Interviews, videos

Conversation with Sarangi player Shyam Nepali: Echoes in the Valley Festival 2021

Shyam Nepali is the featured artist for this year’s year-long online version of Kathmandu’s Echoes in the Valley Festival. As part of the “letters home” series, Nepali musicians outside of Nepal are sending “letters home” via recorded conversations, and I got to do one with him! You can view our conversation (in Nepali) about playing sarangi, advancing Nepali music and musicians’ livelihoods and dignity, and Shyam’s dreams and plans for the future here: