Steve Oda: In his Guru’s Footsteps

Aga Khan Museum 77 Wynford Dr,, North York, Ontario

Steve Oda: In his Guru’s Footsteps Celebrating the Centenary Birth Year of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan Steve Oda began his musical education at the age of seven, learning to play slide guitar and later, jazz guitar. Born in Toronto to second generation Japanese-Canadians, Steve’s love of creativity through musical expression led him to the classical
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Ustad Irshad Khan: Surbahar and Sitar

Aga Khan Museum 77 Wynford Dr,, North York, Ontario

Ustad Irshad Khan: Surbahar and Sitar Torch Bearer of Imdad Khani Etawa Gharana Son and disciple of the maestro Ustad Imrat Khan, Irshad rendered his first stage performance at the age of 8. A child prodigy, Ustad Irshad Khan has emerged among the torch-bearers of the iconic Sitar Gharana, the Imdad Khani Etawah Gharana. Irshad
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Ramneek Singh & Pankaj Mishra: Lyrical Vocal & Mesmerizing Sarangi

Aga Khan Museum 77 Wynford Dr,, North York, Ontario

Ramneek Singh & Pankaj Mishra Lyrical Vocal & Mesmerizing Sarangi Performances of Khayal, Bhajan and Sufiana Vidushi Ramneek Singh is an internationally acclaimed Hindustani classical vocalist who now makes her home in Toronto. Coming from the rich lineage of Ustad Amir Khan’s Indore Gharana, Ramneek is proficient in musical genres like Khayal, Thumri, Bhajan, Shabad,
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Nuit Blanche at the Aga Khan Museum

Aga Khan Museum 77 Wynford Dr,, North York, Ontario

Indrajit Banerjee Scintillating Sitar Indrajit Banerjee who has won many awards, is one of the leading exponents of Maihar Gharana. Born into a musical family, he was inspired by his mother, who was a disciple of the late Pt. Nikhil Banerjee. He then learnt from his uncle Pt. Kartick Kumar, who was a senior disciple
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Sensational Strings: Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan

Aga Khan Museum 77 Wynford Dr,, North York, Ontario

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan Sensational Strings Padma Shri Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan represents the seventh generation of the Etawah Gharana, a musical tradition or "family" committed to this most famous of Indian instruments - sitar. Instructed by his father and guru, Ustad Aziz Khan, he has also been influenced by sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan and
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