Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:00 PM
The Romanian Colinde (Carols) Concert on KARE-11 News.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 4:19 PM
Orkestar Bez Ime on Ellen Stanley’s Womenfolk. Colleen’s arrangement of Steaua sus răsare debuted on this popular KFAI program (at 19:41):


Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 9:22 PM
Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at 11:22 AM and 6:22 PM
Ciprian Porumbescu Choir on the Radio at KBEM-FM (88.5FM, Minneapolis,

Click here to listen to the story behind the RCP on KBEM’s website.

The Romanian Colinde (co-LEEN-day) project features singers from the Minneapolis Romanian-American Community, partnering with Orkestar Bez Ime, (OR-kes-star BEZ-ee-may) long time specialists in eastern European traditional music. In the collaboration, the groups polished up a group of traditional Romanian Christmas carols.

Cleo Cabuz of the Romanian-American community and Colleen Bertsch of Orkestar Bez Ime talked to Phil Nusbaum about this collaboration.

The interview was part of the series Twin Cities Weekend and Minnesota Music Profiles at it was aired December 11th, 2017 at 9:22 PM and December 14th, 2017 at 11:22 AM and 6:22 PM.