LONDON: Pakistan first Opera Singer Saira Peter and Abrar-ul-Haq a pop, ‘Bhangra’, and folk musician would jointly perform in ‘Jashn-e-Azadi’ musical show in London on August 13.
According to a statement issued here on Thursday, Saira Peter specially prepared a new National song for the Jashn-e-Azadi show. Both the famous singers will first time perform in joint musical show.
Earlier, in 2017 on the occasion of Independence Day, Saira Peter produced super hit National song “Aye Sarzameen”.
Saira Peter said, “The love for my country and its people is the greatest motivation in anything I do.”
Saira was born in Karachi and had moved to London later on to pursue a career in music. She trained to become an opera singer under Paul Knight, who was a student of renowned English composer Benjamin Britten, considered a legend in Western classical music. Praising her mentor, Saira said that, “I am proud to have trained under Paul Knight and think of him as my true teacher.”
The singer also said that, “Sufism is an important part of the Pakistani culture. Celebrated Sufi poets have woven together beautiful messages of peace and love in their poetry, and I wanted to bring this tradition to the West in their own musical language.
However, Abrar Ul Haq has been a very famous singer since many years and his popularity has no limit to Pakistan only.
Such union of singers on auspicious occasion of Independence day is a step towards a better change for our society.
We desire to have these kind of concerts in Pakistan also, in order to revive our culture and to promote peace and talents.