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Flute, sarod jugalbandi that’s taking world by storm

As far as I have been taught, the aim of music is go further, cross new boundaries. One cannot stop musically, there has to be development.

30 Jan 2018 12:55 AM

An evening of ballet

The next piece from the exotic, Orient inspired La Bayadere, is the love story of the Indian dancer Nayika and warrior Solor.

29 Jan 2018 1:24 AM

Classical music festival enthrals the audience

Indian classical music is indeed a huge bond between Bangladesh and India, and should be nurtured.

25 Jan 2018 6:06 AM

Hitting a high note with Ambi Subramaniam

Ambi’s next big concert is at the Dover Lane Festival in Kolkata on January 23.

23 Jan 2018 1:12 AM

Music and dance fest at Modern School from January 11

Delhi audiences have got out of the habit of paying to hear classical music concerts.

10 Jan 2018 1:12 AM


1st World Harmonium Summit begins

Later, in the 1940s the harmonium as an accompanying instrument was banned by All India Radio from 1940 to 1971.

08 Jan 2018 1:55 AM

Kolkata comes alive with music during winter

Kolkata has decades old tradition of several concerts every night in the winter months.

01 Jan 2018 12:27 AM

We need to include music in schools: Bombay Jayashri

Bombay Jayashri is performing in Kolkata at the Behala Festival on January 6, 2018.

27 Dec 2017 6:26 AM

Amjad Ali: Free entry to classical music concerts humiliating

The term “Living Legend” is today loosely used for anyone of an age; Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is actually a legendary musician.

25 Dec 2017 12:10 AM

Bengal Foundation Festival presents a list of who’s who

Entry to this event is free but the organisers keep a strict check on registration of listeners who pour in through the night.

19 Dec 2017 4:04 AM


Ustad lets his sitar do the talking

I feel there is no science without art, and no art is without science. I felt it’s the same with sur and taal, they are not separate from each other.

11 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

Putting music into its correct context

China seems to be the only country in the region with a well-developed infrastructure for an education in music.

07 Dec 2017 1:22 AM

Fest brings 9 gharanas of music together

The evening concluded with a short but polished recital by Gaurav Mazumdar’s, one of Pt Ravi Shankar’s later disciples.

04 Dec 2017 12:16 AM

Swar Samrat festival set to enthral City of Joy

The festival is to open with the doyen of the Gwalior/Agra/Jaipur gharana, the unparalleled Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar.

27 Nov 2017 12:50 AM

Ragas enthrall capital

The lyrics of the khayal were monsoon linked, perhaps inviting the much needed rains in Delhi.

20 Nov 2017 1:15 AM


Pandit Birju Maharaj remembers Girija Devi

The emphasis was totally on the lyrics and emotion to be conveyed.

13 Nov 2017 4:47 AM

Two-day Mahindra Kabira festival begins on November 10

Kabir in the folk tradition will be invoked by Mahesh Ram, from Jaisalmer; his group and he belong to the Meghna community of Rajasthan.

06 Nov 2017 6:32 AM

9th edition of classical music and dance festival to arrive in New Delhi this November

The Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan will also be releasing its annual Digest during the festival.

25 Oct 2017 12:54 AM

Breaking boundaries to carve out a niche in music

Niladri Kumar is a phenomenal instrumentalist; an immensely creative artist, not afraid to experiment.

16 Oct 2017 1:37 AM

Winters bring with it the joys of classical music festivals

In North India, after a lull, there are some concerts during the monsoons, dedicated to the Malhars.

09 Oct 2017 5:51 AM