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Mandolin for Instruments India

Posted on December 6, 2013 by admin

We’re always on the look out for more instruments we can add to the Instruments India site. So we weren’t about to let go of an opportunity to add the Mandolin, an instrument not often thought of in the Indian …

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Saying farewell to Youth Music Director Christina Coker

Posted on July 13, 2012 by admin

Tabla member Rishii Chowdhury reports on his experience of playing with Akash Patel at Youth Music Director Christina Coker’s leaving ‘do’ at Southbank Centre 10.07.12 It was a great privilege to have performed at the farewell reception for Christina Coker …

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Samyo feature on April/May 2012 issue of Songlines bonus CD

Posted on March 23, 2012 by admin

The CD ‘Sounds of South Asia at Southbank Centre’, featuring recordings from Milapfest and Darbar Festival and artists performing at this year’s Alchemy Festival, including Susheela Raman, Asian Dub Foundation, Raghu Dixit and Soumik Datta. Check out more samples of …

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Samyo at Alchemy Festival

Posted on February 28, 2012 by admin

Alchemy Festival explores the rich contrasts and connections between the UK, India and South Asian culture. This performance is a coup for Samyo as they become the first youth orchestra to play the festival. This is really exciting for Samyo …

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What they Say about Samyo: Shashank Subramaniam

Posted on February 20, 2012 by admin

“It is with great pleasure that I have watched the whole idea of presenting Indian Classical Music through a symphony, emerge from the initial stages into an orchestra that performs enthusiastically in a well structured manner. I was one of …

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What they say about Samyo: Veena Jayanthi

Posted on January 31, 2012 by admin

“When one sees the opportunities and excitement in Samyo and Tarang, one wishes to be young again and be a part something as magnificent as this. I have enjoyed every minute of working with Samyo and Tarang. Kudos to Milapfest …

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Collaborating with NYJC & NYBBGB

Posted on January 30, 2012 by admin

Samyo first collaborated with the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain and the National Youth Jazz Collective in 2011. They performed together in The Quays Theatre at The Lowry, Salford Quays to great acclaim. In 2012 we look forward to …

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Confluence 2011: The coming together of two powerful Indian music orchestras

Posted on January 30, 2012 by admin

In March 2011, Samyo and Tarang (The National Indian Music Ensemble) performed together at Queen Elisabeth Hall of the The Southbank Centre. Check out this incredible image from the event, courtesy of Akin Aworan.

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