November 16th, 2013

Divi Zheni Performers on Tour in Bulgaria!

Five members of Divi Zheni were delighted to join our artistic director Tatiana Sarbinska, our sister chorus, Orfeia, and our new friends in song, Svitanya, on a concert tour across Bulgaria, in October 2013.  There we performed at concert halls, a history museum, a juried composition contest, national radio, Bulgarian late night […]

November 25th, 2009

Boston Globe Article About Our Sedenka

We were tickled and thrilled on November 22 to open up the Sunday Boston Globe Arts section, and see a great, half-page write up (with photo!) of Divi Zheni’s upcoming Sedenka. Globe journalist Lydia Rebac spent time with the chorus and with Tatiana, learning about why we do what we do. This holiday-season concert-coverage led […]

October 17th, 2009

Angel Bearing New Costumes!

Paula and Barbara trying on our new costumes for the first time

You could never hope to see a roomful of more giddy, chattering women than the day our new costumes arrived from Bulgaria, and we pulled them out of the shipping boxes and tried them on. They were made in the capital city, […]

January 4th, 2009

Sedenkas Rock!

This holiday season our director Tatiana had the wonderful idea of organizing holiday concerts with her “girls” (Divi Zheni), and “boys” (Zornitsa) as sedenkas. In wintertime, in this festive Bulgarian tradition, the young and old, men & women, single folks, married couples & kids, having finished their farming work for the year, would get together […]

December 28th, 2007

A Festive Christmas Revels Indeed

This holiday season our artistic director, Tatiana Sarbinska, and two Divi Zheni singers, Freedom Baird and Aine Farrell, participated in Cambridge’s annual Christmas Revels. Every year, Revels explores traditional culture from a different region of the globe, and this year it was full-on Balkan! Tatiana provided consulting on gorgeous seasonal repertoire, and coached the huge […]