In 2004, he was invited to perform alongside Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, John McLaughlin and others at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas. In 2007, he toured across India with violinist Vanessa Mae and in 2008 toured Europe with his pioneering Spirit & Passion featuring Flamenco guitar great Paco Pena, and later that year performed a solo concert at the BBC Proms. In 2011 he composed his first Bollywood film score, "Yeh Saali Zindagi", for the acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra and in 2013, the Indian Government commissioned him to write a 70-minute orchestral score for the Indian classic silent film, "A Throw of Dice". The work was commissioned especially for performance at the Centenary Film Festival, which celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema. Later in 2013 he premiered his The Gate of the Moon (Sitar Concerto No 1) at the BBC Proms with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and David Atherton. Khan is based in Beverly Hills, California, and works as a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Official website: http://nishatkhan.com Read more on Last.fm.
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