L Subramanium with his son Ambi Image Credit: Supplied

Indian classical greats will join their Arab and Western couterparts as the monthly Emirates NBD Classics kicks off this Friday at Ductac at Mall of the Emirates, Dubai.

Over the next few months, classical music fans will be able to see all these greats in action — from Indian singers Shubha Mudgal, Ustad Rashid Khan to Carnatic music father-son duo Dr L. Subramaniam and Ambi, santoor players Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and his son Rahul, along with Shujaat Husain Khan and R. Prasanna, and sarod-playing brothers Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan. German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott, Arab musician and composer Dhafer Yousuf, Krisjan Jarvi and the Absolute Ensemble have been included in the line-up.

The concert series, to be held every month, is in its third year and will see a concert every month until December. Dr. L Subramaniam and his son Ambi will kick off the series this Friday, February 28. For a full schedule and tickets, call the Ductac box office on 04-3414777 or go to ductac.org.