Last night we had the distinct honor and blessing of being invited to the home of a distinguished professor of Hindustan music and legendary Indian violinist.

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Dr. V. Balaji, a virtuosic violinist on faculty of the Performing Arts at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, in his beautiful home

 

He gave us a private concert which included a history of traditional Hindustan music, mesmerizing chanting and the virtuosic playing of one of his own crafted violins.

He has invented incredible instruments including:

  • 11 string violin- Bala Bela
  • 25 string violin- Triveni Bela
  • 30 string violin- Shringara Bela
  • 15 string viola- Malaviya Bela

Want to hear some of our concert? Click here!

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