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9830 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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54 events
27 reviews
42 stars
Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
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Sitarists Ravi and Anoushka Shankar
7 ratings
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1 review
5 stars
attended Apr 25 2009

It was a wonderful concert made it better by the wonderful enthusiastic audience.... which can be rare in Washington.

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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.”