Classical music

Debashish Bhattacharya and Praveen Sheolikar

Part of Darbar

Enjoy a double bill of music featuring slide guitar and North Indian violin.

Powerful, poetic and effortlessly charismatic, Indian slide guitarist Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya is one of today’s most admired and cherished performers. He returns to Darbar Festival after his last sell-out concert in 2013. His unique take on contemporary compositions has attracted global legends like Grammy winner Jerry Douglas, Ballake Sissoko, John McLaughlin, Dris El Maulumi, Bob Brozman and many others. He is accompanied by Sukvinder Singh who has provides a virtuosic tabla accompaniment.

Praveen Sheolikar, one of India’s most accomplished violin soloists, with a wide-ranging, distinctive style. He is known for his soulful expressiveness and is accompanied by Sanju Sahai, one of the finest and most sought-after tabla players. Don’t miss this chance to witness the rich textures and layered instrumentation of this sublime concert.


Praveen Sheolikar violin
Vinod Lele tabla
Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya slide guitar
Sukhwinder Singh tabla


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Queen Elizabeth Hall


£18 - £50
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
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A multi-buy discount is available for this concert plus Ashwini Bhide Deshpande and Purbayan Chatterjee on Sunday 23 September. Buy the same £35 seat for both concerts for £50 (previous price £70)

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