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March 18, 2013 4:13 pm

Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

The Bates Gamelan Orchestra welcomes the Massachusetts group Gamelan Galak Tika for a joint performance on March 24.

Tuesday

March 1, 2011 2:37 pm

Gamelan Orchestra, guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison's Double Concerto

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of Indonesia, and special guest artists perform Lou Harrison’s remarkable Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Javanese Gamelan at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled Cross-Currents in Bronze, the orchestra’s program of contemporary music for the gamelan also features performances by Balinese dancer Shoko Yamamuro and a world premiere of music by composer Peter Steele.