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Category Instrumental

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma is one of very few instrumentalists who has near-single-handedly put their instrument on the classical map. Born in the Himalayan state of Jammu to a Dogri family, his father Uma Dutt Sharma was an esteemed singer who inducted him into vocal music and tabla from a young age. But his path deviated at age 13, as his father recommended that he took up the santoor - a 100-stringed hammered dulcimer traditionally used ...

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Category Instrumental

Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee

Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee is revered for his extraordinary command of the sitar and surbahar, with many counting him among the ... read more

Category Vocal

Sudha Ragunathan

Sudha Ragunathan is a leading light of Carnatic song. She learned bhajans from her mother V Choodamani in childhood, and ... read more

Category Instrumental

Abhisek Lahiri

Abhisek Lahiri is a gharana-blending young sarod player, who fuses ideas from the Shahjahanpur, Maihar, and Senia Bangash traditions. Early ... read more

Category Instrumental

Abhishek Borkar

Abhishek Borkar is rapidly gaining recognition as one of India’s finest young sarod players. His father Pandit Shekhar Borkar is a ... read more

Category Vocal

Abhishek Raghuram

Abhishek Raghuram’s command of South Indian classical singing is worthy of an artist far beyond his years. He is descended ... read more

Category Dance

Akram Khan MBE

Akram Khan may be trained in classical kathak dance, but he is not a classicist. Born in Wimbledon to Bangladeshi ... read more

Category Instrumental

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s illustrious career has lasted almost seven decades since his debut at the age of six. His ... read more

Category Instrumental

Akkarai Subhalakshmi

Akkarai Subhalakshmi is a leading Carnatic violinist. Her grandmother R Sornambal was an expert in harikatha (devotional musical storytelling), and ... read more

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