Chicago premiere concert of the Women's Bandura Ensemble of North America (WBENA)

Saturday, September 30, 2017

7:00 PM

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral
835 N Oakley Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60622

 

Online tickets are available at http://banduristky.eventbrite.com

 

For centuries, the Ukrainian bandura has been more than a cultural symbol; it has been the voice and soul of Ukraine echoing the nation’s turbulent history. Come hear the vibrant resonance of this unique instrument in an evening of contemporary and traditional song. Under the artistic leadership of two talented conductors, Oksana Rodak and Oksana Zelinska, the Women’s Bandura Ensemble of North America (WBENA) brings together the skills and voices of 24 of the most accomplished female bandurists on the continent, to share their passion for the instrument and create an unforgetable musical experience for all!

 

The public is cordially invited to discover the vibrant resonance of the unique instrument in an evening of contemporary and traditional music.