Sorne House of Tarot & Stellamara

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Sorne House of Tarot & Stellamara on May 22, 2016 in San Francisco, CA : Stellamara is the internationally acclaimed Eastern­ European / Near Eastern Electro-Acoustic world music ensemble, founded by vocalist, composer, pro ducer and percussionist, Sonja Drakulich. Evolving for over a decade of recording and performing, Stellamara elegantly unites folk and classical music rooted in Turkish, Arabic, Balkan, Medieval European and Persian traditions, with cutting edge studio and stage productions. With their world­ renowned discography and unforgettable live performances, Stellamara is regarded as being at the forefront of contemporary world music, giving new life and a fresh, modern expression to the beautiful and mysterious qualities of ancient modal music.
Featuring: Sonja Drakulich: vocals, frame drum and tapan. Gari Hegedus: oud, violin, saz, mandocello. Evan Fraser: (Dirtwire): n'goni, zabumba, jaw harp, vocals and frame drum. Sean Tergis: (Inspector Gadje) darbuka, frame drum, cajon, frame drum, tapan, riqq. Dan Cantrell: programming, keys, vocals, musical saw. Featuring Zoe Jakes and Auberon Shull: Dance artists.
HOUSE of TAROT.. Three years ago, while poring over a favorite deck of Tarot cards, Zoe Jakes was inspired to create a work of art as powerful as the cards themselves. Finally, after years of creative process, House of Tarot has been created, placing the captivating energy of the Tarot deck onto members of the belly dance community. House of Tarot is true performance art, a mutable dance theater performance imbued with ritual and the mysteries of Fate. The archetypes of the Tarot come to life in dynamic choreographies, stunning set design, various theatrical props, and an original score of music by Zoe Jakes. Throughout the show, the haunting healing of the High Priestess, the seductive glamour of the Snake, the chilling chords of Death, live drumming, and more, fill the stage in a story of human fate ...read more

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