Friday, Sep 21, 2018 | Last Update : 08:30 AM IST

Shailaja Khanna

Sitar recital celebrates the magic of Malhars

Starting with Raga Mian ki Malhar, the main Malhar modified by Mian Tansen himself, the maestro leisurely slowly exposed the complex Raga.

17 Sep 2018 6:58 AM

Effect of British rule destroyed our pride in our culture

An erudite scholar, prolific composer of music, Ragas as well as compositions, the maestro occupies a unique position in the world of music.

10 Sep 2018 12:08 AM

Meera: The soul divine is a fantastic presentation

Meera, the 14th century mystic Krishna “bhakt” conjures up an image of the desert of North India.

03 Sep 2018 1:03 AM

Remembering ‘Aftab e Sitar’ Ustad Vilayat Khan

Every now and then, a musician of such outstanding ability and influence is born that his music is a force to contend with for decades.

27 Aug 2018 12:23 AM

The music of the monsoons: The Malhars

Megh is one of the six primordial Ragas in the Northern classical music tradition.

20 Aug 2018 12:21 AM

Music plays a part in nation-building

The main patriotic fervor was during the British period in India, when music played a huge part in rousing national sentiment & unifying the people.

13 Aug 2018 12:15 AM

3-day classical music festival at Gaiety Theatre

All the concerts will start at 5.30 pm; thus giving the largely pedestrian audience ease of reaching home in good time.

07 Aug 2018 12:47 AM

Pt Vidur Mallik revived an interest in Haveli sangeet

Born in 1935 in Darbhanga, he spent the last 22 years of his life in Vrindavan from 1980 onwards where he passed away in 2002.

06 Aug 2018 1:11 AM

‘Experimental’ concert a thundering success

The packed hall needed extra seats to accommodate the thronging surge of expectant, mostly young listeners.

30 Jul 2018 12:58 AM

Musical tribute to guru, with love

The evening will start with a presentation of rare compositions, in the same Raga, by different generations of Ustads.

23 Jul 2018 12:17 AM