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Sunday, May 26 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bulgarian Show

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Performance Order:

UBre DeBre

Bulgarian Folk Music Group "Alexander Eppler"

Bulgarian Voices of Seattle Women's Choir

The Radost Folk Ensemble

Hopa-Tropa

Orkestar RTW

Dunava

Vladimir Mollov


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Bulgarian Folk Music Group- "Alexander Eppler"

Traditional Bulgarian Folk Music Bio: This newly formed ensemble founded by master kaval player, Alexander Eppler, performs the music listened to and danced to in Bulgaria for over the past 800 years. Led by Alexander Eppler- gaida (Bulgarian bagpipe) and kaval (flute), it includes students Virginia Russell- tambura (lute), Izumi Fairbanks- turpan (drum) with Johann Gascoigne- contra bass and Teadora Dimitrova- tambura (lute). Performers... Read More →
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Bulgarian Voices of Seattle Women's Choir

Traditional Songs Bio: Bulgarian Voices of Seattle is a choir of 25 women from Bulgaria, age 25-75, who build a musical bridge between their rich cultural heritage and the local community through performances and events. Website: http://seattle-bg.org/b/singing Get Recordings: Not Available Performers: no band
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Dunava

Balkan Women's Choir Bio: Dunava is a Seattle-based women's vocal ensemble specializing in the a cappella folk music of the Balkans. Founded in 2005, Dunava is made up of singers from diverse music. Website: http://www.dunava.org Get Recordings: Yes! On our website (www.dunava.org), on CD Baby, and wherever we perform. Performers: Dina Trageser, voice Christi Proffitt, voice (and maybe hand drum) Hila Lenz, voice Jen Morris, voice Jill Cohen... Read More →
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Hopa-Tropa

Children's Folk Ensemble Bio: Hopa-Tropa is a progam of BCHCS, established in the last 2 years. The group is presenting bulgarian dances, music, songs and traditions. Website: http://www.seattle-bg.org Get Recordings: Not Available
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Orkestar RTW

Dance Music of the Balkans Bio: Orkestar RTW is a five-piece band based in Seattle, Washington that began in 1987 as the house band for the Radost Folk Ensemble. Named in the tradition of post-World War II Balkan radio and television house bands (such as Orkestar Radio-Televizije Beograd), Orkestar RTW (Radio-Televizije Washington) plays the music of those bands, primarily traditional dance and folk music from the countries of Bulgaria... Read More →
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The Radost Folk Ensemble

Balkans & Beyond: Dance & Song Bio: Radost has presented folk dance & music of Eastern Europe at festivals and concerts since 1976. Several members are immigrants from E. Europe, or 2nd-generation dancers who grew up in the tradition. Website: http://www.radost.org Get Recordings: www.radost.org Performers: Lizzy Pedersen - violin Ronald Long - accordion Steve Shadle - clarinet Sonya DeWitt - bass Tim Mc Cormack - drum Teodora Dimitrova... Read More →
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UBre DeBre

Bulgarian Bio: Vassil Denev is a graduate of the Shiroka Luka Music School in Bulgaria and the Academy of Music, Dance, and Fine Arts in Plovdiv. He has been a soloist in the world renowend Ensemble "Trakia". Performers: Vasil Denev Anton Kirilov
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Vladimir Mollov

Accordion Bio: Born and raised in Bulgaria in a family of self taught wedding musicians, Vladimir has been recognized at multiple international accordion competitions. Website: http://www.vmollov.com Performers: Vladimir Mollov - Accordion


Sunday May 26, 2013 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bagley Wright Theatre: Sponsored by Seattle Channel