October 3, 2017
Stary Olsa is a music group from Minsk, Belarus, which performs medieval, Renaissance, and early baroque music from Eastern Europe. They will perform music from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, particularly the 16th-century Astramiečava Manuscript, in addition to melodies popular across feudal Europe.
Musicians and instruments:
Zmicer Sasnouski: Bagpipe
Aleys Chumakou: Gusli, rebec, shawms
Ilya Kublitski: Lute, cistra
Maria Sharyi: Flutes, shawms
Sergei Tapcheuski: Percussion, tromba marina
Alexei Voitsekh: Percussion
Doors open for ticket sales at 6:30 PM.
Free for UChicago students with a valid UCID. $10 General Admission.
Co-sponsored by the Global Voices Performing Arts Series, Belarusians in Chicago, the University of Chicago Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, and in part by the Weil-Parker Fund for Performing Arts at International House.