midsummer update

Jul 25, 13 • 2 Comments

Dear Friends,

First off, an invite to a singular show you don’t want to miss —

(rain date: August 11)

This is going to be fun! — I was commissioned to write a suite reinterpreting the folk sources Igor Stravinsky used to mold his ballet The Rite of Spring. Hear the original folk tunes sung and played by an incredible array of musicians, one-time only free performance as part of the Rite of Summer Festival on Governors Island.
==> Read / watch the preview & find details here: Do The Rite Thing

Secondly, a great honor:

We’re playing at WOMEX!

Excited to let you know that Ljova and the Kontraband will make our European debut at the WOMEX conference in Cardiff, UK.
==> Read all about it

Lastly for this month,

Songs of Bert Meyers — a new song cycle, featuring Inna Barmash and Art of √Član
==> Read more about it while you listen

a suite of music from Shane Atkinson’s short film “Penny Dreadful”, with my score.
==>Visit the film’s website & watch the trailer

And finally, you can listen to “Culai“, the string quartet I wrote for Brooklyn Rider, in its entirety, below. If you order the album on iTunes, you’ll also net three exclusive bonus tracks, including my piece “Budget Bulgar“.

That’s it – more soon!

What do you think of this new update format?
Please let me know in the comments, below.

Thank you as always for your support — please keep in touch.





2 Responses to midsummer update

  1. Barbara says:

    Missing you and Inna and the live music……..I will try so hard to see you at Gov’s Island on Sat. ,
    Hugs, Barbara

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LJOVA (Lev Zhurbin) - film composer, arranger, violist | music for film, Ljova and the Kontraband, and other projects

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