Kill the West in me – Kartini & Katini, two stories

Performances in 2018 go to: (website also in english!)


 Kill the West in me – Kartini & Katini, two stories

Ensemble Gending & DoelenKwartet, Bernadeta Astari: soprano
a coproduction of Ensemble Gending and HetGeluidMaastricht

12 november 2017

Première in De Doelen, Rotterdam
Concerts en information: (website also in english!)

The inflammatory letters of the Javanese princess Raden Adjeng Kartini (1879-1904), who died prematurely in chldbirth. The razor sharp writings of the Indonesian activist, writer and journalist Ayu Utami (Bogor, 1968). These are the starting points for the brand new music theatre performance by Boudewijn Tarenskeen and Jonás Bisquert for gamelan ensemble Gending, the Doelen string quartet, soprano Bernadeta Astari and actress Romy Roelofsen.


January 10th, 12.00 – 17.00h

RASA, Utrecht, Nieuwjaarsduik, Workshop gamelan and Concert


October 24th, 19.00h

SOAS. Londen, International Gamelan Event 2015
Southbank Gamelan and Ensemble Gending

June 28th, 10.00h – 18.00h

Alba Nova Festival, Bilzen, België Su Llanto