Dunava is a Seattle-based women's vocal ensemble specializing in the a cappella folk music of Eastern Europe. Founded in 2005, Dunava is made up of singers from diverse musical backgrounds who all share a passion for complex and beautiful harmonies. The choir's repertoire includes songs from the Balkans as well as other Slavic countries and the Caucasus. 

 

Dunava is affiliated with the Radost Folk Ensemble, and has performed at Northwest Folklife FestivalCroatia Fest, the Seattle Folklore Society concert series, the Seattle Art Museum, and at Seattle Town Hall. In 2014 Dunava was the first American group to participate in the international Silver Buckle folk festival in Kjustendil, Bulgaria. Dunava has released two CDs, Dunava (2009) and Bulgaria (2013).

 

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Dunava joins City Cantabile for 

 

A Balkan Christmas Concert

 

Saturday, December 17, 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 18, 3:30 pm

 

University Congregationalist Church

4545 16th Ave NE, Seattle

 

This concert will feature traditional carols from Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Ukraine. City Cantabile will also perform Director Fred West's Balkan-inspired "Christmas Cantata." 

 

Tickets: $15, available online

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