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Thursday, March 10, 2016
Eva Salina & Peter Stan:
Balkan Romani Songs
Bard Hall, Bard College Campus
7:00 pm
Peter “Perica” Stan is a Serbian Romani accordionist known equally for his playfulness and innovation as he is for his undeniably soulful, intuitive improvisations.
A native of Santa Cruz, California, Eva Salina ranks among today’s preeminent interpreters of Balkan vocal music in the U.S. Her new album, Lema Lema: Eva Salina Sings Šaban Bajramović, released 2/11/16, is garnering well-deserved accolades from NPR, WNYC’s Soundcheck, and others. Together, Eva and Peter draw on a strong musical friendship, the diversity of their creative professional experiences, and their shared love of Balkan Romani music, creating a welcoming space where joy and sorrow seamlessly coexist. In their performance, mournful ballads nestle gently among songs of celebration. With voice and accordion, Eva and Peter effortlessly transcend genre in intimate, powerful performances that celebrate the complexity of life.

For more information, call 845-758-6822.

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Bard Hall, Bard College Campus