Women’s Raga Massive

In celebration of International Women’s Month, BRM will present projects led by women of the massive, featuring them in a multidisciplinary performance that exhibits the diverse questions, identities and conversations of each woman’s musical journey.

Encounter Hindustani vocal music by the acclaimed singer Falu, Karavika’s “Raga Chamber Folk” string ensemble’s music inspired by motherhood, Camila Celin’s Devi Tribute’s homage to archetypes of Divine Feminine through song. Roshni Samlal will create texts and electronic soundscapes in ode to heroines of the subcontinent and visual artist Seema Pandya’s elemental sculpture will be unveiled.

Come celebrate women’s powerful role in the arts as we tell our (Her) story.

Workshop | 6:30pm

YaliniDream facilitates participants on a journey of reflection and connection through movement, breath, voice, and word. YaliniDream is a performing artist, facilitator and consultant of Sri Lankan Tamil descent who reshapes reality in the lands of earth, pysche, soul, and dream.

Concert | 8pm


Set 1 – Karavika, w/ special guests
Trina Basu – violin
Amali Premawardhana – cello
Perry Wortman – bass
Roshni Samlal – tabla

Set 2 – Hindustani vocal
Falu Shah – vocal
Arun Ramamurthy – violin
Sameer Gupta – tabla

Set 3 – Devi Tribute
Camila Celin – sarod/guitar
Haleh Kilmer – vocal
Roopa Mahadevan – vocal
Trina Basu – violin
Amali Premawardhana – cello
Tali Rubinstein – recorder
Roshni Samlal – tabla
Rich Stein – percussion


This concert is part of Brooklyn Raga Massive‘s performance and recording residency at Pioneer Works. Please join us for upcoming concerts in this series through April 2016: