- The Hindu - Musical homage to Saint Tyagaraja
Carnatic musicians gathered in Tiruvarur and Tiruvaiyaru on Wednesday to render kritis of Saint Tyagaraja on the occasion of his 250th birth anniversary and render a musical homage to the divine composer.
- The Hindu - We have as much to learn even as we teach
In a desire to find the ‘normal’ child within the autistic children, are we forgetting their very core?
Ananth has heard it over 50 times… the same phrase in Kalyani: ‘Sri Kamakshi’(in Syama Sastri’s kriti, ‘Himadhri Suthe Pahimam’) and is ready to hear it many more times, over and over again........
- The New Indian Express - Biggest classical music fest begins
- Mathrubhumi - Beautifully crafted Alapana by Bombay Jayashri
- The Hindu - World Autism Awareness Day
- The Hindu - The experience of alignment
As I was tuning the tamburas, and trying to align my mind to the sruti (pitch), this thought crossed my mind — alignment can be in the moment, alignment can be an experience. My mind went back to the Mumbai suburban trains...
- The Times of India - A Sunday of classic jugalbandi at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bengaluru
It was nothing short of a treat to music aficionados of Bengaluru. After wowing city folk on the first day, the second day of Times Swarsangam at Chowdiah Memorial Hall on Sunday saw performances by a slew of renowned artistes...
- Bangalore Mirror - And the Award goes to...Melody
"The two-day Times Swarsangam music festival was nothing less than a spectacular treat for music lovers of Bengaluru. If there is one thing that this music festival’s organisers can boast of for years to come, it is the precision with which the whole event was executed. And special credit goes to the lineup of musicians who gave their craft undivided attention on stage, and connected with the audience from the word ‘go’.
- The Hindu - Showcasing the grandeur of Carnatic music
Banyan Tree’s Dakshinayan Carnatic music concerts are looked forward to by the Capital’s music lovers every year as it brings popular artistes from south India. This year too Chennai-based flute artiste Shashank Subramanyam and vocalist Bombay Jayashri were featured ...
- The Hindu - Moment of Discovery
The temple town of Guruvayur wakes up to ‘Thechi mandaram Thulasi’... a song wave engulfs a cricket stadium to cheer the team... the Malabar thrush brings in warmth in the hills of Munnar with her song... a well-coordinated verse...
- The New Indian Express - Rural Raga
Indian classical music is being taken out of air-conditioned halls to the country’s backwaters, because vocalists and musicians have discovered a new rasika—one that lends an ear and shows keen interest in this traditional art form...
- The Hindu - Weaving a web of swaras
‘Paridanamichithe’ (kanda chapu) when sung at the right speed gives the concert a lilt. Bombay Jayashri did just that at an impressive presentation . The swaras were like cascading waterfalls. Patri Satish Kumar (mridangam) and B.Shree Sundarkumar (ganjira) coordinated well in this segment to make it gripping...
- The Hindu - Bombay Jayashree enthrals audience with light beginning, brisk chittais
"Bombay Jayashree performed at Lakshmi Sundaram Hall for the 65th anniversary celebrations of Sri Sathguru Sangeetha Samajam.
Following Sri Raga Varnam, she sang Tyagaraja’s “Ramaneepai” in which he explains his transcendental bliss in singing of the Lord in Kedaram..."