After emerging with as the Grand Prize winners of 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 and folk to Classical and jazz, Russian Renaissance is redefining the possibilities of their traditional Russian folk instruments (balalaika, domra/domra alto, button accordion, and balalaika contrabasso) and capturing the attention of audiences worldwide.
Enjoy stunning performances of music — from folk and world to jazz and classical — with Russian style, when the Berman Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, presents Russian Renaissance. The concert performance is Thursday, March 28, at the Berman Center in West Bloomfield.
Renaissance debuted in October 2015, performing with world-renowned director Emir Kusturica, two-time laureate of the Cannes Film Festival and the No Smoking Orchestra. The group is highly sought after for performances in Russia, the United States, and all over the world.
- Ivan Kuznetsov, balalaika
- Anastasia Zakharova, domra/domra alto
- Alexander Tarasov, button accordion
- Ivan Vinogradov, balalaika contrabasso