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One of the finest displays of musicianship in the world.
— Arts of Michigan

About

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 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. What makes Russian Renaissance truly special is their ability to both dazzle with breathtaking style and touch the hearts of listeners of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to their success at the M-Prize Competition, Russian Renaissance also received 1st prize at the 69th Coupe Mondiale in Russia in 2016 and was named Musical America’s New Artist of the Month (March 2018).

Recent and upcoming performance highlights include Russian Renaissance’s widely acclaimed debut at UMS (described by one critic as “one of the finest displays of musicianship in the world”), their highly anticipated debut on the Kennedy Center’s Fortas Chamber Music Series, and appearances at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Wheaton College, Da Camera of Houston, Hope College, Festival Napa Valley, Peoples’ Symphony Concerts, The Berman, Midland Center for the Arts, Musical Bridges Around the World, and National Sawdust, among other leading venues in North America. International appearances include concerts at Izumi Hall (Osaka), Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, YOTASPACE Concert Hall, The Youth Theater (Rostov-on-Don), and Theater of Uzice (Serbia), in addition to extensive tours throughout Europe and Asia.

In the fall of 2018, Russian Renaissance will release their debut recording on Azica Records, featuring the works that catapulted them to international fame at the M-Prize competition and that highlight their self-proclaimed slogan of “World music with a Russian soul.

 
 
  IVAN KUZNETSOV  - BALALAIKA

IVAN KUZNETSOV -
BALALAIKA

  ANASTASIA ZAKHAROVA  - DOMRA/DOMRA ALTO

ANASTASIA ZAKHAROVA -
DOMRA/DOMRA ALTO

  ALEXANDER TARASOV  - BUTTON ACCORDION

ALEXANDER TARASOV -
BUTTON ACCORDION

  IVAN VINOGRADOV  - BALALAIKA CONTRABASSO

IVAN VINOGRADOV -
BALALAIKA CONTRABASSO

Tour

News

Debut Album Coming Soon!

 

Support

We greatly appreciate your financial support for future projects and tours. Please follow the link below if you are interested in making a donation. Thank you! 

*Note: Donations made to Russian Renaissance are not tax deductible

Contact

Booking Inquires

NORTH AMERICAN MANAGEMENT
Frank Salomon Associates
16 W. 36th St., Suite 1205
New York, NY 10018
T 212.581.5197
Barrie Steinberg, Manager
barrie@franksalomon.com
Tim Mar, Associate Manager
tim@franksalomon.com
www.franksalomon.com

For all other inquires outside North America, please contact:

Ivan Kuznetsov +7 906 087 18 26 Russia Moscow
rusrenaissance@gmail.com

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