Pandit Das is now considered to be one of the main torchbearer of the sitar from the next generation...
Apart from musical content and the esoteric concept of ras, Indian classical raags are also assigned to particular times...
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952) was an Indian yogi and guru that introduced many Westerners to the teachings of meditation...
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
Indian maestros consider the veena as the “mother” of all classical instruments, India’s most ancient string instrument is rarel
South India veena: An ancient instrument considered fit for a goddess, goes on to enchant in modern times.
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
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
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
A line of rising UK musicians from the south Indian carnatic traditions singing beautifully crafted vocal melodies
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
Described by Pandit Shiv Kumar as one of the finest Santoor maestros of the santoor.
Raghu Dixit live at the Alchemy Festival 2012 @southbankcentre
Pandit Yogesh Samsi talks about what is a tala and about his love and devotion to his Guru, Ustad Alla Rakha Ji.
Pandit Sharda Sahai photographed in his home in 2004 by Sandeep Virdee. All rights reserved. Copyright 2012 Sandeep Virdee
Darbar exclusive interview with sarod maestro Ustad Wajahat Khan, who talks about his love for his instrument, the sarod.
Pushpraj Koshti plays Raga Sindhura (last part of composition)
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.