CONCERT OF RUSSIAN MUSIC ON MAY 8TH
Friday May 8th 2015 at 8pm at
Abdul Hussain Marafie Grand Ballroom at Radisson Blu Hotel
Russian classiacal and folk music
Paraphrase Band with Larisa Golikova and other
international artists Anna Karadimitrova (soprano), Stephanie
Cheng (piano) and Preslav Petkov (clarinet).
Concert celebrates the Victory Day
under Patronage of Russian Embassy .
Ensemble PARAPHRAS was established in
1980 in Ryazan by musicians who graduated from Gnessin State
Academy of Music and worked in Ryazan Philharmonic. It became
soon one of the most vibrant and proficient groups in such
playing in folk style.
The ensemble comprises the following
musicians, all of them awarded of the title of Honoured Artist
Victor Kolubayev is virtuoso of
balalaika – the most popular Russian folk string instrument.
This talented musician is also a bright arranger and composer
contributing to his ensemble.
Alexander Rozhdestvin is a virtuoso on
domra – string folk instrument. He is a musician with a broad
outlook and excellent education. As a perfectionist as a
virtuoso he is also an arranger and composer deserved several
publication of his career.
Vladimir Ivanov is a master of button
accordion,a laureate of All-Russian Contest of Folk
Instrumentalist among soloist. He is a musician with enormous
repertoire and constant creative attitude to his profession.
These talented musicians being high
skilled professionals were able to demonstrate the cosmic
potential of the folk music art by means of tuneful clarity of
Soloist of the ensemble PARAHRASE is
Larisa Golikova, a high professional singer, possessing a vast
repertoire and original manner of the singing on the Russian
folk songs and romances. Heartfelt performing of the Russian
songs brought her a large love and respect of public. Larisa
Golikova also works in Ryazan Philharmonic and is a permanent
soloist of PARAPHRASE Ensemble.
PARAPHRASE is the group of ‘common
breath’, harmony, it is a group with its own flavour and a
perfect sense of the taste for music. The repertoire of the
ensemble is original; and inimitable. PARAPHRASE is a luminous
performer practically of various kinds of music. Russian and
foreign classical music, works of modern composer,
arrangements of melodies and jazz rhythms. The matter is that
each instrumentalist of the group is a splendid soloist. All
arrangements are made by the musicians of the ensemble.
The ensemble won The First Prize of the
All Russian Competition of Folk Instrumentalists among several
other awards. The musicians of the ensemble are honourable
citizens of Dulmen (Germany). The Group appeared on the stage
of Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and other high-status stages in
They were applauded also in Germany,
France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Malta, Brazil, Argentina, the
USA, Poland, Turkey, N. Korea, Afghanistan and China.