Mazaika presents a brilliant evening of serious and light hearted classical and gypsy showpieces, folk music and tango interspersed with operatic arias and songs from around the world including American swing and Jazz, French, Russian Soul and Klezmer music.
Mazaika was formed in 1996 after Russian accordionist and singer Igor Outkine got together with English violinist Sarah Harrison. Their mutual broad taste in music and classical background has allowed them to enjoy playing in a wide range of music styles. Their extensive repertoire consists of Russian folk and Gypsy music Russian and Argentine tango classical virtuoso showpieces opera highlights Neapolitan songs French chansons Hotclub jazz and Igor�s original compositions.
Mazaika have given concerts and cabaret performances at Concert Halls and Music Festivals throughout Britain Europe and the U.S.A. They gave three sellout performances at the Purcell Room on London's South Bank. Other notable concert venues include The QEH, St John�s Smith Square, Holders Festival in Barbados, Cambridge Summer Music Festival, Le Quecumbar, London�s premier gypsy jazz venue and the Hollywell Room in Oxford. Festivals include Rhythms of The World in Hitching, Pittenweem Arts Festival and Belladrum Festival(Scotland), Wild Flower Festival (USA).
|Track One: Moonshine|
|Track Two: Kalinka|