Traditional carols and folk songs from Poland, Ukraine and Russia, 7-01-2016

December 23, 2015 • Cultural, Past Events • Views: 581

WHEN:

Thursday 7 January 2016, 7pm, door opens at 6.30pm

WHERE:

Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA

Admission:

Tickets: £15 full price and £12 concessionary (for students and elderly citizens).
Buy tickets online
For more information, please call: 020 7269 9770

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East Warsaw ensemble documents, reconstructs and performs Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditional folk music. Amongst the repertoire of the group are songs recorded during field trips in Ukrainian Polissya, southern Russia, and in Polish regions of Kurpie, Kujawy and Mazowsze. The members of East Warsaw have been singing folk music since 1999, when they first met, united by their fascination for the ancient musical traditions. Polish, Ukrainian and Russian music archives remain very important sources of information; the most important inspiration however is the contact with local artists – singers of older generations, whom the members of the ensemble have been visiting for many years.

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