Anoushka Shankar – Live in Mauritius

Concert producers and
organisers BAO Comm and KPI Production 
are bringing the internationally
acclaimed musician Anoushka Shankar, daughter of the legendary Sitar Maestro
the late Ravi Shankar to Mauritius on 
26th September at the
Trianon Convention Centre, along with another talented Mauritian artist Eric
Triton
who will be performing the opening act.

For one night only, be sure to SAVE THE Date to watch  Anoushka performing live in Mauritius


About Anoushka Shankar

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular
figure in the Indian classical and progressive

World music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality
has garnered several prestigious accolades,

Including six Grammy® Award nominations, recognition as
the youngest – and first female – recipient of

A British House of Commons Shield, credit as an Asian
Hero by TIME Magazine, and a Songlines Best Artist Award. Most recently, she
became one of the first five female composers to have been added to the UK A-level
music syllabus.

Deeply rooted in the Indian Classical music tradition, Anoushka
studied exclusively from the age of nine

Under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, and
made her professional debut as a classical sitarist at the age of thirteen. By
the age of 20, she had made three classical recordings for EMI/Angel and
received her first Grammy® nomination, thereby becoming the first Indian female
and youngest-ever nominee in the World Music category.

In 2005, Anoushka
released her self- produced breakthrough album Rise, which earned her a second
Grammy® nomination. Following this nomination Anoushka became the first Indian
artist to perform at the Grammy® Awards.  Her latest album on Deutsch Grammophon, Land of
Gold, is her personal response to the humanitarian trauma of displaced people
fleeing conflict and poverty.

The release in spring 2016 was followed by tours of
North America, India and Europe including performances at wide-ranging venues
such as the Royal Festival Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Dubai Opera House and at
live music festivals including Glastonbury (West Holts), WOMAD and Rudolstadt.

Highlights of the current season include performances of Concerto No 2 with the
Berlin Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the New York Philharmonic
Orchestras.

Today, from her home in London where she lives with her
husband and two sons, Anoushka’s career reflects her aim to constantly learn
and grow as an artist. Across continents and demographics, people respond to
what she calls the “honesty” in her music, which is integral to her work both
in the classical and modern musical spheres. As Nitin Sawhney wrote, “no one
embodies the spirit of innovation and experimentation more evidently than
Anoushka Shankar.” Activism

 Anoushka Shankar is a supporter of animal rights. She and
her father appeared in a thirty-second public- Service announcement against animal suffering for People
for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

 Anoushka is also the spokesperson for the United Nations
World Food Programme in India. In 2013, responding to the horrific gang-rape of
a young girl ( declaring the name of a rape victim is against the Indian law )
in Delhi, whom the Indian media referred to as Nirbhaya, Anoushka Shankar threw
her weight behind an online campaign One Billion Rising on Change.org,
demanding an end to crime against women. As part of the campaign, she released
a video in which she revealed she had been sexually abused for many years as a
child.

Artists on stage next to Anoushka Shankar

Tom Farmer – Acoustic Bass & Keyboards/Piano

Manu Delago – hang & electronic drums

Sanjeev Shankar from New Delhi – Shehnai & Tanpura

Born in a family of musicians of Banaras gharana in which Shehnai, a reed instrument from India & flute are played for the last 450 years and over, Sanjeev manifested his strong affinity towards music at the age of seven. His father Pt. Daya Shankar, himself an internationally acclaimed Shehnai player boosted his sons’ blooming talent to flourish with his personal inspiration and guidance.

Sanjeev also had the privilege to learn Shehnai from their grandfather, the legendary Shehnai player Pt. Anant Lal. After formal training in pursuit of proficiency of the highest order in Raga, Taal and Laya,

Sanjeev was awarded – together with his brother Ashwani – scholarship by the Govt. of India, Department of Culture, for their outstanding talent in the field of music.

Sanjeev have been consolidating his knowledge under the able guidance of the legendary sitar maestro Pt. Ravi Shankar and now plays frequently with Anoushka. “Sanjeev Shankar, a student of my father, plays a searingly emotional instrument called the shehnai, a reed instrument from India” says Anoushka.

Ticket Price and Ticket bundles


Ticket price per unit

PLATINUM: Rs 5,000 (INC VIP PARKING + RED CARPET WELCOMING COCKTAIL before the concert)

GOLD: Rs 2,500 BRONZE: Rs 900

SILVER: Rs 1,800 DISCOVERY: Rs 450


Ticket Bundles:

Platinum bundle: 11 PLATINUM tickets for Rs 50,000 (1 free ticket)

Gold Bundle: 18 GOLD tickets for Rs 40,000 (2 free tickets)

Silver Bundle: 20 Silver Tickets for Rs 32,400 (2 free tickets)


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