OPUS 3 WELCOMES SAROD MASTER AMJAD ALI KHAN TO THE ROSTER

10.09.18
Amjad Ali Khan

Opus 3 Artists is pleased to welcome Amjad Ali Khan to our roster of world music artists. The son of sarod maestro Haafiz Ali Khan, he is the sixth generation in the ­legendary line of the Senia Bangash School. Since giving his first performance at the age of six, he has played for audiences worldwide, bringing a new and yet timeless ­interpretation to the repertoire, while being widely credited with reinventing the technique of playing the sarod. Over the course of a distinguished career ­spanning more than six decades, Khan has won numerous accolades, ­including a Grammy nomination, the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum, Unicef’s National Ambassadorship and the Fukuoka Cultural Grand Prize. He has made regular appearances in North America at Carnegie Hall, the ­Kennedy Center and ­S­ymphony Center in Chicago and has performed at festivals ­worldwide, ­including the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, WOMAD, World Beat Festival, Enescu Festival Bucharest, and the BBC Proms, as well as for prestigious organizations such as the United Nations and for the Nobel Peace Prize ­Ceremony in Oslo in 2014.