We had the fortune of featuring Aarti Nayak sometime back with a recording of her scintillating performance. Carrying on the legacy of her father Pt. Ramarao Nayak of Goa and a family brimming with the ocean of music, Aarti has been awarded Sangeet Ratna by Kashi Sangeet Samaj. Her sister Kirti Nayak, shares with us a recording of her magic in Raag Madhuvanti
Performances by Saraswat Stalwarts, and Great concerts
Shri Kiran Kamath – Live in concert – Part 1
We are glad to present you the first of a multi part series in honour of Shri Kiran Kamath. After being felicitated as “Gaana Gambhir” Kiran-anna is being bestowed with another coveted title today at Chennai. We present to you the first among a series of recording of his concert.
Heritage Yakshagana Puppets of Uppinakuduru
Uppinakuduru is a town near Kundapura, Karnataka, which may not gain instant recall unless you are an ardent lover of Yakshagana Puppets. For over 6 generations, the Uppinakuduru Kamath’s family has been the pioneer and torchbearer of the Art of Yakshagana Puppetry. Bhaskar Kogga Kamath is currently the lead “Sutradhar” of this invaluable heritage art and Saraswat Pride. We bring to you a slide show of few photographs of their show at Kurla Balaji Mandir, and an earnest appeal to donate for a great cause…. read on..
Mahalakshmi Prakash Shenoy – Nightingale of Karkala
Mahalakshmi Shenoy is a young and accomplished classical artist from our samaaj. Her musical performances shine forth with the grace of Indian classical music – both Hindustani as well as Carnatic. . Radio Idli celebrates today by featuring one of her great performance videos
Aarti Ramarao Nayak – Raag Hamsadhwani
Words of appreciation fall short and flat with amazement, when each melodious note sung by Aarti makes a joyous impact on our senses. Aarti Nayak is the daughter and disciple of Pandit Ramarao Nayak of Goa, who is renown for his contribution towards spreading the knowledge of Hindustani Classical music. We present a tarana in Raag Hamsadhwani
Puttur Pandurang Nayak’s concert at Vashi
Puttur Pandurang Nayak-maam rendered a divine concert at Vashi, during the last Chaturmasya of Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji. He kept the audience spellbound with a collection of is best songs.
Balachandra Prabhu’s magical Radio Idli concert
A year back, a young singer Balachandra and Radio Idli found each other. The result was divine concert in Mumbai with melody that still echoes within us. For those who wish to be enchanted.. we have the recordings right here for all of you… (songs and more in the full post)
Most Awaited Idli from UAE..
Harish Pai arrives on Radio Idli, from the Middle East. A strange thing happened last week. Over and above the din of financial markets crashing around the world, we could hear a strange chanting from across the Arabian sea. It kept getting stronger and stronger..until we could hear it oh so very clearly. “makka Idli […]
Raag Malkauns – Dr. Kiran Shirlal
Part 2 – Dr. Kiran Shirlal’s magical rendition After making listeners spellbound with “Mata Kaalika”, a composition in Raag Adaana, Dr. Shirlal presents to us another divine Raaga which is popularly sung in both Hindustani as well as Carnatic Disciplines. The Raaga is named Malkauns in Hindustaani and Hindolam in Carnatic. There are quite a […]
Raag Adana – Dr. Kiran Shirlal
It gives me immense pleasure to welcome Dr. Kiran Shirlal – An accomplished classical singer and a PhD. professor in engineering at the prestigious NITK (formerly KREC) Surathkal, Mangalore. In the first of a two part series, Dr. Shirlal presents to us a composition in Raag Adaana (available in the podcast below). Directions to hear: […]