Demonstration: Popular Music from Java: Keroncong
Demonstration: Popular Music from Java: Keroncong
WhenSunday, October 6, 2019, 2 PM
CategoriesDemonstrations, Gallery Talks & Tours
SponsorFreer and Sackler Galleries
VenueArthur M. Sackler Gallery
Event LocationSackler level B1 lobby
CostNo tickets required; seating is first come, first served

Indonesian guest artists Danis Sugiyanto on violin and vocalist Endah Laras join the American keroncong band Rumput to demonstrate and discuss the traditional string band music of Indonesia and its connection to the arrival of Portuguese sailors and freed slaves to the archipelago in the sixteenth century.

These performances are part of “Performing Indonesia” and are presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Indonesia.

Photo courtesy of Endah Laras

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