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Sunset Presents: Anoushka Shankar

Event Date: Apr 20, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Location: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Sunset Presents: Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka ShankarPresented by Sunset Presents

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades including six GRAMMY Award nominations. Deeply rooted in the Indian Classical music tradition, Anoushka studied exclusively from the age of nine under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, and made her professional debut as a classical sitarist at the age of thirteen. By the age of 20, she had made three classical recordings and received her first GRAMMY nomination, thereby becoming the first Indian female and youngest-ever nominee in the World Music category.

A range of recordings from Indian classical ragas to her more creatively experimental work has already produced 10 highly-acclaimed albums and a DVD film-score to the Indian silent movie epic, Shiraz (1928). On her new tour, Anoushka Shankar reflects on her journey so far; drawing on classical ragas, referencing some of the experiences she's built along the way and experimenting with new ideas in a cross-cultural dialogue that showcases the versatility of the sitar across musical genres.

Generously Sponsored by Bill and Nancy Doolittle

Tickets: Level I $69 / Level II $59 / Level III $49