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Masters of Indian Midnight Ragas

Darbar Festival

Darbar Festival 2023

Darbar Festivals’ signature closing concert is an epic double bill featuring some of India’s household-name classical musicians. 

A long-awaited sitar and flute duet from Purbayan Chatterjee and Rakesh Chaurasia; a weaving, hypnotic sound to calm and elevate your soul. Chatterjee has evolved and created his own signature sound still inspired by his teachers and Pandit Nikhil Banerjee whilst Chaurasia maintains his uncle, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia’s bansuri legacy. They accompanied by two master percussionists, Satyajit Talwalkar and Patri Satish Kumar.

Probably the finest classical musician in India today, Shubha Mudgal is a musician and composer known for her lyrical luminosity to her singing. This concert demonstrates the power of the raga in her passionate choices of composition. The depth of her music is attributed to her master teacher, Hindustani expert Pandit Ramashreya Jha. She is accompanied by Aneesh Pradhan on tabla and Sudhir Nayak on harmonium.

Part of Darbar Festival

Running times:

5.30 - 10.15pm (with an interval)

Produced by Darbar in association with Barbican


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