Darbar Festival 2020

  • Aruna Sairam | Darbar Festival 2020

    Prepare yourself for a treat with spell binding singing from Aruna Sairam, in her first UK tour. Aruna’s concerts attract crowds that create “traffic jams around the auditorium.” Accompanying her is the prestigious talent of Patri Satish Kumar and Jyotsna Shrikanth, a musician of dynamism and fin...

  • The Percussion Masters | Darbar Festival 2020

    In this enthralling performance, four amazing percussionists, all soloists in their own right, will take you on a breath-taking journey. Brought together as an ensemble by Talwalkar, the concert is an unpretentious tribute to Bhai Gurmit Singh Ji Virdee in whose memory the Darbar Festival was sta...

  • #MeToo in the Indian Classical Tradition | Darbar Festival 2020

    LIVESTREAM starts on Sunday, 27 December at 16:00GMT. The #MeToo movement is a social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Panellists include award winning Shubha Mudgal, vocalist, author and columnist for several decades; TM Krishna, vocalist, writer, activist and author; Sangeet...

  • Churning The Ocean Film | Darbar Festival 2020

    Ustad Bahauddin Dagar is considered the Jedi (selfless) maestro of Indian classical music. This film stitches together a series of Dagar’s interviews and performances filmed over a decade. Digging through the Darbar archive footage Nick Morchang, a creative film maker edits these into an insightf...

  • Bhakti Margi Film | Darbar Festival 2020

    “He must live in a parallel universe where the days are 48 hours long and the week is 14 days” explains Ustad Zakir Hussain about the award winning Pandit Arvind Parikh. This documentary is produced to coincide with his Parikh’s 93rd birthday celebrations. He looks back at his good fortune to hav...

  • Yogabliss | Darbar Festival 2020

    Essential: Guided by Kanwal Ahluwalia this is a deep release class designed to relax, de-stress and rejuvenate you at every level.

    Secondary: Slower than a dynamic practice, but still challenging, the class has more of an emphasis on deep stretches, alignment and mindful breathing. A mixed lev...

  • Darbar Festival 2020 | Trailer

    Concerts | Films | Talks | Yoga from 23-27 December. On Darbar’s 15th anniversary, the COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally derailed our work and we lost about 50% of our income due to the closure of arts venues. The seismic changes that face us – the impact of the global pandemic; Black Lives Matter ...