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Ragas with Soul: Harmeet Virdee + Junaid Ali

Friday 21 June 2024

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Escape the hustle and bustle of your day and immerse yourself in the transcendent melodies of Indian classical music with Harmeet Virdee on the sitar and Junaid Ali on the tabla.

Immerse in the sounds of the iconic instrument of India, the sitar, at the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields. In Indian classical music, ragas are based on the day and split into 8 parts, known as prahars. In this concert, Harmeet will present afternoon ragas. 

Let the ethereal strains of the sitar transport you to the rich tapestry of Indian classical music. Harmeet Virdee is one of the few expert sitar players in the UK of classical Indian music, who weaves intricate melodies casting a spell that transcends time and space. 

Enhancing this sonic journey is Junaid Ali, an emerging tabla player, whose percussive brilliance adds depth and dimension to each performance. Together, they create a harmonious dialogue that captivates the soul and ignites the imagination. 

Book your tickets now and embark on a journey of sonic bliss.

Harmeet Virdee sitar
Junaid Ali tabla

Darbar are producers of the international Darbar Festival, the largest Indian classical music festival outside of India. If you wish to learn Indian music join the Darbar Academy. Experience the magic of Indian music anywhere, anytime by downloading the Darbar Player app and start your free trial. Check out darbar.org for more information.

Dates, Times & Book

Fri 21 Jun 1:00 PM £10 Book

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