Double bill of the rare instrument Rudra Veena and the Jaipur Atruli vocal style
This long awaited tabla solo shows off the amazing versatility of this instrument
Ragunathan talks vividly about her life as a female musician and explains the role of women in Indian classical music.
The sitar phenomenon Mukherjee returns to the London stage after an absence of six years.
Double billed concert of sitar followed by one of India's greatest vocalists
Harjinderpal Singh Matharu performs mesmerising ragas on the santoor, an ancient string instrument
A self-confessed novice but fan of classical music, Kanwal writes about her impressions of the Festival
Indian maestros consider the veena as the “mother” of all classical instruments, India’s most ancient string instrument is rarel
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
The myriads of song forms that make up the life-blood of Karnatik music...
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
South India veena: An ancient instrument considered fit for a goddess, goes on to enchant in modern times.
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
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.
Tabla solo at Kamani Auditorium on 24th June 2011
Pandit Sharda Sahai photographed in his home in 2004 by Sandeep Virdee. All rights reserved. Copyright 2012 Sandeep Virdee
Pt Swapan Chaudhuri performs tabla solo at The Darbar Festrival 2006
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
The premiere performance of Param Vir's composition of Darbar Chhayanat bringing together voices from opera and Hindustani Indian classical music.
2nd part & Finale of classic performance from the 2 masters at America's Carnegie Hall.
Darbar Festival 2012 Lunch Party at Roti Chai
Pt.Rajendra Prasanna: Raga Basant Mukhari
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
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.