BALKANICUS - 14th Annual Concert of Balkan Contemporary Music - 4/21/2018

What:   Balkanicus: 14th Annual Concert of Balkan Contemporary Music

When:   Saturday, April 21st at 7:30 PM

Where:   Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall (Ferguson Hall, U of M West Bank Campus)
                              2106 4th Street South, Minneapolis

Join us for the 14th Annual Balkanicus Concert! Featuring world-premiere music from Bulgaria, Slovenia, and Albania! Emotional and upbeat, artsy and avant-garde, jazzy and irregular, and at the end of it you can meet performers, guest composers, and fellow music-lovers over a tasty Balkan reception!

This free event will be on Saturday, April 21st at 7:30 PM at Ultan Recital Hall on the U of M West Bank Campus. All are welcome, especially if you have never experienced this music before! Don’t miss this opportunity to delight in Balkan culture through contemporary music!

Performers:
John De Haan, voice
Nickolai Kolarov, cello
Jill Dawe, piano
Patrick O’Keefe, clarinet / bass clarinet
Joel Alexander, percussion
Laura Harada, violin
Robert Wakeley, flute / piccolo
Miryana Moteva, piano

World and American Premieres by:
Lyubomir Denev
Vassil Kazandjiev
Sojar Voglar Črt
Jaka Pucihar
Haig Zacharian
Ajet Çekiçi

This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Additional support from KFAI Fresh Air Radio, Bulgarian School of Minnesota, St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, St. Stefan Romanian Orthodox Church, Croatian Hall, Temple of Israel, It’s Greek to Me Restaurant, Black Sea Turkish Restaurant, Halpern Law Firm, Excel Energy, and private donations.

Visit bibach.org for more details on the performers, composers, pieces, and event organizers.