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Russian Folk Music and Dance

  • Michael's On East ballroom 1212 South East Avenue Sarasota, FL, 34239 United States (map)
Barynya Balalaika Duo Elina Karokhina and Mikhail Smirnov.jpg

Russian Folk Music and Dance

Barynya Russian Balalaika Duo
Elena Karokhina, balalaika
Mikhail Smirnov, balalaika,
contrabass, gusli, garmoshka

Thursday, February 28
11:00 a.m. performance
12:15 p.m. lunch

Michael's On East ballroom

Interactive program of popular Russian folk songs incorporating colorful costumes and dance. Highlights include "Tara's Theme" from Dr. Zhivago, the Russian Gypsy dance "Two Guitars", the "Cossack Dance", "Moscow Nights", "Kalinka" a charming tongue twister medley and more.

Lunch served following concert. Beef Stroganoff served over egg noodles. Vegetarian option: Vegetable and Quinoa stuffed red pepper. Dessert is Morozhenoe - Chocolate ice cream topped with shaved chocolate, chopped nuts and strawberries. Bread, coffee and tea.

Earlier Event: February 19
Melodica Men
Later Event: March 7
My Three Sons Vocal Quartet