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Event Information

Dara Khan and Ikhlas Khan performing
Date of Event
1st December 2023
Last Booking Date for this Event
1st December 2023


Friday 1 December, 2023

Doors 7.30pm for 8pm (UK time)

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT)

On their first ever UK tour, 49 Strings brings together five exceptionally talented musicians from India and Europe, wielding a total of 49 strings. Their blend of violin, cello, sarangi, and kamaicha, alongside Rajasthani percussion and voice, creates a mesmerizing musical tapestry. Within the classical quartet framework, they ignite creative synergy they blend Western and Indian influences, merging North Indian Ragas, South Indian Talas, and Rajasthani Folk Tunes. Hear them practising at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur.

The SOAS Concert Series is a part of SOAS University Library

This event is co-produced with the Asian Arts Agency

Indian cello: Saskia De Haas-Rao (New Delhi)

Indian violin: Ambi Subramaniam (Bangalore)

Kamaicha: Dara Khan Manganiyar (Hamira)

Sarangi: Ikhlas Khan Langa (Jodhpur)

Percussion: Latif Khan Manganiyar (Hamira)

Production: Maghenta and SOAS Concert Series

With the support of: City of Ghent, Bozar, SOAS University Library

Attendee CategoryCost   
Concession£5.00[Read More]
Standard£10.00[Read More]