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
South India veena: An ancient instrument considered fit for a goddess, goes on to enchant in modern times.
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
As an ancient tradition, Indian classical music carries its own hereditary code of etiquette and...
Apart from musical content and the esoteric concept of ras, Indian classical raags are also assigned to particular times...
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Murad Ali, today’s most celebrated sarangi player, was born in a family of musicians originally from Moradabad....
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Tejendra Majumdar makes the sarod - the most majestic sounding of Indian instruments – sparkle.
Aruna Sairam is one of the best voices to emerge from the Carnatic tradition of southern India
Bernhard Schimpelsberger talks about his passion for the tabla and his Guru, Pandit Suresh Talwalkar
Playing at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London on April 2nd 2010
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Darbar exclusive interview with sarod maestro Ustad Wajahat Khan, who talks about his love for his instrument, the sarod.
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.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India