Born in 1930, into a family that bears a deep musical tradition; which has produced four generations of outstanding musicians under the Mewati Gharana, Pandit Jasraj is a voice that has been herald
Leading exponent of the Patiala Gharana, Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty, born in 1953, was first initiated into Khayal Gayaki by his father, Sri Ajit Chakraborty. Thereafter, he continued under Shri Kanai
As a vocalist of Indian classical Carnatic music, Vasumathi combines a fine blend of tradition and creativity in her singing style. Coming from a family with an intense musical background, Vasumathi was initiated into this art at a very young age.
Pt Bhimsen Joshi, who passed away in Pune on 24 January 2011, was a musician no one could emulate. For those fortunate ones who heard him sing live, it was an experience that would remain with them
Wasifuddin is carrying on the DAGARVANI tradition in solo. His rendition of dhrupad is a unique blend of his uncle’s training, his father’s quality of voice and temperament, his own personality and his in-depth knowledge of the characteristic styles of his elders!!.
Grandson of Late Bade Ghulam Ali Khan sb and leading vocalist of the Kasur Patiala Gharana, he is also an accomplished music director and composer. Read on..
Nupur Naad Festival
May 25, 2019
NupurNaad brings Bengaluru-based Bharatanatyam dancer and dance guru Rukmini Vijayakumar to the city for the first time. “We know that she is an idol for young dancers and choreographers,” says Dr Swati of Vijayakumar, who will perform a solo piece titled “Abhimata — The Beloved” and a two-day workshop on later dates (May 26 and 27) in the city.
Pt. Indudhar Nirody
May 18, 2019
Pt. Indudhar Nirody presenting a lecture-demonstration (Lec-Dem) on the “Nuances of Hindustani Classical Music” under auspices of Raaga Music Academy on Saturday, the 18th May at Prajna Kuteera Ayurvedic Centre in Kuvempunagar at 5.30 pm.For more details contact Ph: 0821-2542069 or Mob:9449703610.
S P Balasubramanium
April 06, 2019
The 81st edition of the monthlong Sree Ramanavami music festival will begin on April 6 and the organisers, Sree Ramaseva Mandali, Chamarajpet, are all set to present an impressive line-up of artistes. The participation of one performer, however, has already created a buzz: playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam.
March 16, 2019
Artists at the Kala Utsav will include Padmashri awardee Geeta Mahalik and her Odissi dance troupe; acclaimed flute recital artist Pandit Chetan Joshi; kathak proponent Kavita Thakur; sarod player Tarun Chadra Kalita, among others. “Renowned Hindustani classical violinist and city resident Sharat Chandra Srivastava will kick-start the festival with a Sandhya Raag, accompanied by percussionists Gyan Singh on tabla and Chandrashekhar on mridangam,” said Vani Madhav, one of the organisers. The Gurugram Kala Utsav will be held on March 16 and 17 from 6pm to 9.30pm at the Rangbhoomi open air theatre in Sector 29. The entry to the festival is free.