CONGRATULATIONS to ANOUSHKA SHANKAR for winning the Global Icon Award at this year’s Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) SEE THE ENTIRE LIST OF 2014’s WINNERS HERE!
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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…
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…
Sept 20, 2013 Oliver Craske offers a unique insight into one of the greatest Indian classical music maestros and cultural ambassadors, Pandit Ravi Shankar. Find out more about the life and times of this great musician in a talk featuring rarely seen photographs. Festival Pass The Darbar Festival Pass costs £135 and gives you access to all the Darbar events… READ MORE>> There is only a limited number of Festival Passes available. You cannot book them online – please call 0844 847 9910 between 9am and 8pm daily to book.
The award was received by his wife, Mrs Sukanya Shankar. “He was very special and he was a good man,” she said at NDTV Indian of The Year Awards 2012. WATCH VIDEO
Friday, April 19 8:00 pm Society for Arts Chicago, IL Tickets: $10 Ravi Shankar, Tenth Decade in Concert: LIVE IN ESCONDIDO Cinematographer and director Kozlowski brings a personal perspective to his film of 91-year-old sitar master Ravi Shankar performing in southern California in October 2011. Kozlowski, who has himself studied the sitar with Ravi since 1978, lets the master’s raw, powerful performance leave its lasting impression. This film is a testament to this great artist simply unable to stop making his transformative music. See more info
3/11/2013 | Anoushka, Norah at Pt. Ravi Shakar’s memorial service See images
2013 Ravi Shankar Memorial to be held Sunday March 10, in Nehru Park, New Delhi Please join us as we pay tribute to the life and spirit of Pandit Ravi Shankar, a loving husband, father, guru and friend. Day: Sunday, March 10th Location: Nehru Park, New Delhi Time: 6:00pm RSVP: Please RSVP to + 91 98203 57594 or email@example.com with your name and number of attendees.
The late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar is to receive the first ‘Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony’ instituted by the Government of India. President Pranab Mukherjee announced the award as he addressed the first joint sitting of the budget session of Parliament today. During 2012, government commemorated the 150th Birth Anniversaries of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Madan Mohan Malaviya and Motilal Nehru apart from undertaking preparatory work for observing the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and the centenary of the Gadar movement. Story Courtesy of: www.radioandmusic.com
2013 Indian Music and Dance Festival Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Bharat Ratna Ravi Shankar Save money by purchasing tickets before March 1 and reserve your time to participate in 2013 Indian Music and Dance Festival from March 19 – March 24 at the David and Dorethea Garfield theater, the Jewish Community Center, La Jolla. We have a special celebration of Bharat Ratna Ravi Shankar ‘s musical legacy. Throughout the festival there will be opportunity to taste a wide range of Indian vegetarian cuisine from the South to the North and everywhere in between. The festival is certainly a must attend event for all, as it…