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…
Exhibitions and Events
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.
January 17, 2015 7:00 p.m. Ravi Shankar Centre Plot No 7, Rizal Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi –21. Event by: SPANDAN COMMUNICATIONS. PH.: #011 26877242/3
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.
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
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!
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