Renowned sitarist to share concert at Clare Hall

Clare Hall Music Committee is delighted to welcome sitarist Mehboob Nadeem to give a concert live from our Dining Hall this Saturday, 12 June, from 8pm (BST).

Mehboob will be performing two raags:

  • Gunji Kauns - this Raag is composed by my Guruji Pandit Arvind Parikh combining two raags, Malgunji and Malkauns.
  • Raag Khamaj

You can tune in via YouTube livestream at

About the musician:
Born into a highly illustrious family of traditional musicians of the Agra Gharana, Mehboob Nadeem is the grandson of the reputable Ustad Vilayat Hussain Khan (Pranpiya) and Gayan Samrat Ustad Azmat Hussain Khan (Dilrang). Endowed with a rich melodious and sonorous voice, Mehboob was initiated in the art of music at a very young age by his father Ustad Yakub Hussain. He then began his sitar training under the guidance of his uncle Shri Rafat Khan. He is now under the guidance of world renowned Sitar Maestro Pandit Arvind Parikh. Mehboob has come to be recognised as one of the best sitar players in the UK, widely respected for his gift. His performances are truly inspiring, and have enthralled audiences in India and across the world.

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