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Sixth & I

TISRA: Zakir Hussain, Sabir Khan, and Debopriya Chatterjee

Mar 20, 2024 • 7:30 pm ET
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Listen to Zakir Hussain

Indian tabla legend Zakir Hussain returns to Washington Performing Arts for an exciting evening of Indian classical music also featuring Debopriya Chatterjee, bansuri, and Sabir Khan, sarangi. The trio’s thrilling synergy and musical conversation captures the sounds, contemporary influences, and traditions of India in the immersive Sixth & I setting. Widely considered a chief architect of the contemporary global music movement, Hussain is a pioneer in elevating the worldwide status of his instrument, bringing the tabla into a new dimension of renown and appreciation. Award-winning bansuri player Debopriya Chatterjee is one of the few women flutists in the Hindustani classical tradition and is lauded for her sublime tone. The acclaimed Sabir Khan follows in his family’s footsteps as a 10th generation sarangi player with impeccable technique. Experience the richness, depth, and joy of Indian classical music, in this dynamic one-night concert event!