Ragas, Reels and Rumba
Performance by Sultans of String with Anwar Khurshid"Canada is a real meeting place of musical influences from around the world", says violinist Chris McKhool. In this special concert Sultans of String meet the electricity of sitar master Anwar Khurshid in an innovative collaboration that transcends categorization. Together with students, they explore Indian Raga (melody) and Tala (rhythm), as well as Spanish flamenco, Arabic folk, East Coast Celtic and Gypsy-jazz. Originally from Pakistan, Anwar now makes Canada his home, and his sitar playing has been featured in Oscar-winnng films Life of Pi and The Love Guru.
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