Concert for George
Your Eyes (Sitar Solo)
The Inner Light
The Concert for George was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 29 November 2002 as a memorial to George Harrison on the first anniversary of his death. Organised by Harrison’s widow Olivia and Harrison’s son, Dhani, and arranged under the musical direction of Eric Clapton, all profits from the event went to the Material World Charitable Foundation.
The concert opened with Indian music when Anoushka Shankar, daughter of Ravi Shankar playing “Your Eyes.” Next, Anoushka Shankar and Jeff Lynne performed “The Inner Light,” followed by a Ravi Shankar composition “Arpan” (Sanskrit ‘to give’), specially written for the occasion.
Composed by Pandit Ravi Shankar:
Track 2: Your Eyes (Anoushka Shankar solo on sitar)
Track 3: Inner Light (featuring Anoushka Shankar on sitar)
Track 4: Arpan (conductor)<