Wintersongs by Candlelight
Wintersongs by Candlelight: Holiday Music from Kitka
Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble celebrates the coming of winter and the festive season with a program of music that showcases how different people and cultures celebrate the holidays. Kitka has discovered a treasure trove of seasonal music from a wide variety of Eastern European ethnic and spiritual traditions. Wintersongs
showcases songs ranging from rousing Slavic folk carols to meditative Eastern Orthodox sacred choral works, and Baltic pagan incantations to Caucasus Georgian Alilos (hallelujahs). There will also be a selection of Yiddish, Sephardic and Hebrew songs for Hanukkah. Traditional pieces will be woven together with new folk song arrangements and original compositions by Kitka members and contemporary American and Eastern European composers.
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All offers for Wintersongs by Candlelight have expired.
The last date listed for Wintersongs by Candlelight was Friday December 13, 2013 / 8:00pm.
Quotes & Highlights
“A refreshing spin on traditional seasonal choral music … thoroughly marvelous!” —National Public Radio
About the Ticket Supplier: Kitka
Kitka is a professional vocal ensemble dedicated to producing concerts, recordings, and educational programs that develop new audiences for music rooted in Eastern European women's vocal traditions. Kitka also strives to expand the boundaries of this music as an expressive art form. Their mission is accomplished through an Oakland-based home series of concerts and vocal workshops; regional, national, and international touring programs; community service activities; in-school programs; broadcasts; recording and publication projects; master artist residencies; commissioning programs; and adventuresome collaborations.