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Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI) and the other classical musics

20 March 2017

In an age where music traditions are vulnerable a new performance programme is designed to celebrate inspiration and the classical traditions that we still have. With new performance series, the Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI) presents rare artistic encounters that both celebrate and reimagine time-honoured musical meetings as the Initiative’s leading artists perform a newly-created repertoire of compositions, improvisations and contemporary arrangements inspired by tradition. is group of music innovators demonstrates the transmission of ancient musical traditions to a talented generation of performers who are developing them in new directions, exemplifying musical creativity that has historically been inspired by the meeting of cultures.