Events

KUPALA CONCERT

06/01/2017

Tickets to 
Kupala – St. Johns Night: A Summer Solstice Concert 
are $20
($15 for St Barbara parishioners and Chicago Chopin Society members, 
available at 
St. Barbara Catholic Parish, Rich’s Deli (857 N. Western), 
and online at 
www.americanmusicfestivals.com

 For more information call 773-262-9699

 
 
The June 11 Kupala Concert is a celebration of friendship, remembering an earlier time of cooperation and peaceful co-existence between Eastern Europeans of different ethnicities, languages, and backgrounds.  In addition to the master composers of these countries, the program includes several works acknowledging the solstice: Jaroslaw Golembiowski’s “Five O’clock…Comes the Dawn,” “Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Hymns” by Howard Hanson, and Ilya Levinson’s “Kupala Folk Suite,” based on traditional melodies.  The choir performance, led by Music Director Eva Mrgen, will include “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.”
 
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