The music and dance ensemble’s American tour stops at Tri-C’s
Eastern Campus at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. The performance
will take place in the Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre.
features 24 young performers from the village of
The group performs
a diverse repertoire with technical precision, a high collective
spirit and an impressive understanding of artistic nuance.
Musically, the Gamelan
Çudamani orchestra weaves layers of sound
ranging from the deep tones of bronze gongs to the delicate
notes of the flute.
The semarandana instruments
— which feature seven tones rather than the usual five — provide
freedom to play in unusual modes.
Dances performed by the group include the classic legong,
a form of dance that originated in the 19th century
as royal entertainment.
“This performance offers a glimpse into a fascinating culture on
the other side of the world,” said Terri Pontremoli,
director of Tri-C
Performing Arts and Tri-C JazzFest. “This is truly a unique
Tickets are $22 and can be purchased at Eventbrite.com or by
Tri-C’s 2019-2020 Performing Arts season features 10 productions
showcasing classical piano, jazz and dance. It is designed to
bring a world-class artistic experience to the Greater Cleveland
community. To learn more, visit