SitarFest: In Conversation with Sukanya Shankar

Sun 20 September, 01:00 PM, Purcell Room

Don’t miss this special In-conversation with the late Pandit Ravi Shankar’s wife, Sukanya, who provides a candid insight into one of the world’s great music legends. Hear her talk about life with Pandit Shankar - about love, family life, music and Suki, their pet dog. As a mother, she shares stories of her daughter, Anoushka Shankar, also a renowned sitar player and composer and half sister of Norah Jones . We will share some rare videos and pictures. SitarFest is curated by Darbar for Southbank Centre's Shankar 100, the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of Ravi Shankar’s birth.

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