Published 21-07-2007 06:44 - (377 Reads)
Sangeet Ashram presented Manilal Nag, possibly the seniormost performing sitar player of Calcutta, in an evening recital at G.D. Birla Sabhagar on July 13. He was supported on the sitar by his well-known daughter, Mita Nag, and accompanied on the tabla by Samar Saha.

Striking the right chord

Published 15-12-2006 06:45 - (357 Reads)
Sitar player Nishat Khan, son of Ustad Imrat Khan and nephew of late Ustad Vilayat Khan, showed he was very much on the path of developing into a significant musician at a recital organised by Sangeet Ashram at G.D. Birla Sabhagar last Friday. Nishat has been very strong technically right from his boyhood. But now, this strength has taken on the polish of more disciplined musicianship.

Academy gears up to tune ears

Published 26-09-2006 06:21 - (455 Reads)
“Sangeet Ashram will concentrate more on listeners than performers. There is a need to educate the listeners. At Sangeet Ashram, we will make sure that prior to a performance or after it, the listener gets to interact with the singer. He should be aware of the raga, taans, gharanas, pronunciation etc. It would serve a dual purpose, as even the singer will get to know how the audience received him,” says Kichlu.