Balinese gamelan ensemble at Drinkward Hall

Balinese gamelan ensemble Gamelan Merdu Kumala performs a live score of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed,” a 1926 silent film by Lotte Reiniger, at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at Harvey Mudd College’s Drinkward Recital Hall, on the lower level of the Shanahan Center, 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.

The free and open to the public concert incorporates traditional Balinese pieces and new ensemble compositions and features a set of the custom seven-tone gamelan, Saih Pitu Alit, as well as on a rare flute ensemble, “gamelan gambuh.”

Health attestation and masks are required. More details are available at, by calling (909) 621-8022 or via email to


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