Fri

09

Sep

2022

2nd LP release!

Dewa Alit's new album "Chasing the Phantom"  has been released from the Black Truffle Records on July 22, 2022!

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Thu

24

Feb

2022

Salukat in Paris, April 12, 2022

The newly opened museum for contemporary arts in Paris, Bourse de Commerce, is hosting us for a concert!

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Fri

09

Sep

2022

2nd LP release!

Dewa Alit's new album "Chasing the Phantom"  has been released from the Black Truffle Records on July 22, 2022!

Chasing the Phantom

 

Ngejuk Memedi (2016, Dewa Alit)

Likad (2020, Dewa Alit)

 

for order, please go to our bandcamp page.
you can purchase the LP vinyl version of this album at the Black Truffle Records bandcamp page (sent from Germany).

 

Thu

24

Feb

2022

Salukat in Paris, April 12, 2022

The newly opened museum for contemporary arts in Paris, Bourse de Commerce, is hosting us for a concert!

Gamelan Salukat is invited to perform in connection with the exhibition by a n American artist, Roni Horn, around a theme "water".  

 

There you will hear a compilation of Dewa Alit's  compositions including "Yeh Ngetel," as well as his ever-popular piece "Ngejuk Memedi."

 

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Bourse de Commerce

Tuesday, April  12, 2022, 20:00

 

 tickets and information available at 

museum's website : https://www.pinaultcollection.com/en/


Tue

01

Feb

2022

Salukat in DenHaag, April 10, 2022

Gamelan Salukat is coming to Europe again, for the performance at Rewire Festival 2022, the Netherlands!

Gamelan Salukat will come to the Netherlands' international contemporary music festival, Rewire, on the 10th of April, and Europe-premiering one of Dewa Alit's epic work, Genetic. 

The program consists solely of Dewa Alit's recent compositions, all specially rearranged to be played on the gong kebyar instruments for the tour.

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Rewire Festival 2022

April  7-11, 2022

venues throughout the city of Den Haag (the Hague)

*Salukat is scheduled on 10 April

*Dewa Alit's panel talk on 9 April 

 

tickets and information available at 

festival's website : www.rewirefestival.nl 

 

Sun

14

Jun

2020

Zoom talk on Dewa Alit

17& 21 June, Nusantara Arts, USA, is hosting a 2-day online talk on Dewa Alit's music as a part of their Gamelan Masters Guest Lecture Series.

Day 1: Compositions of Dewa Alit Pt.1

            by Wayne Vitale & Pete Steele

 

Wednesday 17, June 2020 19:30-21:30 EDT

(Thursday 22 June, 8:30am,  Bali time)

 

detail of the event, link to the zoom and password are all can be found at their FB event page here.

Day 2: Compositions of Dewa Alit Pt.2

            by Oscar Smith & Michael Tenzer

 

Sunday 21, June 2020 19:30-21:30 EDT

(Monday 22 June, 8:30am,  Bali time)

 

detail of the event, link to the zoom and password are all can be found at their FB event page here.

Sat

09

May

2020

LP release!

Dewa Alit's "Genetic" (2015)  is available on vinyl from the Black Truffle Records starting May 08, 2020!

for order, please go to our bandcamp page.
you can purchase both LP vinyl (sent from Germany) and digital download version.

Thu

24

Oct

2019

Salukat in Sharjah, Nov 9 &10

Gamelan Salukat performance at Sharjah Architecture Triennial!

we will be giving two 30-min stages during its 4-day opening programme, with our own instruments being outside Bali for the first time!

The program would include Dewa Alit's newest composition "Siklus," an expanded version of Dewa's composition for music installation of one of the exhibition projects at the triennial.

 Sharjah Architecture Triennial

"Rights of Future Generations" Opening Programme

November 9-12, 2019

venue throughout Sharjah City and Emirate

open and free to the public

 

curated by : Adrian Lahoud

  

detail for the program is available at the Triennial's website.

Sat

07

Sep

2019

Salukat in Bali, Sept 20

Gamelan Salukat performance at Bentara Budaya Bali!

Gamelan Salukat is performing Dewa Alit's newest composition "Siklus" at Bentara Budaya Bali. "Siklus" is an expanded form of Dewa's composition for an exhibition project which will be presented at Sharjah Architecture Triennial later this year.

 

A Tribute to Wayan Geratha #5

September 20, Friday, 19:00 start

BENTARA BUDAYA BALI

Jalan By Pass Prof Mantra No 88 A, Ketewel, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

  

detail for the program is available at Bentara Budaya website.

Tue

22

Jan

2019

Vancouver residency, Feb 1-10

Dewa Alit is going to a 10-day composer-residency at UBC, Vancouver!

During the residency there will be seminar and talk session, as well as a premaire concert for his new piece "Simalakama" for piano and strings.  The program also includes Dewa's Ameriki (2018) for flute, piano and percussion.

 

 

 

Concert "Innovation from Bali"

Saturday 9, February, 8:00pm

 

 

Western Front

808 East 8th Ave, Vancouver 

 

free admission

Wed

09

Jan

2019

Richmond Symphony, Jan 23, 24 & 27

Richmond Symphony, USA, is going to play one of Dewa Alit's music at three occasions in January. 

 

One of the large regional orchestra in the United States, Richmond Symphony is playing Dewa Alit's "Open My Door" written originally for Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt in 2015.  

 

You can hear them at three different concerts;

 

Wednesday 23, January, 7:30pm

University of Richmond Tucker-Boatwright Festival 

 

Booker Hall of Music, Camp Concert Hall

 

program:

Claude Debussy: Pagodes

Claude Debussy: La boite a joujoux

Evan Ziporyn: Ngaben

Dewa Alit: Open My Door

W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in g minor

 

https://as.richmond.edu/tucker-boatwright/

 

 

 

Thursday 24, January, 6:30pm

Rush Hour at Hardywood 

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

 

https://www.richmondsymphony.com/event/rush-hour-2-2/2019-01-24/

 

  

 Sunday 27, January, 3:pm

Richmond Symphony Metro Collection 2

 

Blackwell Auditorium at Randolph-Macon College

 

program:

DEBUSSY La Boîte À Joujoux (The Toybox)

DEWA ALIT Open My Door

FANNY MENDELSSOHN HENSEL Overture

MOZART Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183

 

https://www.richmondsymphony.com/event/metro-collection-2-2/

 

Sun

12

Aug

2018

Salukat in Solo, Aug 16

Gamelan Salukat at Solo International Gamelan Festival, Java!

Gamelan Salukat has give the opportunity to perform at the special stage of the closing ceremony of 8-day International Gamelan Festival in Solo!

Dewa Alit has prepared a new work with for Salukat musicians on Javanese gamelan specially for this occasion. 

 

International Gamelan Festival 2018, Solo

Closing Ceremony 

 Aug 16, 18:00-

Pendhapi Balai Kota Surakarta (Surakarta's city hall)

Solo, Central Java, Indonesia

 

Salukat's stage is schedule for 19:00 for 30 mins during the ceremony.

 

event detail is available at International Gamelan Festival 208 official website

Sun

01

Jul

2018

Salukat in Rudolstadt, July 7 & 8

Gamelan Salukat at Rudolstadt Music Festival, Germany!

the last destination of Salukat's Europe Tour 2018 is agian in Germany, this time at  the falkmusic music festival in Rudolstadt, Germany. 
here, again, we are bringing some traditional repertoire of kebyar style, as well as Dewa Alit's contemporary pieces. 

 

July 7, 2018 Saturday,8:00pm, Große Bühne Markt

July 8, 2018 Sunday, 12:00pm, Große Bühne Heinepark

July 8, 2018 Sunday, 3:00pm, Turnhalle-Sommerschule 

 

event detail is available at Rudolstadt Festival official website.

Sun

24

Jun

2018

Salukat in Roskilde, July 5

Gamelan Salukat at Roskilde Festival, Denmark!

one of the highlight of Salukat's Europe Tour 2018 is our performance at the biggest rock music festival in the north Europe, Roskilde Festival! 
here, again, we are bringing some traditional repertoire of kebyar style, as well as Dewa Alit's contemporary pieces. 

 

July 5, 2018 Thursday, 12:00pm

Roskilde Festival, Avalon Stage

 

event detail is available at Roskilde Festival official website.

Fri

22

Jun

2018

Salukat in Malmö, July 3

Gamelan Salukat at SommarScen Music Festival in Malmo, Sweden!

as our part of Europe Tour 2018, we are going to perform  at SommarScen Music Festival with both traditional and contemporary repertoire, including Dewa Alit's Gringsing with new legong coreograph and The Land is Talking.

 

July 3, 2018 Tuesday, 19:00

Pildammsparken Stage, Malmö, Sweden

 

event info: http://www.sommarscen.se/events/2500

Thu

10

May

2018

May 25 performance in Bali

Gamelan Salukat's full-stage performance at Bentara Budaya Bali, Ketewel

 

 

If you are in Bali in May, don't miss the performance by Dewa Alit and his Gamelan Salukat at Bentara Budaya Bali! A new piece by Dewa Alit for gamelan and carillon and a dance coreographed by Dayu Arya Satyani on Dewa's GeringSing for upcoming Europe tour will be premiered here as well. (carillon part will be played on a keyboard.)

 

Kebyar Baru

Friday May 25, 7:00pm

Bentara Budaya Bali

Jalan By Pass Prof Mantra No 88 A, Ketewel, Gianyar, Bali

Tel : (0361) 294029

 

Tickets: free admission

 

detail for the program in Indonesian can be found at:

Bentara Budaya's blog

 

 

Sat

05

May

2018

Salukat in Munich, June 2018

Gamelan Salukat will be at International Gamelan Festival in Munich, Germany, from 8 to 17 June, 2018.

During the festival, Gamelan Salukat will perform a few stages among several other gamelan groups both from Indonesia and outside Indonesia, which includes an experimental performance of Dewa Alit's composition for gamelan and the carillon at Mariahilfkirche church in Munich.

 

The festival is also hosting a series of symposium by acknowledged scholars and musicians in gamelan, where Dewa Alit is giving a short talk on his experience with  Western music.

 

June 8 Fri -17 Sun, 2018

International Gamelan Festival

Münchner Stadtmuseums (Munhen City Museum )

Munich, Germany

 

Fri

20

Apr

2018

April 21 performance at MIT, Boston

Dewa Alit with Gamelan Galak Tika at MIT Boston. 

 

Program will feature Gamelan Anak Tika (Cambridge Youth Gamelan) celebrating the end of their second season as well as the WORLD PREMIERE of Dewa Alit's "AMERIKI" for Lou Harrison's legendary "Old Granddad" instruments, flute, and piano. Program will also include performances of traditional Balinese dance and additional music composed by Dewa Alit.

 

 

Galak Tika Spring Concert

 

Sunday April 21, 7:30pm

Kresge Auditorium

48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

 

Tickets: $5, Free to MIT students if purchased in advance

 

 

Sat

20

May

2017

17 June performance in Amsterdam

Ruang Suara is back! Dewa Alit with Ensemble Modern Frankfurt will be at Holland Festival 2017.

Dewa Alit and 5 other Indonesian young composers with Ensemble Modern are going to perform their works from Ruang Suara Project at Holland Festival in Amsterdam.

 

 

June 17, 2017, Saturday, 8:30PM

Holland Festival

Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ

Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam

 

https://www.hollandfestival.nl/nl/

 

 

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The program includes:

Taufik A. Adam (1975)

Balayia (2015)

 

Rully Shabara (1982), Wukir Suryadi (1977)

N.N. (2017)

 

Dewa Ketut Alit (1973)

Open My Door (2015)

 

 

Gema Swaratyagita (1984)

Da-Dha-Dah (2015)

 

Stevie Jonathan Sutanto (1992)

Mata and Senar (2015)

Sat

20

May

2017

June 4 performance in Pejeng, Bali

**the date has been changed**

Gamelan Salukat will be at Festival Tepi Sawah, Performing Arts in Nature, playing Dewa Alit's works including the latest piece, "Memedi".

 June 3&4, 2017, Saturday

Fetival Tepi Sawah, Performing Arts in Nature

at Omah Apik pejeng Bali

Jl Kenyembulan, Br. Pande, Pejeng, Tampaksiring, Gianyar

 

tickets: Rp.150,000/day

available at Antida Music or Omah Apik Pejeng

Gamelan Salukat is scheduled for June 4, 6:pm.(changed from the last note)

Fri

05

May

2017

May 7 performance at MIT, Boston

Dewa Alit with Gamelan Galak Tika at MIT Boston. 

 

Gamelan Galak Tika will perform new music by Guest Artistic Director, Dewa Ketut Alit, as well as a selection of traditional Balinese music and dance.

 

 

Galak Tika Spring Concert

 

Sunday May 7, 4:00pm

Kresge Auditorium

48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

 

Tickets: $5, Free to MIT students if purchased in advance

 

 

Sun

06

Nov

2016

Nov 24 performance in Bali

Dewa Alit & Gamelan Salukat  at “New Music for New Gamelan” series @ Bentara Budaya Bali.

Bentara Budaya Bali’s monthly demo-discussion series for new music is featuring composer Dewa Alit this month, in which Gamelan Salukat will be playing Dewa’s newest composition “MEMEDI” for the first time.

 

 

NEW MUSIC FOR NEW GAMELAN

series #6 Dewa Alit

 

Thursday November 24, 7:00pm

Bentara Budaya Bali

Jl. Profesor Ida Bagus Mantra No.88A, 

Ketewel, Gianyar, Bali

 

admission free

 

Tue

12

Apr

2016

April 23 performance at MIT, Boston

Dewa Alit in Gamelan Galak Tika's spring concert! 

 

 

Under the direction of Dewa Alit, the gamelan will perform Evan Ziporyn's Tire Fire, and other traditional and modern music for gamelan gong kebyar.

 

 

Galak Tika Spring Concert

 

Saturday April 23, 7:30pm

Kresge Auditorium

48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

 

Tickets: $5, Free to MIT students if purchased in advance

There will be also a short outdoor performance of highlights perior to the concert on the same day as part of the MIT Open House.  They will also demonstrate how to play gamelan instruments in a fun, hands-on, and interactive workshop.  No prior musical experience necessary.

 

Saturday April 23, 3pm

On the Lawn outside Kresge Auditorium

48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Free and Open to the Public

 

 

Sun

27

Mar

2016

April 2 performance at Bowdoin College, US

First concert this sesason while Dewa Alit is with Boston's Gamelan Galak Tika!

The program includes Evan Ziporyn's iconic work, Tire Fire, as well as music by Dewa Alit, and traditional gamelan gong kebyar dance pieces. 

Saturday, April 2 at 3pm

 

Bowdoin College

Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

255 Maine Street

Brunswick, ME 04011

 

admission: free

Fri

22

Jan

2016

our CD store is now open!

now you can purchase Dewa Alit's music CDs online from our site!

finally, we have opened our online shop for our CDs!

 

please check our online shop here.

we ship worldwide with a $3.50 flat shipping/handling fee per order.

 

for now, orders are shipped from Manohara Co.,Ltd, Japan, as the delivery would be much cheaper, faster and safer this way than from Bali. Hiromi from Manohara has generously agreed to help us  for a very small fee in order to support Gamelan Salukat. Thank you, Hiromi!

 

 

for shipping within Indonesia, please contact us via email or from the contact form on this site.

Fri

22

Jan

2016

Dewa Alit in Boston

Dewa will be in Boston again for MIT  spring semester 2016!

 

 

There will be some concerts during his residency, information will follow. 

Stay tuned!

Fri

13

Nov

2015

new CD!

Dewa Alit's long-awaited, newest CD has come! 

This CD includes two compositions.

"Genetic" is a piece Dewa composed around his own interpretation of  the scientific and natural phenomena of DNA into the life of music from traditional to contemporary, featuring the full-set emsemble, Gamelan Salukat.  The composition itself was finished in 2012.

"Land is Talking" is a collection of 5 short pieces through which  Dewa hopes to convey the sad and angry voices of the land that are being over-developed for new hotels and restaurants in Bali.

Dewa Alit's second CD from Gamelan Salukat is now available. 

 

1. GENETIC    31:00

2. TANAH SEDANG BICARA (Land is Talking) 

   Ciptaan Dan Energi (Creation and Energy)    7:16

   Kuasa Tanah (The Power of Land)          6:10

   Yeh Akah (Root Water)                    7:36

   Yeh Ngetel (Dripping Water)       6:06

   Bongol (Deaf/Not Hearing)    3:58



please contact us for purchase at <info@dewaalitsalukat.com>.

Fri

13

Nov

2015

2, 4 & 6 December, performance in Java

Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, is coming to Indonesia and will play Dewa Alit's work for Ruang Suara project in 3 cities in Java.

Dewa Alit has been selected as one of the 8 Indonesian composers for Ruang Suara project with Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, one of the world's leading ensembles for contemporary music.

Dewa Alit's 15-min piece for EM entitled "Open My Door" will be performed by the ensemble in the concerts.

 

Ruang Suara - contemporary music from Indonesia -

 

December 2, 2015, 8:pm

Teater Salihara

Jl. Salihara 16, Pasar Minggu

Jakarta Selatan


December 4, 2015, 7:30pm

Aula ISI Yogyakarta

Jl. Parangtritis Km. 6.5, Sewon, Kec. Bantul

Yogyakarta


December 6, 2015, 7:30pm

Bandung


detail and contact at

http://deutschesaison.com/wp/ruang-suara/

Ruang Suara is a joint project of Ensemble Modern, the Foundation KfW Stiftung and the Goethe Institute in Indonesia.

Sun

06

Sep

2015

6 & 7 October, performance at Frankfurt

Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, is going to play Dewa Alit's work for them in the concert for Ruang Suara project.

Dewa Alit has been selected as one of the 8 Indonesian composers for Ruang Suara project with Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, one of the world's leading ensembles for contemporary music.

Dewa Alit's 15-min piece for EM entitled "Open My Door" will be performed by the ensemble in the concert.

 

Ruang Suara - contemporary music from Indonesia -

 

October 6 & 7, 2015, 8:pm

Frankfurt LAB

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 

tickets: €25


Ruang Suara is a joint project of Ensemble Modern, the Foundation KfW Stiftung and the Goethe Institute in Indonesia.

Sun

06

Sep

2015

Sept 11 & 12 performance in Kuala Lumpur

Dewa Alit and Gamelan Salukat is playing again at International Gamelan & Caklemnong Festival 2015, Luala Lumpur.

8 players from Salukat are presenting Dewa Alit's new composition "Tanah Sedang Bicara."



September 11 & 12, 2015, 8:30pm

(festival dates: 11-13 September)

Sari Kompleks Kraf Malaysia

(stage area)

Jl.Canlay Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


tickets:

RM20 (RM10 for students)/concert


details at : festival facebook page


Mon

13

Apr

2015

April 18 performance at MIT, Boston

Dewa Alit & Gamelan Galak Tika, Boston, in a concert for Terry Riley

 

MIT Sounding: Terry Riley 80th Birthday Concert

April 18, 2015, Saturday 7PM

Kresge Auditorium, MIT, Cambridge, MA

photo by Christine Southworth

 Riley first came to MIT in 2011, when Gamelan Galak Tika premiered his White Space Conflict for gamelan and electronics.  This year MTA and CAST celebrate Riley’s 80th birthday with a concert spanning the depth and breadth of his work and influence.  The concert includes new works commissioned and performed in his honor by pianist Sarah Cahill; first-ever improvisations by Riley & Eviyan (featuring Iva Bittova and Gyan Riley), a spectacular multi-saxophone version of the classic Poppy Nogood, and a reprise performance of White Space Conflict.

 

Tickets are available at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com/

and at the door

 

Fri

03

Apr

2015

April 4 performance at MIT, Boston

Dewa Alit with Gamelan Galak Tika, Boston


April 4, 2015, Saturday 8PM

Kresge Auditorium, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Dewa Alit is performing with Gamelan Galak Tika, Boston, in their spring concert featuring US PREMIERE of Dewa Alit’s “Batu Kalian” and Bali's master dancers Made & Suasthi Bandem.


Gamelan Galak Tika celebrates the artistry of master Balinese dancers Made Bandem and Suasthi W. Bandem with a farewell performance before their return to Bali after an 8 year residency at the College of the Holy Cross. The performance includes Puspanjali (1988), choreographed by Suasthi Bandem, in addition to a full Topeng Pajegan - Balinese masked theater - featuring guest dancers Made Bandem, Suasthi Bandem, Lynn Kremer, John Emigh, and Shoko Yamamuro. The performance will also include the North American premiere of Batu Kalian (2013) by guest artistic director, Dewa Alit, and Robin Buyer's Monkey House (2014).


 General Admission: $5

 free (in advance) with MIT email address

Tickets are available at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com/

and at the door