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
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
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....
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
A self-confessed novice but fan of classical music, Kanwal writes about her impressions of the Festival
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
The many components that scale the heights of melodic and rhythmic intricasy in a typical recital of Carnatic music...
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Murad Ali, today’s most celebrated sarangi player, was born in a family of musicians originally from Moradabad....
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
“An exhilarating experience...Wajahat’s virtuosity on the sarod can be taken for granted” - The Independent, London
Exclusive interview with Pandit Nityanand Haldipur recorded on 5th Januray 2014 in Mumbai.
The premiere performance of Param Vir's composition of Darbar Chhayanat bringing together voices from opera and Hindustani Indian classical music.
Pandit Sharda Sahai Taal Concert
Desh. Album: Sounds of Bengal 2012
An exclusive interview recorded by Darbar with maestros Shashank Subramanyam, a Grammy nominated renowned exponent of the Bamboo Flute
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande is one of the finest classical musicians from the north Indian classical tradition.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
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
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars