I thank Anupama Rao for her inputs and Chandra Pai and Baithak team for their invitation to write this piece. Becoming a Singer Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur (henceforth, Mansur) was born on December 31, 1910. He was the third of the eight children of Bhimarayappa Gowda and Neelamma, who lived in the village Mansur in Dharwad […]
In these difficult times art and music is helping many of us to stay calm and sane. In a world where we enjoy music so much why is paying artists so difficult?
From materials to making and tuning of the instrument here is an article with complete information about the Tanpura.
The purposes may be diverse but one cannot forget that house concerts/chamber concerts are a wonderful opportunity. Opportunity for whom and of what kind? Here are some guidelines to ensure that we all are making the best use of the opportunity available.
Maanasa Visweswaran shares her experience of attending a Baithak @ Classes Concert We often hear this phrase, “We live in the era of access”. But in my one year experience of living in India as a student and attending Indian classical concerts, I’ve noticed that the audiences mostly belonged to specific social classes or age […]
The show must go on! Despite a heavy down pour that disrupted the power supply at the Babu Jagjeevan Ram School in Yerawada, Baithak Foundation carried on, undeterred, to present yet another successful concert at the school. This concert was held on 22nd June 2018 as part of Baithak @ Classes initiative. It was exciting to see […]