Ravi and Anoushka Shankar: Sitar Legends at the Kennedy Center
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With a voice that The New York Times describes as a "singularly thunderous baritone," Broadway leading man Brian Stokes Mitchell joins the NSO Pops for an evening of holiday favorites. Equally comfortable as a dancer and a singer, he's an in-demand presence on the Great White Way, with critically acclaimed performances in Man of La Mancha, Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Jelly's Last Jam, Sweeney Todd and, most recently, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. He's even had two cameo appearances on the hit TV show Glee, and last year released a CD of Broadway hits entitled Simply Broadway. Steven Reineke conducts the orchestra as Stokes puts his jazzy spin on all the holiday classics. Word on the street is that Jolly ol' St. Nick might even make an appearance at this show! Learn More
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<p>Ravi Shankar, sitar
Anoushka Shankar, sitar
A living legend, Ravi Shankar is known as "the godfather of world music." Credited with introducing Western audiences to India's intricate classical music, Shankar shares the stage with his daughter Anoushka, who is "the purest of her father's disciples, musically formed entirely in his image" (The New York Times). The father-daughter duo has "a bond that comes up only onstage," Ms. Shankar has said. "It's spiritual...and it's the beautiful music and the excitement."</p>
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