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Eva Salina & Peter Stan

Thu, Jul 7, 12:30pm1:30pm

Free
Black and white photo of Eva Salina standing Peter Stan, as he holds an accordion.
Date:
Thu, Jul 7
Time:
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Venue:
Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
Phone:
(415) 543-1718
Cost:
Free

Possessing a sumptuous voice and supple sense of rhythm, Santa Cruz-reared, Brooklyn-based Eva Salina is a groundbreaking interpreter of Balkan Romani songs. Mentored by some of the greatest living Balkan musicians, she’s attained a deeply informed and passionately felt repertoire of Romani tunes and vintage Balkan pop songs. She earned international acclaim with 2016’s ravishing Lema Lema, a brass-laden tribute to Romani legend Šaban Bajramović. Her 2018 follow up, Sudbina, captures her creatively charged collaboration with Peter “Perica” Stan, a Serbian/Romanian Roma accordionist known for his playful innovation and soulful, intuitive improvisations. Together they create a welcoming space where joy and sorrow seamlessly coexist, with mournful ballads nestling gently among songs of celebration.

 

 

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