Sitar Legend Ravi Shankar Celebrates His 85th Birthday with a Tour

Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar

Chico, California, USA – Legendary virtuoso sitarist, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar is currently touring the United States and Canada. The circuit coincides with his 85th birthday. In June he will tour Europe.

For a full listing of the tour dates, visit http://www.ravishankar.org.Ravi Shankar renowned throughout the world for his pioneering work in bringing Indian music to the West. He has been a cultural influence in the West for more than three decades, as India’s most recognized and esteemed musical ambassador. Accompanied by his daughter Anoushka Shankar, herself a sitar genius, Shankar’s concerts are a once in a lifetime experience.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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