Words, Music & Poetry

Kamalbir Singh
At Nehru centre London
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Kamalbir Singh learnt classical music from his father, Raghbir Singh from man early childhood. He later went to learn violin from Pandit N.L. Nathan and thereafter from Sarangi Nawaz Ustad Nazar Hussain and Pandit Ram Narayan ji.

He became interested in singing Ghazals when he was inspired by Jagjit Singh in 1974 on Radio. As the violin was his first passion and he carried on playing violin in various concerts in India, Germany, Holland and England including Tansen Sangeet Samaroh in Gwalior followed by prestigious appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Centre, WDR Philharmonic Orchestra in Cologne, Germany and many other venues and as both as soloist and as an accompanist to many artists like Anup Jalota and Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.

He was the first Indian musician to play in West End in a famous musical ‘The Far Pavilions’. Also played violin pieces in a few films including ‘Bride and Prejudice’.

He also wrote and composed for a film ‘A Winter in Love’.

Following his deep interest towards Ghazals he came in touch with Jagjit Singh in 2003 who guided him thereafter.

Accompanied By

Manjit Singh Rasiya – tabla

Ikram Khan – Sarangi

In Association with SAMA Arts Network Ltd.