Classical singer Jayateerth Mevundi explains the nuances of Kirana gharana and how some of its doyens like Ustad Amir Khan and Pt Bhimsen Joshi have had an indelible impact
The ghatam's revival is the story of an extraordinary global campaign to rescue a musical instrument
Violin maestro Dr N Rajam, daughter Sangeeta Shankar, granddaughters Ragini and Nandini on their three generation-spanning art
With a women-shouldered lineage, the N Rajam school of music (of gayaki ang) continues with her daughter Sangeeta Shankar and granddaughters Nandini and Ragini Shankar.
Dr Radhika Veena Sadhika is one of the left few vichitra veena players in the world.
Kalapini Komkali on being Kumar Gandharva's daughter, honing her art and the undying guru-shishya tradition
Kalapini Komkali, noted Hindustani classical vocalist and daughter of the legendary Kumar Gandharva, speaks about how the art can be mastered only if one is guided by a guru | #FirstCulture
Legendary Sufi singer Ustad Pyarelal Wadali, of the Wadali brothers duo, dies of cardiac arrest at 75
Ustad Pyarelal Wadali is the younger brother to Ustad Puran Chand Wadali, and together they formed the iconic Wadali brothers — the doyens of Punjabi sufi music in India.
In an interview to Firstpost, Shubha Mudgal said that finding one's voice as a musician is about coming to terms with your strength and limitations | #FirstCulture
Those closest to sarod maestro Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta paint a picture of a highly intelligent man, who loved jokes, good food, nurturing young talent and above all — music | #Firstpost
Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta, born in 1933, learnt sarod under the tutelage of Pt Radhikamohan Moitra. He was conferred Sangeet Mahasamman and Bangabibhusan in 2015.
Allowing for differences in scale and demographic, the fandom surrounding musician Sanjay Subrahmanyan is comparable to that of superstar Rajinikanth | #FirstCulture
Dr L Subramaniam is an internationally renowned violinist and composer, who has collaborated with legendary musicians across the world.
Singer TM Krishna said it was tragic that MS Subbulakshmi had to distance herself from her roots in order to turn herself into "the ideal Brahmin woman" and gain wider acceptance
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan was conferred with the 'Award for Art, Culture and Education' for the year 2017 by the Dayawati Modi Foundation on 17 November
'Girija Devi's demise an irreparable loss to Banaras Gharana': India mourns the loss of Thumri Queen
The demise of noted vocalist Girija Devi has created a deep void in Indian classical music, her associates and admirers said on Wednesday
First Edition Arts, an organisation dedicated to integrating Indian classical music into the mainstream, has two unique events planned for a special August.
Ramakrishnan Murthy, among the most promising young vocalists today, epitomises the South Indian NRI diaspora's continuing support for Carnatic music
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of renowned Indian classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar
Kairana was once a town known for nurturing the venerable Kirana gharana of Indian classical music. Now it's spoken of more for prevailing communal tensions.
Nita Ambani and tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain launched The Torchbearers, a book by Harsh Meswani, about Indian classical musicians, in Mumbai on Saturday, 18 February 2017.
Shweta Basu Prasad explains why she felt moved to make Roots, her documentary on Indian classical music's fading visibility