| LADO National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia founded in 1949 in Zagreb as a professional national ensemble, with the aim of researching, artistically interpreting and presenting on stage the most beautiful examples of the rich cultural traditions of Croatia. The ensemble's 39 brilliant dancers, who are also excellent singers, can easily transform this folk dance ensemble into an impressive folk choir, while its 14 superb musicians play some fifty different traditional and classical instruments. LADO National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia at The Peforming Arts Center Tuesday, October 3, 8pm. |
National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia
at The Peforming Arts Center
Tuesday, October 3, 8pm
Celebrating upcoming 70th anniversary, the National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia "LADO" is touring the USA and Canada in October showcasing a completely new program, including some contemporary musical and dance works based on traditional motifs and elements. This performance is not to be missed!
Founded in 1949 as a professional national ensemble, LADO presents the rich traditions of Croatian culture with exceptional dancers, singers and musicians performing authentic Croatian folk songs. Described as a "Dancing Museum" because of its priceless and beautiful authentic costumes, LADO represents the rich and diverse regional musical and choreographic traditions of Croatia, which is geographically situated at a crossroad of Europe in which the Mediterranean Balkan, Pannonia and Alpine influences are found in the dances, music and costumes.
The Performing Arts Center | 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase NY 10577
38 professional performers
Performers that both dance and sing at the highest artistic level.
14 virtuoso musicians
Musicians who play a total of 80 different traditional instruments.
LADO is a "2 in 1": dance company as well as a top choir
Every LADO artist is both a dancer and a singer, which allows for versatility. Performances can be dance performances, singing performances and both elements together, all accompanied by the orchestra.
More than 100 choreographies. An incredible diversity of dances, songs and costumes.
Lado is a "dancing museum"
Experience the vibrant color and striking beauty of traditional costumes, some of which are older than 100 years and embellished with real gold, including jewelry made from archaic coins.
Almost seven decades of appearances on stages across the world
More than 5,000 concerts in 48 countries. More than 30 records and CDs recorded at the highest production level.
Educational activities provided
Excellent workshops and master classes.www.lado.hr