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Shailaja Khanna

Why Indian classical musicians like to perform in the temple space

The annual Durga Mandir classical music and dance festival concluded recently.

04 Sep 2019 1:30 AM

The story of Ustad Vilayat Khan in his own words: ‘Komal Gandhar’

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

Singing for the rains: Maharashtra music marathon hails the Malhars

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

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan remains the king of sarod recitals

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

Anthem for Yoga

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

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Beyond the litter, lies the glitter

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

Sarod in a temple

Abhishek’s playing emphasises the use of authentic sarod “baaj”, and pure straight forward raga.

07 Jun 2019 2:22 AM

Rashid Khan speaks of his life in music, his icons

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

The ‘Prince’ of Tabla

Ram Kumar Mishra goes candid on discipline and practice as he talks about his ‘speaking Tablas’.

28 May 2019 12:25 AM

A tribute

The Capital fondly remembered legendary Bharatanatyam dancer T Balasaraswati on her 100th birth anniversary.

20 May 2019 6:22 AM

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Six nights of transporting tunes, stalwart company and Banaras

S Akash from Mumbai who has trained in the Hindustani style played Raga Durga, accompanied by Mumbai based Anuvrata Chatterji.

16 May 2019 1:36 AM

Classical music baithak at Delhi gurdwara: Of ragas and Sikhs

Bhai Baljit Singh’s talented and beautiful daughter Luxmi sang, followed by a tabla solo by Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee Yashwant Vaishnav.

14 May 2019 1:03 AM

Artists’ take

Most Carnatic music practitioners are quite vocal about their political choices on social media.

12 May 2019 1:03 AM

‘Ravi Shankar complimented me several times a day’

Heading a family of six grandchildren and six great grandchildren, she is the bearer and caretaker of Panditji’s legacy.

06 May 2019 1:14 AM

Nature and Art

As nature inspires all forms of art, Earth Day is being celebrated by creating a special harmony.

22 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

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Tracing a rich heritage

The Hyderabadi Warsis, who trace their lineage to the court of Bahadur Shah Zafar, enthralled the audience of Delhi with their soulful rendition.

21 Apr 2019 1:16 AM

Dancers enthrall kids from Himachal Pradesh with lessons

Representing the Odissi tradition was the iconic Sujata Mohapatra, at 50 one of the youngest recipients of the Sangeet Natak Akademi award.

15 Apr 2019 12:10 AM

A spiritual journey

Remembering Kishori Amonkar, for whom music was much beyond entertainment.

05 Apr 2019 12:19 AM

Bombay Jayashri Ramnath thrills Baroda audience with ragas

Bombay Jayashri Ramnath rose to the occasion as always; her performance was measured, masterly and innovative.

02 Apr 2019 12:46 AM

Echoes of Dhrupad

Raza Foundation hosted Dhrupad Vaibhav to celebrate late Pt Siyaram Tiwari’s centenary birth anniversary.

29 Mar 2019 5:29 AM

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