A “Sitar Concerto”? Yes. Indeed. On tonight’s Evening Concert from Los Angeles
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “Los Angeles Philharmonic” with a concert from their vast archive. Anoushka Shankar is the soloist in Ravi Shankar’s “2nd Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra”. Also on the program: Richard Strauss’ “Ein Helden leben” (A Hero’s’ Life).
Thursday February 1: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP -17-05)
CONDUCTOR: Zubin Mehta SOLOIST: Anoushka Shankar, sitar
R. SHANKAR Sitar Concerto No. 2, “Raga mala” (West Coast premiere)
STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben