2017 Tamburitzans Show

2017 TAMBURITZANS SHOW - November 19, 2pm - DePaul University's Merle Reskin Theatre
“Passages – The Journey of Our Ancestors” is The Tamburitzans new stage production for the 2017-18 (81st) performing season. Celebrating the positive force brought to this country through immigration, the two-hour virtual journey transports audiences to the heart of over a dozen countries and cultures, including Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cuba, Eastern European Roma, Greece, Hungary, Mexico, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. Via the ensemble's signature flair, “Passages” will captivate and delight, as entrancing music and alluring dances fill the stage with brilliant currents of color, movement and sound.



Part 1

  1. Lipo ti je kad se kuruz sije - (It is pleasant when you sow corn) Croatia
  2. Z Cvetnjaka Horvatcke (From Croatia’s flower garden) Croatia
  3. Zlatno sunce Dalmacije (The Golden Sun of Dalmatia) Croatia
  4. Linđo (Caper Dance) Croatia
  5. Ököritói Táncok (Dances from Ököritó) Hungary
  6. Muzică Populară Românească – (Folk Music from Romania)
  7. Social Dances of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire
  8. Vandrovček (The Wanderer) Slovenia
  9. Σήμερα - Simera (Today) Greece
  10. Συρτάκι – Sirtaki (a popular line dance) Greece
  11. χαρταετοι - Xartaetoi (The Kites) Greece
  12. Συρτάκι – Sirtaki (reprise)


Part 2

  1. Rajački Prvenac (First-born of Rajac) Serbia
  2. Zvuci Srbije (Sounds of Serbia)
  3. Нестинарка – Nestinarka – Fire Dancer Bulgaria
  4. Заспал Гочо под Салкъм - Zaspal Gocho pod Salkum (Gocho fell asleep beneath the acacia) Bulgaria
  5. La Pajarera – (The Aviary) Mexico
  6. Zambra (Dance of the Spanish Roma) Andalusia, southern Spain
  7. Flamenco! Spain
  8. Festival de Aragón (Festival in Aragon) Spain
  9. Cómo voy a decirte – (How can I tell you?) Cuba
  10. Страстный Флирт – Strastnyy Flirt (A Passionate Flirtation) Russia
  11. Tabor (Camp) – Dance of the Roma Eastern Europe