Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Live: Anoushka Shankar Interview on TG4's 'Imeall'

Anoushka Shankar TG4 Imeall Dublin

Anoushka Shankar - Land Of Gold ft. Alev Lenz

Info: In her only Irish interview, virtuoso sitarist and world music luminary Anoushka Shankar speaks to Tristan Rosenstock about her storied career and the influences that have shaped her. She also performs two sitar pieces in an Irish television exclusive.


The daughter of Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar and the half-sister of American jazz songstress Norah Jones, five-time Grammy nominee Anoushka Shankar is one of the biggest names in contemporary world music. A classical sitar player and composer, trained from the age of 9 by her world renowned father, Anoushka has performed at Carnegie Hall, been named as an Asian hero by TIME magazine and had her work featured on the UK-A level syllabus.

 Also on the programme this week, Imeall will be speaking to actor/director Linda Bhreathnach , winner of the Irish Screen America Rising Star award ( poet Thomas McCarthy  ( and photographer Moira Sweeney (

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