Dhrupad Transmission

International outreach

  • Notable Concerts: Performing in major international circuits during the last 40 years in more than 300 appearances

  1. Summer concerts with Late Us. Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Austria 1979
  2. Durham Oriental Music Festival UK 1982
  3. Promenade Concert,Royal Albert Hall, BBC London UK 1983
  4. Oriental Music Festival, Cambridge UK 1983
  5. UK University Circuit of Indian Classical Music 1987-1988, London, Rochester, Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham, Leicester, Burton on Kendall, Durham, Bradford, Bath, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen
  6. Ravenna Festival, Ravenna Italy 1997
  7. Asian Music Circuit, London 1998-1999
  8. Jerusalem Mediterranean Musical Dialogue. Israel 2002
  9. Courtly Love Music Festival, London UK 2010.
  10. Festival of Indian Music, Israel 2011
  11. Encounters India Festival, Brisbane Australia 2013
  12. Easter Festival, Austria 2014

  • Major Workshops: Have been conducting workshops for popularizing and propagating Dhrupad across the globe in the five continents

  1. Austria 1979
  2. UK University Circuit workshops at the important universities in UK 1987-88 & 1992
  3. Voice workshop, Asian Music Circuit UK 1998-99
  4. Workshops in Italy, Israel, France, Mauritius, USA, Brazil and Japan regularly in the last 20 years.

National outreach

  • All the major festivals, concert platforms, mehfil (chamber music) in India in around 600 appearances during the last 45 years.
  • This also includes all major Dhrupad festivals of Varanasi, Nathadwara, Vrindavan, Ambejogai, Bhopal, several Tansen Festivals in Gwalior since 1980. Saptak, Harballav Mahotsav and many other festivals regularly.
  • Conducting workshops at the grassroot level for the revival of Dhrupad untiringly. This includes Academies, Universities, SPIC MACAY and other well known bodies through lecture demonstrations, interpreting Dhrupad and advance micro teaching with group and 1-1 levels.