RUSSIAN RENAISSANCE: “World Music with a Russian Soul”
Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 2020 – 3:00 p.m.
Historic Asolo Theater ($25-$45)
Ivan Kuznetsov, balalaika
Anastasia Zakharove, domra/domra alto
Alexander Tarasov, button accordion
Ivan Vinogradov, balalaika / contrabasso
Russian folk songs plus works by Astor Piazzolla, Bela Fleck, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Egberto Gismonti and more.
If you enjoyed last season’s “Russian Folk Music and Dance” program, then you won’t want to miss Russian Renaissance! And even if you did miss last season’s program, you still won’t want to miss this ensemble!
After emerging with the $100,000 Grand Prize at the 2017 M-Prize Competition, the largest prize for chamber music in the world, Russian Renaissance has firmly established itself as one of the most electrifying and exhilarating ensembles of today. Through stunning performances of everything from tango and folk to classical and jazz, this group is redefining the possibilities of their traditional Russian folk instruments while capturing the attention of audiences worldwide.