ISLAMABAD: The first Pakistani Sufi Opera Singer Saira Peter has released her new album “Raqs-e-Rooh”, comprising poetry of renowned Sufi saints of the country.
Talking to APP, Saira Peter said that she was singing Sufi spiritual poetry as a passion and proud to spread Sufi teachings across the world. She said that her new album is a gift for Sufi music lovers in Pakistan and world.
She expressed the hope that her fellow Pakistani would like her new Album “Raqs-e-Rooh”. Saira Peter was inspired by Madam Noor Jahan. Saira Peter’s voice has a unique mystical quality.
She is well-versed in Eastern while her opera music is also rare. She has specialization in the musical version of Sindhi Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’s poetry.
She said that Opera music was spiritual and that’s why it was going to help spread his message across the world and realize his dream.
Karachi-born singer lived in London for the last many years. She got training as an opera singer from Paul Knight, a student of English Composer and legend Western classical music Benjamin Britten.APP/AFP