Manasamitra is always delivering, planning or involved with a range of different activities at any moment in time. Other current activities are listed below:
TERRARIUM focuses on water; the impact of too much or too little. The TERRARIUM project will culminate in an immersive a 60-minute music/performance event, blending natural sounds, songs, folklore and real life experiences.
The Sound Of Tea
Manasamitra is excited and delighted to bring you The Sound of Tea –a show about our relationship with TEA.
The Lullaby adventure that began with Lullaby – the Singing Bowl, has had several variations in different countries with different artists. Each time the Lullaby story is subtly altered by the interpretations of the wider variety of musicians from across the world.
Inspired by the sounds of nature at dusk Manasamitra has created and recorded a suite of new music.
Women Composer Mentoring Project
Supriya Nagarajan will support the creative development of South Asian women composers to create new cross-genre fusion work for performance.
Stories from around the world swirl together with music to create the background to a restful and meditative bedtime story ritual.
Just Enough Madness
This dance based project examines taboos and barriers surrounding mental illness through the South Indian dance style of Kuchipudi,
Frangipani Nights; a performance of Carnatic and electronic music on the front lawn of the Diggi Palace at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Seeking the Aether
Seeking the Aether is a brand new collaborative project exploring the elements that make up our natural environment
Manasamitra’s previous work shows the versatility, imagination, creativity and range of art-forms that this company presents. Working with the best artists available in a collaborative and sharing creative space has resulted in a diversity matched by few other companies.
The Dewsbury ‘Not-The-Fringe’ Festival
Manasamitra called out for local / regional artists who could present work in a digital format, and have programmed a series of exciting and innovative events.
An amazing new Indo-Jazz music fusion, inspired by the songs and instrumental music of Bollywood films, is riotously unique.
Canopy of Voices
Canopy of Voices was the world premiere of Composer Supriya Nagarajan’s Pleiades Ne Maia, presented alongside a performance by local choirs.
Festival of Conversation
This pilot project explored the power of words and simple conversations between diverse communities, focussing on community unity not division.
Life of a Bee
An early-years musical theatre piece exploring how best to engage young audiences by creating unique theatrical play events.
Evensong – York Minster
Supriya Nagarajan’s commissioned work for York Minster created a unique fusion of Carnatic song with traditional English choral harmonies
Inspired by Shiva, the Indian god called on to restore balance to a self-destructive world, Shivoham is a semi-structured improvisation work.
A contemporary-kathak work showing Shiva as the destroyer of evil; the bringer of stability; in a cycle of peace, disturbance, love and lament.
Installations / Workshop commissions
Manasamitra undertakes occasional commissions for installations and other ‘non-performance’ activities, including workshop projects.