INDIKA: Introduction to Carnatic Music (Workshop)

17 Oct 2018 | 2:30pm

University of Liverpool, Liverpool

Introduction to Carnatic Music (Workshop)

Part of INDIKA 2018

Wednesday 17th October, 2:30pm

University of Liverpool, Liverpool


Following the University of Liverpool’s Lunchtime Concert, the artists will be leading a free workshop, introducing participants to Carnatic music.

Carnatic music has a long tradition which has developed in the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Today’s performers will introduce the concepts of Ragam (Raga): the seven note scale with its melodic restrictions and compulsions, and Thalam (Tala): the rhythmic foundation of the Carnatic music. Workshop participants are welcome to observe or bring instruments.

Artists: Srutti Suresan – Vocal / Lapsteel Guitar, Achuthan Sripathmanathan -Violin, Mithushan Sivagurunathar – Ghatam, Sanjuran Keerthikumar – Mridangam

Indika is Europe’s finest festival of Indian arts curated by Milapfest and will be running in venues across Liverpool and beyond from 17th October to 3rd November. For full listings, click here.


Box office information


University of Liverpool, Victoria Building, 150 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L3 5RF


0151 291 3949


0151 291 3949

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