'Music for the Soul' with Sitar Maestro Ustad Shafaat Kahn and East Meets West at LTV - 27 East

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'Music for the Soul' with Sitar Maestro Ustad Shafaat Kahn and East Meets West at LTV

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LTV’s World Voices Series will present

LTV’s World Voices Series will present "Music for the Soul" with Sitar Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan & East Meets West on June 23. COURTESY LTV STUDIOS

authorStaff Writer on Jun 10, 2024

LTV’s World Voices Series will present “Music for the Soul” with Sitar Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan and East Meets West on Sunday, June 23, at 6 p.m. Back by popular demand, Khan has marked his respect as an unparalleled musician who has attained a high level of excellence in performing on sitar, surbahar, vocal and tabla in single concerts and recordings.

Ustad Shafaat Khan, world renowned Indian Classical musician debuted at the Kingslynn Festival opened by the Queen of England. He is the son of Ustad Imrat Khan and nephew of Ustad Vilayat Khan and has performed worldwide at many prestigious concert halls, music festivals and universities all over India, America, Europe, China, Russia and Japan. Recently, he performed with Stevie Wonder at the Bonnaroo Festival. In the past, he shared a television concert with Ray Charles in Germany. In addition, some of his CDs have been produced by Deepak Chopra. In the rich history of Indian classical music, Khan has distinguished himself by being the first known artist to have attained simultaneous excellence in performing sitar, surbahar and tabla.

His performance is an energetic, exciting and educational way for audiences to engage themselves and tap into other cultures. He performs pieces that highlight classical music and other light forms of music such as Qawwali, Ghazal, Thumri and Bollywood.

Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door and VIP café seating is $65 at ltveh.org. For details, call 631-537-2777. LTV is at 75 Industrial Road in Wainscott.

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