Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan

7:30 PM Saturday 10 April 2010, Royal Alberta Museum Auditorium
Tickets (Door): $20 General and $15 Seniors/Students

Ustad-Shahid-Parvez-KhanUstad Shahid Parvez Khan is one of the finest sitar players alive today. His dazzling and innovative genius have earned him a legacy as a giant of the sitar. Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan learned his craft from his father, Ustad Aziz Khan, and enjoys an impeccable pedigree. He is a seventh generation heir to the sitar's first family, the Etawah Gharana. KhanÂ’s global reputation as an awe inspiring performer is complemented by another rare gift - his ability to spread his music as a dedicated and loving guru. Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan sums up his mastery of this most intricate art form with a profoundly simple philosophy: "Music is my life."

Subhajyoti Guha, tabla