Lecture and performance by tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain

Lecture and performance by tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain

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The pre-eminent tabla virtuoso of our time and chief architect of the contemporary world music movement Zakir Hussain (2022 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy) will be live in Oxford for a lecture and performance as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford.

Zakir Hussain has transcended the framework of traditional Indian music and opened up a new world of music by collaborating with musicians of various genres from around the world. With his superb technique, engaging performances, and rich creativity, he has made a tremendous impact on musicians and music worldwide.

This is a hybrid event. When registering, please indicate if you will be attending in person or online. The event will be followed by a drinks reception from 5–6pm.

This event is now sold out in person. 

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