Concert ~ ‘From Russia with Love’
Date & Time: 18/01/20 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Free admission but with a retiring collection in aid of the restoration of St Mary Magdalene Church tower.
Refreshments available afterwards.
A concert of Russian classical and traditional folk music from the heart of the Russian culture.
Once a year virtuoso balalaika player, Sergey Kossoff travels from his home in Russia to join his pianist daughter, Ekaterina Shetliffe on a short concert tour of the South-West and further afield.
Sergei Kosov is a prize winning virtuoso balalaika player from Tula, Russia. Originally graduating from the prestigious Gnesin Academy in Moscow, he has established a career as an international soloist with many performing with traditional folk orchestras and ensembles in Russia, USA and Germany.
Ekaterina Shetliffe is a graduate of Dargomizsky College of Music of Tula. She has enjoyed a career as concert pianist, giving solo performances in various venues and festivals in Devon, The Midlands and in London. She is a dedicated piano teacher, working at Exeter University and Queen’s College, and founder of the educational studio ‘Creative LLAMA’