Upcoming Concerts

 

Tatiana Sarbinksa in Concert - Wilshire Ebell Theater, Los Angeles © 2009

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 7pm

Voices from the Balkans

Featuring Tatiana Sarbinska, Koliu Kolev, Divi Zheni, and Zornitsa

Presented by World on Stage

Regent Theater

7 Medford Street

Arlington, MA

Admission:

$25 in advance at the Box Office, or at the door $21.25 in advance online (that's 15% off the $25 price, using the discount code "scm")

(plus a one-time $2.37 fee is charged per order)

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Regent Theater: 781-646-4849

Box Office: 781-861-9730

Directions are here

 

 

Tatiana Sarbinska Performing, Teaching, and Conducting:

 

Recent venues and dates —

 

2012

 

A Traditional Spring Sedenka!

by Divi Zheni, with accompaniment by friends from Zornitsa

Brighton Allston Congregational Church

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Brighton, MA

Thank you to all who were able to come and support this fundraiser for the church’s Community Supper Kitchen, which feeds over 100 people every week

 

8th Bulgarian Cultural Festival in New England

ACAS Activity Center

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Woburn, MA

With: Horo Ensemble – Bulgarian Folk Dance from Chicago, and Zornitsa – Boston’s own Balkan Men’s Chorus & Orchestra, directed by Tatiana Sarbinska

Hosted by The Bulgarian-American Cultural Center MADARA.

 

Bulgarian Night at the Folk Arts Center

with Divi Zheni and Zornitsa

Park Avenue Congregational Church Parish Hall

Friday, March 9, 2012

Arlington, MA

We dedicated this evening to the memory of our dear friend and long-time chorus member, Bonnie Armstrong. With her amazing spirit and musicianship she lifted us all up. Our memory of her lives on in music and dance.

 

2011

 

Sedenka – Traditional Work Party!

Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Allston, MA

This event was a benefit for Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, and for Divi Zheni

 

Divi Zheni in an Afternoon of Bulgarian Music

Amazing Things Arts Center

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Framingham, MA 01702

 

Theodosii Spassov and Orfeia in Concert to celebrate Bulgarian National Revival Day

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Washington, DC

 

Tatiana Sarbinska and Orfeia Vocal Ensemble

Bulgarian Concert Tour

October 14-24, 2011

Performing in Rajkovo, Chepelare, Sofia, and other locales in Bulgaria

 

Orfeia in Concert

Music Program: The Signal

WYPR Radio

August 12, 2011

Baltimore, MD

 

Orfeia in Concert

Artscape

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Baltimore, MD

 

Bulgarian Diocesan Convention

Divi Zheni Concert & Dance Performance

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Boston, MA

 

Orfeia in Concert

The Village at Rockville
Sunday, June 12, 2011

Rockville, MD

 

Orfeia - A Capella Evening of Traditional Music
with Starry Mountain Singers
and the Shapenote Sisters

Creative Alliance at the Patterson

May 13, 2011     

Baltimore, MD

 

Belmont World Film - 10th Anniversary Season Finale!

Featuring Divi Zheni in Concert

Studio Cinema
Monday, April 25th, 2011

Belmont, MA

 

Tatiana Sarbinska and Orfeia
Workshop Series and Concert with the Carpe Diem Choir
Workshops: April 2, 9, 16, 21, 2011
Concert : Sunday, April 22, 2011
Takoma Park, MD
This choral arts residency offered an intergenerational group of singers the opportunity to explore Eastern European and Judeo-Spanish choral pieces, and traditional melody-drone songs from the Balkans. Participants worked with master teaching artist Tatiana Sarbinska and the Orfeia ensemble, along with guest dancers, musicians, and the Carpe Diem community singers.

 

Divi Zheni - Wild Bulgarian Dances!
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
Sunday, April 17th, 2011
Mansfield, MA
A bountiful, annual, weekend-long festival of international folk music, dance, and crafts.

 

Divi Zheni – Private Concert
Brookhaven Senior Community
Thursday, April 14th, 2011
Lexington, MA


A Traditional Spring Sedenka
by Divi Zheni, with accompaniment by friends from Zornitsa
Brighton Allston Congregational Church

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
Brighton, MA
A fundraiser for the church's Community Supper Kitchen

 

Divi Zheni in the Kefana
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 19th, 2011
Concord, MA
An astounding & delightful annual evening of Balkan music and dance by local, national and international performers.

 

Orfeia Sedenka - Traditional Work Party!
Church of the Holy City
Saturday, March 5th, 2011
Washington, DC

 

Divi Zheni – Private Concert
Lasell Village on the Campus of Lasell College
Thursday, December 9th, 2010
Newton, MA

 

2010

 

Orfeia in Concert
United Methodist Women's Dinner
St. Andrews Methodist Church
Monday, December 6th, 2010
Bethesda, MD

 

Divi Zheni Sedenka - Traditional Work Party!
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Sunday, December 5th, 2010
Allston, MA
A benefit for the church's free weekly soup kitchen, which feeds 70-90 people a week.

 

Divi Zheni – Dance Party
Folk Arts Center of New England
Friday Night International Folk Dance!
Friday, December 3, 2010
Arlington, MA


Orfeia in Concert
Giving Thanks Service
Church of the Holy City
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Washington, DC
 
Orfeia in Concert
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria
Monday, November 15, 2010
Washington, DC

 

Divi Zheni – An Evening of Bulgarian Music
Amazing Things Arts Center
November 7, 2010
Framingham, MA
The Amazing Things Arts Center is rooted in the belief that, "The arts are a rich form of communication that allows us to meet, understand and accept each other."

 

Divi Zheni, Zornitsa, and Orfeia in Concert at Koprivshtitsa
National Folklore Festival
August 6, 2010

Main Festival State and Town Square Stage
Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria
This National Folklore Festival takes place once every five years, in the mountain village of Koprivshtitsa. Every village, town and city in Bulgaria sends its best folk musicians and dancers to perform traditional works for three days. Beautiful, ancient harmonies resound from peak to peak, and elevate the soul! Visitors come from around the world to experience and participate. We joined our brother and sister groups Zornitsa and Orfeia, and performed village-style folk songs at the festival.

 

Divi Zheni, Zornitsa, and Orfeia
Concert at Sozopol
Town Amphitheater
August 10, 2010
Sozopol, Bulgaria


Divi Zheni, Zornitsa, and Orfeia
Concert in Kaljanovo
Village Concert Hall
August 12, 2010
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Divi Zheni – Private Concert for the Annual Celebration of English at Large
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Medford, MA 02135

 

Divi Zheni - Walker Hall Series' Concert
The Taft School
Friday, April 9, 2010
Watertown, CT

 

Divi Zheni - an Evening of Bulgarian Music
Brighton Allston Congregational Church
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Brighton, MA
A fundraiser for the church's Community Supper Kitchen, which feeds over 100 people every week

 

Divi Zheni at Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 13th, 2010
Concord, MA
Our chorus member Mari Young is quoted in this Boston Globe article about Balkan Music Night!

 

Orfeia in Concert
Bulgarian National Day
Hosted by Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria
At the Organization of American States
Friday, March 5, 2010
Washington, DC

 

Divi Zheni's 10th Anniversary Celebration!
Payson Park Church
Saturday, February 20, 2010
A celebration with current and former Divi Zheni members, and featuring music by Divi Zheni, Zornitsa, Pajdashi, and Zdravets!
The Sunday Boston Globe picked our party as one of its Best of the 'Burbs music events.

Belmont, MA

 

2009

 

Divi Zheni Sedenka - Traditional Work Party!
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Sunday, December 6th, 2009
Allston, MA
A benefit for the church's free weekly soup kitchen, which feeds 70-90 people a week.

 

Divi Zheni & Mladost
A Benefit Concert of Bulgarian Song & Dance
Presented by Bulgarian-American Center Madara
ACAS Activity Center
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Woburn, MA
A benefit to raise funds for Divi Zheni & Mladost's tour in Bulgaria, summer 2010, to the renowned Koprivshtitsa folk festival and other performance locales

 

Divi Zheni - Private Concert at Newbury Court
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Concord, MA

 

Orfeia - House Concert and Fundraiser
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Washington, DC
 
Orfeia in an "Artful Afternoon"
Greenbelt Community Center
City of Greenbelt, Department of Recreation
Sunday, October 4, 2009
Greenbelt, MD

 

Orfeia in Concert
Magical Montgomery Festival
September 26, 2009
Silver Spring, MD

 

Orfeia in Concert
Dance DC Festival
August 29, 2009
Washington, DC


 Sedenka with Orfeia:
A Workshop in Bulgarian Song, Dance and Traditions
Church of the Holy City
June 20, 2009
Washington, DC

 

Orfeia Vocal Ensemble – Interview and Performance
WRNR 103.1 FM Radio
Michael Buckley’s “The Sunday Brunch, featuring Voices of the Chesapeake Bay
June 14, 2009
Annapolis, MD

 

Divi Zheni - Private Concert
Partners in Perinatal Health
20th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, May 19th, 2009
Marlborough, MA


Sponsored by the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Massachusetts

Divi Zheni in an Evening of Bulgarian Music & Dance
South Acton Congregational Church Coffeehouse

Saturday, May 16th, 2009
Acton, MA

 

Tatiana Sarbinska & Theodosii Spassov USA Concert Tour with the Theodosii Spassov Folk Project Band

Tour dates and venues:

Time Square Arts Center
May 8, 2009
New York, NY

 

2009 Annual Celebration of Bulgarian Culture
Croatian American Cultural Center
May 5, 2009
San Francisco, CA

 

7th Bulgarian Cultural Festival in New England
Hawkins Hall, at Springstep
May 3, 2009      Boston, MA

 

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Auditorium
May 1, 2009
Washington, DC

 

BAC Madara
April 29, 2009
Baltimore, MD

 

Restaurant Bulgaria
Chicago, IL 60630
April 24-25, 2009
Chicago, IL

 

Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Friday, April 17, 2009
Los Angeles, CA

 

Divi Zheni in an Evening of Bulgarian Music & Culture
Brighton Allston Congregational Church
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Brighton, MA


A fundraiser for the church's Community Supper Kitchen

Divi Zheni in the Kefana
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 21st, 2009
Concord, MA

 

Balkan Singing Workshop with Tatiana Sarbinska
Hosted by Springstep & BAC Madara
Friday March 20, 2009
Medford, MA

 

Orfeia in Concert
Bulgarian National Day Celebration
Hosted by Ambassador Latchezar Petkov and Mrs. Boriana Puncheva-Petkova
At the Organization of American States
March 3, 2009
Washington, DC


A Bulgarian Holiday Celebration with Divi Zheni, Zornitsa, Kolyo Kolev, Mladost, and the Balkan Revels Kids
Springstep
Saturday, January 10th, 2009
Medford, MA


Co-hosted by The Bulgarian-American Cultural Center MADARA, Violeta Zheliazkova of BGFocus, and our artistic director, Tatiana Sarbinska

 

2008

 

Divi Zheni Sedenka - Traditional Work Party!
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Friday, December 12th, 2008
Allston, MA


A benefit for the church's free weekly soup kitchen, which feeds 70-90 people a week.

Orfeia in Concert
Montgomery County Executive's Ball for the Benefit of the Arts and Humanities
December 1, 2008
Bethesda, MD

 

Divi Zheni at the MIT International Folk Dance
MIT Stratton Center
Sunday, November 16th, 2008
Cambridge, MA

 

Orfeia in Concert
Centenary of the Independence of Bulgaria
Hosted by Ambassador Elena Poptodorova and Librarian of Congress James Billington
Library of Congress
September 19, 2008
Washington, DC

 

Libana Concert Tour in Bulgaria
August, 2008
Towns and villages in Bulgaria

 

Orfeia in Concert
Maryland Masters Showcase:
Patterson Theater
June 18, 2008
Baltimore, MD
Concert showcasing Maryland Master-Apprentice awards. Award-winners
Tatiana Sarbinska and Elin Zurbrigg performed with Orfeia. MARYLAND TRADITIONS is a cooperative program of the Maryland State Arts Council and the Maryland Historical Trust supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Mysterious Rhythms of Bulgaria
Featuring dance ensembles Ludo Mlado and Mladost, led by Petur Petrov, and a concert by Divi Zheni and Zornitsa, conducted by Tatiana Sarbinska.
Calderwood Pavilion at The Huntington Theater
Saturday, June 7th, 2008
Boston, MA

 

Grachanitsa Annual Benefit Concert & Party
St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church
Saturday, May 17th, 2008
Cambridge, MA


A benefit for Boston-area Serbian dance troupe, Grachanitsa

Divi Zheni at Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 8th, 2008
Concord, MA

 

2007

 

Divi Zheni in an Evening of Bulgarian Music, Dance, & Culture, featuring Tatiana Sarbinska and Kolyo Kolev
South Acton Congregational Church Coffeehouse
Saturday November 10th, 2007
Acton, MA

 

Tatiana Sarbinska & Vocal Ensemble Orfeia
Premiere Concert
December 1, 2007
Washington, DC


Folkloric Composition Awards
with Tatiana Sarbinska serving on the judges panel and performance by members of Orfeia and Divi Zheni
October 6, 2007
Chepelare, Rhodopes, Bulgaria

 

Interview with Tatiana Sarbinska
and performance by members of Orfeia and Divi Zheni
Slavi Show
October 5, 2007
Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Tatiana Sarbinska in Performance
Bridge Beyond Borders Concert Series
Tatiana Sarbinska & Pirin Ensemble
with members of Orfeia and Divi Zheni
October 4, 2007
American University
Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
 
Tatiana Sarbinska in Performance
Bridge Beyond Borders Concert Series
Tatiana Sarbinska & Pirin Ensemble
with members of Orfeia and Divi Zheni
October 2, 2007
Sofia Symphony Hall
Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Divi Zheni - Mothers' Day Benefit Concert for
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church

Sunday May 13th, 2007
Allston, MA


A celebration of Mother's Day, and a benefit concert for the church where we rehearse. Our musical home!

Divi Zheni in Concert
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
Sunday, April 22nd, 2007
Mansfield, MA


Tatiana Sarbinska with Ludo Mlado, Zornitsa, and Divi Zheni
Trinity Episcopal Church
Sponsored by BGFfocus.com
Sunday, March 25th, 2007
Newton, MA


Celebrating the release of our artistic director Tatiana Sarbinska's newly published CDs — Katerino Mome, and Makedonsko Devojche

Divi Zheni at the Dance Party
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 10th, 2007
Concord, MA

Balkan Singing Workshop with Tatiana Sarbinska
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Saturday, March 10th, 2007
Allston, MA
An opportunity to learn from a master teacher and performer of Bulgarian vocal technique. Open to singers and non-singers alike —

2006

 

Divi Zheni at the MIT International Folk Dance
MIT Stratton Center
Sunday, October 29th, 2006
Cambridge, MA

 

Vocal Music of Bulgaria - taught by Tatiana Sarbinska
New England Conservatory
Summer Intercultural Institute
Concert by Institute participants and Dance Party with music by Divi Zheni and Zornitsa
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Saturday, June 17, 2006
Allston, MA

A Concert by Summer Intercultural Institute teacher Tatiana Sarbinska with Kolyo Kolev and Divi Zheni
Saturday, June 10, 2006
New England Conservatory of Music
Boston, MA


Divi Zheni in Concert
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
Saturday, April 22, 2006
Natick, MA

 

Divi Zheni Concert and Dance Party
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 11, 2006
Friends of the Performing Arts,
Concord, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
The Old Ship Coffeehouse off the Square
Old Ship Church Parish House
Saturday, January 21, 2006
Hingham, MA

 

Dance to music by Divi Zheni and the "All-Girl Band"
Folk Arts Center of New England International Folk Dance
Friday, January 6, 2006
Park Avenue Congregational Church,
Arlington, MA

 

2005

 

Divi Zheni, Slaveya, and Zornitsa in Concert
 National Academy of Arts and Music at Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Thursday, August 11, 2005
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Divi Zheni, Slaveya, and Zornitsa in Concert
The State Opera House of Blagoevgrad
Monday, August 8, 2005
Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Divi Zheni, Slaveya, and Zornitsa - Dance Concert in the Town Square
Koprivshtitsa - Acclaimed National Folk Festival
Thursday, August 4, 2005
Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria

 

Divi Zheni - Concert and Dance Party
Bulgarian Orthodox Church Convention
Saturday, July 16, 2005
Boston, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
Earth Day at Garden in the Woods
Saturday, April 30, 2005
Framingham, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
April 10, 2005
Natick, MA

 

Divi Zheni Concert and Dance Party
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
March 19, 2005
Concord, MA

 

Divi Zheni Concert and Lecture
With Tatiana Sarbinska and Divi Zheni
Boston University
February 11, 2005
Boston, MA

 

Bulgarian Women's Singing Traditions
A Concert, Lecture, and Workshop by Tatiana Sarbinska with Divi Zheni
MIT Stata Center
January 19, 2005
Cambridge, MA

 

2004

 

Journey through Bulgaria
Concert and Lecture
with Tatiana Sarbinska and Zornitsa
New England Conservatory of Music
December 8, 2004
Boston, MA

 

Divi Zheni Dance Party with Shining Moon and Rakija
 Folk Arts Center of New England Benefit Bash
Trinity Episcopal Church
Saturday, October 2, 2004
Newton, MA


Big Balkan Benefit Blast
Dance Party with Beth Cohen & Friends, Gogofski Trio, Pajdashi, Rakiya, Zdravets, Zornitsa
St. John's United Methodist Church
June 5, 2004
Watertown, MA

 

Divi Zheni Benefit Concert for
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Sunday, May 2, 2004
Allston, MA


A benefit for the church's free weekly soup kitchen, which feeds 70-90 people a week.

Divi Zheni in Concert
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
April 24, 2004
Natick, MA

 

Divi Zheni Concert and Dance Party
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
March 20, 2004
Concord, MA

 

2003

 

Divi Zheni in Concert with Zornitsa
November 1, 2003
New York, NY

 

Divi Zheni Concert and Dancing
Folk Arts Center of New England Benefit Bash
October 4, 2003
Newton, MA

 

Divi Zheni at the Folk Arts Center of New England Friday International Folk Dance
Friday, May 2, 2003
Arlington, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
Saturday, April 26, 2003
Concord, MA

 

Divi Zheni at the Dance Party
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
March 22, 2003
Concord, MA

 

Divi Zheni Benefit Concert for
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
Sunday, March 2, 2003
Allston, MA


A benefit for the church's free weekly soup kitchen, which feeds 70-90 people a week.

 

2002

 

Divi Zheni at the MIT International Folk Dance
MIT Stratton Center
Sunday, November 3, 2002
Cambridge, MA

 

Divi Zheni presents a Dance Party
NOMAD Festival
Saturday, October 26, 2002
Connecticut

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
 Folk Arts Center of New England Benefit Bash
Saturday, September 28, 2002
Newton, MA

 

Pirin Pe'e Benefit Concert & Dance
Saturday, June 1, 2002
Newton, MA

 

Divi Zheni at the Folk Arts Center of New England Friday International Folk Dance
Friday, March 24, 2002
Arlington, MA

 

Divi Zheni Concert and Dance Party
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
Saturday, April 20, & Sunday, April 21, 2002
Natick, MA


Divi Zheni at the Dance Party
Balkan Music Night
Friends of the Performing Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, March 16, 2002
Concord, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
Saturday, April 13, 2002
Meadow Glen Mall
Medford, MA

 

Divi Zheni at the MIT International Folk Dance
MIT Stratton Center
Sunday, January 6, 2002
Cambridge, MA

 

2001

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
 Folk Arts Center of New England Benefit Bash
Saturday, September 22, 2001
Newton, MA

 

Divi Zheni - Pirin Pe'e Benefit Concert & Dance
Saturday, June 2, 2001
Newton, MA

 

Divi Zheni in a Bulgarian Dance Party
Heart of the Arts Festival
Arlington Center for the Arts
Saturday, May 5, 2001
Arlington, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert Opening for Tatiana Sarbinska
New England Folk Festival (NEFFA)
Sunday, April 22, 2001
Natick, MA

 

Divi Zheni at the Folk Arts Center of New England Friday Dance
Friday, March 16, 2001
Arlington, MA

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
 Greek Music Society of Boston
Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Brookline, MA

 

2000

 

Divi Zheni in Concert
 Folk Arts Center of New England Benefit Bash
Saturday, September 23, 2000
Medford, MA