Uday Bhawalker

Uday Bhawalker

Dhrupad is believed to be the oldest surviving form of North Indian classical vocal music, dating back to the 15th century. An austere and highly spiritual form, dhrupad has enjoyed a revival of popularity in recent years.

Uday Bhawalkar is a respected dhrupad singer, from the long-standing Dagar gharana. He has performed at many prominent music festivals in India and abroad and has taught at the Rotterdam Conservatorium, the World Music School in Amsterdam and at the Asian Music Summer School 2000 and 2001.