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, UK and Banyan Tree Events, Mumbai present Kalaatma 2019: Monsoon Raga Festival featuring North Indian Classical Music by Sanjeev Abhyankar at Purcell Room, Southbank Centre.

Hear the maestro from the Mewati gharana with an exceptionally sweet voice performing North Indian classical music.

With easy grace and versatility, Sanjeev Abhyankar has captivated audiences in more than 200 cities with his impassioned renditions of Marathi abhangs, bhavgeets and Hindi-Sanskrit bhajans. Here he performs as part of Monsoon Raga Festival.

By adding his own classical compositions, Abhyankar has contributed to the already existing vast repertoire of Mewati gharana compositions (bandishes). He was recognised by the Indian National Film Awards for his song in the in the Hindi film Godmother.

He will be accompanied by Rohit Marathe on Harmonium and Sanju Sahai on Tabla.

The concert is the first in a series of collaborative productions between Dhruv Arts, UK and Banyan Tree, Mumbai.

For tickets click here 

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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 sixth year, Dhruv produced London International Arts Festival presenting 17 concerts and 3 workshops across five venues of London. This year’s festival is between 24th Nov & 1st Dec. Please visit the website to view event updates.

Dhruv Ensemble and choir have presented over thirty concerts in the last 5 years, creatively produced and directed by Jyotsna Srikanth, the artistic Director of Dhruv Arts.