Indian music for children

Nursery rhymes and western music have always been a part of our children’s growing up years. While this is certainly wonderful, it is also a bit unfortunate that Indian music seldom finds a place in their lives. Only a few children listen to Indian classical music. And that too because they attend a music class because … Continue reading Indian music for children

‘Surprising when people complain classical music is elitist’

By Swetha Kannan It is hard to pin down Anil Srinivasan for this interview. The classical pianist is busy gearing up for the release of his solo album Touch, which traces his journey with the piano through different musical genres. (The album’s tour begins with a concert in Chennai on July 5.) “Artists must constantly find new … Continue reading ‘Surprising when people complain classical music is elitist’

T.M. Krishna bids adieu to December season

By Swetha Kannan Noted Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna is no stranger to courting controversy. And his decision to not sing at the famed December season in Chennai henceforth will only create more stir, unwittingly or otherwise. In his announcement on Facebook, Krishna says, “I am unable to reconcile my musical journey with that of the December season.” … Continue reading T.M. Krishna bids adieu to December season