 1993.


  • Illustrious Vocalist
    “…He deserves a place in the hall of fame among illustrious vocalists of the country.”
    - The Hindustan Times, February 20, 1994.


  • Multi - faceted genius
    “…O.S. Arun is a multi-faceted genius who is a composer, tunesmyth, carnatic vocalist and a choir conductor.”
    - The Statesman, Delhi, April 29, 1994.


  • Simply Divine
    “…Simply divine. That's how you could describe in two words the two hour bhajan rendition by O.S. Arun.”
    - The Tribune, August 27, 1996.


  • Artistic purity
    “…In his singing artistic purity, the unsurpassed beauties of the bygone era and the sense of exhilarating movement were present.”
    - The Indian Express, Chennai, June 29, 1997.