Taraf de Akácfa: Eastern European & Balkan Folk Music

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Drawing from many Eastern European musical traditions, Taraf de Akácfa performs a broad set of music ranging from danceable Macedonian coceks and complex odd time Bulgarian melodies, to Romanian horas and heart-wrenching Transylvanian songs.   FEATURING: Lulu de la Rue (USA/ France) - violin Johannes Olsson (Sweden) - accordion Isaac Misri (USA) - guitar Ábel Dénes (Hungary) - double bass   ABOUT THE ARTIST: Taraf de Akácfa is an international six-piece ensemble based out of B...
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The Project: Stringed Instruments from Around the World

The Project: Stringed Instruments from Around the World
Saturday, January 6 @ 7:30PM
The Project explores Arabic, Turkish, Armenian, Eastern European, Celtic, Medieval, and West African music through original compositions and unexpected instrumentation, including tarhu duets.   FEATURING: Daniel Berkman - kora, percussion Gary Haggerty - oud, tarhu Peter Maund - percussion Sarah Michael - kanun, tarhu Diana Rowan - harps   ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Daniel Berkman is a San Francisco-based composer, multi-instrumentalist, accompanist, singer-songwriter, and electronic...
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Joanna Rozewska & Yulia Fomicheva: Piano & Cello in Eastern Europe

Joanna Rozewska & Yulia Fomicheva: Piano & Cello in Eastern Europe
Thursday, September 28 @ 7:30PM
Polish pianist Joanna Rozewska and Russian cellist Yulia Fomicheva, two highly respected international competition winners and alumna of San Francisco Conservatory, will present an evening of piano and cello music by Chopin, Myaskovsky, Rachmaninov, and other great Polish and Russian composers. Featuring: Joanna Rozewska - piano Yulia Fomicheva - cello Yulia Fomicheva is a cellist and cello teacher born in Moscow, Russia. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from renowned instituti...
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Yale Women’s Slavic Chorus: Traditional Women’s Choral Music from Eastern Europe

Yale Women’s Slavic Chorus: Traditional Women’s Choral Music from Eastern Europe
Thursday, March 16 @ 7:30PM
The Yale Slavic Chorus was founded in 1969, the first year that women were admitted to Yale University. Since then, the “Slavs,” as they are affectionately known on campus, have been sharing Slavic and Eastern European music with the Yale and New Haven community, as well as communities across the country and internationally. Their recent international tours have included Bulgaria and Georgia. Featuring: Amanda Crego-Emley - vocals Charlotte Finegold - vocals Claire Gottsegen - vocals Athe...
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