Leo Twins & Zeeshan Ali

Fri 8 Mar, 7.30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Classical music
£35 ⁠–⁠ £75
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Experience the harmonious mastery of the Leo Twins and Zeeshan Ali, presented by Darbar at the very first South Asian Sounds festival.

The Leo Twins seamlessly fuse traditional and contemporary sounds and have captured hearts and ears around the world. Renowned for their virtuosity on the violin, rabaab, mandolin and the tabla, this dynamic duo effortlessly blends folk and contemporary influences, creating a symphony that transcends boundaries.

They are joined at this performance by Zeeshan Ali, a vocal virtuoso whose emotive renditions tug at the heartstrings. With a voice that traverses classical intricacies and contemporary vibrancy, Ali is a force to be reckoned with in the world of ghazal, folk and qawwali.

This concert is not just a performance; it's a celebration of musical fusion. The Leo Twins, with their instrumental virtuosity, and Zeeshan Ali, with his evocative vocals, promise to create an unparalleled synergy on stage.

Expect a seamless blend of traditional melodies and contemporary rhythms, bridging the gap between the classical and the modern with finesse. Immerse yourself in an evening of unparalleled artistry and musical brilliance.

Produced by Darbar Arts Culture Heritage Trust, producers of the Darbar Festival.

Performers
  • Leo Twins
  • Zeeshan Ali vocals

Dates & times

Fri 8 Mar, 7.30pm
Approximate run time: 3 hours.
Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

Price

  • Standard entry£35 ⁠–⁠ £75*
  • Concessions25%**


* Excludes £3.50 booking fee.

** Limited availability. Read about concessions.

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