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Fri 4/8, 2016, 8:00pm
Global Rhythms
($5 – $25)
Friday, April 8, 2016, 8:00PM

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The Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue)
Seattle, WA 98101
$20 advance/$25 at the door/$20 seniors/$17 Town Hall members/$10 students. A limited number of $5 day-of-show TeenTix for those 19 and under also will be available.


Traditional Balkan music–without the heavy brass. Five-member Hungarian ensemble Söndörgo is a tamburitza band representing the best of Southern Slavic folk music. Hailed as “one of Europe’s most versatile and exciting bands,” (Songlines Magazine) Söndörgo’s repertoire includes pieces gathered by Béla Bartók, Tihamér Vujicsics, and other greats from their country’s traditional heritage. Centered on the mandolin-esque tambura, their performances also include accordion and wind instruments. With their goal of sharing “the delicate beauty and fizzing power of a different Balkan sound,” Söndörgo’s captivating performance opens the door to this little-known world and offers a deeper appreciation for the diversity of Hungarian music.

Presented by: Town Hall, as part of its Global Rhythms series curated by Brian Faker.

Series supported by: 

4culture_color   and  ArtsFund_Logo_Stacked_CMYKand National Endowment for the Arts, and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture.

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