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UMS Concert Program, October 13, 1982: "pirin" -- Bulgarian National Folk Ensemble

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Day
13
Month
October
Year
1982
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Season: 104
Concert: Fourth
Power Center For The Performing Arts, Ann Arbor, Michigan

THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
"Pirin"
Bulgarian National Folk Ensemble
KIRIL STEFANOV, Chief Artistic Director and Conductor KIRIL HARALAMPIEV, Chief Choreographer
Stoyan Stoyanov, Kiril Ivanov, Conductors Todor Bekirsky, Kiril Apostolov, Choreographers
Vassil Dokev, Designer
Nikola Kostov. Concertmaster Yanko Yanev, Artistic Secretary Liudmila Dimova, Musicologist Dimiter Stoyanov, Sound Engineer
Wednesday Evening, October 13, 1982, at 8:00
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Glorification...............................Choreography: Kiril Haralampiev
Music: Kiril Stefanov
Our Ancient Land, Celebration Dances, A Toast
"... A people is passing from its glorious past towards its bright present. It has been carrying through the ages the fire and charm of its ancient art, the light of its festivities, the faith in happiness, good and beauty . . ."
Music Miniatures.....................Orchestra music: Krassimir Kiurkchijsky
Soloist: Nickola Kostov Chorus music: Kiril Stefanov
At the Table, Koukerski Rhythms, The Hollyhock, The Golden Mary
These compositions in folk style reveal the blending of national folk music stylistics with the forms of contemporary Bulgarian music.
At the Village Square......................Choregraphy: Kostadin Rouitchev
Musical adapation: Kiril Stefanov
The original dances and old-time music forms bring out the historical roots of folk music and dancing art from the Pirin mountain region with its freshness and captivating charm.
Fourth Concert of the 104th Season Twelfth Annual Choice Series
The Mischievous Girls..........................Choreography: Ivan Todorov
Musical adaptation: Stoyan Stoyanov
The Young Bachelors.......................Choreography: Kiril Haralampiev
These dances from different cnthnographical regions in Bulgaria show the exceptional richness of Bulgarian folk dancing art.
Spring Songs and Games from the Pirin Mountain
Celebrating St. George's Day..............Choreography: Kostadin Rouitchev
Music: Kiril Stefanov
The swift ring-dances, the swings, the acrobatic jumps of the robust shepherds, the blazing colors of the girls' costumes, the songs of joy and exuberance -all these turn into a multi-colored kaleidoscope of mirth and happiness. A typical Bulgarian folk festivity revealing the most ancient customs and traditions.
INTERMISSION
The Lassies from Pazardjik......................Choreography: Georgi Hinor
Dance with Drums...........................Choreography: Todor Bekirsky
Rhythmical scheme: Kiril Stefanov
An expressive and effective characteristic dance for men from the Pirin mountain region, in which both valor and antiquity are strongly felt.
Puppets..................................Choreography: Margarita Dickova
Music: Zhivka Klinkova
Laughter and wit, expressed by means of pantomime -a vivacious folk-game, very popular at fairs.
The Women from Graovo ......................Choreography: Ivan Todorov
Musical adaptation: Kiril Stefanov
Shopski Moods.................................Choreography: Kiril Djonov
Musical adaptation: Alexander Kokareshkov
A hot temperament, sweeping energy and much humor flow in the swift dances from the Shopski region -a part of middle-western Bulgaria with strikingly characteristic folklore.
Voices From the Pirin Mountain................Vocalists: Rouska Stoimenova.
Ilia Argirov, Tatyana Sarvinska, Tanya Kostova. and others.
The beautiful melodies of the Pirin mountain offer a wide range of feelings and moods, which fascinate with their warm lyricism, cheerfulness, and deep emotions.
Thracians ...................................Choreography: Todor Bekirsky
Kopanitcsa Dance..........................Choreography: Kiril Haralampiev
Musical arrangement: Kiril Stefanov
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Phone: 665-3717, 764-2538

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