Santoor Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya comes to Southbank Centre

Santoor Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya has been a pioneering and revolutionary musician of the Maihar Gharana. His influence has changed the face of Indian classical music, and through his innovative techniques of playing the santoor he has developed a distinct style that has enthralled audiences around the world. On 1 December, he is joined by the prolific and widely admired musician Kousic Sen on tabla at Southbank Centre for a concert in the Purcell Room.


Catch Tarun Bhattacharya as part of Milapfest’s Music for the Mind and Soul concert series at Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall on Saturday 1 December. Get tickets here. 


‘Patri Satish Kumar mesmerised listeners with his rhythmic excellence’ (The Hindu)

Patri Satish Kumar is a Carnatic musician and mridangam player, whose performances have given him great recognition all over the world. He has toured extensively with many high profile Indian musicians, and carved a place for himself as one of the leading mridangists of our time.

Have a listen to Tani Avartanam by Patri Satish Kumar from a concert on 28 February 2010 at the Panchanatheeswara Temple Mandapam, Thiruvaiyaru, as part of the Prakriti Foundation’s annual, Festival of Sacred Music.

Hear Patri Satish Kumar at Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday 30 November as part of the Undiscovered India series. Get tickets here. 

Listen to our Undiscovered India Spotify playlist

Milapfest return with a series of concerts exploring the best in Indian classical music featuring performances from Tarang, Alif Laila, Patri Satish Kumar and Tarun Bhattacharya. We’ve put together a Spotify playlist to give you a taster of what to expect.

Take a listen here.

Listen here

Take a look at Milapfest’s Undiscovered India series from 3 November – 1 December at Southbank Centre. More info and tickets here.