Conductor David Murphy is noted for his long collaboration with Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar, culminating in premiere performances of two major works from near the end of Shankar's life. He also conducts orchestras internationally, often leading performances of British music. Murphy was born in Pembrokeshire, in Wales. He studied the violin as a child and won a scholarship to the Purcell School, a specialist music school for children in London. There he came into contact with violinist Yehudi Menuhin, who sparked his interest in Indian music early. Murphy went on to London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama, still as a violinist, where he studied with Catherine Mackintosh and the Amadeus String Quartet. He won several prizes and began a career performing across Britain and Europe in orchestral and chamber music. Murphy's switch to ...
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Ravi Shankar: Sukanya 2020 Ravi Shankar: Sukanya
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