St. Sergius Russian Orthodox Cathedral presented their 3rd annual Russian Festival in Cleveland, Ohio on July 24 - July 26, 2015.
Barynya Balalaika Duo (Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Elina Karokhina (balalaika) performed mix of Russian, Cossack, Gypsy, Ukrainian, classical and popular music and songs including "Daydreams Waltz" written by father of Russian balalaika Vasiliy Vasilievich Andreev, Russian folk dance "Kamarinskaya", theme song from "Dr. Zhivago" motion picture, Russian folk song "The Moon Is Shining Brightly", "The Peddlers", "Yablocko", "Ural Mountain dance", "Angry Husband", "Onegin's Name Day Waltz", Mozart's "Turkish Rondo", Russian Folk Songs Medley, "Dark Eyes", Gypsy Roma Medley, Shostakovich's Waltz #2, "Chardash", "Balalaika Medley", "Valenki" (Felt Boots), and other selections.
09-16-2023. St. George Festival 2023 in Loveland, Ohio
Dancer Alisa Egorova, balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina, and Mikhail Smirnov (singer, button accorion-garmoshka player) at the St. George Festival 2023 in Loveland, Ohio on the grounds of St. George Russian Orthodox Church, 118 N Lebanon Rd, Loveland, OH.