Music galore


The singers and instrumentalists of the National Youth Training Choir and Tarang percussion ensemble join forces to showcase the rich sound South Asian choral music.

Thurs 13 April | 7.30pm | £5-15 | Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

StringFEST + Women in Music

SAMA Arts Network's StringFEST series continues over the next two weeks with recitals featuring Raginder Singh (violin), Tunde Jegede (kora & cello), Zayn Mohammed (guitar), Arnab Chakrabarty (sarod), Gurdev Singh (dilruba), Surjeet Singh (sarangi), Ashok Pathak (surbahar), Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury (sitar) with Talvin Singh and Manjeet Singh Rasiya accompanying on tabla.

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And Gauri Pathare presents a khyal concert as part of Women in Music.

Thurs 20 April | 6.30pm | Free | Nehru Centre, London

The Art of Tabla

Yogesh Samsi shares his knowledge and experience in the art of playing tabla as both a soloist and as an accompanying artist, offering an insight into the technical intricacies and musicianship required to ensure that both artists and audience are in harmony. Accompanied by John Ball on santoor.

Thurs 20 April | 7.30pm | Free | The Tetley, Leeds

Najma Akhtar

A preview of the songs from Najma Akhtar's upcoming album, Five Rivers, demonstrating her continuing exploration of the poetic expressions of both the ghazal and Western ballad.

Fri 21 April | 7.30pm | £12.50 | Luton Library Theatre