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.
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
As an ancient tradition, Indian classical music carries its own hereditary code of etiquette and...
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
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Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
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The word, (also spelt Khyal) comes from the Persian language, meaning “imagination”
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Circle of Sound explained by Soumik and Bernhard
Rajhesh Vaidhya playing the his modified, amplified Veena at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London
Pandit Yogesh Samsi talks about what is a tala and about his love and devotion to his Guru, Ustad Alla Rakha Ji.
A line of rising UK musicians from the south Indian carnatic traditions singing beautifully crafted vocal melodies
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.
The pioneer of Indian slide guitar,the creator of Trinity of guitars
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
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)...