New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- Their soulful symphonies have touched hearts far and wide. And their first performance in Sri Lanka is a testimony to the same. The sarod trio Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash performed as part of the cultural event, Strings of Peace, organised by the High Commission of India in Colombo, recently.

The experience, Amaan says, was "humbling". "It's an honour to share the stage with your family, especially your teacher, my father. To be on the stage, and to perform at the level he has created for sarod, is difficult. Ayaan, my younger brother is a fine musician, today. I get pisoed (sandwiched) in the middle. Between a father and a younger brother, you have to play like the elder brother," ...