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A beautiful Juxtaposition Of Sitar And Strokes
October 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Description–: The Raj Art Initiative presents Strings Inspire Strokes – A beautiful juxtaposition of Sitar and strokes with Grammy Nominated Ustad Shujaat Khan & Child Prodigy Aarav Verma
Shujaat Husain Khan is one of the greatest North Indian classical musicians of his generation. Hailing from the Imdad Khan gharana of the sitar and his style of playing sitar, known as the gayaki ang, is imitative of the subtleties of the human voice. Shujaat Khan’s musical pedigree extends seven generations and he has performed at prestigious music festivals in India and overseas. He was the sole artist representing India in a special performance at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in Geneva in 2007 commemorating India’s independence that year. “It is a very good concept by the organizers, Perfect Harmony. They have recognized such a great talent at the age of 10 years. My blessings to child prodigy who would be painting live on classical music”, says Shujaat Husain Khan.
Aarav Verma is a 10 year old talented child with a way with colours and strokes that is awakens a spectator’s wonder. He has partaken in many events in Indian and overseas including Wunderkind, an Exhibition of his solo paintings in IHC, New Delhi & FBMI, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi in 2015. One of his Solo Paintings & Sculptures Exhibition is lined up at India Habitat Center, New Delhi from 8th – 10th November 2017. “I am very excited to paint live and it’s going to be a lifetime experience to perform under musical the guidance of Shujaat Sir.”, says Aarav Verma