Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
Sunday, March 1, 2020, 3:00pm. Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. Tickets: $35 for adults, $20 for children under 12.
"Musically superb!" ~Los Angeles Times.
The Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra consists of 40 talented musicians who are interested in Russian folk instruments and their unique sound. The Orchestra prepares new material each year and performs an annual full concert in Los Angeles and San Diego. The concert will also feature traditional Russian folk dancers Larissa Nazarenko and Tyler Worth, guest singers and instrumentalists from Kiev, Lviv (Ukraine), and St. Petersburg, Russia, including baritone Vladimir Chernov, formerly of the Metropolitan Opera, soprano Anna Belaya, Gypsy singer Elena Kholodovskaya, prima domra Tamara Fainitskaya, violinist Olena Kaspersky, and many others. The orchestra's professional directors and arrangers are Iryna Orlova and Anatoliy Mamalyga. Both are graduates of the famed Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music formerly known as the Kiev State (Tchaikovsky) Conservatory.
Proceeds from the concert will be used for Encinitas arts education programs for youth and public art.
CONCERT INFO balalaikala.com
LOCATION Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.
Presented by the City of Encinitas and Encinitas Friends of the Arts
CONTACT Jim Gilliam, Arts Program Administrator, (760) 633-2746, email@example.com
Artists and programs subject to change. No refunds or exchanges, all sales are final.