World Music and Dance Festival: Javanese Music & Dance
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PDT)
7 pm: The Wild Beast
9 pm: Roy O. Disney Music Hall
MUSIC: This evening concert of traditional and new Javanese music and dance features the Court Dance of Yogyakarta and Mangkunegaran Palace of Central Java. The Javanese Gamelan Orchestra Kyai Doro Dasih (Venerable Dream Come True) performs under the direction of Pak Djoko Walujo and Nanik Wenten (Dance Director).
Through the support of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Los Angeles, a visiting gamelan with musicians and dancers from Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) in Surakarta, directed by Slamet Suparno and Rahayu Supanggah, perform a rich dance program drawn from the diverse regions of Java. Photography and painting from ISI Surakarta will be displayed at The Wild Beast pavilion during the concert. And after the music and dance—please join us in CalArts’ Roy O. Disney Music Hall for a special performance of a Balinese shadow play, Wayang Kulit, accompanied by still more live music.
For more information, please call 661.253.7816.