Explore the art and the science behind the Aga Khan Museum exhibition Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads with this illuminating talk featuring the University of Toronto’s Dr. Alexandra Gillespie.
Tahseen Sakina, Pakistan's new Sufi music sensation, gives a riveting performance in a concert specially crafted to celebrate the 85th Salgirah of our Beloved Hazar Imam. The show features some of the best-loved mystical pieces known to audiences from around the world.
To coincide with the Jamat’s Salgirah celebrations, The Ismaili Sounds is pleased to present a rendition of Aaj Badhe Anand Re, performed by Zohra Kassam. The lyrics of this well-known Gujarati geet express joy on a day of glad tidings for the murids of the Imam-of-the-Time.
A one-of-a-kind musical celebration that tells a story of what the Imam means to us at every stage of our life. Ismaili Sounds that you know and love from around the world, arranged with spoken word elements, unite in an epic medley to share a message of shukrana on the occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam's 85th birthday.
The final episode in our three-part docu-series grapples with the question of how to carry on and preserve a centuries-old oral and musical tradition. We meet Lakha Khan’s son, Dane, who not long ago was driving a truck and showed little interest in following in his father’s footsteps. Now, Dane has joined forces with his father and an inspiring collection of artists, craftspeople, and other culture lovers striving to keep Rajasthani musical traditions alive.
Enter the Rajasthan home of Sindhi master musician Lakha Khan and experience him sing songs and perform instrumentals that speak to the worldly and sacred nature of his music. Fluent in five languages, he sings in Seraiki, Sindhi, Marwari, Punjabi, and Hindi.
Journey Beyond with the Aga Khan Museum’s 2021 Lapis Digital Benefit. This year’s online gala features mesmerizing performances from Mi'gmaq singer-songwriter Darlene Gijuminag, Pakistani singer Ali Sethi, Flamenco troupe Compañia Carmen Romero, and more. Hosted by journalist, teacher, and advocate Abdul-Rehman Malik.
Ankur and Ashutosh, long-time friends and founders of Amarrass Records, set out on a desert odyssey to film and record a dying culture of traditional Indian music. Driving through the remote villages of Rajasthan in northwest India, they meet master musicians including Lakha Khan, a passionate and energetic Sindhi sarangi maestro who is concerned that the next generation will not carry on the tradition.
Raas Medley by Tanzeel Bhaidani from Canada.