Shadow Puppet Plays: Wayangan

Southbank Gamelan Players have accompanied many renowned master-puppeteers with performances in both Javanese and English.

  • 2007 An all-night session of storytelling, shadow-puppetry and music celebrating the return of the gamelan to Southbank Centre. Javanese master puppeteer Ki Purbo Asmoro, vocalist Sukesi, Southbank Gamelan Players and Associate Artist Rahayu Supanggah performed an episode from the Mahabharata epic.
  • 2002 Summer on the South Bank – a Ramayana performance with master-puppeteer Joko Susilo
  • 1997 WOMAD – a contemporary Javanese Wayang Kulit with CIPA (Contemporary Indonesian Performing Artists)