Ustad Shafaat Khan Plays At Barking Legs Theater June 19

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Ustad Shafaat Khan
Ustad Shafaat Khan

Ustad Shafaat Khan will perform at Barking Legs Theater on June 19 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $15 in advance and at the door.  For more information visit barkinglegs.org.  

Review for Ustad Shafaat Khan:

Ustad Shafaat Khan, world-renowned Indian classical musician, has enthralled audiences worldwide at concert halls, festivals and universities all over India, the U.S.A., Europe, China and Japan on the sitar and tabla with Sufi inspired compositions and a multi-cultural fusion of Eastern and Western music. He performed recently with Stevie Wonder at Bonnaroo and has shared a television concert with Ray Charles in Germany, and several of his CDs have been produced by the author and physician Deepak Chopra. 

Maestro Khan is the son of the legendary sitar and surbahar Maestro Ustad Imrat Khan and nephew of the sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan, who was widely regarded as the greatest sitarist of his generation. Since debuting at the age of 11 at the King’s Lynn Festival opened by the Queen Mother, he has played for numerous dignitaries including presidents and prime ministers of various countries around the world, and through his music he has raised money for various charitable purposes including aid for flood victims, disabled children, battered women and tsunami victims.


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