Russian Speakers’ Society of Austin presents: Virtuosos from Russia
Fri, February 4, 2011 • 7:00 PM • Unity Church of the Hills 9905 Anderson Mill Rd. Austin, TX 78750
Showcasing Tamara Volskaya (domra, Russian mandolin) and Anatoliy Trofimov (bayan, Russian accordian) And including the Flying Balalaika Brothers
Tamara Volskaya is considered to be one of the leading contemporary performers on the domra. She is a Merited Artist of Russia, a Laureate of the USSR competition, and a Professor at the Mussorgsky Ural State Conservatory of Yekaterinburg, Russia.
Anatoly Trofimov is a bayan (button accordion) virtuoso, music teacher, and prolific composer. He has composed and arranged many works for domra and bayan, folk ensembles, and orchestras. His compositions were published and performed throughout Russia. Anatoly Trofimov has won major international competition in Vienna, and has appeared as guest artist in France, Germany, Hungary, and Finland. He taught bayan and accordion master classes at folk music conventions throughout USA and Canada. One of the greatest bayan accompanists in the world, Anatoly creates a serene yet powerful musical atmosphere in each of his performances.
Admission: Adults - $20 Seniors and Students - $15 Children age 12-17 - $10 Children under 12 – FREE