Featuring over 400 artists, the museum boasts of some priceless artefacts, like Ustad Bismilla Khan’s Shehnai and Pandit Bhimsen Joshi’s silver pan box. The idea was to create an informed audience for music, who are aware of the history and efforts that went into preserving Indian music.
The latest Namma Bengaluru Awards receive a record 61,000 nominations from citizens. 53 finalists in 9 categories will vie for honours. P Manivannan, Britannia, B N Vijay Kumar, BOSCO among those nominated.
The November concerts saw well known musicians including Mysore brothers, Maharajapuram Ramachandran, Priya sisters, Sanjay Subrahmanyam as well as the veteran N Ramani, who was felicitated at the event.