Occurs on Saturday September 29 2018

Approximate running time: 4 hours and 30 minutes


Massey Theatre
735 Eighth Avenue
New Westminster British Columbia V3M 2R2

Performance Notes

× On the evening of September 29th 2018, the Massey Theatre will be transformed into an ethereal courtyard, immersing audiences into the timeless and ancient forms of Indian Classical music and dance. Founded by New Westminster's globally recognized Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha, the 7th Anniversary Mushtari Begum Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance, which is a tribute to his guru, the late Ghazal Queen Mushtari Begum, is inviting you to experience a journey of emotions through these rare classical arts performed live.

Some of the finest Canadian and Indian artists will showcase their explosive talents at this one of a kind festival. Headlining performances will be given by Western Canadian Music Award nominees Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha. Cassius Khan will showcase his trademark mastery of singing Ghazals while simultaneously playing the Tabla, and the graceful and powerful Kathak dancer Amika Kushwaha will enthrall the audience with her difficult and complex Kathak Dance, and sonorous Harmonium playing. The great Sitar Wizard Pt Harvinder Sharma will grace the stage all the way from Chandigarh India with his pupil Sharanjeet Singh Mand and deliver a thrilling melodious Sitar Jugalbandhi which is guaranteed to knock your socks off. Mridangam artist Abhishek Iyer and Dr. Disha Mehta, Cassius Khan's most gifted proteges, will delight the audience with their impeccable talents on voice, Harmonium and Mridangam.

Each artist will perform exquisite and traditional numbers in their respective art forms. Such will be the passion and enchantment they create, intoxicating the spirit with melodies and rhythms, that undoubtedly, your Ears will begin to see and the Eyes listen!

Children 12 and under are free but tickets are required - PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE - 604 521 5050 for child tickets as they are not available online. Senior age 60 Buy 4 tickets and get one free - PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR THIS OFFER

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