Designed for beginners, it helps fans of Indian classical music learn more about its theory and context.
Double bill concert featuting Jyoti Hegde (rudra veena) followed by Abhishek Raghuram (carnatic vocal)
One of India’s most remarkable maestros, Subhankar Banerjee strikes out with his bold yet crisp rhythms on the tabla.
For over six decades, Atre’s unique timbre and extraordinary artistry has won the hearts of audiences around the world
Double bill featuring Shashank, a household name in South India and Niladri Kumar provide enthralling musical flourishes
Nityanand Haldipur on the flute followed by Prem Kumar Mallick presenting the Dharbangha drupad vocal
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
The many components that scale the heights of melodic and rhythmic intricasy in a typical recital of Carnatic music...
Bansuri originates from the Sanskrit for wood, (bans) and the word for musical note[s], sur and is a generic term for any flute
Indian maestros consider the veena as the “mother” of all classical instruments, India’s most ancient string instrument is rarel
One famous story of an Indian musician tuning before his audience has now taken a permanent place in the...
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
Bharatanatyam is the best-known of all South Indian classical dance forms originating from the state of Tamil Nadu...
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Transport yourself to the temples of ancient India with deeply devotional dhrupad
Jesse Bannister effortlessly drifts between indo-jazz and ragas on saxophone.
Aruna Sairam is one of the best voices to emerge from the Carnatic tradition of southern India
Pandit Kushal Das playing Raga Bhimpalasi at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London on April 3rd 2010. Satyajit Talwalkar on the tabla.
Dr Vijay Rajput, disciple of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, is one of Britain’s most talented classical vocalists
Pandit Nityanand Haldipur makes his debut UK performance at The Darbar Festival 2014 from 18-21 September at the Southbank Centre. Ticket on sale from 30 April
Jori Solo from Punjab, a rarely heard percussion instrument resembling tabla.
Pushpraj Koshti plays Raga Sindhura (last part of composition)
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars