Gamelan: Magic and Masks

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LSO Discovery | Music and Dance from Bali

Fri 13 Mar 2020 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Andy Channing artistic director
Ni Madé Pujawati dance director
Lila Bhawa dance
Gamelan Lila Cita
LSO Community Gamelan Group

Tickets: £8 (£6 children) + booking fee*

*£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Intricate melodies, rhythmic patterns and rich percussive textures: immerse yourself in the sounds of Balinese gamelan at LSO St Luke’s this March.

An ancient and constantly evolving art form, the captivating soundscapes of the gamelan are created by an orchestra of tuned bronze gongs and metallophones. In this cross-arts showcase, they accompany the vibrant energy of traditional Indonesian dance.

Lila Cita, the UK’s premier Balinese Gamelan group, demonstrate the signature sound they’ve developed since their founding in 1992, while the LSO Community Gamelan Group share the pieces they have worked on from their home at LSO St Luke’s. Lila Bhawa, the country’s leading Indonesian dance group, perform breathtaking Balinese dance in traditional dress.