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Anoushka Shankar Begins Debut Uk Tour

30 May 2001

Anoushka Shankar kicks off her debut solo tour of the UK on 31st May when she performs at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's South Bank complex. Ravi Shankar's daughter, who will turn 20 during the tour, plays classical sitar like her father, and is in fact the only student who has had all her training from him. Check our her website at

Full tour dates are as follows (all concerts start at 7.30pm unless stated otherwise): Queen Elizabeth Hall, London (May 31), Wayastone, Monmouth (June 2nd), De Montfort Hall, Leicester (3rd), Victoria Hall, Stoke On Trent (6th), Salisbury Arts Centre (8th), Reading Concert Hall (9th), Chelmsford Civic Theatre (10th), Stockton-on-Tees Arc (21st), St George's, Bristol (22nd, 8pm), Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry (23rd).

Ravi Shankar's limited edition set RAGA MALA, published by Genesis, features the first recording released of father and daughter performing together - copies are still available.

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