World Music Series: Fannah-fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Party
Our World Music Series continues with music and dance from the Indian subcontinent, ancient Anatolia and present-day Turkey, the Balkans, and West Africa. Discover unexpected connections between diverse musical cultures in these summer performances.
This performance brings the spotlight on qawwali, a dynamic form of Sufi devotional music from the Indian subcontinent. Featuring Tahir Hussain Faridi on lead vocals and harmonium with an ensemble of talented musicians, Fannah-fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Party merges heavy rhythmic grooves with passionate vocals that have already captivated audiences from Africa to Europe, Indonesia to the US. Presented in partnership with the Kabir Centre, Montreal.