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
The sitar phenomenon Mukherjee returns to the London stage after an absence of six years.
Kumaresh talks openly about the challenges of performing the Saraswati veena
A special double concert of dhrupad vocal and the sarod. Concert not to be missed.
The trendsetter Bhattacharya presents afternoon ragas through his virtuosity.
Most Hindustani musicians train under the umbrella of a certain style, known as gharana. The word ‘gharana’ means family...
Sawai Festival 2012 Blog by Kanwal
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
One famous story of an Indian musician tuning before his audience has now taken a permanent place in the...
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
Ras (also spelt rasa) is the word for “juice” in many Indian languages but in the musical sense its meaning is closer....
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
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Darbar exclusive interview with sarod maestro Ustad Wajahat Khan, who talks about his love for his instrument, the sarod.
One of the worlds most exciting and senior Tabla master performs tabla solo.
2nd part & Finale of classic performance from the 2 masters at America's Carnegie Hall.
Drut gat in Raga Basant Mukhari
Darbar Festival 2009 Carnatic Ensemble
Dr Vijay Rajput, disciple of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, is one of Britain’s most talented classical vocalists
Pt Swapan Chaudhuri performs tabla solo at The Darbar Festrival 2006
Aruna Sairam is one of the best voices to emerge from the Carnatic tradition of southern India
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
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
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Step into Ravi’s lounge