APR 06 / 17 / 18, 2013 | A TRIBUTE TO RAVI SHANKAR

Alokesh Chandra performs compositions of his late master

Alokesh Chandra (Sitar)
Angshubha Banerjee (Tabla)
Eva Maria (Tanpura)

Alokesh Chandra, a Vienna-based Sitarist of Ukrainian origin, was initiated into Indian Classical Music in 1996 by Maestro Shyamal Chatterjee of Calcutta.
After 4 years of dedicated training in Calcutta, Alokesh moved to New Delhi and London to train under Ravi Shankar, the 3 times Grammy Award-winning legend who – in the 1960s – brought Indian Classical music to the West and trained George Harrison, Yehudi Menuhin, Philipp Glass, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and many other musical legends in Indian Classical Music.
Alokesh will perform compositions of Ravi Shankar together with Kolkatta-based ace tabla player Angshubha Banerjee, one of the most renowned
young tabla performers of India.

“…When we go deeper and deeper, we realise that the differences between Indian Classical musicand the compositions of Mozart or Beethoven are non-existent. They talk about the same things,using their very own language. Let us strive to understand them!” – Alokesh Chandra

The concerts will take place at:

»  APR 6, 19:30 – 1060 WIEN – 19:30 h
Interkulttheater, Fillgradergasse 16
(advance booking: 01/5870530)

www.interkulttheater.at

»  APR 17, 19:30 – 8010 GRAZ – 19:30 h
Masala – India-Centre Graz, Grazbachgasse 35
(advance booking: 0650/5706989)

www.masala.at

»  APR 18, 19:30 – 9020 KLAGENFURT – 19:30 h
Yoga Centre Klagenfurt, Rosentalerstraße 63/Sonnwendgasse 58
(advance booking: 0676/9542923)

The entrance fee in Vienna and Graz will be 15 Euro, while the entrance fee in Klagenfurt will be 10 Euro.

You can find more information about the artists here:

www.alankara.com

www.angshubha.com

 

Tribute to Ravi Shankar

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