Evening Ragas

Evening Ragas

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  • Jyoti Hegde | Raag Chandrakauns

    The primal sounds of the rudra veena comes alive in the hands of Hegde as she micro bends the raga (melody) notes.
    Dhrupad is the foremost improvisational classical system from India, rooted in its micro tonal slow to fast development. The primal sounds of the rudra veena comes alive in the hands...

  • Irshad Khan | Darbari Kanada

    The surbahar’s deep-toned strings are set on a broad neck, allowing the musician to explore the entire octave within a single fret simply by bending the strings - a technique that is notoriously painful and also requires strength and endurance, apart from laser-like focus and precision. A fine ex...

  • Kala Ramnath | Raag Basant

    Drawing from centuries-old traditions yet imbued with a contemporary spirit, their collaboration promises to transport you to realms of profound musical bliss. Join us for an evening of sublime harmony and poetic expression, as we celebrate the timeless beauty of Indian classical music in a mesme...

  • Kala Ramnath | Raag Darbari

    Drawing from centuries-old traditions yet imbued with a contemporary spirit, their collaboration promises to transport you to realms of profound musical bliss. Join us for an evening of sublime harmony and poetic expression, as we celebrate the timeless beauty of Indian classical music in a mesme...

  • Kala Ramnath | Full Concert

    Drawing from centuries-old traditions yet imbued with a contemporary spirit, their collaboration promises to transport you to realms of profound musical bliss. Join us for an evening of sublime harmony and poetic expression, as we celebrate the timeless beauty of Indian classical music in a mesme...

  • Abhisek Lahiri | Raag Sahana

    Abhisek Lahiri is a gharana-blending young sarod player, who fuses ideas from the Shahjahanpur, Maihar, and Senia Bangash traditions. Early training under his father Pandit Alok Lahiri has led to a successful career, including global tours, participation in Indian cultural delegations, and contem...

  • Abhisek Lahiri | Raag Kaunsi Kanada

    Abhisek Lahiri is a gharana-blending young sarod player, who fuses ideas from the Shahjahanpur, Maihar, and Senia Bangash traditions. Early training under his father Pandit Alok Lahiri has led to a successful career, including global tours, participation in Indian cultural delegations, and contem...

  • Abhisek Lahiri | Full Concert

    Abhisek Lahiri is a gharana-blending young sarod player, who fuses ideas from the Shahjahanpur, Maihar, and Senia Bangash traditions. Early training under his father Pandit Alok Lahiri has led to a successful career, including global tours, participation in Indian cultural delegations, and contem...

  • Rajrupa Chowdhury | Anil Madhyam

    Chowdhury is one of India’s finest and mature sarod maestro making her UK debut. Indulge in the deep lilting and sound that pull on your heart strings. Chowdhury explores the depth of ragas as trained and gifted by her teachers Siddhartha Roy Chowdhury, Pandit Ajay Sinha Roy and Prof. Sanjoy Ba...

  • Rajrupa Chowdhury | Raag Sahana

    Chowdhury is one of India’s finest and mature sarod maestro making her UK debut. Indulge in the deep lilting and sound that pull on your heart strings. Chowdhury explores the depth of ragas as trained and gifted by her teachers Siddhartha Roy Chowdhury, Pandit Ajay Sinha Roy and Prof. Sanjoy Ba...

  • Rajrupa Chowdhury | Raag Dipawati

    Chowdhury is one of India’s finest and mature sarod maestro making her UK debut. Indulge in the deep lilting and sound that pull on your heart strings. Chowdhury explores the depth of ragas as trained and gifted by her teachers Siddhartha Roy Chowdhury, Pandit Ajay Sinha Roy and Prof. Sanjoy Ban...

  • Kaushiki Chakraborty | Full Concert

    The supremely accomplished Kaushiki Chakraborty, from the Patiala gharana (school of music) provides a mesmerising finale to the Darbar Festival at the Barbican Centre with her opulent, inventive style. She is joined on stage by Shahbaz Hussain and Milind Kulkarni as she performs rarely sung midn...

  • Arshad Khan | Full Concert

    Arshad Khan is an accomplished musician known for his mastery of the esraj, a traditional Indian string instrument. The esraj is a bowed instrument with sympathetic strings, creating a unique and melodious sound. Arshad Khan comes from a musical lineage, as he is the son of Ustad Allauddin Khan, ...

  • Ken Zuckerman | Raag Chandranandan

    Ken Zuckerma performs Raga Rathipathi at the Darbar Festival 2021.

    Musicians:
    Tabla - Surdarshan Singh

  • Ken Zuckerman | Raag Gorakh Kalyan

    Ken Zuckerma performs Raga Gorakh Kalyan at the Darbar Festival 2021.

    Musicians:
    Tabla - Surdarshan Singh

  • Ken Zuckerman | Raag Kaushi Kanara

    Ken Zuckerma performs Raag Kaushi Kanara at the Darbar Festival 2021.

    Musicians:
    Tabla - Surdarshan Singh

  • Pandit Shivkumar Sharma | Dhun in Pahadi

    The northern-most state of Jammu which is the native region of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, has one of the richest folk cultures in India. Jammu is a colourful platter of music, art, crafts and agriculture that constitute the main livelihood of its people.

    Raag Pahadi is based on the folk melodies o...

  • Pandit Shivkumar Sharma | Puriya Kalyan

    Introducing Raag Puriya Kalyan with a sparkling alap, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma builds the evening raga bridging the lower and middle octaves with the lower Ni and anchoring on Pa, its dominant note. Raag Puriya Kalyan is performed during the time of ‘deep-jyoti’. ‘Deep’ means earthen lamp and ‘jyo...

  • Pandit Shivkumar Sharma | Mishra Kaushik Dhwani

    Raag Kaushik Dhwani was previously known as Bhinna Shadaj. ‘Bhinna’ means differentiated and ‘Shadaj’ means the first note or Sa. Pandit Shivkumar Sharma performs a lighter piece based on this raga. He bases the main melodic lines on Kaushik Dhwani and introduces an element of surprise in almost ...

  • Budhaditya Mukherjee | Hameer

    Shot in an opulent heritage palace in Bawali located about 35 kilometres outside the periphery of Kolkata, this video seeks to bring the intimate ambience of a ‘baithak’ - a private soiree – to audiences. Till the earlier part of the 20th century, Indian classical music was a key element that con...

  • Ramakant Gaikwad | Marwa

    Recorded live against the stunning, rugged landscape of Mulshi, Maharashtra, we present to you one of the most melodious voices that has emerged from the Dharwad-Belgaon belt of western coastal India – Ramakant Gaikwad. In this video, Gaikwad brings the delightful blend of Kirana gharana fused wi...

  • Vishwa Mohan Bhatt | Gawati

    Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt gives a soulful rendition of a this evening raag, Gawati, in this excerpt from the Darbar festival 2007. Pandit Yogesh Samsi gives a majestic accompaniment on the tabla in this recital.

    Pandit Bhatt begins with an expansive alap and jod, exploring every part of the raga...

  • Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar | Darbari Kanada

    Darbari Kanada is an extremely popular raga belonging to the cluster of Kanadas. Its origin is popularly attributed to Miyan Tansen, one of the ‘nine jewels’ of Mogul Emperor Akbar’s court. Its Persian name, referring to ‘darbar’ or royal court, bears the stamp. However, it is believed to be an a...

  • Shruti Sadolikar | Savani Nat

    Known as a torch-bearer of a strong lineage, Sadolikar’s Savani Nat comes as a welcome opening to the concert that is typical of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana. Specialising in ‘hybrid’ ragas of pentatonic structure, Savani Nat is a branch-out of the family of ‘Nats’. Basic ragas like Bhairav, Kedar,...