Javanese Shadow Play
Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
featuring Midiyanto, a renowned shadow master and musician, who teaches at UC Berkeley and performs throughout the U.S. as well as in Indonesia, Australia, and Singapore. He will be accompanied by Gamelan Sari Raras (Midiyanto and Ben Brinner, directors), featuring vocalist Heni Savitri and guest drummer Danis Sugiyanto.
Gamelan Sari Raras, founded by Midiyanto and Ben Brinner in 1988, has performed extensively in California and toured in Indonesia in 2012 and 2015. This ensemble plays on an exquisite set of instruments named Gamelan Kyahi Udan Mas, donated to the Department of Music by Sam and Louise Scripps, who also donated the equally beautiful set of shadow puppets which will be used in this shadow play.
$15 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students