Author Archive for Sumathi

Ragas and Royal Paintings

Indian Summer Night’s Music At Art Gallery By Sumi Krishnan The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur is open at the Art Gallery of New South Wales straight from the British Museum. As part of the exhibition with the help and sponsorship…

Toying with Desh

     I recently visited the Toy and Railway Museum in the Blue Mountains. The view from the top of the historic house of Leuralla brought all sorts of mixed feelings within me. Was I standing where other great people like the Queen might…

Questionnaire for Dancers

If you strongly feel good musicians need accompany a dance programs score it 10. Help BN and WWW of http://sangeethas.wordpress.com/ who plan to look at the general perceptions regarding similar aspects of this form of performing arts.  Sydhwaney has agreed to join their…

Notice to Organisors

Dear Organisors In your interests and at your service, Sydhwaney is offering an opportunity for you to place your ‘expected dates’ of events well in advance at no cost to you. Partially there is a selfish reason for doing this which is that we at…

Unity in Dualism

Debapriya and Samanwaya engaged the audience with their blissful presentation of Raag Marwa accompanied on the tabla by Sydney’s very own tabla player Nikhil Harishchandrakar. The programme while sparsely attended made for a cosy evening at the Canada Bay Civic…

Time Never Sleeps

  Boring !! is a word which has no place in the dictonary of a creative mind for their battle is only with one thing Time !!  To catch up with time. For how can one catch up with time that…

A Song a Day, A Dollar a Dream

  When I happened to find myself in the same room as the man behind the label, Suresh Gopalan the founder of Charsur Digital Work Station out popped the question “So whats Hot at Charsur Studios in Chennai these days?”…