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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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…
Anoushka’s latest solo album Home, released on Deutsche Grammophone on Friday 10th of July. Home is a pure Indian classical album which showcases the meditative and virtuosic qualities of the Indian raga. Home features two ragas, one of which is a creation of Ravi Shankar’s, and with them Anoushka shares an intimate, heartfelt live performance in the traditional style. Purchase on iTunes.
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
On August 6, 1976, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his first US concert appearance, Ravi Shankar organized a dusk ‘til dawn concert at the historic St. John the Divine cathedral in New York City. The concert, featuring many acts of the day and several virtuosos of the Indian classical world, ended at dawn with an extended set from the Maestro. To mark the 60th anniversary of his first introduction to the West, EMWMusic is proud to release his remastered concert as the fourth installment of our Nine Decades series. Accompanied by the great Alla Rakha on Tabla, the tracks, including Cathedral Multani and Cathedral Vachaspati,…
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Published by the Ravi Shankar Foundation and in celebration of what would have been his 94th birthday on April 7th, Milestones: A Primer to the Maestro’s Music is intended as a guide to exploring the stunning array embodied in Shankar’s musicianship, a resource to guide and orient when discovering his work, instilling in the reader that which the Maestro held most dear: curiosity, active seeking, and discipline – from which the freedom of creative expression flows. Includes a companion CD of excerpts. Purchase
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