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
Ras (also spelt rasa) is the word for “juice” in many Indian languages but in the musical sense its meaning is closer....
Bharatanatyam is the best-known of all South Indian classical dance forms originating from the state of Tamil Nadu...
With its origins in central Asia and Afghanistan, the sarod has found a natural home in North Indian Classical music
The many components that scale the heights of melodic and rhythmic intricasy in a typical recital of Carnatic music...
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
The santoor, from Kashmiri Sufi music to the classical concert stage
Sawai Festival 2012 Blog by Kanwal
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Aftaab-E-Sitar Ustad Vilayat Khan playing Bhairavi raga
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma playing Rag Jog at the Darbar Festival 2010 at the Kings Place in London
Bernhard Schimpelsberger performs a short solo inspired by the rhythmic patterns from the Indian classical tabla.
Mridangam maestros talks candidly about the instrument and sadhana
Raghu Dixit live at the Alchemy Festival 2012 @southbankcentre
One of the worlds most exciting and senior Tabla master performs tabla solo.
Described by Pandit Shiv Kumar as one of the finest Santoor maestros of the santoor.
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.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...