Directors Holly Taylor-Zuntz and Susan Thompson brought their London stage show to the Black Sea coast as part of the Giorgi Garakanidze International Festival of Folk and Church Musical in Batumi, Georgia. In October 2021 Susan and Holly of Voices of the Ancestors presented the video of their theatre show in Batumi, Georgia. The 20Continue reading “London stage show on polyphonic singing features at Black Sea festival and on Georgian Television and Radio.”
So, if you were left wondering ‘but, where are the women singers in Georgia?!’, know that you are not alone. We can assure you there are many badass Georgian women raising their voices in polyphonic harmony. You might just have to look a bit further than the BBC.
Today we celebrate 50% of the human race – the women of the world! And earlier this week Georgia also celebrated Mother’s Day. So today we want to celebrate all the women in our project – especially those who are mothers! One of the aims for the Voices of the Ancestors project is to amplifyContinue reading “International Women’s Day”
We will tell the story of how ancient polyphony and ancestral roots have been carried through generations and are still sung in both the very brightest and very darkest moments of life. We want to focus on the female perspectives in this story, giving a voice to those ancestors who might not usually be heard.