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Ustad Waseem Ahmed Khan

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0

Raag-Mala Toronto, in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum, is proud to present a vocal recital by Ustad Waseem Ahmed Khan on Saturday June 22nd 2024 at 7:30pm

Ustad 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 from his grandfather Ud. Ata Hussain Khan and thereafter under his father Ud. Naseem Ahmed Khan. Waseem ji, 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.

Waseem ji will be accompanied by Sanjay Deshpande (Tabla) and Siddesh Bicholkar (Harmonium)

Sanjay Deshpande
Sanjay Deshpande started learning tabla under Late Pt. Sabade; later he took taleem from Taalyogi Pt. Suresh Talwalkar of Delhi-Farookabad Gharana and received guidance from the maestro Ud. Alla Rakha Khan. Sanjay continues his studies 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.

Siddhesh Bicholkar
Siddhesh has been learning music since childhood and has been privileged to receive guidance from Shri Sharad Mathkar and Pt. Tulsidas Borkar, renowned Harmonium exponent and Guru. He has been the recipient of many eminent music scholarships including from the Government of India.

Tickets: Balcony $40, Orchestra $50 (10% Discount for Members)
Tickets include same day Aga Khan Museum Admission

Tickets will be going on sale on Tuesday April 30th at 10am at the link below. Please be advised the ‘Reserve Now’ button will only become available at 10am on the 30th.


A limited number of $20 student tickets, for full time students with valid ID, are available for purchase directly from Raag-Mala Toronto. Please email raagmalatoronto@gmail.com for details.

Raag-Mala Benefactors & Patrons: 
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Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Dr,
North York, Ontario M3C 1K1 Canada
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(416) 646-4677
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