Harmeet Virdee

Category Instrumental | Tags Sitar



Harmeet Virdee is a leading British-based sitar exponent. He has performed on the BBC and at a range of leading festivals, and is also committed to teaching students and newcomers, leading Darbar’s Indian music appreciation courses. He learnt his art from a young age from Dharambir Singh, and then informally trained with Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee, Ustad Shahid Parvez, Pandit Arvind Parikh, and other leading artists.



—Also see Living Traditions: 21 articles for 21st-century Indian classical music, our new series exploring how music with ancient roots continues to innovate in a fast-paced, interconnected modern world. Expand your appreciation!


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