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
With its origins in central Asia and Afghanistan, the sarod has found a natural home in North Indian Classical music
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
A self-confessed novice but fan of classical music, Kanwal writes about her impressions of the Festival
The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
Ras (also spelt rasa) is the word for “juice” in many Indian languages but in the musical sense its meaning is closer....
A living legend of indian classical music
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....
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Pushpraj Koshti plays Raga Sindhura (last part of composition)
Darbar Festival 2009 Carnatic Ensemble
Transport yourself to the temples of ancient India with deeply devotional dhrupad
“An exhilarating experience...Wajahat’s virtuosity on the sarod can be taken for granted” - The Independent, London
Sit back and enjoy the sublime, meditative sounds of santoor played by the virtuoso talent of Rahul Sharma
An exclusive interview recorded by Darbar with maestros Shashank Subramanyam, a Grammy nominated renowned exponent of the Bamboo Flute
Rajhesh Vaidhya playing the his modified, amplified Veena at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London
Tabla solo at Kamani Auditorium on 24th June 2011
Step into Ravi’s lounge
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)...
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
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
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.