Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival led by Nikolai Massenkoff, world celebrated singer, performed at LuCille Tack Center for the Arts in Spencer, Wisconsin on Sunday, February 11th, 2018. Dancers SIMONA ZHUKOVSKI, VLADIMIR NIKITIN, SERHIY TSYGANOK, DINARA SUBAEVA. Musicians: ELINA KAROKHINA (balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, vocals), Stas Vengelevski (bayan). Exact address of the LuCille Tack Center for the Arts is 400 School Street, P.O. Box 337, Spencer, WI 54479.
Program of performance: KALINKA, Virtuoso Balalaika Trio "The Moon is Shining", Russkoye Polye, KOROBUSHKA, METELITSA, TATAR DANCE, Bayan Solo – Ural Mountain Dance, TYOMNAIYA NOCH', KATYUSHA, Tatarskiy Taneyts, KAMARINSKAIA, ALONG THE PITERSKAIA, RUSSIAN LESSON
, COSSACK DANCE, Balalaika solo Valenkee, Gypsy dance, Moscow Nights, Ochee Chorniye, Dorogoi Dlinnoyou, HOPAK, IF I WERE A RICH MAN, BARYNYA, SOMEWHERE MY LOVE.
Nikolai Massenkoff and ensemble Barynya Illinois and Missouri tour 2016
Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff and ensemble Barynya were doing a short concert tour in Illinois and Missouri in October 2016. Concerts took place on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 11am at FREEDOM HALL, 410 LAKEWOOD BOULEVARD, PARK FOREST, Illinois 60466, on Monday, October 24, 2016, 9:30am at Brubeck Arts Center on Campus of Wabash Valley College, 2200 COLLEGE DRIVE, MOUNT CARMEL, Illinois 62863, on Sunday, October 23, 2016, 1:30pm. Brubeck Arts Center on Campus of Wabash Valley College, 2200 COLLEGE DRIVE, MOUNT CARMEL, Illinois 62863, on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 6pm at BELLE STARR THEATER, 112 E. BOONSLICK ROAD, WARRENTON, MISSOURI 63383. Cast of performers included soloist, star, singer inger Nikolai Massenkoff, Leonid Bruk (contrabass-balalaika), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, garmoshka, vocals), Vladimir Nikitin (dancer), Simona Zhukovsky (dancer).