Author: Bhaswati Bhattacharya

Betrayal and Crucifixion of Jesus Christ immortalised by Bach in The Passion

The Passion, an oratory of the Gospel, is performed during the Silent Week, the week preceding Easter traditionally in churches, but also in concert halls. Some Dutch ministers among others make an annual ‘pilgrimage’ to the church in Naarden to listen to this piece. Here’s an in-depth report by Bhaswati. The St Matthew Passion (The Passion), an oratorium […]

My long-lost Cousin Mithu: A Tribute to Innocence

Bhaswati walks down the memory lane. She recalls her association with her cousin, Mithu, in a soulful account. The title is a misleading, because she was never lost, and it is me who had been away, yet that’s the adjective that came to my mind when I thought about it after seeing her. I was perhaps three […]