Legendary Tabla Maestro Zakhir Hussain to Perform in Kathmandu

Indian musician of international fame Zakir Hussain will be performing in Kathmandu on November 27
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Legendary Tabla Maestro Zakhir Hussain to Perform in Kathmandu

Calling all Indian classical music lovers’ attention in Nepal!

Indian musician of international fame Zakir Hussain will be performing in Kathmandu on November 27 2018, informed event organizers Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre and Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

The renowned percussionist will be accompanied by Mridangam player Anantha Krishnan, Sarangi player Sabir Khan and Dholak player Ustad Zakir.

Mridangam player Anantha Krishnan, Sarangi player Sabir Khan and Dholak player Ustad Zakir.

The concert will begin at 6 PM on November 27, 2018 at the Indian Embassy in Lainchur, Kathmandu where Hussain will entertain attendees in a one and a half hour-long program.

“By far, the most iconic tabla maestro in the world Ustad Zakir Hussain will enthrall classical music lovers in Nepal with his group after a gap of 17 years. It is a concert for people who love Indian classical music and we have plenty of space for music lovers,” said Manjeev Singh Puri, Indian Ambassador at the press conference.

“Performing artistes are god’s gift to mankind,” Puri added and also quoted English Playwright Shakespeare “If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it.”

“This concert is an endeavor to promote the historically common musically heritage of Nepal and India,” said Abhishek Dubey, Indian Embassy First Secretary for Press, Information and Culture.

How to Register: Attendees should register their email address, name, nationality mobile numbers, citizen/passport number at zhinnepal@gmail.com.

Registrants will receive e-invites from the Indian embassy in first to register, get entry basis, organizers said.

November 22, 2018 |

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