The Kennedy Center

The Soul of Afghan Music: Homayoun Sakhi and Salar Nader
6/29/2016

Loading the player...

Afghan music represents the confluence of cultural influences whose sources lie to the east, north, and west of present-day Afghanistan. This program features two of its most celebrated proponents: Homayoun Sakhi is the outstanding rubâb player of his generation and Salar Nader is a highly sought-after percussionist. Together, they are brilliant virtuosi endowed with charismatic musical presence, personality, and inventiveness.

Presented by the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the Aga Khan Music Initiative.

Related Artists

Recent Broadcasts

Charles Covington
8/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Charles Covington Jr.

Aisha Badru
8/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Aisha Badru

Salt Cathedral
8/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

Octopus Kid
8/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Octopus Kid

U.S. Navy Band
8/14/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
U.S. Navy Band

Watch more videos

Millennium Stage Calendar

Perform on Millennium Stage

Are you interested in performing on Millennium Stage, or do you have a program you’d like to recommend? In order to be considered, please submit any recent videos of live performance within the last two years, website, Facebook page, or other pertinent information to MillenniumStage@kennedy-center.org.