Call-Out For Local Artists – Dewsbury / Kirklees

Are you a storyteller, musician or performance artist based and/or working primarily in Dewsbury / Kirklees? Manasamitra is looking for local artists to take part in our TERRARIUM project and to form a part of our local team for more work as a part of Kirklees 2023.

Tunes & Talk: May 2022 — Stiofán Ó Treabhair

Tunes & Talk with Stiofán Ó Treabhair, an Irish-Scottish vocalist, guitarist and bouzoukist, His set encompasses traditional Celtic folk, jazz fusion and cross genre compositions.

Tunes & Talk: March 2022 — Hebble

Tunes & Talk with Hebble, Live music and conversation at Dewsbury Minster, 10 March, 12pm

Café Oto – Amaya (Supriya Nagarajan & Duncan Chapman) with Simon Limbrick

Meltwater is a collaborative improvised performance, dDrawing on South Indian ragas and two years of improvisation over the internet this is the first time the three performers have been in the same room together!

Mapping the Music Countdown

The countdown is on for #MappingtheMusic at the HepworthGallery which starts tomorrow. We will be doing a series of FREE… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 10.02.22

With the new year rolling on into Feb, Supriya draws listeners into the world of online collaborations by featuring three… Read More

Lullaby – Sonic Cradle @Radiophrenia Glasgow

Lullaby – Sonic Cradle travels to Radiophrenia Glasgow on the 15th of February 2022. Radiophrenia is a temporary radio station broadcasting on 87.9FM from the 7th to the 20th of February 2022 located at the Centre of Contemporary Arts (COMA) Glasgow.

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 13.01.22

For the first show of 2022, Supriya draws listeners into a world of quiet and peace. For this edition Supriya… Read More

Tunes and Talk

We are bringing a monthly lunchtime concert to Dewsbury Minster. Our first musician is the wonderful Ali Bullivent. Ali Bullivent… Read More

Supriya on Radio 4 with Sarah Parish

Actor Sarah Parish, senior fire officer Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, extreme adventurer Aldo Kane, banker turned musician Supriya Nagarajan and the… Read More

Winter Solstice

On the shortest day of 2021, the beautiful Howard Assembly rooms resounded with the first public performance of Dusk Notes… Read More

Hidden Women of Ramayana

This commission by the Greater Manchester Diwali (digitaldiwali.co.uk) celebrated four hidden women from the Indian epic Ramayana and captured an… Read More

Women Composer Mentoring Project 2022

Manasamitra is proud to announce that Mandy Leung, Rita Morar, Vinthya Perinpanathan, Nicola Singh, Sriranjini Simha and Ramya Tangirala are… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 09.12.21

Supriya takes you into a calm, contemplative journey through two long musical pieces in this December show. The gentle vibes… Read More

Talking Textiles

In partnership with UCLAN and Gawthorpe Textiles Talking Textiles was about weaving the world of textiles into sounds, memories and… Read More

Dusk Notes

Dusk Notes is a spiritual album that speaks to the Hindu gods, in particular Krishna the god of compassion, tenderness… Read More

Sound of Tea Corporate Days

Manasamitra launch ‘The Sound of Tea Corporate Experience Days’. What began as an immersive, multi-sensory celebration of the tradition of… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 10.11.21

For the November edition, Supriya takes listeners down a interesting storytelling journey of the Indian epic Ramayana. Along with some… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 14.10.21

For the month of October, Supriya takes you through the 3 C’s which are at the heart of her own… Read More

Funding Announcements

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: We are delighted to announce two recent funding successes. We have been awarded an Organisational Development fund from… Read More

Mapping the Music

Mapping the Music is a  sonic exploration of the sculptural work of Barbara Hepworth by composer and director Supriya Nagarajan. In… Read More

Lullaby— Sonic Cradle @ The Royal Albert Hall

Part of Nitin Sawhney’s Journeys festival, Lullaby-Sonic Cradle offers a unique musical experience in a relaxed setting with soothing sounds coupled with meditative… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 09.09.21

For the month of September, Supriya takes you through the 3 C’s which are at the heart of her own… Read More

Winter Solistice

21 Dec 2021 with musicians of Opera North presented by SAA-UK A backdrop inspired by Northern Lights will illuminate the… Read More

Slumber Stories

Manasamitra bring a brand new performance, weaving stories from around the world and music into an interesting tapestry that entertains…. Read More

Snape Maltings

15-17 November 2021 Supriya returns to Snape for a second residency to explore the confluence of Carnatic music and harp…. Read More

Hepworth Gallery – What does Wakefield sound like?

As part of the Festival of Earth program, Duncan Chapman will work closely with young people from Next Generation Youth… Read More

Festival of New: Pranasa@Snape Maltings

6-11 Sep 2021 Supriya teams up with Yanna and Sarah from ANIMO to spend a week as part of Britten-Pears… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 12.08.21

Yorkshire to India..a journey though the landscape through music. Talking collaboration, neuroscience and Indian Ragas Supriya takes listeners on a… Read More

WorldwideFM: Supriya Nagarajan Presents — 08.07.21

This month Supriya Nagarajan takes you on a journey exploring Synaesthesia by connecting Indian music with spices. Be prepared for… Read More