USTAD WASEEM AHMED KHAN
Centre Culturel Kabir presents

USTAD WASEEM AHMED KHAN

In-person Event
July 5th 2024
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Doors: 6:30 pm

429 Av. Viger E, Montréal, QC, Canada
For more information about this event, please contact Centre Culturel Kabir at info@centrekabir.com.

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Khayal with the enchanting voice of Ustad Waseem Ahmed Khan. Let yourself be transported by the melodies of Agra school influenced by Dhrupad, at once flamboyant and meditative. A unique auditory experience awaits you.

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Khayal with the enchanting voice of Ustad Waseem Ahmed Khan. Let yourself be transported by the melodies of Agra school influenced by Dhrupad, at once flamboyant and meditative. A unique auditory experience awaits you.

Metro: Champ de mars

Av. Viger to the east of St. Hubert


Business Hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

WASEEM AHMED KHAN

Ustad Waseem Ahmed Khan comes from a family of musicians of the Agra Gharana and is one of the Gharana’s torchbearers today. He started his taleem with his grandfather Ud. Ata Hussain Khan and later under his father Ud. Naseem Ahmed Khan. Waseem Ahmed Khan, who until recently was associated with ITC Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata, has performed all over India and overseas, including at major festivals like the Dover Lane Music Conference in Kolkata and Darbar in London.

SANJAY DESHPANDE

Sanjay Deshpande started learning tabla under Late Pt. Sabade. He then began his taleem under Taalyogi Pt. Suresh Talwalkar of Delhi-Farookabad Gharana and received guidance from the maestro Ud. Alla Rakha Khan. Deshpande continues to study under Pt. Yogesh Samsi and Pt. Vivek Joshi. He is a recipient of the coveted Ahmedjaan Thirakwa Scholarship for solo performance and has accompanied senior artists such as Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar, Vidushi. Malini Rajurkar, Dr. Prabha Atre, Pt. Dinkar Kaikini, and Vidushi Ashwini Bhide.

SIDDESH BICHOLKAR

A much sought-after accompanist, Siddhesh Bicholkar has been on a sonic journey since childhood. He has been privileged to receive guidance from Shri Sharad Mathkar and Pt. Tulsidas Borkar, a renowned Harmonium exponent and Guru. He has been the recipient of many eminent music scholarships, including from the Government of India.