Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

Led by Javanese master-musician Danis Sugiyanto, Gamelan Raga Kusuma will perform traditional Balinese and Javanese repertoire in two locations at the Lewis Ginter botanical garden. Follow the sounds of gongs to find us. 12:00 and 2:00 sets.

Pak Danis Sugiyanto is a visiting Fulbright Scholar with dual appointments teaching Javanese gamelan at William & Mary and the University of Richmond. He will join Gamelan Raga Kusuma and Rumput during his semester-long residency, playing key gigs at Cornell University, in Baltimore and Washington DC, and in Richmond. Born to a renowned family of musicians in Solo, Java, Mr. Sugiyanto has been an active performer of traditional gamelan, kroncong and experimental music since his early teens.

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:00pm

Gamelan Raga Kusuma performs with Rumput, directed by Javanese master musician Danis Sugiyanto.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 6:30pm

Gamelan Raga Kusuma accompanied Balinese master artist Gusti Sudarta in a performance of traditional wayang kulit shadow play.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 11:30am

Gamelan Raga Kusuma accompanied Balinese master artist Gusti Sudarta as part of the Smithsonian Institute's IlluminAsia Festival.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:30pm

Gamelan Raga Kusuma accompanies Balinese master artist Gusti Sudarta in a performance of traditional wayang kulit shadow theater.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

GRK accompanies Balinese Master Artist Gusti Sudarta in a performance of Mask Dance and Shadow Theater. $5. Kid Friendly. Audience will be invited to cast shadows of their own after the show.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm

Do you have what it takes to be a gamelan nerd? Join GRK for a free, family friendly open gamelan workshop. Global Music Studio, University of Richmond. North Court. 40 Westhampton Way 23173. The studio is on the ground level opposite the tennis courts on Westhampton Way. Park along Westhampton Way in areas W34 or in lot W35. see

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

GRK and Rumput present an evening of traditional and contemporary Indonesian gamelan and dance and string-band music. $5 tickets available at the theater or online at:

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

GRK + Rumput are joined by master musicians and dancers from the Indonesian Embassy to present an evening of Balinese and Javanese music, dance and shadow theater. Tickets available beginning 2/26/17 via: The GST performance will be immediately followed by an Indo-Noise-ia performance across the street at Strange Matter: 9:30-11:00 featuring Beleganjur, Feminacci, Azitrax and Tavishi. 9:30-11:00. $7 benefit for Planned Parenthood.


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