Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Afghan musicians look to recreate famed school in Portugal

December 17, 2021 10:50 am

Afghanistan has a strong musical tradition, and a pop music scene had flourished there over the past two decades. But many musicians fear for their futures under the Taliban, which rules according to a harsh interpretation of Islamic law.

Japan's highest art prize given to photographer Sebastião Salgado

September 15, 2021 11:07 am

The Praemium Imperiale is endowed with 15 million yen (€115,000). Previous winners include violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, actress Catherine Deneuve, designer Issey Miyake, director Martin Scorsese, choreographer Pina Bausch and painter Gerhard Richter

Chennai: City-based musician develops app and revamps website to present rare compositions of Ottukkadu Venkata Kavi

July 21, 2021 6:24 am

Both the integrated website and app are the first of their kind dedicated to Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi and contain close to 600 completed works of the composer, lyrics to his songs, pronunciation guides, a history of the composer, his contribution to music, musical facts, historical significance of the songs, and more.

Budapest orchestra performs live concert from moving truck

June 10, 2021 2:49 pm

The musical parade was aimed at encouraging Hungarians to start returning to live performances in concert halls as the pandemic wanes, after more than a year in which people were homebound and forced to take in their culture online

The Ground Beneath Her Feet

August 24, 2019 4:45 pm

The harpsichordist Zuzana Ruzickova recalls a life anchored in music to survive a world of pain.

Music to the Ears

April 14, 2019 1:27 am

The musicians, who performed this week as part of Coveda’s Khula Manch in Chandigarh, believe that every emotion has a melody and that all of them are living a rhythmic life.

Zitar has given me more choices than I had in the past: Niladri Kumar

June 23, 2014 11:49 am

Sitar player Niladri Kumar, the man behind the zitar and some memorable new-age Bollywood numbers, is the latest edition to the young crop of musicians with a difference.

Mixtape Master

November 20, 2013 3:34 am

Fresh off his debut EP release,independent artiste Nikhil Kaul will perform in the city as part of a multi-city tour.

Magic and loss

October 29, 2013 4:47 am

Lou Reed,chronicler of New York City’s dirty boulevards,embodied minimalist rock star cool.

Classic Connect

March 15, 2012 1:12 am

The subtle fragrance of the flowers brings back the memories of March,a special month in the cultural calendar of the Kendra.