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anupama sumramanian

The MS factor: Stuff that makes legends

The M.S. Subbulakshmi’s centenary events have happened all over the country and even outside, remembering the iconic figure of Indian music. In recent times, there was M.S. everywhere.

10 Oct 2016 2:22 AM

The passion of Augustine

An unintended viewing of a film was destiny’s plan for me over the weekend. I lazily switched on the television and fell directly onto the stoic opening shot of the movie.

12 Sep 2016 12:13 AM

Diva of the street

Ernesto, is this for real That was my first reaction on seeing the video that my Cuban friend shared with me. It is a clip from a film, thought I, convinced.

29 Aug 2016 6:36 AM

Chord and discord

There has been much noise and discontentment in recent times over happenings related to the classical music world. Social media has been churning the ocean.

15 Aug 2016 2:06 AM

Old is gold

I read a review in The Hindu recently that eulogised a recent concert by a senior musician, hailing its vintage compositions. What is vintage

25 Jul 2016 2:11 AM

When the bells sing

Long plane rides are a bane. But sometimes they come with advantages. You make new friends, exchange pleasant conversations or just simply watch films.

16 May 2016 2:18 AM

Making a cultural investment

Everyone was ecstatic when the Canadian premier danced Bhangra. Then everyone was touched with his humanistic approach towards migrants.

04 Apr 2016 3:32 AM

Women behind the scene

With each passing year, we salute women on International Women’s Day. We appreciate their role, their growth and their place in society.

21 Mar 2016 7:11 AM

What makes my nation

Some years back, I had a chance tryst with Subramania Bharati, the great Indian poet and revolutionary thinker in a little non-descript village in Switzerland.

07 Mar 2016 7:35 AM

Reading into the craft of composers

Carnatic music thrives on its compositions. Each time you hear a composition you are rivetted to its beauty and its appeal. What goes on in the composer’s mind

08 Feb 2016 6:04 AM