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
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
A self-confessed novice but fan of classical music, Kanwal writes about her impressions of the Festival
South India veena: An ancient instrument considered fit for a goddess, goes on to enchant in modern times.
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
With its origins in central Asia and Afghanistan, the sarod has found a natural home in North Indian Classical music
The many components that scale the heights of melodic and rhythmic intricasy in a typical recital of Carnatic music...
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma playing Rag Jog at the Darbar Festival 2010 at the Kings Place in London
Transport yourself to the temples of ancient India with deeply devotional dhrupad
Rajhesh Vaidhya playing the his modified, amplified Veena at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London
Pandit Sharda Sahai Taal Concert
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.
Pandit Sharda Sahai photographed in his home in 2004 by Sandeep Virdee. All rights reserved. Copyright 2012 Sandeep Virdee
Circle of Sound explained by Soumik and Bernhard
Tejendra Majumdar makes the sarod - the most majestic sounding of Indian instruments – sparkle.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
Step into Ravi’s lounge