CELEBRATING THE ALBUM “STAR IN A JAR”
presented by BALKANTO
Sat. Nov 2, 2013
George Ignatieff Theatre – Toronto – 15 Devonshire Place
Green Sky Project is a by-product of the Balkania Orchestra, which Anton Apostolov (an outstanding guitarist and composer) did put together in 2010. Green sky project brings together folk, classical and jazz traditions in one. This quartet look to Balkan, Iranian and Indian traditional music as one of their primary sources of inspiration.
Green Sky Project:
Anton Apostolov : guitar (Bulgaria)
Naghmeh Farahmand : percussion (Iran)
Jacek Karlowski : tamboura (Poland)
Hasheel Lodhia : bansuri (India)
GUEST MUSICIAN: Sun Jung Park – piano
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Balkania Orchestra, was awarded with two Canada Council grants for both writing and recording original compositions that drew from Bulgarian roots and other forms of world music. Green sky project is an open concept project where guest musicians can be involved and the music is very much open and fit in many styles and genre (world, jazz and folk).