08 May 2016
Shreyas Ambikar (Santoor), Ravi Naimpally (Tabla), Arshad Ali Khan (Vocal), Harshad Kanetkar (Tabla), Udaya Kulkarni (Harmonium)
At McLeod Auditorium
Information: Zahid: 416-995-3968
Tickets: $35* main floor, $25 balcony (*$5 member; $10 student discount with valid id)
Shreyas Ambikar has studied the Santoor under Pt.Dhananjay Daithankar, and is currently under the guidance of the Santoor maestro Pt.Shiv kumar Sharma. Shreyas’staalim in music began at the age of six – he has received vocal training from Pt.Harishchangra Gawahire and Smt.AlkaDeoMarulkar, and studied under the Harmonium maestro, the late Pt.Appasaheb Jalgaokar.
Arshad AliKhan is one of the most sought-after vocalists of his generation. Hewas born into a family of senior Kirana Gharana musicians – his grandfather is the late Sarangi maestro Ud.Shakoor Khan, and he is the nephew of Ud. Mashkoor Ali Khan and Ud. Mubarak Ali Khan, under whom he trained in the guru-shishyaparamparic tradition. He joined the Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata as a scholar at the age of six, and is currently a Guru at this prestigious institution. He is an A-grade artist for All India Radio and has won numerous awards.