classical music

SitarFest: Roopa Panesar & Shahbaz Hussain

Part of Classical Season 2020/21

Be transported by high-energy melodic and rhythmic improvisation on sitar and tabla with two leading performers.

Roopa Panesar showcases her mastery of the Imdadkhan gharana (school of musical lineage) of North Indian Hindustani music, in a concert of evening ragas.

Her improvisations are acclaimed for their brilliance and intensity.

She is accompanied by Shahbaz Hussain’s exuberant rhythms on the tabla.

SitarFest is part of Shankar 100, the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of Ravi Shankar’s birth.

Produced by Darbar.

Dates & times

20 Sep 2020
Approximate run time: 150 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Purcell Room


£20 - £28
Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)
£20, £28


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