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Songs of the Mystics: Qalandar Qawwals

World music

Norwich Arts Centre

April 5, 2020 at 20:00

£15 adv | £13.50 adv conc | £17 doors (includes admin fees)

Part of Norwich Big Weekend Led by Nafees Irfan, the Qalandar Qawwals, UK’s leading mystic singers of an art form known as the Qawwali. Qawwali was little known beyond South Asia until the late 20th century. Although there have been many good qawwali performances in the mid-1970s, it was not until the late ’80s that the music gained a truly global audience, primarily through the work of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan who has been widely recognized as the finest qawwal of the second half of the 20th century. Qalandar Qawwals Nafees Irfan (Lead Vocalist) Amrit Duffer – Tabla Ijaz Hussain – Dholak Chorus: Karanjeet Singh Mohammed Sabtain Adil Saddique Ishwar Sharma Mohammed Rafiq

Venue Details

Norwich Arts Centre St. Benedict's Street, Norwich