It was a Saturday evening at a local watering hole where several people had assembled to enjoy a few drinks and alternate music. The highlight of the evening was a performance by an Australian percussionist, Ben Walsh.
Amjad Ali Khan, the sarod sensation of India, speaks to Preeti Singh about his family’s musical legacy, his explorations of Western classical traditions, and the future of sarod-playing in the country.
Singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad, whose debut album, In Tokens and Charms was adjudged the best Indian indie album in 2015 by iTunes, returns with a special sit-down concert in September.
Carnatic singer M.S. Subbulakshmi, who was born a hundred years ago in Madurai, was among the very few female singers of her generation, who had to put up with a society rife with gender prejudices. Srija Naskar looks back at the life of a musical legend.
Noted percussionist Anandan Sivamani, who is an integral part of A.R. Rahman’s musical ensemble, speaks to Anirudh Vohra about his old associations and upcoming projects.