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MI LAPFEST Presents

Indian Music @The Capstone Theatre Classical Indian music concerts in the heart of Liverpool Summer Season 2014


Sur featuring Mithila Sarma and Achuthan Sripathmanathan

Saturday 26 April / 1pm / Free admission Representing the UK’s finest emerging talent, Sur is Milapfest’s annual showcase of the ‘Generation Next’ of young British Indian musicians. Tarang members Mithila Sarma and Achuthan Sripathmanathan perform a double-bill afternoon of Carnatic music on the veena and violin, each accompanied on percussion by renowned mridangam artist, Prathap Ramachandra.

Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

Saturday 31 May / 1pm / Free admission Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi present Samarpanam, a tribute concert to the life and legacy left by their late father and guru, the legendary violinist Lalgudi G Jayaraman. In this concert, they present a violin duet celebrating their father’s gift to the world of music, and weave a richly melodious journey into the heart of Carnatic music and the famous Lalgudi gharana.

MILAPFEST UNITING HEARTS THROUGH ARTS

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Arun Ghosh Quintet: A South Asian Suite

Cover illustration by George Sneyd

Friday 11 April, 7:30pm Arun Ghosh returns to Liverpool, bringing his trademark and renowned Indo-Jazz sound. The British-Asian clarinettist and composer is a leading light on UK and international jazz scenes, captivating audiences and critics with his passionate and dynamic performance style, eloquent musical expression and a healthy dose of rock ‘n’ roll spirit.

The festival of Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of a new year for the Marathi community of India. Families welcome the season by decorating the doorstep to their homes with beautiful rangoli patterns in bright colours for spring.

Tickets: £10/£8 concessions Purchase tickets online www.ticketquarter.co.uk Or call TicketQuarter: 0844 800 0410

Pre-concert lunch served by Mayur, available from 12pm in the foyer

The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope University, 17 Shaw Street, Liverpool, L3 8QB. For more info: Tel: 0151 291 3949 Email: info@milapfest.com

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation

Summer Season Liverpool 2014