The pitter-patter raindrops of the monsoon afternoon is in tandem with the quiet neighbourhood of north Kolkata, as I wait for Pandit Kumar Bose, the virtuoso tabla player, in the simply decorated drawing room. There are awards, books on music, and ... Deccan Herald, 1 day ago
To commemorate his death anniversary, the Baba Allauddin Memorial Committee observed its annual ritual of presenting Allauddin Sangeet Samaroh in association with the Department of Information and Culture, government of West Bengal, at Rabindra ...The Statesman, 2 days ago
Stressing on the rich legacy of Indian classical music, ace tabla player Bickram Ghosh says we need not ape anyone Bickram Ghosh's lightening speed effected in a clean style on tabla is worth watching as is listening to the rhythmic elements of ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
Living more than a century, he became a living legend of Indian instrumental music. Running away from home, a back of the beyond village in the then East Bengal, he came to Calcutta with dream in his eyes. There are many such arrivals but not ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
August 27 is the birthday of British tennis player John Lloyd. Lloyd had a middling career but is mostly remembered for being married to American tennis star Chris Evert. On Mr Evert's birthday, we have a quiz on spouses overshadowed by their ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
World Music Festival > Performer Bios (click on images to enlarge) Sisters Tair, Liron and Tagel Haim and their three siblings grew up in a deeply musical family in the small Israeli farming village of Shaharut, not far from the Egyptian ...City of Chicago, 1 month ago
Well-known sitar exponent and revered guru Dr Shyamadas Chakraborty left for his heavenly abode on 16 July. He was 80. Born in Malda in 1936, he was brought up in the cultural environs of Siliguri. He graduated from Vidyasagar College, Calcutta, and ...The Statesman, 1 month ago
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