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Sangeet Natak Akademi awards, a glittering event

The All India Radio Doordarshan and the Sangeet Natak Akademi held the Nation’s treasures.

14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM

4 all-night long music sessions in Benaras

The event today attracts avid listeners from all over the world.

12 Feb 2018 1:10 AM

The premier gharana of sitar

Ustad Imdad Khan was truly a memorable musician, from the stories linked with him.

05 Feb 2018 1:26 AM

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