A Centennial Tribute to Maestro Ali Akbar Khan
Richard Russell, a disciple of the legendary Sarod Maestro late Ali Akbar Khan, along with many talented musicians from Seattle presents a tribute to Khansahib, a noted Guru to many across the world on the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary.
Khansahib was instrumental in popularizing Indian classical music in the West, both as a performer and as a teacher.
He was accorded Padma Vibhushan, in 1989, was nominated five times for the Grammy Award & was also a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship.
He trained numerous musicians around the world. In this event, Seattle's talented musicians will present some of his compositions as a celebration of his birth centenary.
"I am grateful to Mary Khan, director of the Ali Akbar College of Music, and her son, renowned sarodist/composer Alam Khan, instrumental instructor. Their encouragement, support and blessings have made this special tribute event possible." - Richard Russell
Music Director, Sarod
Tickets & Showtimes
Oct 1st 2022,
Bellevue Youth Theater
16051 NE 10th St
Bellevue, WA 98008