Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme and the Aga Khan Music Awards, recalls the origins of both the Programme and the Awards and assesses their impact. "In Conversation" is a collection of hosted interviews produced especially for The Ismaili TV. AKD-036
This week, we take a closer look at how music fosters the development of our living Muslim heritage in societies across the world, serving as a spark for human creativity and connection to the divine. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share the final installment of 'From the Heart', discussing the importance of resilience as a critical soft skill for success in one's career and in life. Host Zulekha Nathoo then sits down with Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme to explore how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture collaborates with exceptionally creative musicians, artists, educators, and arts presenters from around the world. We then join the musicians who represented Canada at the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony to reflect on their experiences from that epical occasion.
This week, we take a closer look at how music fosters the development of our living Muslim heritage in societies across the world, serving as a spark for human creativity and connection to the divine. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share the final installment of 'From the Heart', discussing the importance of resilience as a critical soft skill for success in one's career and in life. Host Zulekha Nathoo then sits down with Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme to explore how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture collaborates with exceptionally creative musicians, artists, educators, and arts presenters from around the world. We then join the musicians who represented Canada at the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony to reflect on their experiences from that epical occasion.
The Inaugural Cycle of the Aga Khan Music Awards, held on 29-31 March 2019, was a celebration of the pioneering work in music from the Muslim world, featuring laureates in a number of domains. We look back on the highlights of the first cycle.
The Inaugural Cycle of the Aga Khan Music Awards, held on 29-31 March 2019, was a celebration of the pioneering work in music from the Muslim world, featuring laureates in a number of domains. We look back on the highlights of the first cycle.
The Aga Khan Master Musicians perform at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Jubilee Concert series on 21 June 2018.
Sougata Roy Chowdhury is a sarod player who has been recognized as one of the most talented up-and-coming Hindustani classical musicians of his generation.
Shahou Andalibi is an Iranian multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, and music teacher with an extensive background in traditional music from the Middle East.
Reza Parvizade is a kamancheh player from Lorestan, Iran. He began his music training playing the kamancheh in the Lori tradition and later studied the Persian classical dastgah system.
Nasim Siabishahrivar is an Iranian singer who specializes in the vocal repertoire of Persian classical music.
Nai Barghouti is a Palestinian singer, composer, and flute player. At the age of 14, she launched her professional singing career and completed her studies in classical flute performance at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Palestine.
Mohamad Osman is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and music teacher from Syria. Born in Jarabulus in 1975, he began his musical studies playing the buzuq (lute) during his early childhood.
Omnibus Ensemble was established in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 2004 by a group of adventurous young musicians who, as they explained, “shared the aim of performing music never before heard in Central Asia."
Mustafa Said is an Egyptian oud player, singer, composer, musicologist, and music teacher. Born and raised in Cairo, Said was introduced to music as a child and learned to read and write music in Braille at an early age.
Huda Asfour is a Palestinian oud and qanun player, composer, educator, social entrepreneur, and engineer.
Ejaz Sher Ali Khan is a Pakistani singer and harmonium player who takes an innovative approach to qawwali while honoring the roots of its tradition.
Dariush Talai is an Iranian tar and setar player, musicologist, composer, and educator who has become internationally recognized for his many contributions to the world of Persian art music.

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