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Javanese legend brought to life through the master puppetry and music of West Java's leading Wayang Golek troupe. Asep Sunandar Sunarya is a captivating storyteller, skilfully manipulating his elaborately carved and decorated puppets through raucous fight scenes, where puppets are thrown and spun in the air, to complex martial arts movements and the delicate and subtlte expressions of traditional dance. Asep is particularly loved for his humour, using trick mechanisms in the puppets and hilarious references to every day life to entertain audiences of all ages. The accompanying gamelan music is lively and varied, characterised by dynamic dance drumming contrasting with music of incredible subtlety and beauty.

Archive listings for Wayang Golek - Javanese Puppetry and Gamelan

Work type: Dance or ballet.


Performer Asep Sunander Sunarya.
21 Jul 01Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L01238432106

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