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Anoushka Shankar – Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Live from Carnegie Hall

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on January 31, 2009

Airs Saturday, January 31 at 8PM on 93.9FM

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Anoushka Shankar (photo: Michael Kelley)

David Garland and Terrance McKnight co-host a live broadcast of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in concert at Carnegie Hall.

Featured is the world premiere of legendary virtuoso sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar’s third Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra, performed by his daughter Anoushka Shankar.

WNYC listeners experience the excitement from an exclusive vantage point, as David brings you the view from the front of the house – while Terrance comments on the action backstage, with live interviews from the artists.

The Program:

  • MOZART – Incidental Music from Thamos, King of Egypt
  • RAVI SHANKAR – 3# Concerto for Sitar & Orchestra (world premiere)
  • KODÁLY – Summer Evening
  • HAYDN – Symphony No. 99 (in E-flat)

Related Content:

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is running a 12-part webisode series documenting the rehearsal process for Ravi Shankar’s new Sitar Concerto. Watch the series on

Anoushka Shankar and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra recently gave an open rehearsal of Ravi Shankar’s third Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra at the Asia Society… Watch the video

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Orpheus Raga Project (Webisode 1-12 @ Vimeo)
Carnegie Hall Box Office

After two days, the show will be posted to Orpheus’ website, so you can hear a delayed broadcast by going to

(Source: 01/31/09 –

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