Toronto to Tbilisi: Zari Trio Keeps the Song Alive

Let’s call it a individual rite of springtime. Along side those very first hot sunny times, In addition anticipate engaging utilizing the bigger globe in concerts at a number of our region’s universities and concert halls.

In 2010, my very first focus falls on Toronto’s award-winning vocal and instrumental trio Zari, which executes April 25 during the little jewel of downtown venues, Musideum. Made up of Shalva Makharashvili, Andrea Kuzmich and Reid Robins, Zari (meaning “bell” in Georgian) draws regarding the rich repertoire that is regional of polyphonic tracks for the Republic of Georgia. Standing at the crossroads of European countries and Asia, their ancient nation is known as Sakartvelo by Georgians.

Declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2001, Georgian vocal polyphony, along with its close harmonies and untempered scales, is seen as an three-part performing in a number of local designs. Read More