CONCERTS

November 19, 2022
at 9:00 AM – Online

Maestro Ali Akbar Khan

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri

Namaskar Friends,

You have helped us to make Khansahib’s centennial celebrations an absolute success. We are very grateful for the continued support during these transitional times.

In an effort to help bring these concerts to more people, we are offering the first 50 tickets (in each time zone) on a sliding-scale.

To participate, choose your time zone, register for (1) ticket in the
‘Pay What You Can’ option, and enter any amount.

The video link will be on the receipt, which is emailed to you after you finish the ticket-registration process. Look for ‘BrightStar Live Events’ in your emails. We hope this offer is used by the listeners that need it the most.

West Coast – USA (PST)
East Coast – USA (EST)
Central Europe (CEST)
India (IST)
Centennial Concert November

The Artists

Ali Akbar Khan

Maestro Ali Akbar Khan

Ali Akbar Khan (known more familiarly as Khansahib) was regarded as a “musician’s musician.” He was the master of the sarod (a 25-stringed, fretless instrument), in the Maihar gharana (ancestral tradition), and was known for his incredible breadth of artistry and knowledge. He was born in the village of Shibpur, in present-day Bangladesh on April 14th, 1922, and was raised by his father, Acharya Baba Allauddin Khan, and his mother, Madina Begum.

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Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music. Musicians honor him as one of the most respected Tabla players, worthy of highest regard all over the world. Today a two-time Grammy nominee, it was Swapan’s beloved parents, through their own passion for music, who initiated his formal musical training and inspired him in the field of Tabla, paving the path that would eventually lead him to virtuosity.

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