Co-presented by the India Cultural Center
Special guest appearances by Avi Basu and sitarist Hidayat Husain Khan
Sitarist Hidayat Husain Khan is a direct descendant and proponent of one of the most treasured lineages of eastern classical music. Youngest son of the legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan, globally acclaimed as the greatest of all sitarists, he harbors a rare, creative brilliance that effortlessly takes him across all genres of music. An exquisite sitar player, Khan carries the torch of a coveted lineage spanning seven generations of outstanding vocal and instrumental court musicians. He has performed in such prestigious venues as Royal Albert Hall, The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. He has lent his versatility to several film score compositions and has performed in numerous classical and fusion concerts, independently and in collaboration with such illustrious musical names as Ndugu Chancler, Ronnie Woods, Alicia Keys, Usher, Zakir Hussain, Pete Townshend, Will.i.am, Jay Z and Darryl Jones.