Music : StringFEST

Ameen Ali Khan - Sarod
Saphwat Simab- Rubab
At Nehru centre London
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Throughout his career Ameen has devoted himself to carrying on his long family tradition and sharing his music with the younger generation. As well as touring extensively in India, performing at some of the most prestigious Festivals to name a few The Tansen Festival (Dec 2000), Dhrupad Samaroh Banaras & Dhrupad Festival New Delhi Vishnu Digambar Festival (New Delhi) he has also performed at numerous venues in the United Kingdom including the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (Glasgow), Edinburgh, Aberdeen and the famous Cadogan Hall (London)

An official disciple of the world’s foremost Rubab master, Ustad Homayoun Sakhi of Afghanistan, Saphwat Simab is a British-born-and-bred artist who has been learning and playing the Rubab since the age of 10. Saphwat’s tone and melodious playing has captured the hearts of audiences at every performance. He has been accompanied on stage by some of the world’s most renowned Tabla masters, such as Ustad Sukhvinder Singh “Pinky”, Pandit Sanju Sahai, and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain. Saphwat has performed at some prestigious venues, such as the Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall, the National Court Theatre, and the Nehru Centre, as well as at relevant venues in Germany and Switzerland.

In Association with SAMA Arts Network Ltd.