Syahrial & Grup: music from Sumatra
Five Sumatran musicians with a fascinating combination of traditional and contemporary music. The leader of the group, Syahrial, works since 1981 as a composer for one of the best modern dance companies of Indonesia, Gumarang Sakti. He performs his own compositions with this group. Syahrial & Grup have performed earlier during the foreign tour of Winternachten in Indonesia, in cooperation with Teater Utan Kayu. Invited by Winternachten, they will make a short tour of the Netherlands. On saturday evening they can be seen in Rasa in Utrecht, on sunday afternoon in De Evenaar in Rotterdam.