March 1st, 2015

Tatiana Sarbinska honored in Blagoevgrad

Our beloved director, Tatiana Sarbinska, traveled to Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, in November to participate in the 60th anniversary celebration of the Pirin Ensemble. Here is the finale of their 60th anniversary concert!

October 1st, 2010

Our Director Wins Prestigious Composition Award!

Anyone who has had the good fortune to study with and be conducted by our artistic director, Tatiana Sarbinska knows that she is a multi-talented force of nature. She is a brilliant and passionate vocalist, and a gifted and devoted teacher. Also a composer, Tatiana has written several beautiful songs, including Katerino Mome and Oj Dimitre Sine […]

August 26th, 2010

Back From Bulgaria

We’re back from our two week concert tour in Bulgaria. It was awe-inspiring to be up in the Sredna Gora mountains and down by the Black Sea, witnessing beautiful Balkan music performances, and offering our own as well. Our deepest thanks to our Boston-area audience members and donors for your support this year, which made […]

September 9th, 2008

New Songs for the Fall

Tatiana, our artistic director, traveled and toured in Bulgaria this summer with our friends-in-song Libana. What a culturally alive time they had! When Tania came back she had new songs for us to work on, including the beautiful and mischevious Trendafilcheto, which is sung in a dialect. The lyrics translate roughly as: Donna is beautiful […]

October 23rd, 2007

Back from Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Chepelare...

In early October eight members of Divi Zheni traveled to Bulgaria, and joined our sister ensemble, Orfeia, to support our artistic director, Tatiana Sarbinska in her retrospective concert series, Bridge Beyond Borders. Tatiana was phenomenal and the concerts and touring were thrilling. Click here for Priscilla’s and Paula’s write-ups, including some gorgeous photos.

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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 […]

August 8th, 2007

Members of Divi Zheni to Perform in Bulgaria

Some members of Divi Zheni will join with Washington DC’s Balkan vocal group, Orfeia, as well as the renowned Pirin Ensemble, in a retrospective concert honoring Tatiana Sarbinska, Divi Zheni and Orfeia’s artistic director. The concerts will take place in October, at the Symphony Hall in Sofia and the State Opera House in Blagoevgrad. Very […]

April 4th, 2007

Tatiana's New CDs Are Available in the USA!

We are proud, tickled and thrilled to announce that our artistic director, Tatiana Sarbinska, has two new CDs out, and that their shipment has finally arrived stateside! The first disc is Katerino Mome, a newly issued compilation of Tatiana’s legendary recordings, produced by the Bulgarian National Radio. The second disc, Makedonsko Devojche, features brand new […]