Soul Journey to Bulgaria – Saturday, April 28 – FREE events starts at 2 pm
Theodosii Spassov Jazz Trio Concert – 8 pm (ticketed)
Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre
Sponsor of the event Evanov Radio Group
Experience a “Soul Journey to Bulgaria,” featuring a unique blend of traditional Bulgarian culture and modern artistic expression, including jazz music, photography, folk singing and dancing, traditional crafts and film.
Highlights include a performance by world-famous virtuoso on the kaval, Theodosij Spassov and his Jazz Trio, the interactive folklore singing presentation of the renowned Bulgarian-Canadian ethnomusicologist Irene Markoff and members of York University’s Balkan Music ensemble, and the charming performances of the children’s group Bulgarche and the folk dance formation, Dimitrovche.
This event will capture the hearts of Bulgarians and Canadians alike!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Marilyn Brewer Community Space – FREE EVENTS
2-2:30pm: Traditional Bulgarian crafts
2:30-3:10pm: Presentation of Children’s Group Bulgarche and folk dances with Dimitrovche
3:10-3:45pm: Songs from Bulgaria and Beyond with Irene Markoff and members of York University’s Balkan Music ensemble
3:45-4:30pm: Traditional Bulgarian crafts
4:30-5pm: Photography slide show
5-5:15pm: Artist talk with Theodosii Spassov and Boyka Velkova
5:20-7:10pm: Bulgarian film The Island, Director Kamen Kalev – FREE ADMISSION
7:30-8pm: Photography slide show
8 pm: Theodosii Spassov Jazz Trio concert – TICKETED
Theodosii Spassov Jazz Trio
guest appearance by Anton Apostolov – guitar and Naghmeh Farahmand – percussion
The true virtuoso on the kaval latest cooperation with the young Bulgarian musical talents Miroslav Turiyski – piano and Alexander Lekov bass guitar. Theodosii created this amazing Ethno Jazz Trio to further his musical creative expression synthesizing folklore, classic music, world jazz and fusion. Exclusive sound, expressive rhythms and soulful melodies make this a sensational performance.
Teodosii Spassov Jazz Trio – Saturday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m. Concert at the Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine room. Tickets: $34.00 (regular price), $27.50 (students, seniors & groups of 10 or more). http://tickets.harbourfrontcentre.com/calendar/view.aspx?id=17868