special guest Ust. KAMAL SABRI
21 JUNE 9pm
PARCO della MUSICA
viale De Coubertin, Rome
Ust. Kamal Sabri sarangi
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia bansuri
Niti Ranjan Biswas tabla
Nicolò Melocchi bansuri
Asha Sapera tanpura
Tickets from 18 to 30 euros
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A performance of music from North India with two extraordinary musicians: Pt Hariprasad (bansuri) and Ustad Kamal Sabri (sarangi), son of the legendary Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab and today worldrenowned ambassador for the sarangi. The two musicians will alternate between solos and group performances, and will be accompanied by Niti Ranjan Biswas (tabla), Nicolò Melocchi (bansuri), and Asha Sapera (tanpura).
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia commenced his flute studies at the age of eight under the guidance of Pandit Bholanath Prasanna in Varanasi. In 1957 he started his career as musician and composer with All India Radio in Cuttack (Odisha. He has performed worldwide, and has received great acclaim in India and abroad. For The Beatles, he played “The Inner Light”, written by George Harrison.
Kamal Sabri was initiated and trained by his father, sarangi legend Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab, from the tender age of five years. He has worked with veterans like Ustad Fateh Ali Khan, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Hossam Ramzy, Ricky Niles,, and Jan Garbarek . He has also recorded music with popular rock bands like Massive Attack and One Giant Leap. Kamal Sabri has been invited to several prestigious music festivals: the World Peace Concert di Delhi, Sangeet Natk Academy, Art of the Bow in Geneva, the BBC Millennium Concert of Birmingham. He has received many acknowledges, and many achievements to his credit including the privilege to be the youngest Indian musician to participate in “Les 24 heures du raga” in Paris.
An event promoted by FIND Foundation and Auditorium Parco della Musica. A production by Kama Productions and MBManagement. In collaboration with The International Day of Yoga Festival and the Embassy of India in Rome; with the support of Incredible India and the partnership of Ristorante Guru.