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  70’s - 1999 I 2000 - 2006 I 2006+
   
date   events
         
July 14   Rethinking Western Classical Music in the 21st Century by pianist Karl Lutchmayer
May 9   Elemental & Evolving Fifty years in dance a conversation with Malavika Sarukai
April 6   Who is Baul - The Mystic Music Traditions of the Bauls of Bengal by Vikram Sampath (award winning author)
date   events
         
October 28   A book discussion on The Ambassador & The Private Eye 
by Krishnan Srinivasan
September 24   Virtual book release of 
False Allies, India's Maharajas in the Age of Ravi Varma 
by author Manu S Pillai
September 10   We are very pleased to announce the third season of Webinar lectures "From Malabar to Coromandel" now named "From Konkan to Coromandel" from the Deccan Heritage Foundation, the Centre for Islamic Studies and the Foundation of H H Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar of Mysore. The lectures run from September to December with the first on - Begums & Maids :A History of the Deccan through its Female Protagonists by author Manu Pillai on Friday 10th September at 5.30pm.
August 2   BLT very kindly agreed to make their YouTube link available to us for another presentation of theirs, Robi's Garden, also based on some of Tagore's Stories to mark his 160th Anniversary. The programme is an hour long & could be viewed at member’s own convenience.
July 24   Our programme, a collaboration with Bangalore Little Theatre to present their new play Kabuliwala Calling an adaptation by Vijay Padaki of the iconic Rabindranath Tagore play. This was an online dramatised reading specially for our members & BLT members.
July 10   "Reflections" – A virtual concert by duo pianists Natallia Kapylova & Liudmila Drazhnik featuring Piano Miniatures and the Seasons by Pyotr Tchaikovsky on Saturday, 10th July at 7.00 p.m. The two pianists are well known to the Western music audiences of Bangalore, as they live, perform & teach in the City.
June 17   IMAS had an interesting livestreamed book discussion with the BIC. It was a discussion by author Moin Mir with writer Rana Safvion Moin's new book 'The Lost Fragrance of Infinity'. The book is a historical novel reflecting the essence of Sufi thought through the journey of its protagonist a young craftsman from Delhi, and traces his journey from the fading Mughal empire through Central Asia to far off Spain.
May 31   IMAS were co-sponsors with BIC in a programme Music Beyond Borders-Celebrating the life and work of Vanraj Batia. The programme was to honour the memory of Vanraj Bhatia, one of India's most prolific music composers in both the Western and Indian genres, who passed away just before his 94th birthday.
May 1-29   Online Concise Course - History & Appreciation of Indian Art & Culture by Benoy K Behl for Gandhi Memorial Centre, Washington D.C. The course included select films from his series of documentaries on Indian culture & on Buddhism, the aesthetics of the Gupta Period and also on the bronzes of Tamilnad.
March 22   Piano Recital by U S based pianist Raj Bhimani at the Lincolon Centre, New York. Link provided specially for IMAS members.
February 22   Sent list of talks organized by the Deccan Heritage Foundation in the second series "From Malabar to Coromandel" scheduled from March 2021 to June 2021.
February 12   Lecture by art historian Anna Dallapicola “Of Gods & Heroes; South Indian Painted Textiles” in collaboration with the BIC. The Kalamkari temple hangings in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London & the Catalogue written by her for the Museum were the subject of her lecture.
date   events   artiste
         
December 1   The East India Company – A Legacy of Rapacity – Converstaion between William Dalrymple & Moin Mir on their recent books - The Anarchy, & Surat – Fall of a Port – Rise of a Prince, live streamed with BIC.   William Dalrymple & Moin Mir
November 9   Launch of Ambassador Alan Nazarath’s autobiography A Ringside Seat to History   Alan Nazarath with Latha Reddy, moderating
October 11
St. Mark’s Cathedral
  "This too shall pass" Western music concert   St. Marks Church members
September 12   “Doppio” a duo piano concert with Natallia Kapylova & Liudmila Drazhnik – a live presentation by the two pianists   Natallia Kapylova & Liudmila Drazhnik
September 11   The World in Carnatic Music – Inter-Cultural Encounters in South India   Neuroscientist Deepti Navarathna
Sumathi Krishnan, musician
Srinivas Reddy, musician & author-BIC talks
July 17   An evening with Maestro James Conlon on opera moderated by author Shobha Narayan in collaboration with BIC   Maestro James Conlon
June 29   A piano concert by Raj Bhimani specially curated for IMAS to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary   Raj Bhimani
March 6
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  The language of Music, a duo piano concert   Natalia Kapylova and Liudmila Drazhnik
date   events   artiste
         
December 21
NGMA Auditorium
  City of single stone : Kakatiya Heritage of Warangal   A lecture by Philip B Wagoner held in collaboration with the Deccan Heritage Foundation & National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
December 5
Bangalore International Centre
  Pearls of Chopin's Music   A Piano Recital by Anna Lipiak
October 15
Bangalore International Centre
  Romancing the Violin   Internationally Renowned Musicians
September 25
Bangalore International Centre
  The Maharaja & Musical Modernism: A Celebration of Patronage and Legacy   Karl Lutchmayer & Beatrice de Larragoiti
June 28
Bangalore International Centre
  If Music be the Food of Love: A classical voice and piano recital   Ashwati Parameshwar and Natallia K. Kapylova
March 15
NGMA
  Out of this World   A film by So Long Productions
febraury 15
National Gallery of Modern Art
  The Magic of India: Jadoowallahs, Jugglers, Jinns & more   JOHN ZUBRYZCKI
febraury 8
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Lepakshi: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting   george michell
date   events   artiste
         
november 16
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  A Western Classical Trio   Syrinx: xxii
august 31
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Classical Guitar Duo R2T2   RAPHAEL BEREAU AND TIZOC ROMERO
june 23
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Art Song Recital Exploring Brahms Lieder   RAHUL BHARADWAJ AND
NADINE CRASTO
may 17
Gallery Time & Space
  Polymorphism: Stories   indira chandrasekhar
march 23
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Bharatanatyam Performance   APOORVA MALLADI
january 14
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Iranian inspiration - Firdausi's Shahnameh in India   DR. WILLIAM KWIATKOWSKI
date   events   artiste
         
august 27
Banquet Hall, Jayamahal Palace Hotel
  Annual founder's day tea & iran at the crossroads    
august 2
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  The Pi Plus Duo   jan sham brouwer and apurva devarajan
july 7
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Fantasy for two, a duo piano concert   natalia k kapylova and liudmila alizarchyk
march 27
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Music for Peace, An International Concert Project   Viovoi Music Academy
march 10
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700: Opulence and Fantasy   navina najat haidar
january 20
My Fortune Hotel, Bengaluru
  A PIANO SOIREE   MONIQUE COPPER
january 18
National Gallery of Modern Art
  The Mughals in the Deccan: The architecture of Burhanpur, Daulatabad and Aurangabad   GEORGE MICHELL
date   events   artiste
         
november 25
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  SYRINX: XXII   ANTONIO CARRILHO, KATHARINE RAWDON, RAJ BHIMANI
november 18
St. Mark's Cathedral
  A Recital of art songs and opera arias   ashwati parameshwar - soprano
september 9
The Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  JAZZ   sharik hasan
march 31
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Imagined Journeys: Lalla Rookh and the Lure of Cashmere   Smt. Nirupama Rao
january 19
National Gallery of Modern Art
  'Cities of Victory': The Afterlife of Chalukya architecture at Vijayanagara and Bijapur   Prof. Philip B. Wagoner
date   events   artiste
         
december 11
The Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Celebrity piano recital   pallavi mahidhara
october 27
The Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Arties festival India   Arties musicians
august 28
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Ghalib and the Mirs of Gujarat   Mir Jaffar Imam
july 24
The Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  A piano recital by Paul Stewart   paul stewart
april 19
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Screening of Kannada film Kaadu   -
february 8
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Twenty Visits to India: A British Potter’s Tale   Kate malone
JANUARY 17
National Gallery of Modern Art
  Deccani art across the ocean: hoysalas, kadambas and medieval ethiopia   finbarr barry flood
 
 
date   events   artiste
         
november 23
St. Andrew's Chruch
  A classical guitar recital by Yogi Ponappa   yogi ponappa
September 20
Chowdiah Memorial Hall
  A musical Recital by Balamurli Krishna (part of Bengaluru International Arts Festival)   Balamurli Krishna
june 4
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Romantic love in music and letters: Robert & Clara Schumann   NATALLIA KAPYLOVA
march 22
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Arties Festival India, Chamber Music Concert   LAURENT MANAUD PALLAS, MATHILDE BORSARELLO HERRMANN, CECILE GRASSI, GAUTHIER HERRMANN & EMMANUEL CHRISTIEN
 
 
date   events   artiste
         
october 25
National Gallery of Modern Art
  An illustrated talk - Murals of India   BENOY K BEHL
september 20
Bangalore International Centre
  A lively book discussion on the hope factory   lavanya sankaran
july 19
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  A Bharatanatyam performance   vidya d keshava, sumitra keshava
june 28
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  Trio HNG   hugues borsarello, nicolas bone, gauthier hermann
march 18
Chowdiah Memorial Hall
  A Lively evening of jazz   ararat
march 1
NGMA Auditorium
  Mughal Architecture & Gardens   DR GEORGE MICHELL
 
 
date   events   artiste
         
november 2
Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
  A Classical Piano Recital   ORIETTA CAIANIELLO
september 9
NGMA Auditorium
  An evening of songs   de lanerolle brothers (rohan & ishan)
september 2
Chowdiah Memorial Hall
  Bharatanatyam   MALAVIKA SARRUKAI
august 2
Chowdiah Memorial Hall
  Rhythm of Life   BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
june 1
Alliance Francaise
  Baroque French Music   JUSTIN McCARTHY
april 20
NGMA
  Elephant boy   robert flaherty & zoltan korda
march 30
Smriti Nandan
  A talk on 'Temple Jewellery'   Dr. Choodamani
january 24
Raj Bhavan
  Book Launch ‘Voice of the Veena: S. Balachandra a biography’   Vikram Sampath
 
 
date   events   artiste
         
december 8
Alliance Francaise
  Piano Recital   Karl Lutchmayer
November 8
Time & Space Gallery
  Sita's Ramayana   Samhita Arni
August 28
Crystal Ballroom
  Founders Day Annual Tea -
A Short Piano Recital
  NEVILLE Z BHARUCHA
August 5
Alliance Francaise
  A Violin Recital   mandhira de saram
july 22
NGMA, Palace Road
  A Bharatanatyam Recital   Susheela Mehta
july 11
Time and Space Gallery
  K.K.Hebbar through a daughter's Eyes   Rajani Prasanna
june 11
Time and Space Gallery
  "St. Petersburg Night" - Waldbuhne Berlin   Berliner Philharmoniker /
Zubin Mehta
april 21
Alliance Francaise
  Piano Recital   victoria aja
 
 
date   events   artiste
         
november 25
Alliance Francaise
  Piano Recital   chris williams
june 16
Alliance Francaise
  Piano Recital   Paul Stewart
APRIL 12
Alliance Francaise, 7pm
  Launch of book "My Name is Gauhar Jaan!" The Life and Times of a Musician   Vikram Sampath
february 23   ‘Revisiting the  City of Victory’ – An Illustrated talk   Vikramajit Ram
february 18   New Jungle Orchestra   Danish Jazz Ensemble
 
 
december 5   ‘Opus a Kath’ – An Indo French Classical and Modern dance performance   ISABELLA ANNA & HER TROUPE
october 30   Carnatic vocal recital   Sandeep Narayan
september 11   Violin and Cello recital   Julie – Anne Derome and Gabriel Prynn
august 28   Wine & Cheese Evening    
august 27   Piano recital   Chris Williams
july 18   ‘Gertrude’ – A dramatised reading   Phyllis Bose
july 3   ‘The Dancing Saxophone’ – A Saxophone recital by Claudia Schaetzle accompanied on the piano   Claudia Schaetzle
Monique de Margerie
june 12   Samson and Delila – Opera film    
may 16   ‘Puskin’s Last Poem’   Achala Moulik
march 24   ARTIES – A French Chamber Music Ensemble concert    
march 16   ‘Daughters oh India’ – Art & Identity – An illustrated talk   Stephen Hulyer
february 10   Violin recital   Thomas Schrott accompanied by Daniel Bossard on the piano
january 17   ‘Learning from Greenlaw’ – an illustrated lecture by Dr. George Michell and ‘Archaeology between the Monuments’   George Michell
Dr. John M. Fritz
january 8   Jazz Piano Concert   Sharik Hassan
 
 
november 1   Classical Guitar   Alessio Nebiolo
september 26   Piano recital   Mathieu Gaudet of Canada
september 5   Poems for the Piano – An Evening of Chopin – Piano recital   Anil Srinivasan
august 28   Annual Tea    
august 16   ‘Splendours of Royal Mysore’ – The Untold Story of the Wodeyars   Vikram Sampath
june 6   Screening of Opera film – Romeo and Juliette   Charles Francois Gounod
March 23   An Evening of Poetry and Music for the launch of ‘Lone Swan’ (Haiku)   Vasumathi (Christine) Krishnaswami
March 15   Piano Recital   Chris Williams
 
 
September 26   Water
Piano Recital
  Monique Cooper
september 12   Elephant Kingdom:
Sculptures from Indian Architecture
Book Launch
  Vikramajit Ram
september 9   The Symphony
Orchestra of India
  Marat Bisangaliev
august 26   Reminiscences of the Mysore Palace
Founders Day; illustrated talk
  Urmila Devi
August 3   Legends of Jazz
Film
  Ramsey Lewis
August 3   Under the Desert Sky
Film
  Andrea Bocelli
july 12   Concert Magic
Film
  Yehudi Menuhin
july 12   300 years of St. Petersburg Film    
may 25   Piano Recital
by Sri Lankan pianist
  Sothie Paul Duraisamy
may 12   Swan Lake
Film
   
march 2   Q.E.D.
A Dramatized Play Reading based on the life of Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman
   
february 16   An Evening of Opera - ‘Turandot’
Film
   
 
 
  quick fact