Georgia: The Cradle of Wine and Polyphony

Date: 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Tsai Auditorium (Room S010), Harvard University Campus, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Join us for an evening celebrating the music and culture of Georgia.

Dr. George (Gia) Baghashvili, a well-known Georgian folklorist, ethnomusicologist and cultural activist, will provide background on Georgian musical culture in histalk, "Georgia: The Cradle of Wine and Polyphony." Gordela, a Georgian folk ensemble based at I.J. Tbilisi State University, will perform traditional Georgian folk music using a variety of string, woodwind, and percussion instruments. Dr. Bagashvili add context to the selections played by Gordela.

Reception to follow.

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