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Renowned singer Riffat Sultana & Company (Pakistani folk music)
Date Wednesday May 18
Time 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location Details
314 11th St. (@ Folsom)
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorStudio Z
Riffat Sultana  (Short ClipVideo™)


EVENT INFO >> StudioZ.tv





THIS WEDNESDAY MAY 18


Riffat Sultana is the first woman from her family’s musical lineage


to publicly perform in the west She is the daughter of Ustad Salamat Ali Khan,


who was universally recognized and acclaimed as the finest Pakistani Classical


singer of his time. Riffat’s family represents a 500-year lineage of


musicians hailing from the Sham Chaurasi Gharana (school of music). The Ali


Khan family are direct descendents of two famed court musicians, Suraj (of


the Sun) Khan and Chand (of the Moon) Khan, who performed Morning and Evening


Ragas respectively for the artistically devoted Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great.












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