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Bickram Ghosh – Live – Drums of India

Electrifying, entrancing, unbelievable – that’s what it’s like to see tabla player Bickram Ghosh perform live with his group Drums of India.  With four master drummers from India playing a variety of traditional Indian drums and supported with sitar, Drums of India delivers audiences into an animated, percussive sea of beats ands rhythms that connects East and West.  Get your tickets today to see them live on October 15, 2016 at The Barns at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia!

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“Ravi Shankar: A Life in Music” Grammy Museum Exhibition

The GRAMMY Museum is pleased to announce it will debut its latest exhibit, Ravi Shankar: A Life In Music, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The exhibit will mark the first in the United States to celebrate India’s most esteemed musician. Through a collection of sitars, artifacts and rare photographs from the Shankar family, the exhibit will provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind glimpse into the GRAMMY-winning world music icon’s early life, the roots of his musicality and his vast impact on Western music. The exhibit will feature: A collection of sitars played by Shankar, including one from the 1930s; Shankar’s GRAMMY Awards, including the 1972 Album Of…

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An Evening with Anoushka Shankar

Sunday, April 17, 2016 8:00 p.m. Balboa Theatre 868 Fourth Avenue @ E Street Gaslamp – San Diego, CA 92101 Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is one of the leading figures in World Music today. She is deeply rooted in Indian classical music, having studied exclusively with her father, the legendary Ravi Shankar, from the age of nine. Thriving as a composer, she has been exploring the fertile ground in the crossover between Indian music & a variety of genres, including flamenco, electronica, jazz & Western classical music. In this performance, Anoushka explores this fascinating world by fusing electronica mixed with traditional acoustic performance, supported…

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“Ravi Shankar: Connections through Music” CCNY Exhibition

City College of New York’s Music Library is featuring a small exhibition of photographs and ephemera of Ravi Shankar, focusing on 1967 when he taught a series of lectures on Indian Classical Music. The Exhibition will run from April 1 – June 30, 2015 in Shepard Hall Room 160. Check out the manuscripts and images illustrating the vast connections the Maestro made through music.

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Rimpa Annual Festival 2014

Thursday, March 20 – Sunday, March 23 The Ravi Shankar Centre – New Delhi, India The Ravi Shankar Centre Presents a Festival of Indian Classical Music & Dance In Celebration of our Founder Revered & Beloved Guruji Bharat Ratna Ravi Shankar for his 94th Birth Anniversary. This will also be a dedication to dear George Harrison for his 71st Birth anniversary.    

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Pandit Ravi Shankar Memorial Concert

Monday, April 7, 2014 The Bhavan Centre, UK presents Pandit Ravi Shankar memorial concert GURU-PATH In the footsteps of the master. Sitar by Anoushka Shankar. One of the brightest and youngest stars of the sitar Anoushka Shankar pays tribute to her late father, the legendary Pandit Ravi Shankar in this benefit concert for the Bhavan. A beacon of Indian classical music across the world, the Bhavan is proud to present Anoushka Shankar for the every first time. The event is sponsored by the Bagri Foundation. Accompanied by: Tanmoy Bose – Tabla Pirashanna Thevarajah – Mridangam

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Anoushka Shankar to Tour India Next Month

Article from Business Standard Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar, will visit India next month to promote her new single ‘Traces Of You’ from her Indo-Western album of the same name. The 32-year-old Grammy nominated sitarist’s two city concert in Mumbai and Delhi will take place on December 12 and December 13. The concert is put together by Bliss Entertainment. “I am very excited to be coming to India. I will travel to the sub-continent to promote my latest single. It’s going to be a memorable trip as this is my first visit to India after Zubin (first child) was born. All this couldn’t…

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See Utsav! Artist Ashwini Bhide Deshpande in Concert

Experience first hand the world-renowned classical Hindustani vocalist in the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana tradition! Concert dates for November and December announced. “Ashwini Bhide is not only a music scholar but is also blessed with a beautiful voice. I have personally known Ashwini since her early teens and it makes me so happy to see her blossom into such a wonderful Khayal singer….” – Ravi Shankar “With her extraordinary vocalism, Ashwini’s unadorned passages brought to fore her reverence for the poetic element. With shifting accentuations she unfolded the emotions in the microtonal meanings of the notes leaving the listening experience rich and moving.” – Deepa Ganesh; The Hindu…

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