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
Most Hindustani musicians train under the umbrella of a certain style, known as gharana. The word ‘gharana’ means family...
Indian maestros consider the veena as the “mother” of all classical instruments, India’s most ancient string instrument is rarel
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
One famous story of an Indian musician tuning before his audience has now taken a permanent place in the...
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
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
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Idea Jalsa (Zee Tv) : Raag - Anandi Kalyan (Nand), Bihag & Bhairavi
Mridangam maestros talks candidly about the instrument and sadhana
Pandit Vinayak Torvi makes his UK debut at the Darbar Festival 2014 from 18-21 September at the Southbank Centre, London.
Pushpraj Koshti plays Raga Sindhura (last part of composition)
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Bernhard Schimpelsberger performs a short solo inspired by the rhythmic patterns from the Indian classical tabla.
Jesse Bannister effortlessly drifts between indo-jazz and ragas on saxophone.
Recipient of the Sangeet Natak Award 2011, Venkatesh Kumar is one of India's foremost khayal vocalists
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India