Monday 14 January 2008

CROSSINGS - in Alicante Festival

Chendra Panatan and company performed "CROSSINGS" for the opening of the 23 Festival de Musica Alicante 2007 at the Teatro Principal. Together with Ananda Sukarlan, Chendra Panatan performed 3 works of Ernesto Halffter: Mekela, Nang-Matcha and Legende Cambodgiene. The second program was a collaboration work with Indonesian composer, Syarial: Rajam and Dendang Sikambang.

The dancers were Bianca S Pulunga, Naree Kim and Chendra Panatan. The musicians were Ananda Sukarlan (pianist), Mercedes Carretero (flute), Dagmar Remtova (violist), Alfredo Anaya and Javier Belichon (percusionist).

Photographies by Xavi M Miro. Thanks for a great shoot!!!.

Ars Amatoria - the cantata of LOVE

Starting this new year 0f 2008, Ananda Sukarlan's ARS AMATORIA was premiered for Jakarta New Year Concert. Artistically designed by Chendra Panatan, the cantata of love staged in a grand stage of Graha Bhakti Budaya, TIM - Jakarta. Based on the poem of Sapardi Djoko Damono, Ars Amatoria featured Indonesian maestro, Rainier Revireino (baritone), Fitri Muliati (soprano), Cavallero Male Singers and Seven Chorale's children choir.
Ars Amatoria can be watched at, the keyword is Ananda Sukarlan