Tag Archives: Indian classical music

Report: MFM ZOOM Talk Event #2 with Michael Harrison and Roger Blanc

Musicians For Musicians (MFM) Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Talk Event #2 with Michael Harrison and Roger Blanc Sharing an Experiential Workshop with Indian Ragas. 

Report by Dawoud Kringle

Michael HarrisonOn Thursday Aug 11, 2022, MFM presented its second Music is Essential Zoom Talk. The guest was composer/pianist Michael Harrison

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Recommended Concert: Aashish Khan, Anupam Shobhakar, Anindo Chatterjee & Manik Munde

Aashish Khan, Anupam Shobhakar, Anindo Chatterjee & Manik MundeDate: Friday, June 12, 2015
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Venue: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church – Chelsea (346 West 20 Street, New York, NY 10011)
General admission: $30 – $20 (Students/Seniors) – $100 (VIP)
1- General Admission/EARLY BIRD: $25 until May 31
We could not put together this fabulous event without you…Support the artists and we’ll treat you like a VIP. All contributions of $100 are tax-deductible and include 1 VIP ticket to the Concert. Online Tickets: buy here
Genre: Indian Classical music

HarmoNYomHarmoNYom, in association with 1cropped-cropped-brmBrooklyn Raga Massive, present A Divine Dance of North Indian Ragas and Talas!

This special evening will present the listeners with a rare confluence of among the realms of both Indian raga and rhythm. The living legend Ustad Aashish Khan and his stellar disciple Sri Anupam Shobhakar present their mastery of the sarode, drawn from the both the ancient dhrupad style as well as the more contemporary khayal style.

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Film Docu Screening Review: “Raga Revelry”: An Important Film On The Essence of An Eternal Art Form

Photo courtesy of Raga Revelry

Photo courtesy of Raga Revelry

Date: November 21, 2014
Venue: Chhandayan Center (NY)
Review by Dawoud Kringle

On Saturday, November 21st a pre-release showing of the documentary Raga Revelry was presented in public for the first time at Chhandayan Center. Directed by Mahesh Nair, and produced by Shreedevi Thacker, the film easily succeeded in the herculean task of taking the music and tradition of Indian Raga, and presenting it in a two-hour documentary; like distilling the essence of an enormous garden into a vial of perfume.

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Concert Review: The Sarod Project (India)…showcasing extraordinary technical skill as well as the power and versatility of this one of a kind instrument

Date: October 12, 2014
Venue: Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts(NY)
Concert review by Dante Mann

Sarod. Sarod? Sarod! Nothing sparks one’s interest like something new and unique. Why am I just now experiencing the strikingly distinctive timbre and visually intriguing qualities of this remarkable instrument?


Photo by Kevin Yatarola

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World Music Institute features: dazzling Zakir Hussain on tabla and virtuoso sitarist Niladri Kumar!!!

Date: Friday, October 29, 2010
Venue: Town Hall
Text and photos by: Veronique Lerebours (HarmoNYom)

“DazzlingZakir Hussain on tabla and virtuoso Niladri Kumar on sitar delivered to the New Yorkers an incredible and astonishing performance. That was nothing short of majestic to mesmerize the bursting audience! The charisma of both artists, the geniality and creativity of their agile fingers flirting with their respective instruments and the brilliant combination of two gifted maestros where all there!

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