This rendition of 'Kun Faya Kun' by Berklee students will give you major goosebumps

Published: June 3, 2016
Musicians from 20 countries show that music has no language. SCREENGRAB

Musicians from 20 countries show that music has no language. SCREENGRAB

A number of Berklee College of Music students from across the world showed the power of music by performing a soulful rendition of Kun Faya Kun.

The Berklee Indian Ensemble left their audience mesmerised when they performed AR Rahman’s hit qawwali from the 2011 film Rockstar at Boston’s Symphony Hall on May 30.

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The ensemble comprising of about 60 students, featured musicians from India, America, Norway, Belgium, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Poland, Kenya, Italy, Switzerland, Chile, Bahrain, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong, Jordan, China, Luxembourg, Canada and Mexico.

The performance was recorded live at Boston’s Symphony Hall. SCREENGRAB

Each one delivered a power-packed performance with immaculate diction, proving music has no language.

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Sanjeeta Bhattacharya from India on the vocals. SCREENGRAB

The live performance spanning over twelve minutes takes you to the world of Sufism, especially when Fares Btoush and Layth Al Rubaye from Jordan work their magic with Oud and soulful vocals.

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Layth Al Rubaye from Jordan on the vocals. SCREENGRAB

The concert was produced by Annette Philip.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Lalit
    Jun 4, 2016 - 1:46PM

    My favourite….an exceptional performance by the maestro and Mohit in the orig.This rendition should be given full marks for the effort.Recommend

  • Gp65
    Jun 5, 2016 - 12:49AM

    Soft power of India. Recommend

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