Ravi Shankar Centenary

£35.00 - £60.00

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The Shankar family, friends and disciples celebrate 100 years since Ravi Shankar's birth in an event led by his daughters, Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones.

Ravi Shankar was a guru, composer, performer, educator, innovator and inspiration to many across the world.

His daughters, both exemplary and highly successful artists in their own fields, pay tribute to his musical genius in this show, with special guests including Nitin Sawhney.

They guide us through a retrospective of his multi-genre work, including Indian Classical, East-West collaborations and songs from films, for which they are joined by his friends and disciples.

Performers

Anoushka Shankar
Norah Jones
Nitin Sawhney special guest
Olivia Harrison special guest
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt mohan veena
Tarun Bhattacharya santoor
Partho Sarothy sarod
Kartik Seshadri sitar
Shubhendra Rao sitar
Gaurav Mazumdar sitar
Barry Phillips cello
Sanjeev Shankar shehnai
Ashwani Shankar shehnai
Ravichandra Kulur flute
Bikram Ghosh tabla
Tanmoy Bose tabla
Pratik Shrivastava sarod
Pirashanna Thevarajah mridangam, ghatam, morsing (indian jews harp)
BC Manjunath mridangam
Kenji Ota tanpura
Nick Able tanpura
and others

Featuring

Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar appearing at this event

The talented young sitarist who is the daughter of Ravi Shankar, one of Indian music's most influential artists. Anoushka is a prodigious talent who has inherited from her father a masterful technique and expressive performance style. Nominated for a Grammy in 2003 for her album Rise.

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Norah Jones

Norah Jones appearing at this event

Brooklyn-based pianist/vocalist, songwriter and arranger with an 'original and beguiling voice' whose compositions blend folk, country, jazz and blues.

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Royal Festival Hall

  • Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
  • South Bank
  • London
  • SE1 8XX

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020 3879 9555
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