Pandit Das is now considered to be one of the main torchbearer of the sitar from the next generation...
North India’s most popular percussion instrument for devotional as well as classical music, the tabla consists of two drums...
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
Bharatanatyam is the best-known of all South Indian classical dance forms originating from the state of Tamil Nadu...
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
One famous story of an Indian musician tuning before his audience has now taken a permanent place in the...
Murad Ali, today’s most celebrated sarangi player, was born in a family of musicians originally from Moradabad....
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
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
Bernhard Schimpelsberger talks about his passion for the tabla and his Guru, Pandit Suresh Talwalkar
Jori Solo from Punjab, a rarely heard percussion instrument resembling tabla.
Guruprasanna Prasanna, Kanjira Solo Don't miss a beat...listen to Guruprasanna at this years Darbar Festival 2014 from 18-21 September at Southbank Centre
India's great Khayal vocalist Manjusha Patil-Kulkarni talks about her music. Don't miss her rare morning concert at the Darbar Festival 2013
Pandit Vinayak Torvi makes his UK debut at the Darbar Festival 2014 from 18-21 September at the Southbank Centre, London.
Wonderful vocal recital by Manjiri Asnare-Kelkar - Raga Jaunpuri. She belongs to Jaipur Atrauli gharana.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.