For the first time ever - Gamelan at The Post Bar!
On Saturday the 19th of June, we will bring “something completely different” to the Post Bar in Tottenham.
A double bill music event of Indonesian traditional music performances featuring two sets by Gamelaning Quartet and Aga Ujma, followed by a Q&A session involving and letting the musicians interact with the audience.
So, join us to have a one-of-a-kind and intimate meeting with gamelan, its percussive instruments, enchanting sound and century-old tradition.
As their name suggests, Gamelaning Quartet is a gamelan project harmonising the Indonesian islands tradition with the London soundscape. The quartet counts on musicians from the Southbank Gamelan Players.
Aga Ujma is a London-based Polish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She is also a professional gamelan musician and a member of the Southbank Gamelan Players. In recent years she had the opportunity to learn Javanese gamelan music and Sasando supported by the Dharma Siswa scholarship offered by the Indonesian government.
Throughout the evening, they will be performing traditional Javanese pieces, which are common pieces nowadays in traditional performances on the island, as well as exploring the distinctive sounds and timbres produced by combining gamelan and Western instruments.
7PM Aga Ujma
8PM Gamelaning Quartet
The event is supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in London