Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 7:00pm

GRK plays traditional processional gamelan, often used in Balinese DEATH CEREMONIES!, as part of the Oregon Hill Halloween Parade organized by All the Saints Theater Company.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 3:00pm

Free, Family friendly world music concert featuring River City Taiko, Gamelan Raga Kusuma, Ezibu Muntu drummers, Brazilian music. North Court. Free parking in Modlin lot or along Westhampton way.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

GRK is honored to join the stage with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, led by Javanese master musicians Sumarsam and Darsono. We will perform Sumarsam's reconstruction of the gamelan works Debussy heard at the Paris Exposition in 1899. Also on the program: Ziporyn's Ngaben for Balinese gamelan and Symphony Orchestra, Dewa Ketut Alit's Open My Door. Balinese Shadow Master Gusti Sudarta will present a new shadow play, accompanied by Debussy's Le Boîte a Joujoux. Part of the Music Department's Beyond Exoticism Series.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

GRK and Balinese Master Musician Gusti Sudarta join the Richmond Symphony Orchestra with a short set of traditional Balinese music.

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

A rare screening of Lotte Rieniger's 1926 shadow-film The Adventures of Prince Achmed, with talk-back session featuring Balinese Shadow Master Gusti Sudarta. Free and Open to the Public.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30pm

Balinese Shadow Master Gusti Sudarta presents the traditional shadow play Candrabirawa, an ancient Balinese tale of religious tolerance. Accompanied with live gamelan music by members of GRK. After the show the audience will be invited on stage to try making shadows of their own. FREE and open to the public. Part of the Music Department's Beyond Exoticism series.

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 7:30pm

Join GRK for an evening of traditional Balinese and Javanese gamelan, featuring Balinese Mask Dancer Gusti Sudarta.

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 7:30pm

Join GRK and Rumput for a short concert of Keroncong and Balinese and Javanese gamelan followed by a traditional Indonesian "klenengan" late-night jam session. Interested attendees are welcome to participate in the jam. Everyone is welcome to traditional Javanese coffee, tea and snacks. This will be our last event with visiting Javanese master musician Danis Sugiyanto. $5 Recommended Donation. Doors 7:00. Concert 7:30-8:30. Klenengan 9:00-. Parking is easy and free. Park along Westhampton way (W34) or in the nearby lot (W35). See maps.richmond.edu for directions.

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.

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