January 22, 2017 at Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco.
Time: 7pm doors, 7:30pm show
Venue: Red Poppy Art House
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Zina Bozzay’s vibrant original arrangements of old Carpathian Basin village songs feature the rich melodies, funky rhythms, and colorful lyrics of traditional Hungarian folk tunes, realized by her genuine singing, the fiery fiddling of Matthew Szemela, and Misha Khalikulov’s soulful cello.
Zina Bozzay – vocals
Matthew Szemela – violin
Misha Khalikulov – cello
Trained by master singers in Hungary, Zina Bozzay has performed at the Táncháztalálkozó, Hungarian Heritage House, and National Theatre in Budapest, and has been a soloist at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, the Golden Festival in New York, and the Kárpátok 50th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles. She holds a masters in music composition, and with her ensemble Vadalma, she creates historically-informed, innovative chamber arrangements using both traditional and non-traditional accompaniment.
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