Carnatic music

Tyagaraja: The Highest Guru

MV Ramana

The impact of Tyagaraja on Carnatic music remains unparallelled even 250 years after the composer’s birth

On a Level-Playing Stage

When art repudiates caste and class

Sanjay Subrahmanyan: Improv Maestro

To hear this Carnatic vocalist once is to be converted for life

The Argumentative Musician

In recent years, TM Krishna, one of Carnatic music’s top vocalists, has been mounting a radical critique of kutcheri, the south Indian classical music performance. His book, released recently, challenges the status quo in a way few ever have

Kannada Tunes, from Manipur

A BPO executive from the Northeast is crooning his way into the classical scene down South.


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