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Ken Zuckerman & Swapan Chaudhuri, Nov. 15th in Basel

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We are happy to announce the annual concert of Ken Zuckerman & Swapan Chaudhuri that will take place on November 15, 2019 in the Grosser Saal of the Musik Akademie, Basel. Ken & Swapan have been performing together for over 36 years and their music is also greatly influenced by their long association with the master of sarod, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Wir freuen uns, Sie über das alljährliche Konzert von Ken Zuckerman – Sarod & Swapan Chaudhuri – Tabla informieren zu können, das am 15. November 2019 im Großen Saal der Musik Akademie, Basel stattfinden wird. Ken & Swapan treten seit über 36 Jahren zusammen auf und ihre Musik ist u.a. stark durch die langjährige Verbindung mit dem Meister der Sarod, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, beeinflusst und geprägt.

To watch one of Ken & Swapans’ videos please click here.

For more about Ken Zuckerman visit his Website.

For more about Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri visit his Website.


Reservations & Tickets for concerts at the Musik Akademie Basel

Wir freuen uns, Ihnen mitteilen zu können, dass Sie jetzt im Voraus reservieren und Billette kaufen können, indem Sie auf den folgenden Link klicken. Dies ist besonders empfehlenswert für Konzerte im „Grossen Saal der Musik Akademie“, wo wir gerne Sitzplätze in den ersten Reihen für Sie reservieren.

We are happy to announce that you can now make reservations and purchase tickets in advance by clicking the following link. This is especially recommended for concerts taking place in the “Grosser Saal of the Musik Akademie Basel”, where we will be happy to reserve seats for you in the first few rows.

Please click here to make reservations and purchase tickets!

Bitte beachten Sie: Auf dem Bestellformular, welches beim Klick auf den obigen Link erscheint, haben Sie die Möglichkeit, einen Sitzplatz in den ersten Reihen im Grossen Saal der Musik Akademie Basel zu reservieren. Wir können Ihnen diese bevorzugten Sitzplätze jedoch nur garantieren, wenn Ihre Zahlung mindestens eine Woche vor der Veranstaltung auf unserem Konto bei der Basler Kantonalbank eingeht. Sie erhalten nach Ausfüllen und Absenden des Reservierungsformulars umgehend alle erforderlichen Zahlungsdaten per Email zugesandt.

Wir freuen uns sehr, Sie im Grossen Saal der Musik Akademie Basel begrüssen zu dürfen!

Please note: on the order form that appears when you click the above link, you will be given the option to choose whether you would like to reserve a seat in the first few rows in the “Grosser Saal of the Musik Akademie Basel“. We can only guarantee these reservations if we receive your payment to our account at the Basler Kantonalbank at least one week before the event. All the necessary payment details will be sent to you immediately by email after you fill out and send the reservation form.

We look forward to welcoming you in the “Grosser Saal of the Musik Akademie Basel“!


The 34th Annual Seminar takes place from Nov. 14 to 20, 2019

The 34th Annual Seminar will feature the following activities:

I. Intensive Instrumental and Vocal Seminar: November 14 – 20

II. Intensive Tabla Seminar with Swapan Chaudhuri: November 14 -20

III. Concert with Ken Zuckerman & Swapan Chaudhuri in the Grosser Saal of the Musikakademie Basel : November 15

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I. Intensive Instrumental and Vocal Seminar: November 14 -20

This seminar consists of classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced students. Classes for each level include tala exercises, vocal repertoire and instrumental workshops. The teachers for this seminar are Ken Zuckerman & Daniel Bradley, assisted by Nadia Oberli and Vittoria Pagani.

II. Intensive Tabla Seminar with Swapan Chaudhuri: November 14 – 20

Our tabla maestro, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, will give classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced students. He will be assisted by Harprit Singh.

Costs: Full participation for all 7 days, Sfr. 550.-, 6 days, Sfr. 500.-, 5 days, Sfr. 450.-, 3 days, Sfr. 350. Individual lessons cost Sfr. 70.-. In some cases, tuition reductions may be applied for.

Please contact the College with any questions about the seminar.
info@aliakbarcollege.org

2019 Seminar announcement english

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2019 Seminar Schedule / Stundenplan

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Video – Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Ali Akbar College

The Ali Akbar College of Music – Switzerland recently celebrated 30 years of activities in Basel: 1985 – 2015. This video / photo / music documentary gives of glimpse of the activities of the College during the past three decades!


The words of Maestro Khan

In the following video clips, Maestro Ali Akbar Khan talks about music and his life. They are wonderful moments – enjoy!

“My father didn’t sleep for 40 years….”

What is music, real music?

“In music, every second is so important….”

“My father used to love me like anything…”

“These songs are not for entertainment…”

In the following clip, Ken Zuckerman performs with Maestro Khan and speaks about the meaning of becoming a disciple.



Join our Mailing List / Tragen Sie sich auf unserer Mailing-Liste ein

We would be happy to keep you informed about our upcoming concerts and seminars.
Just click below to join our mailing list.

Wir würden Sie gerne auf dem laufenden halten über unsere kommenden Konzerte und Seminare. Klicken sie auf den Link unten, um in unsere Mailing-Liste aufgenommen zu werden.

With thanks and greetings! Mit Dank und herzlichen Grüssen!

Ken Zuckerman
Ali Akbar College of Music

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