$20.00 CD / $10.00 digital bandcamp.com
Evening Star is an album celebrating the winter season by Bay Area women's vocal ensemble Kitka, known for their research and reinvention of traditional songs from Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Here are songs grounded in the traditions of Balkan, Slavic, and Caucasian lands; different songs are performed in different languages, including Bulgarian, Russian, Romanian, Yiddish, Serbian, Ukrainian, Greek, and many more. Rich, soul-stirring, and extraordinarily beautiful, Evening Star is a most wondrous way to welcome the snowy season. Highly recommended, especially for international music collections.