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
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
As an ancient tradition, Indian classical music carries its own hereditary code of etiquette and...
With its origins in central Asia and Afghanistan, the sarod has found a natural home in North Indian Classical music
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
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.
The classical and folk traditions of India and Ireland to create a new music expression
Darbar Festival 2009 Aniruddha Bhattacharya | Khayal
Aruna Sairam is one of the best voices to emerge from the Carnatic tradition of southern India
Purbayan Chatterjee, who plays the sitar with a maturity beyond his years, takes the stage with Shashank, a child-prodigy of the south Indian flute
Circle of Sound explained by Soumik and Bernhard
Pushpraj Koshti plays Raga Sindhura (last part of composition)
Recipient of the Sangeet Natak Award 2011, Venkatesh Kumar is one of India's foremost khayal vocalists
India's great Khayal vocalist Manjusha Patil-Kulkarni talks about her music. Don't miss her rare morning concert at the Darbar Festival 2013
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
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Step into Ravi’s lounge
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.