Posts Tagged ‘Upcoming Shows’


See you on the Waterfront, April 17!

April 1, 2014

We’re pleased as punch to be invited back to the Esplanade Waterfront for another evening of relaxing Gamelan music by the bay. This is part of Around the World, an “Esplanade Presents” programme.

Date: 17 April, Thursday (Before Good Friday)

Three Sets at:
7.30 – 8.15pm
8.45 – 9.30pm
10 – 10.45pm

Venue: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre. Free Admission, open to public.

NUS Singa Nglaras Gamelan Ensemble

Around the World

See the official Esplanade page for details of other cool events taking place that weekend!

And click here and here for videos of us playing last year!


Warming up for SEA Night 2014!

March 12, 2014

Our last rehearsal with our the guest dancers: Rianto, artistic director of Dewandaru Dance Company (Tokyo), and his students from NAFA, Singapore! Onstage in a couple more days!

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South East Asian Night 2014

February 21, 2014

Join us for a night of music and dance of Southeast Asia. Presented by NUS Southeast Asian Studies and Gamelan Asmaradana, this performance will feature the meditative sounds of Central Javanese gamelan, the dynamic explosions of Gong Kebyar of Bali and the flirtatious ‘twerking’ of West Java.

The two ‘lions’, Singa Nglaras Gamelan Ensemble and Gamelan SingaMurti will be sharing the stage for the first time! They will be joined by guest performers from Indonesia, dance students from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), as well as the faculty members who will be performing Filipino and Malay folk songs.

Time: Friday 14 March, 8pm
Venue: NUS Theatrette (LT13)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
AS2 2 Arts Singapore 117570

Admission is free, but kindly go to to reserve your tickets.
Tickets are to be collected at the door 30mins before showtime. Refreshments will be provided!

[ Facebook page for event ]

SEA 2014 Poster


Singa Nglaras at Lintas Nusantara

November 11, 2013

Singa Nglaras, together with Gamelan musicians from Gamelan Asmaradana, Gamelan Naga Kencana and BronzAge Gamelan will be accompanying Tari Golek Menak at Lintas Nusantara, organised by the Malay Heritage Centre and featuring Guntur Mataram Dance Company from Indonesia.

Venue: Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate S198501

Time: 8pm, Wednesday, 13 November

Check out the facebook page for more details.

Lintas Nusantara


What a Wonderful World 2013

April 4, 2013

NUS Singa Nglaras will be taking to Esplanade Outdoor Theatre on 12 April, Friday, to bring you three sets of Javanese music:

7.30pm – 8.15pm
8.45pm – 9.30pm
10pm – 10.45pm

It’s a free and public performance, as those performances are 🙂 Our repetoire will feature a mix of traditional songs with more recent compositions.

For more information about what’s happening that weekend, check out the official Esplanade site.

Check out our video from last years performance!


The Story of Manikmaya

January 29, 2013

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Puppeteer Ki Sujarwo Prehatin, accompanied by the NUS Singa Nglaras Gamelan Ensemble and two guest musicians from Java, will be presenting “The Story of Manikmaya”, a Javanese Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet Theatre) on 8 March, at the National University of Singapore. This project is organized and sponsored by the Southeast Asian Studies Department, NUS.

Date: 8 March 2013, Friday
Time: 6.30pm – Pre-Wayang Instrumental Music. The Wayang will begin at about 6.45pm.
Venue: Plaza@YIH, NUS
Click this link for a map.

Admission is free. Audience are encouraged to walk around the stage, as happens in Java 🙂