Shevchenko Musical Ensemble in Concert: Bicentenary of Taras Shevchenko on Sunday, May 18 (Up to 46% Off)

Casa Loma, Toronto

Give as a Gift
Over 20 bought
Limited quantity available

Live music is a huge improvement on canned music, which takes up valuable pantry space and often spoils into noxious free jazz. Keep it fresh with this GrouponLive deal.

The Deal

  • $20 for one ticket to Shevchenko Musical Ensemble in Concert: Bicentary of Taras Shevchenko (up to $37 value)
  • When: Sunday, May 18, at 3 p.m.
  • Where: St. Michael's College School Centre for the Arts
  • Seating: rows O–Q or BB–CC
  • Door time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.
  • Click here to view the seating chart.

Shevchenko Musical Ensemble in Concert: Bicentenary of Taras Shevchenko

This year marks the 200th birthday of Taras Shevchenko, the people's poet of the Ukraine and the namesake of the Shevchenko Musical Ensemble. The group celebrates the man's enduring impact with an evening of live performance and cake absolutely covered in candles. Joining the ensemble for this two-part celebration are the Desna Ukrainian Dance Company, the Taras H. Shevchenko Museum, and a traditional bandura player. Part one of the proceedings focuses on Shevchenko himself, using music and dance to express his lifelong battle against the cruelty of serfdom and his oft-banned written and painted works. Part two lauds the legacy of equality and freedom that he did not live to see—Shevchenko died just seven days before the emancipation of the serfs.

Shevchenko Musical Ensemble

The Shevchenko Musical Ensemble brings Eastern Europe to North America. But rather than using a cumbersome land-bridge, the company transports the folk, classical, and contemporary music of the Ukrainian people and other ethnic groups to Canada via lively performance. Throughout the season, the ensemble—made up of a choir, a mandolin orchestra, and folk dancers—present events ranging from lectures to orchestral concerts. And though SME has been a part of Ontario's cultural landscape for more than 55 years, its dedication to revitalizing classical works keeps the ancient heart of Ukrainian traditions beating half a world away.

  1. 1

    Casa Loma

    St.Michael's College School Centre for the Arts

    1515 Bathurst St

    Toronto, Ontario M5P 3H4

    Get Directions

In a Nutshell


Ukrainian musical ensemble celebrates the 200th birthday of their namesake and the national poet of the Ukraine

The Fine Print

Expires May 18th, 2014. Limit 8 per person. Redeem starting 5/18 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at St. Michael's College School Centre for the Arts. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Shevchenko Musical Ensemble's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 90 minutes before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Experiences that expand cultural awareness, such as museums, tours, and literature
Live sports, music, and theater events

All Locations

  • Casa Loma (335.6 miles)

    St.Michael's College School Centre for the Arts

    1515 Bathurst St

    Toronto, Ontario M5P 3H4

view on map