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Meet Dhruv

Welcome to UK’s finest Carnatic South Indian classical arts hub!

We are a South-Asian arts organisation based in East London, with a mission to communicate the arts effectively into the community. We use arts to create inter-generational and inter-community links. CARNATIC music is our specialty, with Carnatic Jazz, South-Asian Orchestral and other contemporary forms around it.

Our forth coming event

Dhruv Arts in association with Kannada Kasthuri, Leicester celebrating Ugadi (New year) in Leicester, UK with ‘Sangeetha Sandhya’ and presenting a grand carnatic saxophone concert by

Padmashri Kadri Gopalnath 

accompanied by

Padmashri Yella Venkateshwara Rao on mridangam

Dr. Jyotsna Srikanth on violin

RN Prakash on ghatam

Date: 13th May 2017 from 4 - 9 pm

Venue: Athena, Queens Street,

Leicester LE11QD

Click HERE to book. Hurry up, limited spaces!

This will be preceded by showcasing local talents and a workshop on Indian melodies through western notations by Dr Jyotsna Srikanth. for more details about the workshop, contact vishyacharya@gmail.com 

Kadri team 2

Dhruv specialises and offers: Indian music classes/courses, Indian Music concerts, festivals, Youth [Panchama], children [Shadja] ensemble, Indian Music Workshops & consultancy.

South-Asia is a land of rich culture and heritage. For generations people have admired and practiced its pristine tradition and culture, which encompasses classical music and dance, folk music and theatre. Some of the world-famous traditional art forms like the Carnatic music, Hindustani music and dance forms like Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam have originated and evolved in the colourful sub-continent i.e. India.

Continuing for the fourth year, Dhruv produced London International Arts Festival presenting 17 concerts and 3 workshops across five venues of London. This year’s festival is between 2nd & 7th of November. Please visit the website to view event updates.

Dhruv Ensemble and choir have presented over twenty concerts in the last 2 years, creatively produced and directed by Jyotsna Srikanth, the artistic Director of Dhruv Arts.

Dhruv presented Vishaka Hari’s two sold-out Carnatic classical concerts woven with story telling across London in March 2016.