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Six-time Grammy®-nominated sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a remarkable artist who boldly embraces both tradition and experimentation. She has been recognized as the youngest and first female recipient of a British House of Commons Shield and named an “Asian Hero” by Time magazine. In this appearance Anoushka, the daughter of the great sitar master Ravi Shankar and one of his most dedicated students, will perform music from her 2015 CD release, Home, a pure Indian classical album which showcases the meditative and virtuosic qualities of the Indian raga. In this program she will perform two ragas, including one composed by her father, in a uniquely personal and meditative concert featuring musicians on shehnai, tanpura, flute and tabla.