Concert Oct. 22, 2017 – Tucson, AZ – St Phillips Church

Balalaika Kokopellis
The Arizona Balalaika Orchestra

Performs 10/22/2017 @ 2pm

at St. Phillips Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave, at River Rd

Suggested Donation: $15, students free


Dr Alexander Tentser is conducting and is also featured on piano with the AZ Balalaika Orchestra on Aria, a moving piece by Bibergan, a Soviet composer.

Other highlights are tenor Grayson Hirst, plus Gypsy songs by Natalia Neazimbetov and Guy Velgos.

This costumed Russian folk orchestra was founded in 1980 by Mia Bulgarin Gay and performs tradition Slavic repertoire on 3 voices of the triangular balalaika, domras, accordions, flutes, and the exotic harp like gusli.



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