Ismaili Centre Dubai: A journey into the past on the notes of ancient music – Gulf News Com

Members of 12-piece band leave lasting memories

Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Artists with traditional musical instruments from six countries perform at the ‘Remix 2011’ concert as part of the Aga Khan Music Initiative on Tuesday night.

Dubai: There was no room for chatter at the Remix 2011 concert last week. All attention was on the 12-man band on stage at the Ismaili Centre in Dubai.

The talented musicians captured the attention of hall as they played their instruments. Lured into submission by one composition after another, the audience surrendered in blissful silence.

In an attempt to immortalise the musical legacies of the Middle East and Central Asia the Aga Khan Music Initiative organises such performances and educational programmes among young artists across several countries.

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