Pandit Das is now considered to be one of the main torchbearer of the sitar from the next generation...
Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952) was an Indian yogi and guru that introduced many Westerners to the teachings of meditation...
Sawai Festival 2012 Blog by Kanwal
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
The myriads of song forms that make up the life-blood of Karnatik music...
North Indian drums – pakhwaj, North India’s ancient drum, a vital part of dhrupad recitals
A self-confessed novice but fan of classical music, Kanwal writes about her impressions of the Festival
Apart from musical content and the esoteric concept of ras, Indian classical raags are also assigned to particular times...
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....
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Wonderful vocal recital by Manjiri Asnare-Kelkar - Raga Jaunpuri. She belongs to Jaipur Atrauli gharana.
An exclusive interview recorded by Darbar with maestros Shashank Subramanyam, a Grammy nominated renowned exponent of the Bamboo Flute
Mysore Manjunath on the violin
Circle of Sound explained by Soumik and Bernhard
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Pt.Rajendra Prasanna: Raga Basant Mukhari
Sit back and enjoy the sublime, meditative sounds of santoor played by the virtuoso talent of Rahul Sharma
Darbar Festival 2009 Aniruddha Bhattacharya | Khayal
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
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
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars