Monday, Dec 05, 2022

Indian classical music


There's nothing richer than Indian classical music: Guy Buttery

November 18, 2022 8:40 pm

The microtonal aspects (of Indian classical music) automatically make it richer because there's more material to work with melodically. I'm just living and breathing (the music) on most days. I've always felt very honoured to have come across this music,” says Buttery

'Women have always been a central aspect of the Indian musical narrative': Singer Vidya Shah

December 06, 2021 9:38 am

"It has been my effort and sincere commitment to create conversation and make connections in the contemporary world through my music," the singer said.

Sitar player Rishab Rikhiram Sharma on battling anxiety, Pt Ravi Shankar, and healing powers of classical music

November 24, 2021 12:32 pm

On his connection with the sitar that "runs deep", Rishab said, "I have two lineages on my shoulders like one is my family lineage, and the other is the Ravi Shankar style of music and his gharana."

From jazz to Indian classical, how music plays a key part at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

September 04, 2021 10:41 pm

The repertoire of music played on ceremonial occasions at the Rashtrapati Bhavan has a rich history

Pandemic has forced classical musicians to adapt to the virtual mode

December 22, 2020 8:58 am

As artistes, it heartens us to learn that this new reality can indeed be enriching. Since restrictions do not exist for a virtual event, it has been surreal for us to see music lovers from Chicago to Berlin to Chennai in the same audience, making it a truly global experience.

Pandit Jasraj passes away; tributes pour in for the music legend

August 18, 2020 11:28 am

Pandit Jasraj's passing away saw artistes and noted personalities share tributes on social media

How classical dancers are bringing awareness, hope through online performances

April 28, 2020 11:25 am

Changing times are calling for a changing tune. And now, several Indian classical dance exponents are attempting to use the current times as their theme, while creating choreographic movements.

Margazhi Kutcheri Season 2019: Rasika Ranjani Sabha has it all for a memorable concert experience

December 31, 2019 12:54 pm

From chair lifts to ramps and lifts, Rasika Ranjani Sabha has left no stone unturned to ensure that senior citizens and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) have a comfortable experience during concerts.

Margazhi Kutcheri Season 2019: Top artistes to perform at Mylapore Fine Arts Club

December 12, 2019 5:34 pm

From K J Yesudas to Bombay Jayashri, here are the A-listers whose performances you can catch at the Mylapore Fine Arts Club this Margazhi season.

Margazhi Kutcheri Season 2019: Mylapore Fine Arts Club puts best foot forward

December 12, 2019 3:21 pm

Chennai Margazhi Kutcheri December Music Season 2019: From CCTV cameras to an air-conditioned hall, the Mylapore Fine Arts Club has outdone itself to make sure that rasikas and artists will have a memorable Margazhi experience this year.


Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan passes away: A pictorial tribute to the classical music maestro

December 17, 2020 6:34 pm

Born in 1954, Iqbal Ahmed Khan was raised in the Delhi Gharana of music. He began his stage career at the age of four, under the guidance of his teacher and grandfather Ustad Chand Khan