The Little Goose From Smolensk
Washington Balalaika Society Orchestra With Russian Folk Songs
The largest and most acclaimed ensemble of Russian folk instrumentalists outside of Eastern Europe welcomes vocalist Irina Zagornova for a concert featuring "The Little Goose From Smolensk" and other Russian folk songs, as part of the Washington Balalaika Society Orchestra's 25th-anniversary season. Artistic Director Svetlana Nikonova conducts the colorfully-costumed symphony, which also boasts a performance by Andrei Saveliev. He's a noted virtuoso of the balalaika -- the traditional triangular guitar-like instrument around which the orchestra is based. But the 60-member group also plays the domra, bayan and other related folk wind and percussion instruments.
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About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Balalaika Society
The Washington Balalaika Society was founded in 1988 by a group of Washington-area musicians interested in studying and performing the music of Russia, Ukraine and eastern Europe on traditional Russian folk instruments -- the balalaika, domra, bayan and related folk wind and percussion instruments.