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Shahram Nazeri and Davlatmand Kholov sitting together with their instruments

Shahram Nazeri & Davlatmand Kholov: The Language of Love

Shahram Nazeri and Davlatmand Kholov, legends of Persian music and Tajik Music respectively, sing together for the very first time in London, performing Persian, Tajik and Kurdish songs.

Anouar Brahem sitting on a staircase holding his oud

Anouar Brahem: Blue Maqams

Experience the haunting music of the Tunisian composer and master of the oud, in a rare performance drawing together his profound insight into Arab music alongside a broader musical spectrum.

Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali perform tradition instruments and sing seated with a backdrop of a mosque

Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

Nephews of the great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and tutored by the master singer himself, Rizwan and Muazzam perform hypnotising sacred Qawwali music with their ensemble of traditional instruments.

The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra performing

The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra with Hubert Laws

Explore the global evolution of jazz as the SJMO and guest flautist Hubert Laws perform original arrangements of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald alongside contemporary big band pieces.