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Seattle Peace Chorus presents “Origins: Musical Migrations of Balkan Song & Dance on May 31 at Town Hall


“A fantastic opportunity to hear Seattle’s best Balkan singers, dancers & musicians”

This musical evening blends the voices of the Seattle Peace Chorus with a capella singing by the Dunava Balkan Women’s Choir and KlapaDooWopella singing traditional Balkan songs with dancing by the Radost Folk Ensemble, accompanied by some of Seattle’s best Balkan musicians.

Highlights include Wendy Marcus from Temple Beth Am, telling the miraculous story of the Sarajevo Haggadah, the centuries-old illuminated Jewish manuscript , movements from Rachmaninoff’s timeless Vespers, plus Orkestar RTW and Dromeno, longtime favorites in the Balkan music scene, rounding out this special performance. Directed by Frederick N. West.

Come early to hear Balkan Specialist Jim Hoath’s lecture at 6:30 p.m. on “Balkan Music, Language, & History.” It’s included with your admission ticket.

Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/608474

SEATTLE PEACE CHORUS PERFORMS “CANTO GENERAL,” Pablo Neruda’s epic song of the people… A monumental choral masterpiece based on the greatest poem by Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda.

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Don’t miss this rare opportunity! Saturday, June 8, 2013, 7:30 p.m..

The Seattle Peace Chorus will perform the magnificent music of Canto General at Cleveland High School, which is unprecedented for the chorus, as they have never sung at a high school before. This concert fulfills a long-held goal of the Seattle Peace Chorus to reach out to youth and more diverse audiences.  A Free Will Collection will benefit the Cleveland High School Music Program.

The Cleveland High School performance “Canto@Cleveland will feature a poetry reading by a Chilean Mapuche poet accompanied by an Andean pipe player.

TICKETS:  Online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com or call 800.838.3006
• $20 Advance • $25 At the door • $5 Students • $10 Cleveland High School parents

Supported by the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, 4Culture and the Abe Keller Peace Education Fund.