“Bachpana Guzra, Buzurgo se mili shifqat mei,
Aur jawaani bhi gayi, mehnat or riyazat mei,
Umar jo baaki hai, 
Allah ye dua hai meri, 
Guzaaru khidmat-e-fann mei,
issi ibaadat mei” 
— Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan
( Founder )

Following these precious words, Dilli Gharana brings to you an exciting musical festival, the one of its own kind, Dilli Durbar 2019. Owing to the collective efforts of the members of the Dilli Gharana, Dilli Durbar is ready to revive the Indian Classical music on 16th & 17th March, 2019 at Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts. The music festival will witness the remarkable performances of renowned musicians in the Music industry. Some of the names which will resonate in your minds are: Kailash Kher, Piyush Mishra, Javed Ali, Ustad Rashid Khan, Shahid Parvez, Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, Dhruv Sangri, Roohani Sisters and many more.

Not only the melodies of Indian classical tunes will be celebrated, but also themusical wisdom will be shared by world renowned scholars like Padma Shri Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar, Padma Shri Shovana Narayan, Anuradha Pal and Dipali Gupta. The Interactive sessions including seminars and panel discussions will unveil the inner life of the music industry.

The artists will also share their struggling stories, motivations, and journey to bring the clear picture in open. in front of the audience. Finally, ‘a high spirited gathering’ is set off by irresistible performances delivered by Maestros like Ustad Rashid Khan, Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez and Veena Srivani which will rapidly encourage the instruments to dance together in full sync. This should be a real treat altogether.



A 1200-year old musical tradition and the oldest of the gharanas in India

The Dilli Gharana is in the present times, a one-of-its kind institution that works solely towards promoting Indian Classical Music amongst the youth. From organising festivals and creating music-based Dastangoi productions to recording & archiving and providing Guru-Shishya parampara based high quality education the gharana continually involves itself in finding ways of showcasing the rich repertoire of Shastriya Sangeet; a repertoire which includes not only classical compositions, but also various semi-classical, sufi and folk genres of thumri, dadra, ghazal, naqsh-gul, qalbana, qaul, qawwali, sehre-suhaag, banhda-geet, jhoola-geet, barahmaasa, hawa-baseet etc.

The Dilli Gharana currently runs under its wings three organisations.

With an aim to present classical music unto the masses of Delhi and neighbouring regions, the Sursagar Society was established in 1940.

Located in Old Delhi, just about 800 metres from Mousiqui Manzil, the Ameer Khusro Institute of Music offers various educational services.

Delhi Gharana Productions is the production house for all kinds of music-related programmes that are curated for various live as well as digital events.





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