Qawal Najmuddin Saifuddin and Brothers

Sat, 3. 10. 2009 - 20:00
St. Simon and Juda Church


In the 13th Century Hazrat Yameenuddin Abul-Hasan Amir Khusrou - a Legendary Musician, Unparalleled Poet, Soldier, Sufi and a Philosopher - took upon him to train a group of 12 elite youngsters in the art of Qawali who later on called as Qawwal Bachchay Gharana of Delhi or Delhi Gharana.

Ustad Qawal Bahauddin Khansahab - son of Haji Suleman Khansahab and maestro in the Khusrou tradition of Qawali - after enchanting the audience all over the world with his knowledge, voice and command on different styles of Qawwal has successfully transferred this spiritual art and style to his sons, namely Qawal Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers, who have demonstrated great sense of commitment in learning the Sufi's poetic verses, vocal notes and instruments from their father and, apart from accompany him, are performing since 1993, under his guidance and blessings, at their own for general public, elites & government dignitaries. They are also benefited from other masters in the field including their Uncles and Cousins.

Apart from belonging to a prominent musical gharana, they all are educated and have command on presenting qawalis in various languages namely Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Birj Bhasha, Poorbi, Sunskirt as well as in English.

Also, Najmuddin, the eldest son of Qawal Bahauddin and now the Leader of group, is doing research work on eastern music specially qawwali, its history and background and wrote an article name Qawali-In the Light of History. In 1999 he was crowned, by the admirers, appreciators and lovers of this traditional and mystic art of qawali. In 2004 he was appointed as doyen in Chishti Sufi Order to carry on the spiritual sufi tradition and propagate its message of love, peace and humanity apart from his performances all over the world.

Ustad Qawal Bahauddin Khansahab Sons following their father’s footsteps, got fame around the globe in the Khosrou tradition of Qawwali, and having belong to a prominent family of musicians, are doing their level best to achieve the goal of perfection & excel in this field likewise their late father was.



Presale: sitting 370 CZK
On venue: 400 CZK