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Acclaimed Indian sitar musician to perform at Loyola

August 17, 2012

The Indian Arts Circle of New Orleans and the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans will present an evening of sitar music on Friday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, known for his dazzling virtuosity and innovative genius, is considered one of the best sitar players alive today. A seventh generation heir to the sitar's first family, the Etawah Gharana, Khan’s global reputation as an awe inspiring performer is complemented by his ability to spread his music as a dedicated and loving guru. Khan will be accompanied by the award-winning tabla player, Subhajyoti Guha.

Reserved seating is available for $50, general admission is $25, and tickets for Loyola students, faculty and staff are $10. Tickets are available by calling 504-606-5938 or emailing iacno@cox.net. Tickets will also be available at the door 30 minutes prior to the performance.

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