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
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952) was an Indian yogi and guru that introduced many Westerners to the teachings of meditation...
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
A living legend of indian classical music
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Sings a rare Raga Mudrik Kanada live at Womad 2008
An exclusive interview recorded by Darbar with maestros Shashank Subramanyam, a Grammy nominated renowned exponent of the Bamboo Flute
Aftaab-E-Sitar Ustad Vilayat Khan playing Bhairavi raga
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
One of the worlds most exciting and senior Tabla master performs tabla solo.
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande is one of the finest classical musicians from the north Indian classical tradition.
Exclusive interview recorded on 13 January 2014 with Pandit Vinayak Torvi Ji from the Gwalior and Kirana Gharana.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music