Zeshan Bagewadi

 // American Voices
 

Zeshan Bagewadi is an acclaimed classically-trained opera singer from Chicago who stretches the boundaries of his cultural and musical influences to create a unique voice that defies categorization. Zeshan is a virtuoso who is as comfortable playing the lead in Mozart’s The Magic Flute as he is singing qawwali, jazz standards, or leading his indie-rock band Zamin.

Zeshan received his Master's Degree in Voice and Literature from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music in 2011. Throughout his career, he has performed across the United States, Italy, and India, singing in 11 different languages. Zeshan is now involved in both solo and collaborative projects and will travel to Pakistan in the spring of 2016 to perform at the Music Mela Festival. His latest project is Dastaan-e-Yaari ("A Tale of Friendship"), the first ever Hindi-Urdu song cycle for voice and piano.

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Zeshan Bagewadi. Photo by Antar Hanif.
Zeshan Bagewadi. Photo by Antar Hanif.
Zeshan Bagewadi promotional photo
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