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Samyo Annual Showcase

Returning to Southbank Centre in February 2015, Samyo bring their unique approach to orchestral Indian music re-affirming their place a unique orchestra in the world Read More
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Dance India 2015 now open!

Dance India is back with a brilliant new faculty, new course structure and more! Registrations are now open for this extremely popular school - don't miss this unique lifetime experience! Read More
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Arts School Spring Term

The Arts School returns to Liverpool Hope University on Saturday 14 February with new classes, teachers and schedule.

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Simon Thacker's Svara Kanti

Simon Thacker's highly acclaimed Indo Jazz ensemble perform at The Capstone Theatre this month. Read More
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What Makes Samyo Special?

Samyo orchestra members tell us what they believe makes Samyo special.

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Milapfest organises performances of Indian dance and music anccross the UK throughout the year. Our annual calendar of events consists of over 50 performances, taking place at some of the best venues in the UK.  We work internationally to present the very best of Indian and British artists to audiences all over the world.  Our performance work carries a strong link to our committment in education and career pathway development.  Read More

Instruments India is Milapfest’s latest initiative to bring audiences closer to the music and instruments of Indian classical music. This new web resource will guide you through the sounds, music and history of each instrument seen on stage at Milapfest concerts across the UK and beyond.

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  • viloin
  • 22.veena_
  • 20.uddukai1
  • 21.thavil2
  • 28.tarshennai-01
  • ghungroo
  • 18.tabla_
  • 17.swarmandel
  • 29.shursingar-01
  • 16.sitar_
  • 1.sangu_11
  • 12.sarod_
  • 13.sarangi1
  • 11.santoor
  • 14.shenai2
  • 27.mridangam1
  • 8.Morsing
  • 9.kanjira
  • 7.harmonium
  • 5.ghatam1
  • 4.e-tampura11
  • 3.dilruba2
  • 2.bansuri
  • 26.konnakol
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Raam's Samyo Diary

Samyo Orchestra Leader, Raam Jeganathan, rounds up the events of the previous month and shares his experiences in Samyo. This month he looks forward tothe next Annual Showcase at the Southbank Centre‘s Queen Elizabeth Hall.on Saturday 28th February.

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Samyo Backstage Pass: Interview with Dr Rajeeb Chakraborty

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Samyo Backstage Pass

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Samyo's Artistic Director, Alok Nayak, takes us behind the scenes to give us the inside scoop on how the orchestra comes together to create their music and prepare for a concert.

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What Makes Samyo Special?

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In the words of the members themselves, this is what makes Samyo special.

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The Final Piece by Dilusionall

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Dilrani Kaur talks about the commissioned artwork for our 2015 season brochure

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