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Alam Khan – Maestro Ali Akbar Khan Birthday Celebration

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| 25-30

General admission unreserved seating with additional standing room tickets available

$30 advance/$35 day of show – seated tickets (tables)

$25 advance/$30 day of show – standing room

 

Co-presented with Brooklyn Raga Massive

 

Opening act: Om Gam Ensemble

 

Son of the legendary sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan, Alam Khan has been touching the hearts of audiences worldwide for over a decade. For this special concert celebrating what would have been his father’s 95th birthday, he will be joined by Nitin Mitta on tabla. Alam was blessed to learn and live in the traditional style of Guru and student. Ali Akbar Khan’s careful crafting and guidance show in each note as well as in Alam’s imaginative way of expressing ancient ragas. He has toured worldwide and established himself as Ali Akbar Khan’s true heir and the face of a new generation of sarod players.

 

Ali Akbar Khan was a legendary Hindustani classical musician and sarod virtuoso. Along with fellow artists such as Ravi Shankar, Khan was instrumental in popularizing Indian classical music in the West, both as a performer and as a teacher. He established a music school in Calcutta in 1956, and the Ali Akbar College of Music in California in 1967 at which Alam is now the teacher of advanced instrumental classes.

Details

Date:
April 7
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
25-30
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.worldmusicinstitute.org/event/4dc0e41e9d2d309585d41fbe5aeda0ec

Organizer

World Music Institute
Phone:
2125457536
Email:
Website:
http://www.worldmusicinstitute.org/

Venue

(Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York City, NY United States
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Website:
http://www.worldmusicinstitute.org/event/4dc0e41e9d2d309585d41fbe5aeda0ec