Celebrated singer Veronika Povilioniene, Lithuania’s leading folk singer, will make her first New York appearance with the Blezdinga ensemble, which is noted for its distinctive harmonies and ancient style of singing. Ms. Povilioniene, who has performed and researched traditional songs for 40 years, has an extensive repertoire that includes songs from her native Dzukija. Blezdinga, specializing in the “country style” of singing, will play traditional Lithuanian instruments and perform regional dances.
Presented by World Music Institute and the Consulate General of Lithuania in New York
Tickets: $25;Members, Children $21; Students $15
Venue: Leonard Nimoy Thalia
Oct 19, 2006, 8:30pm
TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND GOING FAST! Call Symphony Space at 212-864-5400, or go to their website at www.symphonyspace.org