In the capital, the baton of a musical tradition is passed on to the next generation in spellbinding fashion.
05 Dec 2019 12:23 AM
The main piece with “aalap” and “thanam” was again in a raga common to both systems — Jaijaiwanti, adopted in Carnatic music as Dwijawanti.
28 Nov 2019 2:28 AM
In a candid chat with Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan Awardee Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh, the maestro opens up about receiving this honour.
22 Nov 2019 1:31 AM
The next day starts with a vocal recital by Waseem Ahmed Bhat from Kashmir.
19 Nov 2019 1:08 AM
The simple yet poignant lyrics of the under-two-minute song are “Dharti Ma pranaam, tujh par nirbhar hum, sadeeyon se tummne sabhi ko dee jeevan”.
06 Nov 2019 1:29 AM
Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya is a leading Maihar gharana exponent of the modified slide guitar.
30 Oct 2019 12:35 AM
One could shower in the musical wealth of North and South India at this two-day extravaganza that recently concluded in the city.
27 Oct 2019 1:38 AM
Kapila Venu’s performance radiated the concentrated energy she exudes.
15 Oct 2019 1:48 AM
The festival was opened by Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is from Patna.
08 Oct 2019 1:24 AM
The lineup of artistes is staggering — literally the who’s who of the world of music.
24 Sep 2019 1:13 AM
The annual Durga Mandir classical music and dance festival concluded recently.
04 Sep 2019 1:30 AM
Pandit Ravi Shankar too is written about, as are other musical legends. One hopes the book is translated into English as well.
22 Aug 2019 2:30 AM
Amaan Ali Bangash played one of his best concerts; starting with Mian Malhar. He went on to play a succession of family compositions.
10 Jul 2019 2:34 AM
It was an eye opener to see the magic undiminished at the opening of the Spic Macay Annual Convention at Jawaharlal Nehru University last week.
27 Jun 2019 1:32 AM
Yoga and music complement each other as eminent artistes across the nation join hands on the venture of creating an anthem for the practice.
21 Jun 2019 2:20 AM
An initiative by musicians from over 50 countries called Planet Symphony will be released online on World Environment Day.
14 Jun 2019 12:43 AM
Abhishek’s playing emphasises the use of authentic sarod “baaj”, and pure straight forward raga.
07 Jun 2019 2:22 AM
Ustad Rashid Khan is to sing in the capital at the Spic Macay annual convention at JNU, on June 5th.
04 Jun 2019 12:53 AM
Ram Kumar Mishra goes candid on discipline and practice as he talks about his ‘speaking Tablas’.
28 May 2019 12:25 AM
The Capital fondly remembered legendary Bharatanatyam dancer T Balasaraswati on her 100th birth anniversary.
20 May 2019 6:22 AM