Events

Virtual events, 2020
 

Shtokalko:

Instrumental

Music

September, 2020

ZInoviy Shtokalko, was a virtuoso bandura player in New York
in the 1950s & 60’s. Yara’s Virlana Tkacz tells the story, while
Julian Kytasty, a master bandura player, shares Shtokalko’s recordings.
Special guests: Dmytro Hubyak and his students from Ukraine.

program & press release

Folk dancer:

Vasile Avramenko

August, 2020

This immigrant from Stebliv brought 

Ukrainian dance to New York in 1929.
Yara’s Virlana Tkacz tells his story, and talks to archivist Mike Andrec about recordings used in his dance classes and Yuri Shevchuk about Avramenko's hand in the first Ukrainian talking pictures. program & press release

Shtokalko:

Singer

of Tales

September, 2020

ZInoviy Shtokalko, a virtuoso bandura player in New York in the 1950 & 60s,
sang his own versions of ancient tales about Kyiv. Yara’s Virlana Tkacz tells the story, while Julian Kytasty,  a master bandura player, shares Shtokalko’s recordings. Special guest: Marko R. Stech from Toronto.

program & press release

Shtokalko: Epic 

Modenist

October, 2020

A virtuoso bandura player in New York, he wrote poetry and played experimental music in 1950-60s.Yara’s Virlana Tkacz tells the story, while Julian Kytasty, a master bandura player, shares Shtokalko’s recordings.Special guests: Marko R. Stech and Mike Andrec.
program & press release

Shtokalko:

Epic

Songs

October, 2020

ZInoviy Shtokalko, a virtuoso bandura player, brought the Ukrainian epic song tradition to New York in the 1950s & 60s Yara’s Virlana Tkacz tells the story, while Julian Kytasty, a master bandura player, shares Shtokalko's recordings. 

Special guests: Andrij Hornjatkevyc from Edmonton and Dmytro Hubyak from Ukraine.

 program & press release

Poet:
Oleh Lysheha

June, 2020

Yara Arts Group has created several theatre pieces based on poetry by Oleh Lysheha, including: “Swan” (2003). Director Virlana Tkacz talks with participants and shows video clips.
program & press release

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