THE SAROD MASTER:
USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN
Date 25 March 2018 at 8pm
Venue Emirates Palace Auditorium
One of the most distinguished masters in the world of Indian classical music, Amjad Ali Khan is revered as the sarod master. The sarod is fundamental to the Indian music tradition, shaping the character through its deep, weighty and introspective sound. Having travelled widely and performed internationally, international audiences from Pakistan, China and New Zealand to London, Italy, and Japan have revelled in this master’s expressive and entrancing performances. Amjad Ali Khan has been recognised for his contributions to Indian culture and world music through a series of titles and honours including India’s second highest civilian honour Padma Vibhushan, the ‘Padmashree’, the Sangeet Natak Academy Award and the Tansen Award amongst many others.