Event Title

Performance: Bosnian Journeys: Generations

Location

Powell Hall, 718 No. Grand Blvd.

Event Website

https://www.slso.org/

Description

This powerful concert weaves personal narrative with Sevdah, the folk music tradition of Bosnia, to tell the stories of our Bosnian neighbors in St. Louis. The concert includes a performance of Albinoni's Adagio in G minor, a piece played by Vedran Smailovic, 'the Cellist of Sarajevo', at multiple sites of destruction during the siege of Sarajevo to honor those who lost their lives.

Doors open at 6:30pm; no tickets required. Post-concert reception with complimentary Divna Sljivivica (plum brandy) and Sarajevo Beer.

Additional Notes

A MetLIfe Music Without Boundaries event with support from the Daughters of Charity Foundation of St. Louis. Post-concert reception sponsored by Grand Prix Beverage LLC. Technical audio support provided by Extreme Institute by Nelly.

Event Type

Event

Start Date

19-3-2014 8:00 PM

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Mar 19th, 8:00 PM

Performance: Bosnian Journeys: Generations

Powell Hall, 718 No. Grand Blvd.

This powerful concert weaves personal narrative with Sevdah, the folk music tradition of Bosnia, to tell the stories of our Bosnian neighbors in St. Louis. The concert includes a performance of Albinoni's Adagio in G minor, a piece played by Vedran Smailovic, 'the Cellist of Sarajevo', at multiple sites of destruction during the siege of Sarajevo to honor those who lost their lives.

Doors open at 6:30pm; no tickets required. Post-concert reception with complimentary Divna Sljivivica (plum brandy) and Sarajevo Beer.

https://griffinshare.fontbonne.edu/bosnia/2014/2014/2