ljova-portrait_by_Bill_WadmanJoin Ljova’s email list for schedule updates and other news.
Updates are sent out monthly and the list is kept private.

Here’s what’s coming up:

Date Artist City Venue Country
Tour: Ljova in New Hampshire – White Mountains Music Festival / Keene Music Festival
08/14/15 Ljova and the Kontraband Keene, NH Sumner-Knight Chapel United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 0 Chapel Drive. Ljova and the Kontraband return to the Sumner-Knight Chapel in Keene for a full-band show in this acoustically gorgeous, intimate space on the grounds of a quiet cemetery.
08/15/15 Ljova and the Kontraband Bethlehem, NH The Colonial Theatre United States
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2050 Main Street. Venue phone: (603) 869-3422. Ljova and the Kontraband make their White Mountains debut at The Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem. Very excited for this, needless to say! :)
08/16/15 Ljova Littleton, New Hampshire Littleton Opera House United States
Time: 3:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 Union Street. Venue phone: (603) 444-0309. Join the North Country Chamber Players and special guest, Ljova, for an up-close and personal look at what makes a great piece of music tick! This concert is specially designed to engage listeners of all ages and levels of accessibility. Buy Tickets

Subscribe: RSS | iCal

And here is what we’ve been up to recently — see past dates!

Groups & Soloists Performing Ljova’s Compositions and Arrangements

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.


Radio and Media Highlights

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

↓ More ↓