Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Presents Gamelan Sekar Jaya

When
Event has passed (Sat Jun 9, 2018 - Sat Jun 9, 2018)
Where
Yerba Buena Gardens
Time
1:00pm-2:30pm
Cost
Free
Tags
Music

Description

The most celebrated gamelan ensemble outside of Bali, Gamelan Sekar Jaya returns to Yerba Buena Gardens Festival with a breathtaking mix of traditional and contemporary music and dance works. Under the direction of internationally renowned gamelan composer and performer I Dewa Putu Berata and dance master I Made Suteja, the 50-member Bay Area company presents a program showcasing three different gamelan ensembles. The intricate and sinuous melodies of gender wayang features a quartet of bronze and bamboo metallophones. The bronze gong kebyar gamelan creates thrilling interlocking melodies, while Bali’s energetic bamboo gamelan jegog creates a jubilant sound with marimbas up to 10 feet long. The program also features exciting dance works highlighting masked dance topeng performed by renowned topeng master Suteja.

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Location

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  1. Yerba Buena Gardens Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA