Dover Lane Music Conference
Arts  /  Published 30.04.22

Music as therapy for the parched soul

The vocalist duo and sons of Pandit Rajan Mishra, Ritesh and Rajnish, sang kheyals in Jogkauns followed by a tarana in Jaijaiwanti and a bhajan, enchanting the listeners with their style and improviza...
By Payel Sengupta

Arts  /  Published 27.11.21

A promising future

The first evening concluded with a sitar recital by Kalyanjit Das, who was accompanied by Soumen Nandy on the tabla. Kalyanjit’s talent flourished under the tutelage of his father, Kushal Das, w...
By Payel Sengupta

Arts  /  Published 20.02.21

Where melody can flow freely

Bharati Pratap, in her generous voice, presented Shree with all its nuances, although the audience expected more variety. As a sincere Agra gharana follower, she beautifully rendered the nom tom alaap...
By Payel Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.19

Over time, a different melody

As a child, I would be forced to listen to All India Radio when my father tuned in to the broadcasts of khayal in the morning. With the acquisition of a radiogram and its record player came the compet...
By Ruchir Joshi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.19

Grammy winner returns to his ‚Äėbest‚Äô audience

Grammy-winning violinist Shenkar, whose pioneering fusion band Shakti with British guitarist John McLaughlin was all the rage in the 1970s, is back in Calcutta after a gap of 15 years to perform for ‚...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 31.01.20

Winning combinations

The Dover Lane Music Conference of 2020 can be referred to as a colourful Twenty20 series of Indian classical music on the basis of artist combination and overall arrangement. The programme was dedica...
By Payel Sengupta


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