Performance

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 7:30pm

Richmond's own Gamelan Raga Kusuma will play a concert of traditional and contemporary music for Javanese and Balinese gamelan (Indonesian gong orchestra). Works by Astita, Lucier, Lotring, Reich, Windha and others. Guest appearance by Rumput. Audience will be invited to try the instruments after the show. $8 advance, $10 at doors. Ticket link: https://www.firehousetheatre.org/gamelan-ensemble

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:00pm

Short traditional shadow theater with Gusti Sudarta, and set of collaborative keroncong and crankies with Rumput and Gusti Sudarta.
2 Shows! 7:00 and 9:00

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 10:00am

GRK accompanies Balinese shadow master Gusti Sudarta in two performances for the kids at John B Cary elementary. These will probably mostly be fart jokes and fight scenes!

Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 3:00pm

Join GRK for a family-friendly Cage-ian Musicircus, organized by Brian Jones and including: No BS Brass, River City Taiko, Ezibu Muntu Drummers, Schoolwork, Tim Turner, Jones/Whitaker/Hawkins/Pollard, Wrong Worshippers, Tommy Birchett Duo, Elliot Shelton, Paul Hansen, Tom Stevens, David Esleck, Prabir Metha, and Jennifer Cable.

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 7:30pm

Join GRK for a free performance at VCU's Singleton Center! We will be performing traditional Javanese and Balinese gamelan music, and will be joined by students from VCU's percussion ensemble. The audience will be invited to try out the instruments after the performance!

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:30pm to Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:00pm

One of Bali's leading performing troupes, Gamelan Cudamani, will be offering workshops and a performance at the University of Richmond on September 21 and 22. All activities are free and open to the public, but reservations are required, and masks must be worn at all times. Workshops: Tuesday September 21, 7 pm. Modlin Center, University of Richmond. Separate workshops in Music, Dance, and Martial Arts. Performance: Wednesday September 22, 7:30 pm, Modlin Center, University of Richmond. More information and reservation information: modlin.richmond.edu

Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

Family-friendly matinee of music from around the world. UR and community ensembles perform Brazilian, West-African, Javanese, Balinese, and Japanese musics.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 7:30pm

Gamelan Raga Kusuma will present traditional Balinese and Javanese gamelan works, accompanying Balinese master dancer Gusti Sudarta.

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 7:30pm

Gusti Sudarta presents an evening of traditional shadow theater, accompanied by Raga Kusuma, and including a short opening set by Rumput. Sudarta will provide a pre-concert workshop on Balinese kecak for Yale students. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 7:30pm

Free, family friendly performance by Balinese shadow master Gusti Sudarta, accompanied by live gamelan music by Raga Kusuma. This performance recounts the tale of prince Sutasoma, a 14th century Javanese epic teaching the lessons of religious tolerance.

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