Russian Renaissance

October 23, 2018
Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music
Rice University | Houston, TX 77005
Phone: (713) 524-5050
Times: 7:30 PM
Admission: $37.50-$67.50
Area of Town: West University/Rice Village

Russian Renaissance (Ivan Kuznetsov, balalaika; Anastasia Zakharova, domra/domra alto; Alexander Tarasov, button accordion; Ivan Vinogradov, balalaika contrabasso)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 to folk to jazz, Russian Renaissance is redefining the possibilities of their traditional Russian folk instruments and capturing the attention of audiences worldwide. Recently named Musical America’s New Artist of the Month, Russian Renaissance make their Houston debut.“One of the finest displays of musicianship in the world” — Arts at Michigan