Darbar Festival 2023


Darbar Festival 2023

Darbar Festival 2023 – An unparalleled celebration of Indian classical music
26-29 October at the Barbican Centre

Celebrating its 18th year, the Darbar Festival makes a captivating return to the Barbican Centre, offering a delightful blend of talented maestros and maestras from around the world. Here are some of the headline acts for this years festival: Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar, Anupama Bhagwat, Alam Khan, Ranjani & Gayatri Sisters, Pravin Godkhindi, Shashank Subramanyam Duet, Sarwar Hussain Khan, Jyoti Hegde, Ustad Tari Khan and Young Masters.

Indian classical music is deeply connected to nature, drawing inspiration from the melodies of animals, birds, weather, and seasons. It provides a truly enriching and holistic experience that nourishes the soul. Let Darbar Festival transport you on a mesmerizing journey, allowing you to immerse yourself in the music and rediscover your true self.

In addition to the enchanting musical performances, this year we are expanding our focus on wellbeing. Join us for yoga sessions accompanied by live music, breathwork exercises, immersive sacred sound baths, as well as mantra chanting and guided meditation sessions.

We are also excited to offer our popular Indian music appreciation course, designed to deepen your understanding and appreciation of this remarkable art form. And don’t miss out on our highly anticipated Pop-Up Market, showcasing a diverse array of independent businesses, where you can get a head start on shopping for Diwali and Christmas gifts.

Indulge your senses, nurture your wellbeing, and explore the vibrant cultural offerings at the Darbar Festival. It’s an experience that will leave you with lasting memories and a renewed sense of joy.

For tickets and further information, visit the Darbar website here: