Anoushka Shankar on the development of Sukanya

Daughter of Indian music legend Ravi Shankar and renowned sitar player Anoushka Shankar discusses the development of her father's only opera Sukanya, in the first of our series of interviews with some of the major creative voices behind this unique project. 

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Anoushka Shankar on the development of Sukanya

Anoushka Shankar discusses the development of the premiere production of her father Ravi's only opera Sukanya.

We're enormously excited about being the first to perform Sukanya next month, alongside an international cast of singers and dancers. We'll be giving the world premiere at Curve Leicester, followed by performances at The Lowry, Salford QuaysBirmingham Symphony Hall, and Royal Festival Hall in London.

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Sukanya is a co-production between The Royal Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Curve.
19 May performance in association with Southbank Centre.
Sukanya score completed by Ravi Shankar’s long-time collaborator David Murphy.
Generous philanthropic support from Arts Council England and the Bagri Foundation.