Кроссовер Квартет «РУССКИЙ РЕНЕССАНС»
Ensemble Russian Renaissance: World Music with a Russian soul.
Grand Prix of the M-Prize International Chamber Music Competition and $ 100,000 prize (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA 2017). 1 place 69 World Cup (Rostov-on-Don 2016).
The debut was in October 2015, the Ensemble performed with the world-renowned director Emir Kusturica (the two-time laureate of Cannes Film Festival) and No Smoking Orchestra.
Over the year ensemble performed in the United States America, Japan, Serbia and other countries. In Russia Ensemble has performed in Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Concert Hall of the Russian Academy of Music named Gnessins, YOTASPACE concert venue, Gradsky Hall, APARTE Theater, Rostov-on-Don Youth Theater, Yaroslavl Drama Theater named Fedor Volkov, the Kursk Theater named A. S. Pushkin and others.
We pride ourselves in taking traditional folk music to the next level and trying to make it sound modern, vibrant and enticing. The originality of Tango pour Claude innovative performance was highly esteemed by the great jazz accordionist and composer Richard Galliano. We are bringing the tradition and modernity together and sound close to crossover and fusion styles.
Ivan Kuznetsov – balalaika, Alexander Tarasov – accordion, Ivan Vinogradov – balalaika-bass, Anastasia Zakharova – domra.
We are looking for new expressive techniques and genres that are not typical for Russian folk instruments, but that help to extend the potential of the music produced and the repertoire.