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
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
Indian classical music is indeed a huge bond between Bangladesh and India, and should be nurtured.
25 Jan 2018 6:06 AM
Ambi’s next big concert is at the Dover Lane Festival in Kolkata on January 23.
23 Jan 2018 1:12 AM
Delhi audiences have got out of the habit of paying to hear classical music concerts.
10 Jan 2018 1:12 AM
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 has decades old tradition of several concerts every night in the winter months.
01 Jan 2018 12:27 AM
Bombay Jayashri is performing in Kolkata at the Behala Festival on January 6, 2018.
27 Dec 2017 6:26 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
The lyrics of the khayal were monsoon linked, perhaps inviting the much needed rains in Delhi.
20 Nov 2017 1:15 AM
The emphasis was totally on the lyrics and emotion to be conveyed.
13 Nov 2017 4:47 AM
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
The Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan will also be releasing its annual Digest during the festival.
25 Oct 2017 12:54 AM
Niladri Kumar is a phenomenal instrumentalist; an immensely creative artist, not afraid to experiment.
16 Oct 2017 1:37 AM
In North India, after a lull, there are some concerts during the monsoons, dedicated to the Malhars.
09 Oct 2017 5:51 AM