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Feb 14, 2020
Anoushka Shankar on seeking authenticity, vulnerability and imperfection as an artist, and being inspired by #MeTooTwenty-five years ago, Anoushka Shankar stepped on a stage for the first time at Siri Fort in New Delhi when she was just 13. It was part of her father Pandit Ravi Shankar's 75th birthday celebration. Now, in the year she will celebrate the late sitar legend's 100th birth anniversary, she is gearing up to return with a concert at the same venue, on 14 February 2020.
Jan 04, 2020
Geometry sings the blues in Indian-American mathematician's radical new music systemSeveral compositions on a CD, to be released on January 17, exemplify how the framework transcends civilisational genres of East and West
Dec 31, 2019
A decade in Indian classical music: Loss of stalwarts, convention-breaking new voices and technological advancementsFrom the passing away of several classical music virtuosos to the rise of technology, to some of the conversations and events that marked the Indian classical music scene, here’s a look at the decade that has been.
Dec 20, 2019
Dhrupad, across borders: American musician Jody Stecher on learning under ZM Dagar, taking up the sursingarJody Stecher is one of the very few Dhrupad exponents of the sursingar, the baritone predecessor of the sarod. His collection of instruments also features the beautiful sursingar that originally belonged to Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, his guru
Nov 13, 2019
My brother, the maestro: Dhrupad meant everything to Ramakant Gundecha; so did the pursuit of excellenceI can say with confidence that my brother Ramakant Gundecha's biggest dream and singular passion — of training professional Dhrupad artists and enthusiasts — has come to fruition and will continue to grow beyond his wildest dreams | Akhilesh Gundecha writes
Oct 04, 2019
Sitar meets metal in Rishabh Seen's genre-blending band, whose debut album is autobiographical, melodicRishabh Seen discusses the eponymous debut album of his band Sitar Metal, and the differences and similarities between the two genres of music that he works with
Aug 09, 2019
Music on her brain: Deepti Navaratna on how she brings together her love for classical music and neuroscienceGrowing up in south Bengaluru, Deepti Navaratna was encouraged to pursue music from a very young age, gaining a certain mastery over the classical art form. Even when she became a neuroscientist and a faculty member at the prestigious Harvard Medical School, music remained Navaratna's love throughout
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.
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.