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Musician & Writer
Author & Journalist

Date & Time

Friday Fri, 4 Sep 2020

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Location

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Music has a unique way to set the mood – whether for a moment or an entire evening. Melodies or ragas of classical music underlie most of the music we listen to – whether a Hindustani bhajan, Carnatic krithi, filmi song, or even background music. Chitra Srikrishna presents ‘Moods & Melodies’ – a journey through a variety of moods with songs from across India – classical and more. Join us to see how melodies indeed can shape your moods, even in these trying times.

Speakers

Chitra Srikrishna

Musician & Writer

Chitra Srikrishna, a Carnatic musician, writer and a graded artist of All India Radio, has been an acclaimed vocalist for over three decades. She has performed in numerous cities across India, USA, Canada, Singapore and Malaysia.

In addition to classical carnatic concerts, Chitra conceives and produces thematic productions to make Carnatic music accessible to a wider audience. Her recent productions include ANTAH PRERNA – A Musical Telling of an Entrepreneur’s Journey, BHAKTHI which traces the musical journey of the mystics of India and HUMRAAG – The Classical Roots of Indian Popular Music. Her writing on culture, musical and social topics has appeared in leading newspapers. She runs a popular podcast Raga Ruminations and was the producer of RaagTime, a radio program on Indian music.

More details are available on her website chitrasrikrishna.com

Shoba Narayan

Author & Journalist

Shoba Narayan is the author of four books and a columnist with Hindustan Times Brunch magazine. She writes about food, travel, fashion, art and culture for many national and international publications. She is the overseas correspondent for Radio New Zealand. She has taught at IIM-Bangalore and the Indian Institute of Science. Besides writing, she watches birds, quaffs wine, and enjoys gadgets. Her lifelong mission is to get fit without exercising and lose weight without dieting.