Tag Archives: classical music

Bombay Jayashri at the Oscars

Carnatic Singer, Bombay Jayashri, Life of Pi

Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri, who was nominated in the best original song category at the 85th Academy Awards for her track "Pi Lullaby" from " Life of Pi", lost the trophy to British singer Adele, who took home the statuette for " Skyfall". However, "Life of Pi" won the best music - original score award.

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Bombay Jayashri Oscar Nomination

Bombay Jayashri's soundtrack for Life of Pi receives an Oscar nomination. First ever academy award nomination for a Tamil song! This beautiful song has been effortlessly rendered by this carnatic singer, and everything from the lyrics to the interludes are just mesmerizing. Click on to read more about her and get the lyrics and song Kanmaniye on Indianspice.

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Shakti, The Feminine Force

bharata natyam

While the school specialises in classical dance the performers will use different styles of traditional folk, classical and contemporary movements. Shakti: the Feminine Force promises to be a vibrant and colourful performance with the hope of leaving its audience touched by divine energy. Please join us on 26 May 2012, 5:30pm sharp at the Gandhi Hall, Lenasia. Call 082 491 4376 for tickets; alternatively you can get them at the door.

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Drisha Music Academy Ghazal Evening

Monali Shome

Shaam-e-Ghazal Aur Sufi by Drisha Music Academy will be sweeping across South Africa, once again the the songbird Monali Shome, musical genius Maithili Shome, Maestro Baloo Dutta, Saradindu and the students of the highly acclaimed Drisha Music Academy. A rare event, that will bring alive melodious music which will be a treat for any connoisseur of Indian music, where one could indulge in intoxicating melodies by the Monali Shome, and get tipsy and spellbound by the magic she weaves through her voice.

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