Amarrass Nights begin at Sundar Nursery from April 23 with ‘Mehfil-e-Tarranum’

 Amarrass Nights begin at Sundar Nursery from April 23 with ‘Mehfil-e-Tarranum’

Rehmat-e-Nusrat group

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After lying low for two years due to pandemic, Amarrass Records is back with its monthly event series ‘Amarrass Nights with two exciting artists, beginning April 23.

The event, Mehfil~e~ Tarranum, will be an evening of transportive music from Awadh, Lucknow and Uttarakhand in the cooling greens of the 16th-century heritage park complex, Sundar Nursery, adjacent to Humayun’s Tomb.

Rehmat-e-Nusrat, a group of passionate young musicians from the hills of Uttarakhand, will enthrall you with the timeless tradition of qawwali in their unique way

Askari Naqvi, a trained vocalist and an accomplished Dastango, will first take the stage to present a bouquet of Awadh & Lucknow through Tarranum –a cultural journey of Awadh and Lucknow weaved through couplets, songs and commentary based on different ragas and written in various Hindustani languages. It will have poems written by Sufis & Saints, songs sung by Begum Akhtar and Assemun (a mirasin who lived in Awadh).

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Askari Naqvi; photo by Monica Dawar

The performance by Askari Naqvi will be followed by Rehmat-e-Nusrat, a group of passionate young musicians and qawwals from the hills of Uttarakhand, Their renditions of Sufiyana kalaams by Amir Khusrao, Meera Bai, Baba Bulleh Shah and, the magical qawwalis of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan will surely mesmerise you.

“It’s great to be back Live after 2 years @ Amarrass Night. Our ethos has been to present unknown gems for our discerning audience and continuing our musical journey we present two diverse voice. It will be a magical evening with these amazing musicians,” says Ashutosh Sharma Co – Founder, Amarrass Records.


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