Yerlan Ryskali, from Kazakhstan in Central Asia, sings traditional songs from his country while accompanying himself on the dombura, a long-necked lute.
Arnaud Eurin is a French sitar player. As a child he became fascinated by the music of South—Asia . From then on, he has immersed himself in music of Pakistan and South—Asia and studied under traditional masters. The Sicilian-Belgian percussionist Carlo Strazzante concentrated first on western music before falling under the spell of the classical music traditions of other regions. He can play an array of instruments from Pakistan, the Middle East and North Africa, but is particularly proficient on tabla. Together, Eurin and Strazzante will perform a set of music from Pakistan