Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Duquesne University Tamburitzans

Posted on Wed, May 26, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Critic's Pick Release Date: 2010-05-26

Formed more than 70 years ago, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans bills itself as “America’s longest-running multicultural song and dance company.” The elaborately costumed troupe showcases music from Bulgaria, Serbia, Bavaria, Slovenia, Greece, Poland, Russia, and Hungary, played on long-necked, Eastern European stringed instruments called tamburitzas. Hailing from Pittsburgh, highlights from the Tamburitzans 73rd season’s program include “Panonska Rapsodija” (Croatia), “Concerto for Domra & Folk Instrument Orchestra” (Russia), and “La Secerat” (Moldova). Reserved seating: $20, general admission: $15, 7pm, Our Lady of the Lake’s Thiry Auditorium, 411 S.W. 24th St., (210) 431-3922, ollusa.edu.

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