Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Music from the Republic of Moldova

The La Taifas Quartet will perform in the Fine Arts Concert Hall at the University of Wyoming on Monday, February 4, beginning at 7:30. Admission is free and open to the public. Joining the group will be the UW Collegiate Chorale under the direction of Dr. Nicole Lamartine.
Members of La Taifas are master panflutist Boris Rudenco; violinist Marin Bunea; accordionist Edgar Stefanet; and cimbalon master Gheorghe Severin; and Maria Bunea, classical guitar. They will be joined by Maria Bunea on the classical guitar.
Traveling with the group are Moldovan musical scholars Diana Bunea and Victoria Tcacenco, who will be presenting historical and contemporary aspects of the rich Moldovan musical heritage to a variety of classes on campus. They will also use visual and aural images of Moldovan music raning from the ancient lautar tradition of northern Moldova to rock opera in Chisinau. T In addition to the concert, these seven Moldovans will be on the UW campus to offer musical workshops and presentations.    
Contact Rod Garnett for more information –
Sponsored by the UW Department of Music, the World to Wyoming Fund, the UW Student Activities Council, the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, the Wyoming Arts Council, the Wyoming Humanities Council.

La Taifas will also perform in Buffalo on February 1 to perform. Read more here:

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