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Wednesday, December 01, 2021



A giant violin floats down Venice’s grand canal

September 20, 2021 2:57 pm

The craft, called “Noah’s Violin,” set sail accompanied by an escort of gondolas, and in no time a small flotilla of motorboats, water taxis and traditional flat-bottomed Venetian sandoli joined the violin as it glided from city hall, near the Rialto Bridge, to the ancient Customs House across from Piazza San Marco, about an hour’s ride

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.

To save the sound of a Stradivarius violin, a whole Italian city is keeping quiet

January 18, 2019 11:56 am

Cremona is home to the workshops of some of the world’s finest instrument makers, including Antonio Stradivari, who in the 17th and 18th centuries produced some of the finest violins and cellos ever made.

String Theory

October 05, 2014 12:15 am

Violinist Anupriya Deotale, who will perform at the Delhi classical music festival, on learning to play the violin and creating her own style.

Veteran Tamil film music composer T K Ramamurthy is no more

April 17, 2013 10:11 am

The veteran composer,also a violinist,breathed his last this morning at a hospital,sources close to his family said.

Colour Coded Harmony

July 28, 2012 3:55 am

Violinist Anupriya Deotale is working on an album based on seven ragas that signify colours of the rainbow

String Theory

February 16, 2011 12:41 am

“Everytime we see ourselves near the finishing line,we should start thinking of the next race,” says violinist Surendra Singh.

16-year-old Indian-origin violinist wins UK prize

March 05, 2010 11:49 am

A 16-year-old violinist of Indian origin has won this year's Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year competition and is set to perform at major events.