Cup of Java: Javanese Dance Voices
In a rare American appearance, seven master Javanese artists from Indonesia offer an extraordinary evening of gamelan music, dance, theater and spiritual traditions.
Saturday, April 18, 2009
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater
Glorya Kaufman Hall
Offering a transcendent journey into the far reaches of Javanese performing arts, seven visiting artists expertly draw from Hindu and Islamic heritage and present works that are a synthesis of energy, spirituality and emotion. The program features classical Javanese opera, dance drama, puppetry, and song with gamelan music supported by Djoko Walujo and I Nyoman Wenten of CalArts. Together they present choreography and music created especially for this concert in America.
Visiting performers include:
Margaretha Heni Winahyuningsih, M.Hum. Chair of the Dance Department at ISI Yogyakarta
Daruni Yutta, M.Hum. Faculty, Dance Department, ISI Yogyakarta
Rukman Rosadi, Faculty, Theatre Department, ISI Yogyakarta
Sunardi, Principal, Performing Arts High School (SMK I Kasihan Bantul) in Yogyakarta
Semidi, Faculty, Music & Dance Department at SMKI Yogyakarta
Yustinus Aristono, Faculty, Theatre Department at SMKI Yogyakarta
Supriyanto Martadiharja, Faculty, Dance Department at ISI Surakarta Performing Arts College
Cost: $10 and $8 (Students)
Tickets are available through the UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) 825-2101 or from Ticketmaster.