Music legends Zakir Hussain and Hariharan to perform in Qatar

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Multi-Grammy winner and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain is teaming up with ghazal sensation Hariharan at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) on December 8.

The duo will be in Qatar as part of their Hazir 2 world tour and assisting them on stage will be the magician on piano Stephen Devassy.


The tickets for the show will be released on November 10 and will be priced at QR500 (platinum), QR250 (gold) and QR150 (balcony).

The tickets will be available at popular outlets throughout Qatar.

Zakir Hussain is an Indian tabla player, musical producer, film actor and composer. He was awarded the titles of Padma Shri in 1988, and Padma Bhushan in 2002, becoming the youngest percussionist to receive these honours, for his contributions in the world of music.

Hariharan is an Indian playback and ghazal singer, whose songs have been featured many Indian languages. He is an established ghazal singer and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India and is a two-time National Award winner.

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The concert is organized by Music Lounge, a performing arts and music learning centre and event organisers, located at Al Wakra.

“This is part of their Hazir album tour. They have two albums in this series. We are organizing the show at the best available stage in Qatar as we want everyone to enjoy the masters at the best possible venue,” Jaison George, director, Music Lounge told The Peninsula.

- Published on 3 November 2016

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