Kawit Legong: Prince Karna's Dream Performed by Gamelan Sekar Jaya

10/6/2003; 89 minutes

Full performance of the dramatic work, "Kawit Legong: Prince Karna's Dream", depicting the story surrounding the birth of Legong, the famed "dance of the celestial nymphs", first seen in a meditative dream by a 19th century Balinese Prince. Created and produced by the Bay Area ensemble, Gamelan Sekar Jaya, the work features ten acclaimed Balinese music and dancers, shadow lighting effects and Sekar Jaya's thirty member gamelan orchestra. The program also includes pre-and post performance talks by the artists, backstage footage and interviews. (#7472)

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