FDRMX | DakhaBrakha at Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, Toronto: Event Review

The Theatre at the new Aga Khan museum in Toronto was fine venue for the band that stretches ethnic, cultural, and musical boundaries. The atmosphere grew more intense as each song concluded. The audience was more enamoured by the band as the show progressed and the reaction was quite telling. DakhaBrakha reacted by playing each forthcoming tune more passionately.

The quartet’s stage presence is powerful in its simplicity. The band’s name means “give and take” in an older Ukrainian language. The three women and one man provide an aural cacophony that works on many levels.

DakhaBrakha at Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, Toronto (Image courtesy of lazerhorse.org)
DakhaBrakha at Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, Toronto (Image courtesy of lazerhorse.org)

DakhaBrakha creates music that is impossible to categorize. Most of the lyrics sung are in Ukrainian, rather than English. And yet, not knowing Ukrainian is not a hindrance to being overcome by their music. The music is overpowering and compelling. It is an amalgam of Ukrainian folk tradition mixed with African, Middle Eastern, Asian, European, and Blues. None of the mix is strained or seems false – it is a sound that comes from the earth itself. The music dwells on emotions with humour and pathos, both parsed out in equal dollops.

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