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Music festival to bring back baithak-style classical singing

January 14, 2021 7:10 pm

According to the organisers, all Covid-19 protocols such as wearing masks and social distancing will be followed during the event

The N Guruprasad Interview: ‘Only by knowing where not to play, one would know exactly where to play’

January 07, 2021 9:18 pm

On the concert stage, Guruprasad is a delight to watch, not just for his art, but also for his elegant presence. He looks minimalist and effortless in his art, but what comes out of his humble claypot is sheer poetry.

The JA Jayanth Interview: 'My eternal quest is to find point where human voice, sound of my instrument become one'

December 12, 2020 11:17 am

Although rooted in Carnatic traditions, Jayanth has a unique sound that often traverses generic barriers, thanks to his early exposure to Hindustani and other forms of music and cross-cultural collaborations.

The Vishnudev Interview: ‘When I sing, I consider myself to be only a medium and hence don’t hold back anything’

December 05, 2020 4:26 pm

When Vishnudev sings in prestigious concert halls and Sabhas in Chennai as well as venues across the world, his classicism, confidence, uninhibited style and highly nuanced bhava are hard to miss. The freedom that he embodies, both in terms of his learning and imagination, also ensures that his music is eclectic.

The S. Varadarajan Interview: ‘The harder you work, the more gifted you get. Nothing happens naturally’

December 05, 2020 11:47 am

S. Varadarajan, fondly called Varadu by both musicians and fans, is a household name in Carnatic music today. As an accomplished violin accompanist and soloist in contemporary Indian classical music, he is noted for his singing violin, a soulful “gayaki” style.

How an online music festival is producing high-quality concerts in empty halls

November 17, 2020 7:40 pm

Swar Samrat, an online music festival commemorates legendary sarod player Ut Ali Akbar Khan, and is presenting 36 concerts by 100 musicians from empty auditoriums

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.

Margazhi Kutcheri Season 2019: Top artistes to perform at Narada Gana Sabha

December 12, 2019 2:42 pm

Here is a list of A-listers who will perform at Narada Gana Sabha this Margazhi season.