SHELLEY THOMAS

News

 Shelley is currently in the final stages of production of her Debut Solo A Cappella Bulgarian Album. Stay tuned for album release date in February!


 Winter 2016 Dates:

1.19.15 @ DROM NYC 

Classic Arabic songs from the Golden Era and old muwashahat

Brian Prunka - oud; Samer Ali - violin; Sprocket Royer - bass; Zafer Tawil - percussion.


 

1.17.16 Sunday

Black Sea Hotel @ Pioneer Works

5pm Open Gallery, 6pm Concert


 

1.16.16 Saturday

7:30 - Atrium - Bulgarian Voices Trio / NY Bulgarian Women's Choir

10:30 - Atrium - Black Sea Hotel


 

1.15.16 Friday

Bulgarian Voices Trio - Winter Concert

7:30 pm

$15 Suggested Donation / Free with APAP Badge

Fridman Gallery

287 Spring St

New York, NY 10013

www.fridmangallery.com


Interview + snippets from performance with Jawaahir Dance Company's Sing To Me A Little with BelAhdan Producer Ahmed Tharwat - Minneapolis, MN - October 2015 

 

 

 


 Fall 2015 Dates:

10.22-25.15 Jawaahir Dance Company's "Sing To Me A Little", The Lab Theater, Minneapolis, MN

10.17.15 Black Sea Hotel + Brooklyn Youth Chorus + Kronos Quartet at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY

10.10.15 The Autumn SalonBlack Sea Hotel @ Wentworth-Lear House, Portsmouth, NH

10.6.15 Black Sea Hotel @ National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

10.2.15 Bulgarian Voices Trio @ Fridman Gallery, NYC

October 2015: Black Sea Hotel Artist Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute, New Hampshire


Bulgarian Voices Trio at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, August 1 & 2

 

August 12: Outdoor Cinema - Performance w/ Nashaz  / Screening of Wadjda at Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

 

 Bulgarian Voices Trio at Hillside Festival, Guelph Lake Island, Canada

 

Bulgarian Voices Trio at Vancouver Island Music Festival 

 

Black Sea Hotel California Tour 

BSH at Joshua Tree Music Festival

 

Solo A Cappella Performance at Nomadique: Reflections on Belonging

 

Review of Album Release Concert featuring Ensemble Hilka & Black Sea Hotel in Ukrainian Weekly

 

"Chornobyl Songs Project" CD Release in April on Smithsonian Folkways

 

Abu Dhabi Festival with vocalist Mayssa Karaa

      

 

Performance with Kiya Tabassian at the BANFF Center's Persian & Eastern Traditions World Music Artist Residency Program, Alberta, Canada, March 2015 

 

Black Sea Hotel records "Sadila Jana" in studio with Yo Yo Ma's and the Silk Road Ensemble for upcoming Silk Road Ensemble Album (Release date 2016) 

                                     

 Brooklyn Takht returns to DROM this Sunday, February 22nd

 

 

Teaching a Pre-Golden Fest Balkan Singing Workshop Saturday, January 17th! Email to RSVP

 

Shelley will be performing at this year's Golden Festival with Black Sea Hotel & Yasna Voices / Bulgarian Voices Trio. 

  

 

Brooklyn Takht had a sold-out performance at DROM to ring in the new year. Stay tuned for video clips!