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Wayang Lokananta – York Gathering of the Gamelans
On April 28th Oxford Gamelan Society, augmented by players from Cheltenham and London, performed as part of an all-night wayang performance in York, directed by dhalang Matthew Isaac Cohen.
Southeast Asian Studies symposium
On Saturday 10th March, OGS performed with Ni Madé Pujawati for a Southeast Asian Studies symposium in St Antony’s College.
Chris managed to borrow some punts from Hilda’s and Jude chipped in with her canoe, so the group got together and went up the Cherwell, where we picnicked on a meadow just below the weir.
We had a rehearsal in the morning and then ate lunch sitting on the lawn outside the music faculty building, with the magnificent Durham cathedral as a backdrop. The concert kicked off at 1.30pm, with the Durham group performing first. … Continue reading
OGS goes North
As part of a Gathering of Northern Gamelans festival, OGS went up to Durham and Gateshead for a weekend. Some of us made their own way there or back, but the larger part of the group travelled in a rented … Continue reading
St Anne’s gig
On Wednesday 18 May, the gamelan performed at St Anne’s college. It was drizzling when we set up, but we chose to play in the quad under a large tree instead of hidden away in a lecture theatre, and it … Continue reading
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Bate Collection 40th anniversary performance
On Saturday March 12th OGS performed as part of a concert to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bate Collection. Feedback: Congratulations on the very successful evening. I thought it demonstrated the aims and benefits of the collection not only … Continue reading
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Warnborough Rd klenengan
The Harberds were minding Isabel’s pelog gamelan and invited the group over for a Saturday night klenengan.
Hélène La Rue scholarship fund concert
On 24th February 2011, at St Cross College, Oxford Gamelan Society performed a fund-raising concert for the Hélène La Rue scholarship fund.
Rotary club fundraiser – Jacqueline du Pré building
On Saturday 19th February, Oxford Gamelan Society performed, with guest dance Ni Madé Pujawati, as part of a Rotary Club gala fundraiser for Polio elimination and other international development projects, in the Jacqueline du Pré building in St Hilda’s college.