Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Großer Saal

CANCELLED: Anoushka Shankar: Tribute to Ravi Shankar

This concert has already taken place! € 68.00 | 57.00 | 41.00 | 20.00 | 10.00
This concert has already taken place! € 68.00 | 57.00 | 41.00 | 20.00 | 10.00

As a result of the new Germany-wide coronavirus restrictions that have been issued, all concerts in the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle have been cancelled from 2–30 November. This event has had to be cancelled. If you bought your tickets in the Elbphilharmonie's online shop, you will be refunded the purchase price via the payment method used for the original booking – you don't need to do anything. You'll find further details on refunds on the following page: Information on refunds for tickets to cancelled events

It has never been easy to be the daughter of the country's most famous musician. But Anoushka Shankar, daughter of the legendary sitar virtuoso, composer, teacher and cultural ambassador Ravi Shankar, carries on her famous father's legacy in her own remarkable way. To mark the occasion of his 100th birthday, she devotes an entire concert to his memory as part of her »Reflektor« festival. Together with musical companions and erstwhile pupils, she illuminates his services to classic Indian music. Tonight's programme features ragas from both the Carnatic tradition of southern India and the Hindustani school of northern India, pieces that Ravi Shankar either composed himself or helped make popular. Like her famous father, Anoushka Shankar sees herself as a builder of bridges between East and West. As one of today's best sitar players, she carries the traditional sounds of the subcontinent out into the world. And with the same commitment, the six-time Grammy-nominated cosmopolitan seeks the exchange with distant cultures and styles. She appears with the Berlin Philharmonic as well as with American DJs and British folk musicians; she has been in the studio alongside George Harrison, Sting and her half-sister Norah Jones; and she has initiated breathtaking encounters between Indian classical music and flamenco, jazz, pop, film music and electronica. Her »Reflektor« weekend, where she curates the programme herself, brings many of these different facets to the Elbphilharmonie.


Anoushka Shankar Sitar

Pirashanna Thevarajah mridangam, ghatam, morsing

Sanju Sahai Tabla

Nick Able Tanpura


Ravi Shankar Centenary

Supporting programme

Sat, 7 Nov 2020 19:00
CANCELLED: India: A rhythmic and musical portrait, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Kaistudio 1


Elbphilharmonie for Adventurers


Postponed: Reflektor Anoushka Shankar

Promoter: HamburgMusik

Supported by the Stiftung Elbphilharmonie

From the Mediathek : Videos, Podcasts, Articles

Love Letters from London

Anoushka Shankar talks about her »Reflektor« weekend, the London scene and Ravi Shankar's legacy.

Anoushka Shankar: A Citizen of the World with Roots

How the sitar player found her way between India and the pulsating cities of Europe.

5 Questions to Anoushka Shankar

The sitar virtuoso about her European-Indian homeland and cross-border music.