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Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar

Two goliaths of 20th-century music, Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass, recorded the studio album Passages together in 1989. The result was a unique fusion of Hindustani sitar music with American minimalism. Tonight the album is performed live and in full for the first time, with Shankar's daughter Anoushka playing the sitar alongside a dazzling array of Indian soloists and the Britten Sinfonia, conducted by Karen Kamensek.

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1 hour, 20 minutes

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Fri 18 Aug 2017 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAnoushka Shankar
OrchestraOrchestra Britten Sinfonia
ConductorKaren Kamensek
ProducerStephanie McWhinnie
DirectorKriss Russman

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