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 […]

October 22nd, 2007

Joining Tatiana for Her Concerts in Bulgaria

Two of our chorus members, Priscilla and Paula, penned lovely write-ups of the recent Bulgaria trip — here are excerpts from both of them.

From Priscilla’s note From Paula’s note

Tatiana with Divi Zheni Members & Orfeia – Sofia Symphony Hall © 2007

 

From Priscilla’s note —

Dear […]