Polish musician Anna Maria Jopek, who recently performed in India , speaks to Preeti Singh about the importance of melody in Polish music, and about creating tunes for a global audience.
Yale Schola Cantorum, the prestigious chamber choir based in Yale University, recently performed at various venues in India. One of its leading members, Reena Esmail speaks to Keith A. Gomes.
Music has become a digital commodity today, with the Internet being its prime market. So what are these oddballs who like collecting vinyl records all about? To understand this, you need to get your hands on a turntable, place a vinyl LP under the needle, and hit play, writes Keith A. Gomes.
Swiss-Cuban jazz musician Yilian Cañizares was recently in Delhi for her debut performance here. She speaks to Keith A. Gomes about training as a classical violinist and her passion for jazz.
Shubha Mudgal, who has been trained by some of the best classical musicians this country has seen, including Pandit Kumar Gandharva, has never felt confined by tradition. Rather, her grounding in classical forms gave her the freedom and the confidence to chart new territories in the world of music, such as fusion and Indipop. She speaks to Bhumika Popli.
The Grammys is a special night, known the world over for its glamorous display and also for the occasion that celebrates the work of musicians. Originally called the Gramophone Awards, this event giving recognition to exceptional works of music was founded in 1959 by the Recording Academy.
Renowned sitar player Shujaat Khan speaks to Preeti Singh about the continuing relevance of classical music in the contemporary world, his musical lineage, and his father Vilayat Khan.