Articles by: Surasri Chaudhuri

Celebrating World Music Day: 21st June: Facing Illness with Music – The Story of Claudio Abbado

Celebrating World Music Day: 21st June: Facing Illness with Music – The Story of Claudio Abbado

Human civilization is confronting illness in a way unprecedented in the recent past. Brings back the image of the little girl Sita in Ritwit Ghatak’s movie Subarnarekha, who was singing in an abandoned air-strip, and all of a sudden, Kali the mother-destroyer appeared before her. The frightened little girl realized that it is only a poor man wearing the mask[Read More…]

June 21, 2020 Arts/Literature
Facing Violence with Music: The Story of Mikis Theodorakis

Facing Violence with Music: The Story of Mikis Theodorakis

21 Jun 2019:  Celebrating World Music Day These days internet can open up fascinating treasure-troves from the half-forgotten past. In a French archive one can watch a short documentary- “Nous Sommes Deux”, made almost 50 years ago by Robert Manthoulis for the French television. The title – “We are two” (in Greek, “Imaste dio”) is the first line of a[Read More…]

June 21, 2019 Arts/Literature