This six week course will give you a hands-on introduction to playing the gamelan instruments, learning the basic structures of traditional Indonesian music, and some more contemporary approaches to gamelan too. This promises to be a great course for beginners or folk wanting to take a bit of a gamelan refresher. The course is open […]
Come and join us in the warm and tropical atmosphere of the Kibble Palace, for a concert of gamelan music old and new. Between 1600 and 1700 we’ll be offering a free workshop for individuals or families who want to come and have a go at playing the instruments.
The concert is at 1930 and will […]
As part of Discover Indonesia, Naga Mas presents another chance to see Gamelan Untethered, a futuristic fusion of gamelan, western instruments, voice and visuals built around the theme of our relationship and understanding of the cosmos. Featuring original music composed by members of Naga Mas and avant garde jazz musician Sun Ra alongside, this hour […]
A Musical Exploration of the Cosmos
Sun Ra’s Spaceways meets six new compositions for Javanese gamelan, synthesisers, piano, vocals & video.
Ever since we saw Captain Jean-Luc Picard play gamelan on Star Trek (as if it was from another planet) we were intrigued by the idea of gamelan in outer space. After all, aren’t we all in […]