Shared Values is a festival of South Asian art music, contemporary, classical & traditional that seeks to showcase the achievements of non-South Asian musicians who have wholeheartedly adopted the aesthetic values of this music and emerged as accomplished performers. They believe that the breadth and depth of these artists’ with their adoptive musical culture can only be put in perspective when they are given an opportunity to share a platform with leading indigenous performers.
This festival aims to project that South Asian music is universal, welcoming and inclusive.
Internationally acclaimed as one of the finest sarod virtuosos performing today, he’s also been called “…one of the world’s most eclectic masters of improvisation.” He completed thirty-seven years of training under the rigorous discipline of India’s legendary sarod master Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, up to the maestro’s passing in June 2009. He also performed with Maestro Khan in numerous concerts in Europe, India, and the United States.
A phenomenal and outstanding tabla player, he is well known for mesmerising and captivating his audience with his power, virtuosity and complete spontaneity.
Concert produced and presented by SAMA Arts Network with support from Arts Council England.