The podcast about Georgian polyphonic songs and the women who sing them
Theatre Residency at the Engine Room, Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, London, UK – 26th July
As the first series of the Podcast ‘Voices of the Ancestors’ draws to a close, we are thrilled to be sharing our ‘work in progress’ on the Omnibus Theatre stage with a bevy of talented theatre makers. We’d love you to join us.
- Monday 26th July at 7.30pm
- Tickets available now
- Event page https://www.omnibus-clapham.org/engine-room-july-2021/
- Health and safety measures in place for the sharing: https://www.omnibus-clapham.org/health-and-safety/.
Latest Podcast – Following the Stories – Episode 12
- Hear about Tamar Buadze’s community initiative in Rustavi with ensemble Turtachela.
- Join your hosts in Shilda where they unearth the start of a fascinating story linking the women’s ensemble Nelkarisi with Magda Kevlishvili from Mtiebi and Sagalobeli a pleading/begging song.
- And finally take a mini visit to the Folk School in Telavi, and share a spine-tingling rendition of Tsintskaro with ensemble Mze Shina
- Final episode of series 1. Help Susan and Holly shape the future of the podcast by completing the survey.
Survey Link https://bit.ly/VOAsurvey
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Music used in Episode 12:
Pre recorded Music: Tsinskaro, Mze Shina. Live recordings: Tamar Buadze and the Rustavi community workshop; Naniko (retired member of Nelkarisi Ensemble); Kasletila (from concert with Sakhioba in Udabno)
5 Star Apple Review – Fascinating & beautiful podcast
“This is such an interesting podcast, featuring beautiful voices, stories and songs from Georgia. Full of emotion, heart and wonderful music. I had no knowledge of this topic before listening, but love hearing from the people, teachers and singers of these traditional songs – a hidden gem of the world. bee_franz 12.12.2020 “
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Shota Rustaveli, “The Knight in the Panthers Skin”
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