Sur Ka Safar: Usman Anees at T2F

Join The Second Floor at Faraar Gallery, T2F, for the latest performance in their Sur Ka Safar series, featuring Usman Anees, accompanied by Yousuf Kerai on the tabla.

About the performer:
Usman Anees started learning the piano at the age of 8 from his father Ijaz Anees. He gave his debut performance at the age of 12 at the Marriot Hotel. In subsequent years, he gave solo recitals at many different venues in Pakistan, including the Goethe Institut, the Alliance Francaise, and The Arts Council and has been invited to play for the consul generals of the British, German and Italian embassies. He has also appeared in duet concerts with distinguished international artists. He has appeared many times on national TV and reviewed in the newspaper by leading critics of Western Classical Music. His European debut took place in Berlin when he played at the prestigious Mendelssohn Remise to a standing ovation. In 2016, he did a studio recording of the complete 32 piano sonatas of Ludwig Van Beethoven.

Usman got his qualification from the Trinity College of Music by finishing his Fellowship degree there in the field of music composition. He has composed extensively for various mediums, ranging from solo piano music to symphonies and an opera. His works have been played by American and German artists in various countries.

In this performance Usman will present a solo piano recital followed by some fusion work with tabla player, Yousuf Kerai.

Event Name: Sur Ka Safar: Usman Anees
Venue: Faraar Gallery, The Second Floor (T2F), 10-C, Sunset Lane 5, Phase 2 Extension, DHA, Karachi.
Date: Saturday, 21st April 2018
Time: 7:30–9:00 PM
Fee: Rs 500. First come, first served at the door
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