April 15, 12:00-1:30pm Members $20, Not-yet-members $30. 90-minute performance. Register below.
The Museum is delighted to welcome back the Grunya Ensemble for a special Easter concert featuring religious songs, Easter greetings songs (волочебные), St. George day’s greeting songs (егорьевская), and spring ritual songs (веснянки). The group will bring shepherd’s horns and string instruments and perform comic songs with puppets designed by Ksenya Litvak. The audience will be invited to participate in khorovod circle dances.
EXHIBIT AND SALE Grunya will also have on exhibit and for sale traditional Slavic embroidery, painting, rag dolls, and handmade cards in collaboration with Nina Vinogradova (doll maker), Tatiana Shpotova (embroiderer, doll maker), Katya Popova, Ghilyana Dordzhieva, and Polina Vikova.