With this concert Gamelan Pacifica and Cornish Presents continues its tradition of bringing leading artists from Indonesia to the Seattle Area by presenting special guests Javanese musicians Ki Midiyanto and Heni Savatri. Savatri, a leading vocalist (psindhen) in the Central Javanese gamelan tradition, will be making her first appearance in Seattle. She is a graduate of the Indonesian Arts Academy in Central Java. Midiyanto is a renowned musician and eleventh-generation dalang (puppetmaster). He has performed for over twenty years in Indonesia, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. He is currently on the music faculty at the University of California, Berkeley.
Thanks to 4Culture for generous support of this concert.