West Gava musicians in Mid Wales

By Sue Austin | Mid Wales | Mid Wales entertainment | Published:

Mid Wales theatre fans are in for a treat when 25 Gamelan musicians from West Java perform at the Willow Globe Theatre at Llanwrthwl, near Llandrindod Wells on Saturday .

West Java musicians

The Kyai Fatahillah Ensemble from Sunda, will be led by renowned composer Pak Iwan Gunawan and will perform in collaboration with UK artists.

Having already played at Kings College Cambridge, the ensemble will be playing at the Cadogan Hall in London next week and the Royal College of Music, London before arriving at the Willow Globe and then performing at Womad Festival in July.

The musicians will welcome the audience to a pre-concert workshop at 4pm and will include Wayang Golek puppet theatre, lively Jaipong dance and Tarawangsa.

The event has been made possible by the Arts Council Wales ‘Night Out’ scheme and the Indonesian Embassy. Book online at or buy tickets on the door.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.


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