Performance Gallery | Cirebon Gallery
Performance Gallery (click on photos to enlarge)
GSS performing Degung music from Sunda 12-13-09 with suling by Donn Howell and vocals by Vickie Schlegel.
Visiting artist Eru Rukandi dancing on Dec 13th.
Gamelan Pelog music from Cirebon.Magenta Arrunategui playing Kemanak.
Anna Rukandi dancing Topeng Samba from Cirebon.
Anna dancing Topeng Kelana with Eru playing Kecrek.
Anna dancing Kelana with Vickie playing Bonang.Group Photo.
Members of Gamelan Sinar Surya in formal Javanese dress performing on our Prawa (5-tone) Gamelan.
Vickie Schlegel playing our 180-year-old Cirebon Gender.
Donn Howell playing Suling (flute).Nayelhi Ramirez playing Kemanak.
Concentration!Scott Cazan on Bonang.
Saron playing technique.
Members of Gamelan Sinar Surya in informal dress performing in Santa Barbara on our Pelog (7-tone) Gamelan.Sinar Surya (“Rays of the Sun”) symbol on gong stand of our Pelog Gamelan.
Degung performance at wedding in Yucaipa.Leeza Bautista playing Peking Degung and Michael Marks on Kendang.
Gamelan Sinar Surya playing in Sundanese Degung style for tsunami relief benefit at Bali Trading Company, Santa Barbara. January 22, 2005
Felicia Danon North dancing traditional Topeng Rumyang Dance in Santa Barbara.
Cirebon "Tari Pangliman" dance performed by Edmundo Luna
Close-up of Topeng Rumyang mask.Michelle Bobadilla, Nayelhi Ramirez and Margaret Ramirez performing “Tabur Bunga” dance from Kacirebonan Palace.
Cirebon Gallery (click on photos to enlarge)
Visit to the Keraton Kasepuhan, one of three royal palaces in the ancient Javanese kingdom of CirebonMain gateway to Kecirebonan Palace
Stone plaque in Cirebon Javanese script at main gate of Kecirebonan PalaceWoodcarving detail on Royal Carriage showing symbol of Kecirebonan Palace
Bronze Nagas (dragons) on a Gender at the Kecirebonan Palace, CirebonThe late Ibu Anggari Wati, one of the last remaining Gender players in Cirebon, who we recorded at the Kacirebonan Palace
Bonangs at the Kecirebonan Palace, beautifully carved by Richard's late gamelan teacher, Pangeran Haji Yusuf DendabrataCeremonial planting of Kluwen (breadfruit) tree at Kecirebonan Palace with Arts Director Pangeran Haji Tomy Dendabrata
Felicia Danon North with young Topeng dance students at Kacirebonan.Richard North in Gamelan practice at Kacirebonan. Drummer in foreground is Topeng dance master Mas Inu Kertapati.
Richard showing Cirebon Gender technique to Elang Inggo at Kacirebonan, while palace Dalang (shadow puppeteer) Ki Kurnadi looks on.Felicia studying dance with Mas Tomi Uli at Kacirebonan Palace.