folk & world

Purcell Sessions: Anoushka Shankar

Part of Anoushka Shankar

In a new collaboration, the genre-defying sitarist presents never-before-heard works.

Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure within the classical and contemporary, acoustic and electronic world music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has gained her multiple accolades, including six Grammy Award nominations.

Here she performs in a brand-new shared project, the details of which are to be announced, developed as part of our innovative Purcell Sessions series.

Shankar became a Southbank Centre Associate Artist in 2019, and throughout 2020, she performs here in a series of concerts to mark the centenary of the birth of her father, the seminal musician Ravi Shankar.

Dates & times

3 Dec 2019 - 5 Dec 2019
Approximate run time: 75 - 90 mins
Run times may vary, find out more
    • Tue 3 December 2019
      • 7:45 pm
        sold out
    • Wed 4 December 2019
      • 7:45 pm
        sold out
    • Thu 5 December 2019
      • 7:45 pm
        sold out


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