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Aug 08, 2019
Shubha Mudgal on her debut work of fiction, Looking for Miss Sargam, and the real-life inspirations behind itShubha Mudgal's debut work of fiction — Looking for Miss Sargam: Stories of Music and Misadventure, a collection of short stories, steers clear of stereotypes and happy endings, and are instead, realistic accounts of classical musicians of our times.
Jul 04, 2019
Arati Ankalikar on the importance of hard work, gurukul, and the listeners Hindustani classical music deservesArati Ankalikar — the two time National Award-winning Hindustani classical vocalist — talks about what makes one an ideal student, her journey with the musical greats, and why Hindustani classical music deserves "good" listeners.
Jun 22, 2019
Poignant Song: Lakshmi Shankar's biography is affectionate but let down by its ordinary, casual storytellingLakshmi Shankar’s life holds great interest and Poignant Song outlines its broad contours, but the picture that emerges has not the excitement of light and shade, or depth and perspective.
Jun 12, 2019
Telling composers apart from posersSome musicians don’t seek the creative spark. They find a success formula, and stick to it
May 17, 2019
The Threshold: A musical dialogue exploring journeys of different women across the world and generationsFrom Karnataka's Lingamma to Morocco's Kharboucha — the journey of the women mystics have been almost similar in some way. MD Pallavi and Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy explore their poetry and music through a spellbinding poetry-musical piece.
Mar 16, 2019
At Varanasi's Dhrupad Mela, a celebration of classical music unlike any other in IndiaIt does not have the tag of "the biggest" or "the music festival in town" because the town is only Varanasi. The ‘Dhrupad Mela’, however, is among the most joyous celebrations of Dhrupad.
Feb 14, 2019
How India's longest living festival of Hindustani classical music, Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan, came to beFew music festivals can claim to reflect the changes in India through the 20th century the way the Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan — which began as a musical tribute to a saint in 1875, complete with a yagna and havan — can.
Jan 12, 2019
An homage to Abbaji: Zakir Hussain's upcoming concert celebrates the legacy of the legendary Ustad AllarakhaUstad Allarakha (1919-2000) had a brilliant performing career and was a serious teacher; many of his disciples are today’s leading lights in the world of tabla artistry
Nov 16, 2018
For Carnatic and Hindustani classical music worlds, mutual appreciation remains elusive, but isn't impossibleHow can we build meaningful links between the worlds of Carnatic and Hindustani classical music?
Oct 27, 2018
Madhup Mudgal: My life changed after I heard Kumar Gandharva’s nirgun bhajansThe maestro Madhup Mudgal shares some heady, intimate vignettes about his music