True Voice of
the Flute . . .
"However, three cheers
to Nityanand Haldipur who brings a breath of
freshness and originality and restores the true
utterance to the flute in the midst of the
prevailing depravity. The golden rule is what the
human voice does the flute can and should do.
Haldipur brought back memories of good old days when
flute had a stately gait and the demeanor as opposed
to the "childish frolics and flippancy"
characterizing its playing today."
The Hindu, 28th
November, 1997 ( read complete article)
Flute Reflects His Quiet, Dignified Personality
. . .
"In practical terms
therefore, Nityanand's style is a reflection of his
dignified and quiet personal behavior and thus his
playing, is a sort of fluidity rather than a 'beat
based style'. There is, of course, a division of the
beat but on the whole, the music just flows."
The Asian Age, 2
It's Pure Music
. . .
"It was indeed
gratifying to observe the sedate mannerisms of
Nityanand Haldipur. What impressed most was his
ability to reflect some of the nuances of his
present mentor - Smt. Annapurna Devi.
Recital . . .
his performance with the Raga Yaman. The finesse
with which he systematically developed the raga was
admirable. His shifting of "sum" on the upper note
for a short while brought out a certain freshness."
Deccan Herald, 6th
Performance . . .
"As for Nityanand
Haldipur, he breathes into his flute the cumulative
creative motivation he has had from Smt. Annapurna
Devi. He virtually poured his heart into the the
opening Yaman exploring the potentialities of the
raga to the utmost through a series of exciting
Indian Express, 24th
Brilliance . . .
"The most impressive
performance of the evening came from Nityanand
Haldipur. The tone of his flute was rounded and
appealing. The alaps were placid and intense.
Haldipur developed the raga on the lines of the Late
Pannalal Ghosh and the tant-ang of Smt. Annapurna
The Indian Post, 1st