Hindustani Vocal

Hindustani Vocal

Watch these legends demonstrate their impeccable skills across all genres of hindustani vocal from Khyal to Dhrupad to Tappa & Bhajan

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  • Pandit Venkatesh Kumar | Durga

    Pandit Venkatesh Kumar holds a Doctoral degree in Indian classical music from the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, one of the most austere institutions of Indian classical music in India. He has authored a text book that has been made a part of the academic syllabus of colleges running under the aegis of...

  • Pandit Venkatesh Kumar | Patdeep

    Pandit Venkatesh Kumar gives a majestic and outstanding performance of Raag Patdeep in this clip, extracted from his first UK and international debut performance at Darbar Festival in London. His gayaki blends motley of schools ranging from Gwalior to Kirana and Patiala. This is a concert that le...

  • Pandit Venkatesh Kumar | Multani

    Pandit Venkatesh Kumar holds a Doctoral degree in Indian classical music from the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, one of the most austere institutions of Indian classical music in India. He has authored a text book that has been made a part of the academic syllabus of colleges running under the aegis of...

  • Veena Sahasrabuddhe | Raag Mala

    In this rendition, Sahasrabuddhe splashes the listeners’ canvas with myriad ragas, all performed back-to-back like a medley. A Raag Mala, which literally translates to “raga garland”, is a non-stop rendition of different ragas, all strung together to create the most mind-bending effect. Sahasrabu...

  • Veena Sahasrabuddhe | Shudh Sarang

    Veena Sahasrabuddha sings an incredible version of Shudh Sarang, stirring up the sweet and rustic mood of this beautiful early afternoon raga. Building highways through the phrases, she illuminates the teevra madhyam (sharp 4th) with intense evocativeness, establishing the framework of the raga i...

  • Veena Sahasrabuddhe | Ahir Bhairav

    This wonderful excerpt is from our Director’s Cut trove – a repository of some of the most special artists that the Darbar Festival has presented. In this clip, Sahasrabuddhe performs a tarana in Raag Ahir Bhairav with uncompromising clarity and delicacy. This concert being her last one in the UK...

  • Kaushiki Chakraborty | Bhimpalasi

    Satyajit Talwalker (tabla) and Milind Kulkarni (harmonium)

  • ZZZ Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar - Raag Darbari

    ZZZ During this performance at the 2011 Darbar Festival, the audience were captivated by this stalwart with this beautiful rendition of Raag Darbari.

  • Kaushiki Chakraborty - Raag Puriya Kalyan

    A scintillating performance by the unique Kaushiki CHakraborty for a one-off concert by Darbar in 2017

  • Pandits Rajan & Sajan Mishra & Pandit Kumar Bose - Raag Miyan Ki Malhar

    Watch this beautiful Miyan Malhar by the esteemed Pandits Rajan & Sajan Mishra from the 2016 Darbar Festival

  • Dr Prabha Atre & Sanju Sahai - Raag Shyam Kalyan

    Watch this fantastic performance of Raag Shyam Kalyan from the 2014 Darbar Festival

  • Begum Parveen Sultana - Raag Hamsadhwani & other compositions

    Watch the second half of the legendary Parveen Sultana's performance at the 2018 Darbar Festival

  • Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar - Raag Ahir Bhairav

    Morning ragas performed by Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar at the 2018 Darbar Festival

  • Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande - Raag Khem Kalyan

    Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande sings a beautiful evening raag at London's Southbank in 2018

  • Omkar Dadarkar - Raag Jog Kauns

    This is Omkar Dadarkar's debut performance at the 2018 Darbar Festival

  • Parveen Sultana - Raag Puriya Dhanashree

    Watch Parveen Sultana's incredible Raag Puriya Dhanashree at the 2018 Darbar Festival

  • Manjusha Patil - Raag Ramkali

    Manjusha Patil performs her debut UK concert in 2013 with this morning Raag Ramkali

  • Pandit Ram Deshpande - Raag Yaman Kalyan

    Watch this captivating performance of Raag Yaman Kalyan.

  • Shruti Sadolikar-Katkar | Full Concert

    “Have you ever closed your eyes and run your fingers over a colourful, Persian rug?” asks Vidushi Shruti Sadolikar-Katkar as she describes the repertoire of combined Ragas which is typical of the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. “You will be able to trace its patterns without feeling anything, even though...