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 drums – pakhwaj, North India’s ancient drum, a vital part of dhrupad recitals
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
With its origins in central Asia and Afghanistan, the sarod has found a natural home in North Indian Classical music
South India veena: An ancient instrument considered fit for a goddess, goes on to enchant in modern times.
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
A living legend of indian classical music
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.
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Jyoti Hegde maker her UK debut performance at The Darbar Festival 2014 on 20th September 2014 at the Southbank Centre. Tickets go on sale from 30th April.
Rajhesh Vaidhya playing the his modified, amplified Veena at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London
One of UK's young sitar players performing in tribute to Bhai Gurmit Singh Virdee
Pushpraj Koshti plays Raga Sindhura (last part of composition)
Jesse Bannister effortlessly drifts between indo-jazz and ragas on saxophone.
Darbar Festival 2012 Lunch Party at Roti Chai
A line of rising UK musicians from the south Indian carnatic traditions singing beautifully crafted vocal melodies
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.