The Anirudh Varma Collective Classical Quartet

The Anirudh Varma Collective (AVC) is a contemporary Indian classical ensemble from New Delhi, India. It is led by pianist, composer & producer, Anirudh Varma. The Anirudh Varma Collective comprises musicians & artistes from across India, America, and Canada. The Collective aims to discover, re-discover, and present the tradition & diversity of Indian music in a contemporary yet rooted manner in order to reach and connect with the masses. The Collective has released 2 full-length albums, Perspectives and Homecoming, both of which have received critical acclaim. They have performed at HCL Concerts, the Jaipur Literature Festival, the Mahindra Kabira Festival, Surajkund Crafts Mela, the Virasat Festival in Dehradun, as well as the Festivals of India in Maldives and Kuwait.


The AVC Classical Quartet emerged from a shared passion for reimagining traditional Indian classical compositions within a contemporary Baithak framework. The outcome is a spontaneous and impromptu musical experience, where the exchange of energy fuels creativity and gives rise to beautiful harmonies!