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Shahid Parvez Khan, Sitar Concert with Amit Kavthekar, tabla

October 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Dazzling virtuosity and innovative musical genius make Shahid Parvez Khan a legend of the sitar. The world-renowned maestro will perform in concert at Salem State on Monday, October 15 at 7:30 pm in the university’s intimate Recital Hall. n  nKhan is the seventh-generation heir to sitar’s first family, the Etwawah Gharana. The traditions of the Etawah Gharana remain visible and continue to evolve in his hands as he explores the sitar’s unique musical capabilities. His performances are noted for highly energized and rhythmically innovative instrumental play woven into a tradition that is heavily reliant on the structures of Indian classical vocal music. The Hindu  describes him as “Indian music personified.” n  nTabla player Amit Kavthekar will join Shahid Parvez Khan in this performance. The Boston-based musician and educator was a student of tabla legend Zakir Hussain. He has accompanied many legends of Indian music throughout his career. Kavthekar teaches at the New England School of Music in Boston as well as at Salem State. n  nTickets for the concert are: $20 general/$15 seniors and students 18 and above/under 18 admitted free. Purchase online: salemstatetickets.com or by phone in advance at 978.542.6365. n  nThis performance is sponsored by Salem State University’s Music and Dance Department and Center for Creative and Performing Arts (salemstate.edu/arts). n Source: http://www.salem.org/event/shahid-parvez-khan-sitar-concert-with-amit-kavthekar-tabla/


October 15, 2018
7:30 pm
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