Saira Peter’s solo performance mesmerized audience
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first Sufi Opera Star British Pakistani Saira Peter Sunday enthralled audience with her solo performance featuring sufi kalams here at a musical event.
The event was attended by Cricket Star Zaheer Abbas, Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) Dr. Fouzia Saeed, Cricketer Sadiq Muhammad and renowned sports journalist Qamar Ahmed among others.
Saira Peter and her husband, a music director, Stephen started their musical act with western classical opera followed by the sufi kalams of famous sub continental sufi poets particularly the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai and Bhullay Shah.
Speaking at the occasion, Zaheer Abbas applauded the performance of Saira Peter, saying it was an outstanding experience to listen to this unique genre of the music.
Appreciating the performance, DG PNCA Dr Fouzia Saeed invited Saira Peter to perform at PNCA.
It may be mentioned here that Saira Peter is world’s first Sufi Opera Star. She had also performed in many countries. She has a unique hold on both western and eastern genres of music which makes her prominent. – APP