Barocco Concertato

 One of the top of Russian Early Music Ensembles. The band was formed in 2011 by team of experienced soloists, devoted to Historical Performance. Barocco Concertato cooperating with different musicians covers a wide repertoire from Renaissance to Classic and Romantic era, using the proper instruments, engaging more people and growing up to the orchestra. 

 In 2016 won the 3rd Prize at prestigious Van Wassenaer Competition (Utrecht, Netherlands).

Main members:

Maria Krestinskaya, baroque violin

Rust Pozyumsky, viola da gamba

Elizaveta Panchenko, harpsichord, organ

Konstantin Shchenikov-Arkharov, theorbo, lute, baroque guitar

 

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Lute Duo with Oleg Boyko

 Ensemble has been established because of deep personal and creative friendship of two versatile musicians. Besides the Early Music, Oleg plays arabic folk and known for his bands Mother's Little Helpers (good old rock'n'roll) and Telenn Gwad (breton folk).

 A lot of different programs the Duo performed over the years, starting from Renaissance lute duos, up to rare XVIII cent. music, combining different instruments of lute and guitar family and preparing not only famous pieces, but also dredging up real treasures of forgotten composers.

CHESS DUO

 Vladimir Kirasirov & Konstantin Shchenikov-Arkharov


 The guitar duo has been founded in 2008 by students of St. Petersburg conservatory.

 Common music passion drived two friends to experiments with repertoire and differenent forms of music-making. During this years they played both high genres of classic and avantguard music and light genres like bossa-nova and tango, they performed well-known pieces as well as world premiers, made own transcriptions.

 Last years ensemble faced to XVIII-XIX century music playing on period instruments. Besides duo programs musicians taking part in big projects as basso-continuo team.