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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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Tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar at Southbank Centre

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.

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Ravi Shankar, Tenth Decade in Concert: LIVE IN ESCONDIDO | CIMM Fest

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

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