Sarod Recital by Ayaan Ali Khan at Habitat World, Delhi

  • Date / Time: 08/09/2013 : 7:00 PM
  • Location: Habitat World
  • Address: India Habitat Centre,? Lodhi Road, Lodi Estate, Lodi Colony,New Delhi,India
  • Organizer: Habitat World
  • Phone: +91 11 4366 3333

Indian classical musician Ayaan Ali Khan is the younger son of the famous Sarod Titan Maestro Amjad Ali Khan. He and his brother Amaan Ali Khan together represent the seventh generation of a musical lineage known as the Senia Bangash School. Both Ayaan and Amaan were taught music from a very early age by their father. Ayaan started playing in concerts with his brother and father in the late 1980’s. After giving his solo debut at eight, he has now been performing concerts worldwide including his appearance at the Carnegie Hall in 1997, and at concerts like Palais Beaux Arts in Brussels, Esplanade in Singapore, Smith Sonian, Summer Art Festival in Seattle, Chicago Symphony Center, Edinburgh Music Festival and the Royal Festival Hall in London. In November 2002, Ayaan co-authored a book with his brother, Amaan titled Abba-God’s Greatest Gift To Us. This book was on his father’s life and was published by Roli Books, Lustre Publications under the ‘Family Pride Series’. In 2010 Ayaan and Amaan, released their second book titled 50 Maestros 50 Recordings which was published by Harper Collins. Earlier this year Ananta Opus 195, a concerto for sarod, symphonic and electronic orchestra written by Pierre Thilloy and performed by Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan with the Avignon Provence Symphonic Orchestra and the Kords Collective, conducted by Samuel Jean, premiered in India.