Arlington, VA

Washington Balalaika Society 30th Anniversary Concert

Wakefield High School
1325 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, Virginia 22206

The Washington Balalaika Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary with three world-class domra virtuosi, a master of the balalaika, a brilliant and talented conductor and an orchestra of sixty musicians.

Domra virtuosi Alexander Tsygankov from Moscow, Tamara Volskaya and Peter Omelchenko will join WBS Balalaika Concertmaster Andrei Saveliev, in a concert program created by WBS Conductor and Artistic Director, Svetlana Nikonova.

The anniversary concert repertoire includes Mussorgsky’s, “The Great Gate of Kiev;” Rossini’s, “William Tell Overture;” Gliere’s ‘Russian Sailor’s Dance;’ Andreyev’s “Balalaika Waltz,” and the alluring “Lipa Wekowaja.” Our soloists will perform an exciting rendition of “Orange Blossom Special.”

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