Flashback Friday: in 2005 I became the first Indian musician to play at the #GrammyAwards when my album Rise was nominated. My old friend KARSH KALE accompanied on tabla, with Barry Philips on cello. Clothes by @taruntahiliani with homemade hair and makeup-back in the day before red carpet pressure got stupidly scary!
A date that is unlucky for some maybe, but I can't believe how lucky I am to be performing the first of this weekend’s shows with the LA Phil at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in #LA tonight at 8pm.
Photo by Fadil Berisha [PhotoGraphy]
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It's wonderful to be back in #LA and rehearsing with the LA Phill I hope to see you at the shows this weekend, starting tomorrow night at 8pm. #anoushkashankar #sitar #indianclassicalmusic Photo courtesy of @by_yuval_hen
This photo was taken in Rajasthan when my family and Uncle George’s family holidayed together in 1995. Amazing memories! #tbt #ravishankar #georgeharrison #india #rajasthan #family Thanks to Dushyant Bhandari for posting this photo.
"As my friend, the dear departed Princess Leia, told me, 'Take your broken heart, turn into art.'" - Meryl Streep. YES. I needed this little nudge back into action. I was starting to feel helpless and she reminded me to fight. Fight with my weapons, my heart, my truth, my art.
Such an honour to be featured in the The New York Times classical review of Top Ten performances of 2016 for my shows with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Read the full list here and don't miss out on tickets for my upcoming show with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra next weekend! [ Newyorkclassicalreview.com Link ] link to tickets
As this day ends, I give thanks for the joy in my life. I've spent the day with my husband and two sons, running around the Tate Modern and sipping hot chocolate at home while the rain beats down on our roof. It's hard to imagine that on 1 January last year, we were in the heat of the Andaman Islands, where this photo was taken. But both today and last year, I felt this same, deep sense of... View details ⇨
Happy New Year! Wishing you the clarity and connection needed to bring forth your special, unique and necessary seed of creativity into this world.
"When the times darken
will there be singing even then?
There will be singing even then.
Of how the times darken."