New York Balalaika Duo
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September 17 2011. Photo from the Russian-American wedding at The Garrison Golf Club (www.thegarrison.com), 1 Snakehill Rd, Garrison, New York
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Friday, March 11th, Old York Road Temple - Beth Am, Abington, Pennsylvania
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Anyway cafe NYC. Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, vocals), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), February 2011
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December 16th, 2010 Russian consulate NYC, New York, USA
Mexico, Chihuahua, 5th International Festival-2009.
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New York Balalaika Duo: Lev Zabeginsky and Mikhail Smirnov
Balalaika virtuoso Lev Zabeginsky
Mikhail Smirnov - garmoshka, guitar, vocals
"Superstars of Dance", NBC, January 4 - January 26, 2009
Lev Zabeginsky and Mikhail Smirnov videos (with Barynya ensemble)"Two Step Dance" (balalaika solo starts at 42 seconds)
"Volga Boatmen" (with singer Sasha Menshikov)
"Korobushka" (Mikhail Smirnov)
"Two guitars" (with dancers)
Mikhail Gorbachev's Liberty Medal Award Gala
Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov and other ensemble Barynya musicians and dancers performed during diner Gala after the Liberty Medal 2008 was presented to former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev by President George H.W. Bush. Official ceremony took place on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at The National Constitution Center located at 525 Arch St. on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall. Dancers and musicians of Barynya ensemble entertained a black-tie dinner for more than 1,000 guests. Audience included President George H. W. Bush, Tom Brokaw, Dikembe Mutumbo and Van Cliburn. Barynya performed both concert music and dance throughout the evening. President's Bush and Gorbachev were thrilled. World known concert pianist Van Cliburn shake hands with the balalaika virtuoso Lev Zabeginsky.
Lev and Mikhail joined ensemble Barynya for Midwest Tour 2008 started on September 25 in Roseau, MN. Last concert - Monday, November 10, 2008 in Hannibal, MO. 35 full lenght concerts and 3 matinees.
Barynya midwest tour 2008 album 01
Barynya midwest tour 2008 album 02
Concert at Windsor Terrace Public Library, May 2008.
In the end of 2007 Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov and other members of ensemble Barynya were leading a group of Russian Father Frosts and Snow Maidens (Ded Moroz and Snegurochka) to greet New Yorkers and promote new TV Channel "RUSSIA TODAY".
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|Russian Balalaika Duo - program of Russian, Ukrainian, Gypsy, Cossack, Klezmer, and international music and songs performed on balalaika, garmoshka and guitars. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. video|
|Lina Karokhina - balalaika virtuoso from Boston, MA. video|
|Alex Siniavski - balalaika virtuoso and Gypsy guitar virtuoso from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. video|
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|Balalaika prime Simon Lemberskiy from Brooklyn, New York.|
|Balalaika virtuoso Lev Zabeginsky from New York City.|
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|New York Balalaika Duo - balalaika player Lev Zabeginsky and Mikhail Smirnov (vocals, garmoshka, guitar).|
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