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Saturday, July 29th, 2017, 1pm-2pm, 3:30pm-5pm, 6:30pm-8:30pm, 9:45-11pm. Sunday, July 30th, 2017, 1-2:30pm, 6:30-8pm. German Central, 7863 York Road, Parma, Ohio. Balalaika Trio performance during 4th Annual Cleveland Russian Festival presented by St. Sergius Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio. Program of performance included Russian, Ukrainian, Gypsy, Cossack, Tatar traditional music from Russia performed on balalaika, balalaika-contrabass, garmoshka, and guitar. Musicians: Elina Karokhina (balalalaika), Leonid Bruk (balalaika contrabass), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals).

Contact information: msmirnov@yahoo.com / Cell/Text (201) 981-2497.

Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, 07-29-2017, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio, Saturday, July 29th, 2017, Sunday, July 30th, 2017, German Central
Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio

Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, 07-29-2017, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio, Saturday, July 29th, 2017, Sunday, July 30th, 2017, German Central
Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio

Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, 07-29-2017, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio, Saturday, July 29th, 2017, Sunday, July 30th, 2017, German Central
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio

Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, 07-29-2017, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio, Saturday, July 29th, 2017, Sunday, July 30th, 2017, German Central
Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio

Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, 07-29-2017, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio, Saturday, July 29th, 2017, Sunday, July 30th, 2017, German Central
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio

Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, 07-29-2017, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio, Saturday, July 29th, 2017, Sunday, July 30th, 2017, German Central
Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Cleveland Russian Festival, Parma, Ohio

Dr Zhivago Medley, Cleveland Russian Festival (video)

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The Moon Is Shining, Cleveland Russian Festival (video)

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Ural Mountain Dance, Cleveland Russian Festival (video)

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Dark Eyes, Cleveland Russian Festival (video)

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Long Road, Cleveland Russian Festival (video)

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Ya Milogo Uznayu Po Pokhodke, Cleveland Russian Festival (video)

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Contact information: msmirnov@yahoo.com / Cell/Text (201) 981-2497.

Photos of Balalaika Trio by professional photographer Yuriy Balan

Barynya Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, photo credit Yuriy Balan Barynya Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Photo credit Yuriy Balan Barynya Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Photo credit Yuriy Balan
Irina Zagornova, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, photo credit Yuriy Balan Irina Zagornova, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, photo credit Yuriy Balan Irina Zagornova, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, photo credit Yuriy Balan

About musicians of Balalaika Trio

Elina Karokhina

Balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina is Number One balalaika player in the United States. She was born in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), Russia and began her formal training at the Mussorgsky Music College of St. Petersburg and continued her training at N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory, earning a degree as an Orchestra Soloist. She continued her training at the Conservatory, which included a brief residency in Germany. After, she returned to her native St. Petersburg and completed her education, earning a Doctor of Musical Art degree in the Balalaika. Following her graduation, she began working as a musician, both as a teacher and as a performer, teaching balalaika. Elina Karokhina served in the Russian Army in the Military Ensemble in the Northwest Order of Red Stars. As a balalaika soloist Elina has toured all over the world. When she moved to the United States in 2009 she was hired as a musicial director and soloist with the biggest professional Russian music, song and dance ensemble Barynya. In January 2015 Elina Karokhina was selected to perform the balalaika part with Mariinsky Theatre directed by famous Russian conductor Valery Gergiev in Rodion Shchedrin's opera The Enchanted Wanderer at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York. In May 2016 she was hired to play six concerts at the Carnegie Hall in New York City as a part of "The Orchestra Rocks" production. In September 2016 he appeared at the Carnegie Hall again as a part of Moscow Gypsy Army representing rich musical culture of Eastern Europian Roma people. In January 2017 Elina was hired to play Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh" Suite at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. with the National Symphony Orchestra. All four performances were under direction of world-famous conductor Sir Mark Elder.
 

Leonid Bruk

Acclaimed New York based contrabass balalaika player Leonid Bruk (Russian: Леонид Кимович Брук) was born in Leningrad, Russia. Leonid was graduated from music school as a bass guitarist and performed with many different groups in Russia, Israel, and the United States of America. In 1996 he joined Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya. Since 1989 when he arrived to USA, Leonid Bruk was deeply attracted to the bass-balalaika and contrabass balalaika. He has played with variuos folk groups including Tamara Volskaia's "Russian Souvenir", Mandolin Orchestra of New York and soon become known expert in Russian folk music. His specialty is playing balalaika bass and balalaika-contrabass.
 

Mikhail Smirnov

Mikhail Smirnov was born in Moscow, Russia. Mikhail is an artistic director and founder of ensemble Barynya based in New York City, author of many articles about traditional Russian dance, music and instruments in English and Russian. Mikhail received his Master's degree from the Moscow State University of Culture and Arts. As a child, he was a member of the famous "Moscow Boys Chorus" - one of the most prestigious all-male choirs in Russia. Before coming to the United States in 1991, Mikhail was a soloist in a several Russian folk dance and music groups including the Moscow State Center for Russian song, "Russkaya Pesnya", under the direction of Nadezhda Babkina. Mikhail Smirnov and dancers of ensemble Barynya were featured on national TV, NBC's "SUPERSTARS OF DANCE" - breathtaking international dance competition led by executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance). This prestigious dance competition hosted by Michael Flatley ("Lord of the Dance") and Susie Castillo, a former Miss USA. Mikhail Smirnov was one of eight judges to decide which country will win. The show premiered on NBC network. Ensemble Barynya is a world renowned group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Under direction of Mr. Smirnov ensemble Barynya has become the most requested Russian folk song, dance and music company outside of Mother Russia.

Emirates-Russian Week, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk and Mikhail Smirnov provided about 20 thirty minute performances during Emirates-Russian Week at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The most important guest of the Emirates-Russian Week were Russian president Vladimir Putin as well as United Arab Emirates' Prime minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Emirates-Russian Week
Barynya Russian Balalaika Trio, Kempinski Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Emirates-Russian Week, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya
Balalaika Trio, Kempinski Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Emirates-Russian Week

Koinonia Christian Fellowship, Bloomingdale, Ontario, Canada

Musicians of Barynya ensemble played during Svet Ministries event at the Koinonia Christian Fellowship (Bloomingdale, Ontario, Canada) on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Program of performance Russian Tongue Twister Natalia, garmoshka solo "Zlatye Gory", Russian folk song "Kamarinskiya", Russian folk dance "Метелица", Cossack song "Ой при лужке", Khachaturiyan's "Танец с саблями", Russian song "Ходят кони", Moldavian dance Молдавский танец, World Music Balalaika Medley Попурри, Jewish dance with candles Еврейский свечки, Jewish Bottle dance Бутылки, Somewhere My Love from Доктор Живаго movie, Russian Gypsy song and dance "Очи чёрные", Dance of Russian Bear танец медведя, V Andreev's Вальс бабочка, Zatsepin "Счастье вдруг", dance of Russian Nobility "Данила Купер", balalaika solo Дюран Вальс, Tatar dance - Татарский, Russian tongue-twister Скороговорка, Russian folk song "Валенки", Ukrainian folk dance Гопак, Fiddler On The Roof Medley, Russian folk song "Коробейники", Russian Gypsy song "Две гитары", Monti's Чардаш, Цыганский танец Марджанджа, balalaika solo instrumental "Винят меня в народе", "Увезу тебя я в тундру", Russian Sailror's dance Матросский танец, balalaika solo Семёновна, A. Petrov's "Мохнатый шмель", Russian folk dance "Калинка", and other selections. Ensemble Barynya cast included balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), and Russian ethnomusicologist, folk singer, garmoshka (Russian folk button accordion) player Mikhail Smirnov.

Russian Balalaika Trio Barynya, Svet Ministries Event, Koinonia Christian Fellowship event, Bloomingdale, Canada
Russian Balalaika Trio, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya, Bloomingdale, Canada (near Toronto), Svet Ministries Event, Koinonia Christian Fellowship
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01-17-2020. Tatiana Ball 2020, Crystal Party Center, Parma, Ohio

Friday, January 17th, 2020. Barynya Balalaika Trio {Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov} performed waltzes, tangos, Russian and Gypsy traditional and popular music and songs during Russian Tatiana Ball 2020 in Ohio. Exact address of the venue: Crystal Party Center Wedding Hall & Catering, 5745 Chevrolet Blvd, Parma, OH 44130.

01-17-2020, Barynya Balaika Trio, Tatiana Ball 2020, Friday, January 17th, 2020, Parma, Ohio, Crystal Party Center Wedding Hall & Catering, 5745 Chevrolet Blvd, Parma, Ohio  44130, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov
Tatiana Ball 2020, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, January 17th, 2020, Crystal Wedding Hall, Parma, Ohio

10-19-2019. 6th Annual Slavic Heritage Festival, Harford County, Maryland

On Saturday, October 19th, 2019. Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Alisa Egorova, Konstantin Tulinov, Arsentiy Oskin provided several performances during Sixth Annual Slavic Heritage Festival that was held on the grounds of St. Mary's Assumption Eastern Rite Church, 2807 Mountain Road, Joppa, Maryland 21085.

Balalaika Trio, Barynya dancers, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Alisa Egorova, Konstantin Tulinov, Arsentiy Oskin
Sixth Annual Slavic Heritage Festival in Harford County, Maryland

05-03-2019. Russian restaurant Gambrinus, Brooklyn, New York

Musicians of the Barynya Balalaika Trio led by Elina Karokhina, best Russian balalaika virtuoso in the United States of America, performed three sets of Soviet, Russian, Jewish, and Gypsy songs and music during the Grand Re-Opening of Russian restaurant Gambrinus located on the corner of Ocean Parkway and Brighton Beach Avenue in Russian neigborhood of Brooklyn, NY on Friday, May 3rd, 2019 from 8pm to midnight. Exact address of the venue: Gambrinus, 3100 Ocean Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11235.

Gambrinus & Co 3100 Ocean Pkwy Brooklyn NY 11235, Barynya Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, photo credit Ilya Solis
New York based Barynya Balalaika Trio at the Gambrinus & Co, 3100 Ocean Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11235

01-26-2019. Performance with Arizona Balalaika Orchestra in Tucson, Arizona

Russian balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina, singer/guitar player Mikhail Smirnov, contrabass-balalaika player Leonid Bruk, Arizona Balalaika Orchestra (www.azbalalaika.org) led by conductor Alexander Tentser performed a concert on Saturday, January 26th, 2019, 7pm at the Pima Community Center for the Arts West Campus, 2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, Arizona 85745.

Arizona Balalaika Orchestra, Barynya Balalaika Trio, January 26th 2019, Pima Community Center for the Arts West Campus, 2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, Arizona  85745

10-20-2018. Atlanta Balalaika Orchestra 37th Annual Fall Concert

Saturday, October 20th, 2018, 7:30 pm. Balalaika Trio with Atlanta Balalaika Orchestra in Concert titled An Evening of Music and Song From Slavic Lands at the Avondale First Baptist Church, 27 Covington Road, Avondale Estates, GA 30002.

10-20-2018, Saturday, October 20th, 2018, Russian Balalaika Trio, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Irina Zagornova, Avondale First Baptist Church, 27 Covington Road, Avondale Estates, GA  30002
An Evening of Music and Song From Slavic Lands, Atlanta, Georgia

"Woolen Boots" - Trio Barynya and singer Irina Zagornova

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07-16-2018. Valley Forge Casino Resort, King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania

75 min concert during the Balalaika and Domra Association of America (BDAA) 40th Anniversary conference on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

Valley Forge Casino Resort, BDAA-2018, 40th Anniversary conference of Balalaika and Domra Association of America Orchestra, King Of Prussia, Pennnsylvania, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov
Barynya Trio: Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov


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07-27-2018. Cleveland Russian Festival 2018

On Friday, July 27, 2018 (6-11pm), Saturday, July 28, 2018 (1-9pm), and Sunday, July 29, 2018 (1-9pm) Barynya Balalaika Trio provided many shows during the Cleveland Russian Festival 2018 sponsored by St. Sergius Cathedral. Festival was taking place on grounds of German Central, 7863 York Road, Parma, Ohio.

July 2018, Russian Balalaika Trio, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, German Central, 7863 York Road, Parma, Ohio
Balalaika Trio, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Cleveland Russian Festival 2018, German Central, Parma, Ohio

07-09-2018. Garden of Joy Adult Care Center, Brooklyn, New York

Two performances on Monday, July 9th, 2018, 11am and 3:15pm at the Garden of Joy Adult Care Center, 3152 Brighton 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11235.

07-09-2018, Brighton Beach Balalaika Trio, Garden of Joy Adult Care Center, Brooklyn, New York, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, 3152 Brighton 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11235, Monday, July 9th, 2018
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov

06-28-2018. Concert in Bergen County, Long Life Adult Day Care, Cliffside Park, NJ

On Thursday, June 28th, 2018 Russian Balalaika Trio performed one hour concert at the Long Life Adult Day Care Center in Bergen County, New Jersey, USA. Exact address of the venue: Long Life Adult Day Care, 596 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010. Program of performance included Waltz "Babochka" (The Butefly) by Vasily Vasilievich Andreyev, "Variations on a Theme of Corelli in the Style of Tartini", composer Fritz Kreisler, arr. for balalaika by P. Necheporenko, "The White Acacia's Fragrant Flakes" by Alexander Shalov and V. Basner, "Sabre Dance" - a movement in the final act of Aram Khachaturian's ballet Gayane, "Barynya" by Yury Shishakov, and other selections.

Fragrant Flakes Of White Acacia (video)

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06-24-2018. Coney Island Cultural Festival, Gravesend, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 4:05pm. Coney Island Cultural Festival in Gravesend part of Brooklyn. John Dewey High School, 50 Ave X, Brooklyn, New York 11223. Konstantin Tulinov, Vladimir Nikitin, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Alisa Egorova, Leonid Bruk, Irina Zagornova, Simona Zhukovski, Dinara Subaeva, Boulat Moukhametov.

Balalaika Trio, Barynya dancers, Konstantin Tulinov, Vladimir Nikitin, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Alisa Egorova, Leonid Bruk, Irina Zagornova, Simona Zhukovski, Dinara Subaeva, Boulat Moukhametov, Coney Island Cultural Festival, Gravesend, Brooklyn, 06-24-2018, Sunday, June 24, 2018, John Dewey High School, 50 Ave X, Brooklyn, New York  11223
Coney Island Cultural Festival, Gravesend, Brooklyn, New York

04-29-2018. Queens, Astoria, New York, Steinway Street Fair International Cultural Festival

Sunday, April 29th, 2018, 3:30PM - 3:55PM. Russian Balalaika Trio and Barynya dancers 25 min performance during the Steinway Street Fair International Cultural Festival on Steinway Street between Broadway & 31st Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Cast of performers: Vladimir Nikitin, Konstantin Tulinov, Serhiy Tsyganok, Dinara Subaeva, Alisa Egorova, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Vasily Yankovich.

Steinway Street Fair International Cultural Festival, Astoria, Queens, New York, Vladimir Nikitin, Konstantin Tulinov, Serhiy Tsyganok, Dinara Subaeva, Alisa Egorova, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Gypsy Boulevard Vasily Romani
Queens, New York, Steinway Street Fair International Festival
Russian folk song "Saturday Affair" - Subboteya - У нас нонче субботея (video)

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01-13-2018. New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY. APAP showcase.

Saturday, January 13th, 2018, 8:40pm. APAP (Association of Performing Arts Professionals) showcase in NYC. New York Hilton Midtown, Regent Parlor 2nd Floor, 1335 Avenue of The Americas, New York, NY 10019. Cast: Vladimir Nikitin, Konstantin Tulinov, Dinara Subaeva, Valentina Kvasova, Alisa Egorova, Elina Karokhina, Irina Zagornova, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk.

Vladimir Nikitin, Konstantin Tulinov, Dinara Subaeva, Valentina Kvasova, Alisa Egorova, Elina Karokhina, Irina Zagornova, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, 01-13-2018, New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY.  APAP showcase, Saturday, January 13th, 2018
01-13-2018. New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY. APAP showcase

Auguste Durand, Waltz (video)

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12-28-2017. Corporate event in Lithuania, Esperanza Resort, Vilnius County

On Monday, December 18th, 2017 Balalaika Trio and folk dancers of Barynya ensemble performed during corporate event in Lithuania. It was high-class New Year's celebration produced by professional team of top people in the industry.

Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, 12-28-2017, Corporate event in Lithuania, Monday, December 18th, 2017
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, New Year's celebration in Lithuania

Barynya (video)

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09-04-2017. Lakeside Adult Care Center, Brooklyn, New York

Monday, September 4th, 2017, 11am and 4pm. 1 hour concert dedicated to Labor Day Celebration at the Lakeside Adult Health Care Center, 945 East 108th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11236. Program of Jewsh, Russian, Gypsy traditional music and songs, classical music selections.

Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Lakeside Adult Care Center, Brooklyn, New York
Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Lakeside Adult Care Center, Brooklyn, New York

Medley (video)

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08-19-2017. Untermyer Park, Yonkers, New York

On Saturday, August 19th, 2017 from 7:30 to 9pm Russian Balalaika Trio and Barynya Dance Ensemble performed free 90 minute public concert at the Untermyer Park, 945 N Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701. Cast of performers included Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Alisa Egorova, Valentina Kvasova, Simona Zhukovsky, Dinara Subaeva, Vladimir Nikitin, Serhiy Tsyganok, Konstantin Tulinov.

Dr. Zhivago (video)

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07-20-2017. Holiday Inn Alexandria Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. BDAA-39

Musicians of Barynya Balalaika Trio and Russian dancer Alisa performed 60 min concert during the Balalaika and Domra Association of America (BDAA) 39th conference in Virginia, USA. Concert took place on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Alexandria Old Town, 625 First Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.

Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Holiday Inn Alexandria Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia, BDAA-39, Thursday, July 20th, 2017, Balalaika and Domra Association of America
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, BDAA-39, Alexandria, Virginia

"The White Acacia's Fragrant Flakes" by Alexander Shalov and V. Basner

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07-12-2017. Corporate event in New York City

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017, 7-11pm. Corporate event at the Siberian Floors NYC, 145 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013. Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Leonid Bruk (balalaika contrabass), dancer Alisa Egorova, dancer Vladimir Nikitin, dancer Dinara Subaeva, Alex Tseytlin (violin).

Balalaika Band and Barynya dancers, Corporate event in New York City, 07-12-2017, Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Corporate event in New York City

07-01-2017. Private party in New York City

Saturday, July 1st, 2017, 9pm. Musicians of Balalaika Trio and ten dancers of Russian folk dance ensemble Barynya provided Gypsy, Cossack, Tatar, Russian and Ukrainian dances and music during private party in New York City.

Barynya Balalaika Trio, Barynya dancers, New York City, 07-01-2017, Saturday, July 1st, 2017
Private party in New York City

05-28-2017. Troika Festival, Erie, Pennsylvania

On Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Memorial Day weekend 2017) musicians of Barynya Balalaika Trio and dancers of Barynya ensemble performed several shows during Troika Festival in Erie, Pennsylvania. All performances were taking place on the grounds of Church of the Nativity Community Center, 109 German Street, Erie, PA.

Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Troika Festival, Erie, Pennsylvania, Church of the Nativity Community Center, 109 German Street, Erie, PA
Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Troika Festival, Erie, Pennsylvania

World music medley (video)

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01-31-2017. Muhlenberg South Elementary School, Beechmont, Kentucky

Russian folk music, dance and song trio Barynya - Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), and Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals) / - performed a concert on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at the Muhlenberg South Elementary School located in Beechmont, Kentucky. A program of the performance included Sabre Dance from "Gayane" by Aram Khachaturian, traditional Russian song "Kalinka" with accompaniment of Russian button accordion garmoshka, World Balalaika Medley, Siberian Nanai Fighting Dance "Wrestling of Nanai Kids" (Russian: "Нанаец"), dance of Russian Bear (Russian: "Танец Медведя"), Russian folk song and dance "The Snowstorm" (Russian: "Метелица"), Jewish Wedding Dance With Candles (Russian: "Танец со свечками"), Russian Romani Roma Gypsy song and dance "Dark Eyes" (Russian: "Очи Чёрные"), Russian folk dance lesson "Barynya" (Russian: "Урок танца"), Ukrainian folk song and dance "Pidmanoola" (Russian: "Украинский"), Russian folk instrument balalaika introduction with folk song Kamarinskaiya (Russian: "Камаринская"), Russian Tongue Twisters Medley ("Скороговорки"), Russian Percussian Orchestra interactive game with students ("Трещётки"), instrumental solo Chardash (Russian: "Чардаш"), and other selections.

Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Muhlenberg South Elementary School, Beechmont, Kentucky
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov at the Muhlenberg South Elementary School, Beechmont, KY

01-28-2017. Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7-9pm concert at the Pima Community College Proscenium Theater stage, 2202 W. Anklam Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745. Concert with Arizona Balalaika Orchestra.

01-28-2017, Arizona Balalaika Orchestra, Barynya Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Saturday, January 28, 2017
Arizona Balalaika Orchestra and Barynya Balalaika Trio, Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona

Vassiliy Andreev Waltz "The Butterfly"

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08-31-2016. Accordions Around the World festival at the Bryant Park in New York City

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 5:52pm - 6:32pm. Performance during Accordions Around The World concert series at the Bryant Park in New York City.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Bryant Park NYC, New York City, 08-31-2016, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk
Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Bryant Park NYC, New York City


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07-22-2016. Courtyard Bloomington Hotel, Bloomington, Indiana

Russian Balalaika music and song trio Barynya performed 45 min program during the Balalaika & Domra Association of America conference 2016 in Bloomington, Indiana on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Courtyard Bloomington, 310 S. College Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana 47403.

Friday, July 22, 2016, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Balalaika & Domra Association of America conference 2016, Courtyard Bloomington, Indiana, 07-22-2016
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44 min video of the performance

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08-07-2016. The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Sunday, August 7th, 2016, 9-11:15am. Performance at The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Exact address: Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns, 42 North Broadway, Tarrytown, New York 10591 (www.reformedchurchtarrytowns.org).

Sunday, August 7th, 2016, The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, 08-07-2016, Sleepy Hollow, New York
The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, 08-07-2016, Sleepy Hollow, New York

07-21-2016. Street Music Festival in Illinois

On Thursday, July 21st, 2016 from 5 to 9pm Barynya Balalaika Trio provided free and opened to public performance during an annual Street Music Festival in Illinois. Program of performance included traditional, popular and classical music from Russia and around the world performed on balalaika, balalaika-contrabass, garmoshka, and guitar.

07-21-2016, Illinois Balalaika Trio, Downtown Oak Park, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Downtown Oak Park, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk

07-20-2016. Ocean City Free Public Library, Ocean City, NJ, Cape May County, New Jersey

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016, 4pm. Barynya Balalaika Trio at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226. Cape May County, New Jersey.

07-20-2016, Balalaika Trio, Ocean City Free Public Library, Cape May County, New Jersey, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Ocean City Free Public Library, Cape May County, New Jersey

July 20th, 2016, 9:30am. Bankbridge Elementary School, Sewell, NJ, Gloucester County, New Jersey

On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 starting at 9:30am Barynya Balalaika Trio perormed 45 min concert at the Bankbridge Elem. School in Gloucester County, New Jersey. Exact address of the school: Bankbridge Elementary School, 850 Bankbridge Road, Sewell, NJ 08080.

07-20-2016, Balalaika Trio, Bankbridge Elementary School, Gloucester County, New Jersey, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Bankbridge Elementary School, Gloucester County, New Jersey

06-05-2016. Wedding at the Lyndhurst Mansion Castle (Jay Gould Estate), Tarrytown, NY

On Sunday, June 5th, 2016, from 6:30 to 10:30pm Barynya Balalaika Trio performed during cocktail hour and a few fast songs during dancing part of the reception during the wedding at the Lyndhurst Mansion Castle (Jay Gould Estate), 635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591.

Barynya Balalaika Trio, Lyndhurst Mansion Castle, Jay Gould Estate,  635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Masha Sarandinaki Tolstoy, Mikhail Smirnov, Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Masha Tolstoy Sarandinaki, Mikhail Smirnov, Lyndhurst Mansion Castle, Jay Gould Estate, Tarrytown, NY

05-07-2016. Ellis Island Medals of Honor Ceremony, Ellis Island, NYC

On Saturday, May 7th, 2016 Barynya Balalaika Trio {Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov} performed during Ellis Island Medals of Honor Ceremony on Ellis Island in New York (federally owned island in New York Harbor).

Barynya Balalaika trio, Ellis Island Medals of Honor Ceremony, Ellis Island, New York City, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Saturday, May 7th, 2016
Barynya Balalaika trio, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Ellis Island, New York City

05-02-2016. Connecticut Baptist Homes, Meriden , CT

On Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 10am Balalaika Trio provided one hour performance at Connecticut Baptist Homes, 292 Thorpe Ave., Meriden, CT 06450. Program included Russian, Cossack, Gypsy, Jewish, Ukrainian songs and dances as well as classical repertoire.


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May 2nd, 2016. Wesleyan University, Farm Hill Elementary School, Memorial Chapel, Middletown, CT

Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov performed three concerts in Middletown, Connecticut. First show and workshop took place at the World Music Hall of Wesleyan University. Second performance was a 45 min concert for students and teachers at the Farm Hill Elementary School located at 390 E Ridge Rd, Middletown, CT 06457 on Monday, May 2nd. 2016. School assembly performance started at 2PM. The Balalaika Trio performed Siberian Nanai Wrestling Dance "Нанаец", Russian folk button accordion "Гармошка" introduction with traditional Russian song "Kalinka", The Snowstorm, Russian folk dance ("Метелица"), Kamarinskaiya, Russian folk instrument balalaika introduction ("Камаринская"), Russian Tongue Twisters Medley ("Скороговорки"), Jewish wedding dance "Свечки", Russian Percussian Orchestra interactive game with students ("Трещётки"), Russian Romani Roma Gypsy song and dance ("Цыганский"), Russian folk dance lesson ("Урок танца"), Ukrainian folk song and dance Pidmanoola ("Украинский"), instrumental solo "Чардаш", Russian Bear dance "Медведь", and other selections. Last performance took place at the Memorial Chapel Middletown located at 221 High Street in Middletown, CT.


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Barynya Balalaika trio, Connecticut, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street,  Middletown, CT
Barynya Balalaika trio, Connecticut, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Memorial Chapel, Middletown, CT

01-29-2016. Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania

Friday, January 29, 2016, 8:00PM. 1 hour show at the Clarion University, 840 Wood Street/249 Gemmell Ct, Clarion, PA 16214.

01-29-2016, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Barynya Russian Balalaika Trio, Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania, Friday, January 29, 2016
Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania

12-17-2015. Corporate event in Miami, Florida

Thursday, December 17th, 2015, 8pm-2am. Corporate event at the Siberian Floors, 6191 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida 33137. Tel: 305.428.2092, Fax: 212.954.5513. Program of Russian, Jewish, Cossack, Gypsy songs, music and dances.

Balalaika Trio, Barynya dancers, Siberian Floors Miami, 6191 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138, 12-17-2015, Thursday, December 17th, 2015
Siberian Floors, Miami, Florida

15 min video from Miami, Florida

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12-12-2015. Restaurant Romanoff Brooklyn, NY

On Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Barynya Balalaika Trio, singer Irina Zagornova, dancers Olga Chpitalnaia, Valentina Kvasova, A.Lapidas, Iliya Pankratov performed a show at popular Russian restaurant Romanoff in Brooklyn, New York. Exact address: 2670 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235.

12-12-2015, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Irina Zagornova, Barynya Balalaika Trio, Restaurant Romanoff Brooklyn, NY, Saturday, December 12th, 2015
Restaurant Romanoff Brooklyn, NY

07-12-2015. Home concert in Holland, Michigan

Russian song, dance and music Balalaika trio Barynya performed on Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at house concert and party hosted by Nina and Eugene Tritinichenko in Holland, Michigan. Barynya Balalaika Trio (Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Smirnov (guitar, garmoshka, vocals)) presented 1 hour performance and performed a few songs during the party that followed the concert.

07-12-2015, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Barynya Russian Balalaika Trio, Home concert in Holland, Michigan, Sunday, July 12th, 2015
Home concert in Holland, Michigan

07-09-2015. World Music Concert Series in Downtown Oak Park, Oak Park, Illinois

Russian song, dance and music Balalaika and garmoshka Trio Barynya performed on Thursday, July 09, 2015, from 7 to 9pm at the Downtown Oak Park, 1010 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois during the Thursday Night Out World Music Concert Series in Downtown Oak Park, www.downtownoakpark.net. Barynya Balalaika Trio cast: Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Elina Karokhina ( balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, garmoshka, vocals) presented two hours performance that included Russian, Cossack, Siberian, Gypsy, Ukrainian, Jewish music and songs, and also classical and popular repertoire.

07-09-2015, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Barynya Russian Balalaika Trio, Downtown Oak Park, Oak Park, Chicago, Illinois, Thursday, July 09, 2015
World Music Concert Series, Downtown Oak Park, Oak Park, Illinois

07-08-2015. Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. BDAA-2015.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015. 1 hour concert in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio during 2015 convention of Balalaika and Domra Association of America. Trio performed a mix of Russian, classical, and Gypsy music. Performance took place at the Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

07-08-2015, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Barynya Balalaika Trio, Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, BDAA-2015, Wednesday, July 8, 2015
2015 convention of Balalaika and Domra Association of America

52 min video

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04-16-2015. Concert at the United States West Point Military Academy, West Point, New York

Balalaika Trio perfored a formal concert at the West Point Military Academy on April 16th, 2015. Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass) played a mix of popular, classical and traditional music and songs from Russia and from around the world. Program of performance included Andreev's Waltz, Russian folk song Kamarinskaya, Dr. Zhivago, The Moon Is Shining Brightly, Peddlers, Yablocko, Ural Mountain dance, Angry Husband, Onegin's Name Day Waltz, Russian Tongue Twisters, Mozart Turkish Rondo, Russian Folk Songs Medley, Dark Eyes, Gypsy Roma Medley, Shostakovich Waltz #2, Chardash, Balalaika Medley, Valenki (Felt Boots).

Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, West Point Military Academy, NY Balalaika Trio, Russian music, garmoshka, songs, balalaika-contrabass
Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, West Point Military Academy

03-27-2015. Glenelg Country School, Glenelg, Maryland

Friday, March 27th, 2015, 8:45, 9:45, 10:45am. Three shows at the Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Road, Glenelg, MD 21042. Balalaika Trio.

Balalaika Trio Maryland
Glenelg Country School, Glenelg, Maryland

02-28-2015. Polish Community Center, Albany New York

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:45pm – 1:30pm, 2:45pm – 3:30pm, 4:05pm – 4:50pm. 3 performances at the Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, New York 12205. New Russia Cultural Center's Russian festival. Cast: Andrei Kisselev (dancer), Yana Volkova (dancer), Irina Zagornova (singer), Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov.

Irina Zagornova, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Ave. Ext, Albany NY 12205
Polish Community Center, Albany New York

01-10-2015. Faberge event in New York City

On Saturday, January 10th, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:45pm. Barynya Balalaika Trio performed during Faberge event that was taking place in New York City. Exact address: 26 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021. Cast: Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, garmoshka, vocals), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Elina Karokhina (balalaika).

Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Faberge event in New York City, 01-10-2015
Barynya Balalaika Trio, Faberge event in New York City

09-21-2014. St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral & Church of Our Lady of Tikhvin in Howell, NJ

On Sunday, September 21st, 2014 Barynya Balalaika Trio (Leonid Bruk, , Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina) and folk singer Irina Zagornova performed at the Russianfest on the grounds of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral & Church of Our Lady of Tikhvin, 200 Alexander Avenue, Howell, New Jersey 07731.

09-21-2014, Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Irina Zagornova, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral & Church of Our Lady of Tikhvin, 200 Alexander Avenue, Howell, New Jersey  07731, Sunday, September 21st, 2014
I.Zagornova, M.Smirnov, E.Karokhina, L.Bruk, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral & Church of Our Lady of Tikhvin in Howell, NJ


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9-20-2014. North Brunswick, NJ, concert with singer A.Menshikov

On Saturday, September 20th, 2014 starting at 1:45pm musicians of Barynya Balalaika Trio Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina and singer Alexander Menshikov performed one hour concert at the Heritage Day Festival in North Brunswick Community Park, 2053 U.S. 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.


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02-07-2014. 49th Petroushka Ball at the Plaza Hotel NYC

Friday, February 7th, 2014,7pm-2am. 49th Petroushka Ball at the Plaza Hotel NYC, 768 5th Ave, New York, NY. Grand Ballroom & Terrace Room. Singer Alexander Menshikov, Igor Lutsev (drums), Sergei Gurbel (sax), Vladimir Barskiy (piano), Leonid Bruk (contrabass balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Sergey Ryabtsev (violin), dancers: Valentina Kvasova and Olga Chpitalnaia.

02-07-2014, NY Balalaika Band and Orchestra, Sergei Riabtsev, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Igor Lutsev, Friday, February 7th, 2014, Plaza Hotel NYC, 768 5th Ave, New York, NY
49th Petroushka Ball, at the Plaza Hotel NYC

Petroushka Ball 2014 (video)

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08-30-2013. Kislak Camp, Lakewood, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

Friday, August 30th, 2013. 1 hour performance at the Kislak Camp, 119 Woods Rd, Lakewood, PA 18439. Leonid Bruk, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Irina Zagornova.

Friday, August 30th, 2013, Russian Balalaika Trio, Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Irina Zagornova, 08-30-2013, Kislak Camp, Lakewood, PA, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Kislak Camp, Lakewood, PA, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

07-10-2013. Sarasota, Florida

Wednesday, July 10th through Sunday, July 14th, 2013 musicians of Barynya Balalaika trio (Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk) and Russian folk singer Irina Zagornova performed during the Balalaika and Domra Association of America (BDAA) 35th Annual Convention in Sarasota, Florida.

Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, singer Irina Zagornova, Sarasota, Florida
Leonid Bruk, Irina Zagornova, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Sarasota, Florida

11-05-2011. Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, South River NJ

On Saturday, November 5th, 2011 Barynya Balalaika Trio performed at the Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church's special event in South River, New Jersey. Exact address of the venue: 9 Jeffrie AveSouth River, NJ 08882

Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, South River, New Jersey
Balalaika Trio, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, South River, New Jersey

10-30-2011. Gansevoort Park Hotel, New York City

On Sunday, October 30th, 2011, 5-7pm. performance during Biologique Recherche's cocktail party at the Gansevoort Park Hotel, 420 Park Ave South, New York, NY.

Balalaika Trio NYC, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Gansevoort Park Hotel, 420 Park Ave South, New York, NY
Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, Gansevoort Park Hotel, New York, NY

06-29-2011. Barynya Russian Balalaika Trio on TV in Boston, MA

Barynya Balalaika Trio: Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals). Recorded and produced by EstradaProduction. All photos and videos from this event are available at the website www.Russian365.com.


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02-11-2011. Petroushka Ball, Waldorf Astoria, New York City

Performance during dinner by Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Mikhail Smirnov (guitar), and singer Alexander Menshikov. Recorded by Alexander Gurman (alexandergurman's YouTube channel) on February 11, 2011 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City during the Petroushka Ball-2011.


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12-16-2010. Russian consulate NYC, New York, USA

On Tuesday, December 16th, 2010 Russian dance amd music ensemble Barynya performed during Rusal corporate party at the Russian Consulate NYC - the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in New York City. Cast: Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk and singer Irina Zagornova at the RUSAL USA corporate party.

Barynya at the Russian Consulate NYC
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08-14-2010. Public performance in Westchester County, New York

On Saturday, August 14th, 2010, 7:30PM to 9:15PM. Russian Balalaika Trio and dancers of ensemble Barynya provided free public performance in Westchester County, New York. Performers cast: Leonid Bruk (balalaika contrabass), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals), Alexander Rudoy (dancer), Aliaksandr Anatska (dancer), Olga Yeliseyeva (dancer), Olga Chpitalnaia (dancer), Vldmr Lgnv (bass), and folk singer Irina Zagornova. Exact address: Untermyer Park, 945 North Broadway, Yonkers, New York.

Woolen Boots {Valenki} (video) - 11,364 views on youtube since September 1st, 2010

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Elina Karokhina, Leonid Bruk, and Mikhail Smirnov provided music and dance performances in many places including Bloomingdale, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Chihuahua, Mexico, Birmingham, UK, Sydney, Australia, Toronto, Canada, Anchorage, Alaska, Chino Valley, Arizona, Dateland, AZ, Mayer, AZ, Oracle, AZ, Peoria, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix, Arizona, 2017, Alameda, California, Altadena, CA, Сamarillo, CA, Chatsworth, CA, Coalinga, CA, Corcoran, CA, Crescent City, CA, El Monte, CA, Rio Vista Elementary School - 2019, Farmersville, CA, Fresno, CA, Georgetown, CA, Hanford, CA, Happy Camp, CA, Hayward, CA, Hidden Valley Lake, CA, Hillsborough, CA, Kenwood, CA, Lincoln, CA, Lomarica, CA, Los Gatos Meadows, Los Gatos, CA, Mira Costa High School Auditorium, Manhattan Beach, CA, Mendota, CA, Oceanside, CA, Oxnard, CA, Pasadena, CA, Roseville, CA, Sacramento, CA, San Jose, CA, San Leandro, CA, Santa Ana, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Seiad Valley, CA, Spring Valley, CA, Sun Valley, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Temecula, CA, Thousand Oaks, CA, Tracy, CA, Turlock, CA, Ukiah, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, West Hills, CA, Windsor, CA, Yuba City, CA, Brighton, Colorado, Denver, CO, Lone Tree Arts Center, Lone Tree, CO, Colchester, CT, Darien, CT, Eastford, CT, Enfield, CT, Greenwich, CT, Greenwich, CT 2015, Middletown, CT, Norwich, CT, Stamford, CT, Stratford, CT, Taftville, CT, Wolcott, CT, Woodstock, CT, Washington, DC, Rockwood Park Carriage House, Wilmington, Delaware, Cape Coral, Florida, Cape Coral Lee County, FL, Clearwater, FL (November 2015), Stetson University, DeLand, FL, Delray Beach, FL, Estero, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Lauderhill, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL, Miami, FL (Dec 2015), Miami, FL (2013), Micco, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Orlando, FL, Pine Island, FL, Plantation, FL, Sarasota, FL, St.Petersburg, FL, Venice, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Lahaina, HI, Lamoni, IA, Elk City, ID, Arlington Heights, IL, Batavia, IL, Park Plaza Chicago, IL, Medinah, IL, Oak Park, IL, Princeton, IL, Quincy, IL, Bloomington, IN, Brookville, IN, Columbus, IN, Evansville, IN, Laurel, IN, Lebanon, IN, Shelburn, IN, Shelbyville, IN, Colony, KS, Eureka, KS, Gardner, KS, Beechmont, KY, Jackson, KY, Lexington, KY, Morehead, KY, Pikeville, KY, Stanton, KY, Bastrop, LA, Tallulah, LA, Agawam, MA, Boston, MA 2015, Cape Cod, MA, Chestnut Hill, MA, Gardner, MA (2013), Stoneham, MA, Topsfield, MA, Townsend, MA, Annapolis, MD, Arnold, MD, Baltimore, MD, Bel Air, MD, Easton, MD, Finksburg, MD, Joppa, MD, Largo, MD, Laurel, MD, Ridge, MD, Rockville, MD, Sandy Spring, MD, Silver Spring, MD, Tilghman, MD, Bristol, ME, Portland, ME, Detroit, MI, Holland, MI, Kalamazoo, MI, Petoskey, MI, Rockford, MI, Taylor, MI, Westland, MI, Florissant, MO, Gorin, MO, St. Louis, MO, Jefferson Memorial, St.Louis, MO, Canton, MS, Union, MS, Asheville, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Fayetteville Technical Community College, 01-21-2020, Kill Devil Hills, NC, Kitty Hawk, NC, Mocksville, NC, Fairbury, NE, Omaha, NE, Center Sandwich, NH, Wolfeboro, NH, New York Russian Music Program at the Springpoint at Denville (The Oaks at Denville) - 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