Shen Flindell

Since being initiated into the Benares Gharana of tabla by Pt Ashutosh Bhattacharya in 1994, Shen has grown to become one of Australia’s leading tabla players, collaborating with top Indian musicians from around the world.

Bombay In Morning Light

Hear soulful Hindustani singing and sarangi violin reminiscent of old Bombay, when the music rooms were filled with exhilarating Hindustani sounds until the first blaze of morning light.

Fri, Dec 279:30AMFolklorica

The Worldly Violin: India. Romania

In this concert the mood is upbeat, and at times, hypnotic. From the fulsome sounds of the 38 stringed Indian sarangi violin to the fancy, dance-y, wild gypsy violins playing music from Romania to Russia.

Sat, Dec 2810:00AMFolklorica

Melodic Beauty of Indian Ragas

Outstanding melodious vocalist, Sunita Tikare and 8th generation sarangi player, Sangeet Mishra, continue on the pathways defined by the old masters of the rich Hindustani Indian classical music tradition through the moods and emotions within the raag.

Sun, Dec 293:45PMFolklorica

Indian Music Under the Stars

Enjoy a glorious evening under the stars listening to intricate and graceful classical Indian Hindustani singing accompanied fearlessly on the sarangi and tabla.

Mon, Dec 307:00PMFolklorica Outdoor Stage

Indian Sunset Concert

Enjoy the last sunset of 2019 with music following the Indian tradition of enhancing the evening hours with ragas for spreading the serenity of the late afternoon into twilight. Featuring classical singer Sunita Tikare with sarangi master Sangeet Mishra.

Tue, Dec 315:30PMHilltop

Sarangi: Colours of the Soul

Tue, Dec 319:45PMFolklorica

Hilltop Sunrise Ceremony

Experience the first sunrise of 2020 at the spectacular Hilltop venue, accompanied by chanting from the Monks of Tibet, along with Tenzin Choegyal and guest musicians. This is the 20th anniversary of this ceremony.

Wed, Jan 014:15AMHilltop

Raags: Serene to the Ecstatic

The raga is considered the mystical expressive force at the heart of Indian classical music. When played in this early evening time, it builds and spreads its final ecstatic flourish into this, the last night of the festival.

Wed, Jan 016:00PMFolklorica Outdoor Stage