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New Delhi: Indraprastha Sangeet Samaroh

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on July 27, 2009

Sahitya Kala Parishad presents…

“Indraprastha Sangeet Samaroh”

dedicated to Ustad Vilayat Khan


Vilayat Khan (1928-2004) | Source: David Courtney @

Ustad Vilayat Khan (Bangla: বিলায়েত খাঁ Bilaeet Khã) (August 8, 1928–March 13, 2004) was one of India‘s well known sitar maestros, born in Gauripur in Mymensingh, Bengal (now in Bangladesh). He recorded his first 78-RPM disc at the age of 8, and gave his last concert in 2004 at the age of 75.

Vilayat Khan taught many of of today’s prominent musicians.  These include Vilayat Khan’s two sons Ustad Shujaat Khan, and Hidyat Khan.  His nephew Rais Khan is also a famous sitarist.  Pdt. Arvind Parikh, Shamim Ahmed Khan, and Satish Vyas were all his students.  Even Vilayat Khan’s younger brother, Ustad Imrat Khan (sitar and surbahar) was taught by him in his younger days.

Date  : 3rd-5th August 2009
Time  : 6:30 pm
Place : Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi-110001
Entry : Free
Organizer: Sahitya Kala Parishad – Academy of Performing and Fine Arts (Govt. of NCT of Delhi for music, dance, drama & fine arts)


3rd August : Ustad Sujat Khan ( Sitar ) & Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan ( Hindustani Vocal )

4th August : Vidhushi Kalapini Komkali ( Hindustani Vocal ), Pt. Bhajan Sopori and Abhay Rustum Sopori ( Santoor )

5th August : Sudha Raghunathan ( Carnatic Vocal ), Ustad Nishad Khan ( Sitar ) and Ustad Rashid Mustafa Thirakwa ( Tabla )

(Source: 07/2009 –

Part 1: Raga Hamir (Aalap) – Sitar solo by Ustad Vilayat Khan Sahib…

Part 2: Raga Hamir (Drut) – Sitar solo by Ustad Vilayat Khan Sahib…

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