"Towards the Spring!"
19 February 2016
Press Office of the Amber Museum
Concert of the trio "GROTESQUE" (Russia) takes place on 19 February at 19.00 in the Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum. There will be played pieces written by J.S.Bach, A.Vivaldi, J.Strauss, P.I.Chaikovsky and other great composers, as well as hits of the Russian folk classics.
The collective created in 2010 in Yaroslavl consists of laureates of international and interregional contests Anna Abramova (cembalo), Andrey Surta (button accordion), Evgeniy Baulin (stand-up bass balalaika). The ensemble is on tour in Russia and abroad a lot. The Musicians took part in the festive events confined to the 1000-year anniversary of Yaroslavl. In 2011 they performed in the Russian Culture Center "Gzel" (Vienna, Austria), the same year – with the soloist of the Bolshoi Theater Andrey Grigoriev (baritone) at the film festival "Land of our Fathers is My Land" in Krasnodar Krai. Since 2013 the band collaborates with the Russian Center of Science and Culture (Vienna, Austria), Austrian creative association "ART PRO&CONTRA", the Austrian-Russian Friendship Society "ORFG".
"GROTESQUE" is laureate of the International contest festival of folk music in Sevastopol (2013), participant of several festivals in Italy. Repertoire of the ensemble includes classic music from the baroque to romanticism, as well as folk compositions in original interpretations.