Ahsan Ali Ensemble
Ahsan is a sixth generation musician from the Kirana Gharana. Rigorously trained by his father Ustad Asif Ali Khan, he is currently regarded as one of the leading Sarangi players of Generation Next.
Ahsan Ali’s public performances began at the young age of ten and reflected a maturity and creativity beyond his years. He is a prolific performer who has performed at several music festivals in India and about, including a memorable performance at the prestigious Sydney Opera House. He has received accolades for his solo performances, as well as his performances as an accompanying artiste to many noted vocalists, musicians and tabla players.
Ahsan Ali also sings and has composed music for his own Sarangi project called Ahsan Ali & The Sarangi Sutra, an ensemble of 5 Sarangis that come together with a contemporary twist.
Ahsan Ali has taken the traditional Sarangi to a new level by introducing it in jazz, fusion, trance, electronic, sufi, and many other styles to create some innovative sounds.
- 27 May, 2018
- 7:00 pm onwards