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
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
Main north Indian instruments – sarangi, from vocal accompaniment to a fully fledged solo classical instrument
Bansuri originates from the Sanskrit for wood, (bans) and the word for musical note[s], sur and is a generic term for any flute
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
A self-confessed novice but fan of classical music, Kanwal writes about her impressions of the Festival
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
A living legend of indian classical music
Darbar Festival 2009 Aniruddha Bhattacharya | Khayal
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
Pandit Kushal Das playing Raga Bhimpalasi at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London on April 3rd 2010. Satyajit Talwalkar on the tabla.
Niladri Kumar will grace The Darbar Festival 2014 from 18-21 September 2014 at the Southbank Centre. Tickets on sale from 30 April 2014
The premiere performance of Param Vir's composition of Darbar Chhayanat bringing together voices from opera and Hindustani Indian classical music.
Sings a rare Raga Mudrik Kanada live at Womad 2008
Transport yourself to the temples of ancient India with deeply devotional dhrupad
Pandit Sharda Sahai photographed in his home in 2004 by Sandeep Virdee. All rights reserved. Copyright 2012 Sandeep Virdee
Step into Ravi’s lounge
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
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.