Edinburgh International Festival, first concerts in Berlin and London,
first recordings for BBC radio and television, first LP records.
||Dartington College of Arts, England.
Various concert tours in Europe: Spain (Barcelona and La Coruna),
Southern France (Nice, Carpentras, Toulouse, Vichyl, Holland Festival,
Brussels Cathedral, Paris (Salle Gaveau and Salle Pleyel), Amsterdam's
Tropenmuseum (on three consecutive years). U.K.: regular teaching at
Dartington College of Arts, BBC Masterclass, recitals at the South Bank
Festival (1969-1970), Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral. India:
Sadarang and Tansen Music Conferences (Calcutta), Shankarlal Music
Cannes Festival, France: played for the Merchant-Ivory partnership.
Royal Albert Hall, London: became the first Indian musician to play in a
BBC Proms season. The concert was broadcast live on BBC radio. Romana
Music Festival, Rome Meta Music Festival, Berlin.
||Brindisi and Bari Festivals, Meta Music Festival, Berlin.
||Tour of Brazil
Shiraz Festival (Iran), Barcelona Festival, Meta Music Festival, Berlin.
||First tour of the USA and second visit to Brazil.
||Meta Music Festival, Berlin.
||Based in Berlin.
||Second appearance at the BBC Proms.
First ever all-night recital of Indian classical music in Europe, with
his sons, at the new National Gallery in Berlin (broadcast live by RIAS
Tours of the USA and Canada: recitals at New York's Lincoln Center and
the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, concerts in Boston,
Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Festival of Indian
Music in Seattle. Germany: played on Bio's Bahnhof TV programme in
Cologne, and gave a ninety minute broadcast with three of his sons on
Radio Bremen, relayed live by 36 radio stations around the world.
Opened the Greece-India Festival with a recital at the Acropolis in
Athens, and performed at the ancient theatre in Delphi.
||Tour of Japan, including a recital at the Yakshiji Temple in Nara.
International season, with recitals at the Bath Festival (UR) and the
Rabindranath Tagore Centenary Festivals in London and Calcutta. Headed a
cultural delegation sent to China by the Indian Government.
Opening of the Festival of India in Moscow, followed by a tour of 25
concerts all over the USSR with his four sons, including recitals at the
Kremlin Palace and Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow.
Tour of the Far East: Tokyo Suntory Hall, Hong Kong International Arts
Festival. European season, with many concerts and festivals. In the UK,
studio recitals on BBC Radio 3 (Music of India) and on Television.
Appearances on BBC TV's Network East and Channel 4 TV's Here and Now
(UK). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Muslim Music Festival of the World. Royal
Albert Hall, London: five hour Prom concert with his four sons, broadcast
on BBC Radio. France: recital at Rochechouart Castle, near Limoges. Tour
of USA, including Chicago, University of Illinois, and New York, Symphony
Space on Broadway.
France: Paris (Theatre de la Ville) and Nantes Festival. U.K.: Wingfield
Festival. Tours of USA and Canada, including: Smithsonian Institution
(Washington DC), University of Maryland (Baltimore), Festival of Eastern
Music at Amherst University, University of Utica, Ottowa University,
Khushro Society concert in Toronto, Madison, Houston, Philadelphia Museum
of Arts and New Jersey Indian Festival. Germany: Darmstadt, all-night
concert. London: Royal College of Music.
India: Xavier's Music Conference (Bombay), SRA Music Conference
(Calcutta), National Centre for the Performing Arts (Bombay). Belgium:
recital in Atwerp. Bangladesh: Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka. France: Vichy
Opera, concert on National Music Day. London: Queen Elizabeth Hall. Tour
of USA, including: Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC), Houston,
Washington University (St. Louis). India: Savai Gandharv (Poona),
Harballabh Music Conference (Jullundur).
West Bengal Music Conference (Calcutta), Parampara Music Festival,
Berlin. Tour of USA, including Washington University (Saint Louis),
Snape Proms, Aldeburgh, England.
India: National Centre for the Performing Arts (Bombay), Sangeet Natak
Akademi International Music Festival, Sri Fort (Delhi).