NOW!!! Russian Kaleidescope free concert at SF Library, Mar 2nd
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The Russian Kaleidoscope duo returns again for a free concert at the San Francisco Public Library, Western Addition/Japantown branch, 1550 Scott St.
(between Geary Blvd & Post St)
San Francisco, CA 94115
Saturday March 2nd, 2013 at 2:00 pm.
Featuring authentic Russian, Ukrainian, Roma (Gypsy) and classical music.
The performers are:
Grigoriy Krumik on bayan (Russian 3 row button accordian), and Clark Welsh on prima balalaika, domra, sopilka (Ukrainian wooden flute), and zhaleika (Russian single reed pipe).
Grigoriy is from Khmelnitsky, Ukraine, and has been playing, teaching, and directing bayan/accordion ensembles for 40 years first in his hometown Khmelnitsky, Ukraine and since 1997 in his new home, San Francisco.
Clark directs San Francisco Balalaika ensemble, and has been a balalaika soloist for 35 years, performing internationally with Nikolai Massenkoff, Troika balalaikas, SF Ballet and Silicon Valley/San Jose Symphony.
The Kaleidescope duo is composed of key members from the larger (8 piece) San Francisco balalaika ensemble , and is dedicated to the preservation of the authentic Russian and Ukrainian folk music.
Please stop by and check it out, it's free!
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