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Here’s what’s coming up:
|Tour: Sundays at 5 – Ljova’s Residency at Barbès|
|11/23/14||Ljova||Brooklyn, New York||Barbes|
|Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 376 9th St. Ljova’s Barbes residency continues with a collaboration between Ljova and the legendary Ukrainian-American bandurist and composer JULIAN KYTASTY. Related post. More information|
|11/30/14||Ljova||Brooklyn, New York||Barbes|
|Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 376 9th St. Ljova’s Barbes residency continues with a collaboration between Ljova, the great American violinist CHARLIE BURNHAM and the Argentine bassist PABLO ASLAN. Related post. More information|
|12/07/14||Ljova and the Kontraband||Brooklyn, New York||Barbes|
|Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $10 suggested. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 376 9th St. LJOVA AND THE KONTRABAND swarm into Barbès with special guests KINAN AZMEH (clarinet) and JOHNNY GANDELSMAN (violin), for several premieres in one night! Related post. More information|
And here is what we’ve been up to recently — see past dates!
|Brooklyn Rider has commissioned a new string quartet from Ljova, “Culai”, which they’ve recently recorded for Mercury Classics. The Quartet had previously recorded Ljova’s works on its debut CD “Passport” and has recorded Ljova’s arrangements of Persian music on its collaboration with the Persian kamanche master Kayhan Kalhor, “Silent City”. Watch YouTube videos of Brooklyn Rider’s performances of Ljova’s compositions.|
|The Enso Quartet has performed Ljova’s “Bagel on the Malecon” on tour since 2006. Watch YouTube video of Enso Quartet’s performance of “Bagel on the Malecon”.|
|Violinist Tim Fain performs Ljova’s Sicilienne composition for violin and piano on his tours and has recorded the composition for his debut Naxos release.|
|Spark, a young contemporary music ensemble based in Germany, have recently recorded their debut album on Deutsche Grammophon, for which they’ve recorded two of Ljova’s works. To hear sounds, and details of their upcoming tour, visit:
|The Kronos Quartet is performing Ljova’s arrangements on their tours since 2005. Check out their current season page for details about upcoming concerts near you.|
|A Far Cry,Boston’s proudly unconducted chamber orchestra performed Ljova and Osvaldo Golijov’s arrangement of the Taraf de Haidouks’ tune “Turceasca” in a series of concerts. Here’s one orchestra member’s take on the arrangement and premiere performance: “Tackling Turceasca”|
|Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project regularly performs Ljova’s arrangements since 2004. Check out their current season schedule for details about upcoming concerts near you.|
|Romashka, a NY-based fiddle-brass dance party band performs several of Ljova’s compositions written for the band’s Eastern European dance repertoire. Ljova also plays the viola and famiola in the band. Check out Romashka’s website for more about the band.|