Hindustani and Carnatic classical music – plus yoga, food and talks – again suffuses the South Bank, with a focus on great female performers, some in London for the first time.
They include sitar player Anupama Bhagwat and vocalist Manjusha Kulkarni-Patil, virtuoso of the Agra and Gwalior Gharanas.
Thursday features a rare chance to hear young female maestro Kumaresh performing Carnatic ragas on the "celestial" veena, while Friday has ancient Dhrupad music, and afternoon ragas from Bhattacharya. More awaits – morning, afternoon and night – over the following weekend.
020 7960 4200; southbankcentre.co.uk, Thursday to 22 September