Articles by Elmira Kuznetsova



Saxophonist Sanborn Takes Stage at Crocus City

The capitalТs music lovers are to be treated to some midweek quality jazz as American saxophonist David Sanborn teams up with Moscow-based band TransAtlantic to perform at Crocus City Hall.

СTutuТ Reborn at Jazz Festival

More than 20 years after making a recording with Miles Davis, Marcus Miller has decided to bring the albumТs fusion of jazz, rock and funk back to the stage.

Krautrock Revival F&M Hit Solyanka

They are not Japanese, “just two Anglo-Saxons” who go by the name Fujiya & Miyagi and who play at Solyanka on Wednesday.

Vinyl Devotees Keep Records Hot

Huddled around boxes of albums of the best soft rock from the last thirty years, a dozen middle-aged men and women talk and chat outside the Gorbushka market on a Sunday afternoon.

Gnessin Plays Outside for Free

Free open-air concerts, courtesy of students at Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music and HSBC Russia, begin June 11.

Marsalis, Auktsyon at Jazz Fest

The start of summer means that it is time for the Usadba Jazz Festival, which will take place this Saturday and Sunday at the picturesque 18th-century Arkhangelskoye Estate.

Jazz Bass' Rostotsky Retunes 'Old Songs'

Many of those who grew up in the Soviet Union remain fond of the simple melodies from that time. It is this treasury of sadness, melancholy and love that is an inspiration for Alex Rostotsky, founder of the Jazz Bass Theater band and one of Moscow's finest bass players.

Grammy-Winning Pianist at Great Hall

By the time he was 11 months old, Yevgeny Kissin was humming a Bach fugue that his elder sister was practicing on the piano. A year later, he started playing the piano himself, and his destiny was predetermined.

Grammy-Winning Pianist at Great Hall

By the time he was 11 months old, Yevgeny Kissin was humming a Bach fugue that his elder sister was practicing on the piano. A year later, he started playing the piano himself, and his destiny was predetermined.

Instrument Sound That Went Round the World

Designed in the Urals in the 1970s, the Polivoks synthesizer has become a favorite for Western groups looking for a new sound.

10-Piece Band Making Waves

The Venger Collective, a nine-man, one-woman group with its own percussionist, trombone player and trumpeter, is by far the most successful new band to emerge from the thriving Moscow funk and acid-jazz scene.

British Culture Invades Moscow With AngloMoskva Fest

The festival program — designed to bring the two countries closer together in a time of political tensions — is diverse, ranging from classical music to club music to film and modern art.

American, Russian Jazz Stars Set to Shine at Moscow Fest

American jazz stars Nicole Henry and JD Walter, along with some of the best Russian jazz musicians, will play at the jazz festival ""Igor Butman, Freixenet and Friends"" Thursday to Saturday.

Pianist Piatigorsky Plays Out at LeClub

One of America's best pianists, Misha Piatigorsky, completes his Russian tour Friday with a concert at LeClub.

Pianist Piatigorsky Plays Out at LeClub

One of America's best pianists, Misha Piatigorsky, completes his Russian tour Friday with a concert at LeClub.

Rock Stars Line Up For Dr. Liza Benefit

Spravedlivaya Pomoshch calls in Zemfira, Pyotr Nalich and others to play a charity concert for them on Feb. 20.

Rock Stars Line Up For Dr. Liza Benefit

Spravedlivaya Pomoshch calls in Zemfira, Pyotr Nalich and others to play a charity concert for them on Feb. 20.

Top British Animation Goes BAA at 35mm Festival

A hungry cat tries to wake up his owner with a baseball bat, a naked man wanders around within the lines of his own outline and a badger has his sleep disturbed by nuclear warheads. These are just some of the characters andimages that are going to be flashing across the screens of 35MM theater starting Thursday for a three-day showcase of the winners of the British Animation Awards.

Top British Animation Goes BAA at 35mm Festival

A hungry cat tries to wake up his owner with a baseball bat, a naked man wanders around within the lines of his own outline and a badger has his sleep disturbed by nuclear warheads.