Music - Classical & Opera
The month of February is one that is associated with love and for thousands of years minstrels from all around the world have sung couplets of poetry and verses that describe ‘Divine Love’ in song. This is the basis of Sufi music which is devotional and inspired by the works of Sufi poets, like Rumi, Hafiz, Bulleh Shah and Khwaja Ghulam Farid. Shahid who is a great admirer of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan hopes to share his love for music and inspire the listeners when he adds a tounch of souls to his repertoire.
Shahid Abbas a young and up and coming vocalist based in London, and a disciple of Ustad Hussain Baksh Gulu. During this evening Shahid along with his fellow musicians look forward to transporting you, the audience, to the realm of divine love and understanding, with his deep, passionate voice.