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Composer: Shankar, Ravi (1920-2012)

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Year of birth1920
Year of death2012
NationalityIndia
Period20th century
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Prom 41: East meets West in Glass/Shankar Passages

Anoushka Shankar © Harper Smith | DG
The first live performance of Philip Glass' Passages was a spellbinding fusion of modernity and tradition, an exquisite meeting of minds, music styles and instrumentation.
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Ravi Shankar’s Opera Sukanya Delights in Birmingham

Sanjukta Sinha and Aakash Odedra © ROH | Bill Cooper
Five years after the composer's death, his musical collaborator David Murphy ensures that Shankar's only operatic work finally gets heard.
****1
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Shankar plays Shankar

Anoushka Shankar © Simon NYC
Anoushka Shankar and the RSNO under Kristjan Järvi delight with complementary takes on 'the East' – Arvo Pärt and Ravi Shankar at Edinburgh's Usher Hall.
****1
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