From Russia With Love. a Concert of Traditional Russian Folk and Classical Music.

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Date(s) - 18/01/2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church


Once a year virtuoso balalaika player, Sergey Kossoff travels from his home in Russia to join his pianist daughter, Ekaterina Shetliffe on a short concert tour of the South-West and further afield. Their programme will include a variety of favourite music at the heart of the Russian culture.

Sergei Kosov is a prize winning virtuoso balalaika player from Tula, Russia. Originally graduating from the prestigious Gnesin Academy in Moscow, he has established a renowned international performing career over the years, appearing as a soloist with many traditional folk orchestras and ensembles in Russia, USA and Germany.

Ekaterina Shetliffe is a graduate of Dargomizsky College of Music of Tula. She has enjoyed a career as concert pianist, giving solo performances in various venues and festivals in Devon, The Midlands and in London. She is a dedicated piano teacher, working at Exeter University and Queen’s College, and founding the educational studio ‘Creative LLAMA’.

Tea and cakes will be served after the concert.

Free admission with retiring collection in aid of the newly launched St Mary Magdlene Tower Fund.
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