The Great British Gharana – SAMYO

23 Mar 2019 | 6pm

Southbank Centre, London

The Great British Gharana: SAMYO

Featuring Guest Artist Pandit Ranajit Sengupta

Saturday 23rd March, 6pm

Queen Elizabeth Hall – Southbank Centre, London

£8-12 (Concessions: 25% off)


The National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music returns with its dazzling array of instruments and voices. Its latest series of unconventional creations combines elements of Indian classical, folk and popular music.

The orchestra harks back to its Hindustani and Carnatic roots with instruments, ideas and melodies that are brought together by new compositions written each year.

This concert showcases its latest theme of combinations, and SAMYO combines inspirations from around the Indian subcontinent with new ideas inspired from around the world.

SAMYO will be joined on stage by an array of composer and conductors, as well as performing alongside sarod artiste Pandit Ranajit Sengupta for some very special pieces.

SAMYO – the National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music
Guest Performer & Composer: 
Ranajit Sengupta
Performance Mentor: Anil Srinivasan
SAMYO Composer & Conductor:
Ramshanker Sathianarayan
Sabrang Conductor:
Anjana Rajagopalan
Percussion Conductor:
Kousic Sen

Please note: Roopa Panesar was originally billed as performing in this concert. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, she will no longer be appearing. We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause.


Box office information


Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX


020 3879 9555


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