Educational multicultural school assembly program of Russian song, dance and music including Russian dance workshop. Every dance performed in a different set of beautiful costumes. All costumes were hand-made for the stage presentations. List of ensemble Barynya costumes includes four Russian sets ("Barynya", "Kalinka", "Russian Nobility", "Ivan Kupala", "Sailor's dance"), Siberian Nanai Tribe ("Nanaisky"), Russian Gypsy set ("Two Guitars", "Kai One"), Russian Cossack set (Cossack dance), Ukrainian (Hopak dance), Russian Siberian (Metelitsa), Jewish. Each costume set inspired by the place where the dance was originated from. Before each dance short explanation will be given about the costumes dancers will be wearing.
Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya in based in Brooklyn, New York. Performances are offered for schools in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, and other states. Mikhail Smirnov is the Artistic Direcor and founder of the ensemble.
August 12 2011, School concert, dance and music workshop in New York City
P035M @ Bellevue Hopital Center, 462 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
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01. Waltz "Daydreams" V.V.Andreev - Вальс Грёзы В.В. Андреев
Performed by singer Alexander Menshikov, Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), dancers Boulat Moukhametov, Anna Brovkina, Alexander Rudoy, Natia Rtveliashvili Mangan.
16. Russian dance workshop - Урок русского народного танца
Formal performance followed by Russian dance workshop. Teachers-dancers-instructors: Alexander Rudoy, Boulat Moukhametov, Anna Brovkina and Natia Rtveliashvili-Mangan, Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka).
Russian dance workshop, song and music concert in Maryland
Russian dance workshop and concert of Russian dance, song and music took place at the Kensington Parkwood Elementary school during International Night event. Address: 4710 Saul Road, Kensington, MD 20895-4251. Phone: (301) 571-6949. Ensemble Barynya performed with three members: Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), dancer Andij Cybyk.