Description

Gamelan Kusuma Laras is a classical Javanese gamelan orchestra based in New York City that performs music, dance, and theatre from the classical repertoire of the courts of Central Java. Gamelan Kusuma Laras is comprised of American and Indonesian players. The orchestra was formed 27 years ago to study and present Indonesian performing arts to American audiences. Kusuma Laras has entranced music and dance lovers in the Northeast and other parts of the U.S. and in Indonesia with their authentic performances on instruments created especially for the Indonesia Pavilion at the World’s Fair of 1964-65 in New York.(Source : kusumalaras.org)