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  Margazhi Conversation: Ganesh & Kumaresh

A voice is an instrument too, and can be used as an accompaniment to complement concerts, say the violinist duo Ganesh and Kumaresh. The two »

  Margazhi Conversation: Lalgudi Krishnan, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

Instrumental music is the easiest route into classical music, says Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan. His sister Vijayalakshmi speaks about the three »

  Margazhi Conversation: Aniruddhan Vasudevan

Viewpoint determines one's point of view. A classical dancer, earnest activist, writer and poet, Aniruddhan Vasudevan is also openly gay. In »

  Margazhi Conversation: Jayanthi Kumaresh

A vocal concert owes its fullness to instruments. For those who want to lose themselves in the art, rather than be transported by the lyrics »

  Margazhi Conversation: R. Seshasayee

In a freewheeling chat with Anil Srinivasan, Executive VP of Ashok Leyland, R. Seshasayee describes what Carnatic music means to him and dis »

  Margazhi Conversation: 'Chitravina' N. Ravikiran

The strong preference for vocal Carnatic music is limited by language and geography. Instrumental music, on the other hand, has transcendent »

  Margazhi Conversation: Priyadarsini Govind

It's all about rhythm and grace. As Bharatanatyam exponent Priyadarsini Govind takes on the role of convenor of this year's Natya Kala Confe »

  Margazhi Conversation: N. Murali

For an artiste, the Music Academy is the most prestigious stage during the Margazhi music season. N. Murali, President of the 'Academy, spea »

  Margazhi Conversation: Trichur Ramachandran

Trichur V. Ramachandran's passion and skill in Carnatic classical singing are as renowned as his deep devotion towards hi Guru, the inimitab »

  Margazhi Conversation: Rohan Krishnamurthy

Ananya speaks with Rohan Krishnamurthy, a mridangam prodigy. Conversation veers from the cultural impact of online lessons to the acoustics »

Amandeep Sandhu, Manjul Bajaj, Manu Joseph and Sonora Jha read from their novels that were shortlisted for The Hindu Prize for Fiction 2013. Ziya Us Salam introduces them and moderates the session. <... »