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Starry Mountain Singers with Orfeia
March 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm$20
The Starry Mountain Singers are eight alumni of the Northern Harmony and Village Harmony ensembles, and members have performed with the Revels and on Mountain Stage and A Prairie Home Companion. They bring riveting harmonies to American and international folk music including gospel, shapenote, Appalachian, Bulgarian, Corsican and Georgian songs. Pete Sutherland of the Clayfoot Strutters said it best: “Everyone needs to make time to get the hell outta the house and hear this rockin’ bunch – your molecules will be rearranged.”
Orfeia, a local Balkan women’s choir under the direction of Tatiana Sarbinska, celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2016 after many appearances at the Bulgarian Embassy, the Washington Folk Festival, Balktoberfest, and Baltimore’s Artscape festival. Ms. Sarbinska is recognized as a national treasure of Bulgaria and recently received her nation’s most prestigious cultural award. The two ensembles have performed together before and incorporated Balkan folk songs into Starry Mountain’s varied repertoire.
This event is put on by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington‘s Monthly Program; TICKETS: $20 nonmembers, FREE to members. Tickets will be available at the door.