Shujaat Husain Khan is one of the leading North Indian classical musicians of his generation. He belongs to the Imdadkhani Gharana (tradition) of the sitar and his style of playing sitar, known as the gayaki ang, is imitative of the subtleties of the human voice. Khan has performed at music festivals in India and throughout Asia, Africa, North America, and Europe.
Samir Chatterjee is a virtuoso Tabla player from the Farrukhabad Gharana (school). He has traveled widely across the world to perform at festivals as a soloist or with other outstanding musicians from Indian and western musical traditions.
This concert is presented jointly by the World Music Institute and the South Asia Institute at Columbia University.
For more information, please visit the World Music Institute website at www.worldmusicinstitute.org, or the South Asia Institute website at www.sai.columbia.edu.