Tiger’s Nest


Part of New Music Biennial

Tiger’s Nest by Rolf Hind evokes the hike to an eponymous Bhutan monastery on a cliff.
For percussion, 2 prepared pianos, 2 gamelan soloists and gamelan ensemble.

Two free but ticketed festival performances, where the piece will be played twice, with questions and answers from the composer in the middle.

London information and tickets
Sunday 7th July 2019, 3.30-4.30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Hull information and tickets
Sunday 14 July 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
Hull Truck Theatre


Percussion: Colin Currie
Piano: Rolf Hind (London) / Siwan Rhys (Hull)
Piano: Zubin Kanga
Gamelan soloist: Isabelle Carré
Gamelan soloist: Robert Campion

Southbank Gamelan Players:
Andy Channing
Nikhil Dally
Stephen Johnston
Ellen Jordan
Helen Loth
Cecily Nowell-Smith (London) / Charles Matthews (Hull)
John Pawson
Sophie Ransby
John Whitfield
Aga Ujma

Tiger’s Nest was co-commissioned by Cheltenham Festival and Southbank Centre and premiered in 2015.

SoundState 2019


A performance of premières, as part of Du Yun Curates: The New Java and Shanghai at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Sunday 20 January 2019.

Gusti Komin Darta: Anxiety (World première)
Robert Campion: Cathedral Grove (London première), for bass flute and gamelan
Iwan Gunawan: Lalamba (UK première)

Kassel International Gamelan Festival

The 2nd Kassel International Gamelan Festival takes place from 22 -25 November 2018.

Southbank Gamelan Players perform a programme of traditional and new music from Java on Saturday 24th in the Kulturbahnhof Südflügel.

The group has recently been working with Indonesian composer Iwan Gunawan and is delighted to be performing his piece Lalamba.

For more information and the full festival programme, see https://www.gamelan-kassel.com/2-internationales-gamelan-festival-2018/