Date: Saturday October 8, 2016
Venue: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
On October 8th 2016, Anoushka Shankar performed 'Land of Gold' in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. 'Land of gold' is a fascinating and dynamic sample of what Anoushka is known for; blending boundaries between different musical genres in her own unique and fresh way. In ‘Land of Gold’ acoustic and electric instruments are combined and Indian raga is mixed with electro and jazz. Anoushka is accompanied on stage with supporting musicians Sanjeev Shankar, Manu Delago and Tom Farmer.
Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Date: June 24, 2016
Venue: Bimhuis, Amsterdam
Vishwa Mohan “V.M.” Bhatt is one of India’s most innovative musicians. The foremost exponent and inventor of the Mohan Veena, a nineteen string modified arch-top guitar with three melody strings, four drone strings and twelve sympathetic strings, Bhatt has created a sound that blends the western Hawaiian guitar with sitar, sarod and veena techniques.