Darbar TV Season 1
Darbar Festival 2008 featuring Ustad Irshad Khan (surbahar), Sanjay Subramanyan (carnatic), Shashwati Mandal (khayal and tappa), Tarun Jasani (sarod) and Kaviraj Dhadyalla (santoor).
S1 EP1 Ustad Irshad Khan
Emotions run high and sometimes power and rage comes to play in the music – an expression of the musician's interpretation of the raag and the ambiance in the concert hall. This is a remarkable rendering of the majestic Raag Darbari by Ustad Irshad Khan, a maestro that is able to switch between p...
S1 EP2 Sanjay Subrahmanyan
In this power-packed ragam, tanam, pallavi a’la Sanjay Subrahmanyan style, Natakurinji is elaborated. Santhanam Varadharajan (violin), Neyveli Venkatesh (mridangam), RN Prakash (ghatam) accompany him in this lively performance from Darbar Festival 2008.
Sanjay Subrahmanyan was born in Chennai ...
S1 EP3 Tarun Jasani
UK-based duo open the 2008 Darbar Festival with the morning and evocative Raag Jaunpuri. The youthful musicians display a maturity on stage which is far beyond their age. Jasani first learned tabla in the Benares gharana style before switching to sarod under Dhrupad master Pandit Krishnamurti Sr...
S1 EP4 Shashwati Mandal
Shashwati performs Raag Shudh Kalyan followed by stunning tappas in Raag Khamaj & Raag Sohini in her signature Gwalior style and two taranas in her UK debut concert. Shahbaz Hussain (tabla) and Ajay Joglekar (harmonium) accompany her. Shashwati elaborates the tappas with complex patterns typical...
TV S1 EP5 Bhupinder Chaggar
Bhupinder Chaggar plays a dynamic teentaal table solo in the Benares style with Ajoy Joglekar keeping the nagma on the harmonium. He learnt his art from Pandit Sharda Sahai (1935 - 2011) who is the direct descendant of Pandit Ram Sahai (1780–1826) the founder of this unique gharana. Chaggar has m...
TV S1 EP6 Kaviraj Dhadyalla
Kaviraj Dhadyalla is a rising star of the santoor in the UK. He has learnt from Ustad Harjinderpal Singh, senior disciple of international maestro, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, alongside the guidance of his pioneering father, Ustad Dharambir Singh MBE. After learning vocal music throughout his child...