Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America presents: Centennial Concert Series

0

Founded in 1918, the all-male Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus has a long and proud history of representing Ukrainian bandura and choral music on the international stage, captivating audiences in major concert halls in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Ukraine since immigrating to North America from Europe in 1949.

The Ukrainian bandura is more than a national musical instrument: It is the voice of Ukraine. It is unique to the culture of Ukraine and so its history is closely tied to the turbulent history of the Ukrainian people.

The bandura combines the musical characteristics of both the lute and the harp, producing a sound similar to a harpsichord but with a wider range and tone.  Although the bandura can be used to perform complex works like sonatas and concerti, the Ukrainian bandura was historically used as an instrument for vocal accompaniment. The Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus continues this tradition by combining the two great loves of the Ukrainian people; the artistry of a bandura orchestra with choral singing.

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/11/2019
2:00 pm

Location
Koerner Hall

Price Range
49$-99$

Event Artists
Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus

Phone Number
416-408-0208

Event Website
https://www.rcmusic.com/event-calendar/ubc-100

Event Facebook


Categories

Types

  • Performance
  • Classification of ensemble/soloist

    • Strings
    • Loading Map....
      Share:

      About Author

      Leave A Reply

      This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.