Moscow Gypsy Army

Moscow Gypsy Army show at the Russian Gypsy Cabaret-Restaurant Moscow in New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY

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Musicians and dancers of Moscow Gypsy Army (Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Svetlana Yankovskaya, Gennady Gutkin, Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Sergey Riabtsev, and Yuriy Vodolaga performed every night from June 3rd, 1998 through January 1, 1999 at the Cabaret Moscow located on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 54th Street in New York City. Exact address: 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY. Program the show included "I am walking in Moscow", "There is no grief", "Saturday Affair", "Barynya", "Tongue twister", "From the evening, from the midnight". "Terek River Cossack dance", "Klezmer violin extravaganza", "Nane Tsokha" (Gypsy). "Tilima" (Gypsy). "Those Were The Days". "Dark Eyes". "Two Guitars". "Shatritsa", "The Creek", "Marusya One, Two, Three", "At the Blacksmith's", and "New York, New York".

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Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Svetlana Yankovskaya, Gennady Gutkin, Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Sergey Riabtsev, Yuriy Vodolaga, Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY
Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY

Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Svetlana Yankovskaya, Gennady Gutkin, Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Sergey Riabtsev, Yuriy Vodolaga, Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY
Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY

Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Svetlana Yankovskaya, Gennady Gutkin, Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Sergey Riabtsev, Yuriy Vodolaga, Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY
Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY

Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Svetlana Yankovskaya, Gennady Gutkin, Lev Zabeginsky, Mikhail Smirnov, Leonid Bruk, Sergey Riabtsev, Yuriy Vodolaga, Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY
Cabaret Moscow, New York City, 137 East 55th Street, New York, NY


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List of performers:

Irina Zagornova - Russian folk singer
Natasha Smirnov - Russian folk singer and dancer
Svetlana Yankovskaya - Gypsy singer and dancer
Gennady Gutkin - bayan virtuoso
Lev Zabeginsky - balalaika virtuoso
Misha Smirnov - singer, balalaika, garmoshka
Leon Bruk - balalaika bass
Sergey Riabtsev - violin virtuoso
Yuriy Vodolaga - dancer

Program of Russian Gypsy folk show "Moscow"

"I walk down the Moscow’s streets" - famous Russian tune from the early 60th performed by the Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).

"Saturday affair" - jocose folk Russian song about the the young girl who explains to her boyfriend how he should behave.  She says "you have to bring me lots of presents, take me out all the time, you should not kiss me, but only hug.". Performed by Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Misha Smirnov and Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).

"From the evening…" - cossacks playful song and danceperformed by Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Misha Smirnov and Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).

"Marusya, 1,2,3!!!" - an old Ukrainian folk song performed by Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Misha Smirnov and Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).

Tongue twister Siberian song "Natalia" - a young man falls in love with so awesome a beautyNatalia.  In jest he thinks to kill himself, then he rethinks to kill her.  Moral is the knife is broken, the pitchfork is bent and Natalia is still alive. . Performed by Misha and Natasha SmirnovMisha and Natasha From Russia

Violin extravaganza - performed by Sergey Riabtsev
and Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).
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"Tilima, Tilima" and "By the long road" - folk Gypsy songs and dances Performed by Svetlana Yankovskayasveta.jpg (15563 bytes)

"There is no grief" - famous Russian romance performed by Irina Zagornova and Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).zagornovaSmall.JPG (5697 bytes)

sveta.jpg (15563 bytes)Two guitars" and "The Creek" - an old gypsy folk songs and dances performed by Svetlana Yankovskaya

"At the Blacksmith’s" - authentic blacksmith's work song accompanied by authentic Russian rhythmic folk instruments performed by Irina Zagornova, Natasha Smirnov, Misha Smirnov and and Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).

"The Moon is shining" - well known Russian folk tune. Balalaika solo performed by Lev Zabeginsky and the Russian Folk Band.

Russian Medley: "Moscow Nights" (Popular Russian lyric), "Katiusha"(Popular Song from the period of W.W.II) and Russian folk dance "Kalinka" performed by Yuriy Vodolagaand Russian Folk Band: Gennady Gutkin (bayan), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Sergey Riabtsev (violin) and Leo Bruk (balalaika base).

Gypsy, Russian, Cossacks, Klezmer and Ukrainian music

ENGLISH

I am walking in Moscow
There is no grief
Saturday Affair
Barynya
Tongue twister
From the evening, from the midnight
Terek River Cossack dance
Klezmer violin extravaganza
Nane Tsokha (Gypsy)
Tilima (Gypsy)
Those Were The Days
Dark Eyes
Two Guitars
Shatritsa
The Creek
Marusya One, Two, Three...
At the Blacksmith's
 
RUSSIAN

A Ya Idu, Shagayu Po Moskve
Shto Nam Gore
Subboteya
Baryniya
Skorogovorka
So Vechyora, S Polunochi
Lezginka
Skripach na Kryshe
Nane Tsokha
Tilima
Dorogoi Dlinnoyu
Ochi Chernye
Dve Gitary
Shatritsa
Rucheyok
Marusya Raz, Dva, Tree
Vo Kuznitse

Russian, Cossacks, Klezmer and Ukrainian music and dance video

  
I am walking in MoscowI am walking in Moscow
(A Ya Idu, Shagayu Po Moskve)
famous Russian tune from the early 60th Russian movie
  
Russian folk song Saturday Affair"Saturday Affair" (Subboteya)
The young girl explains to her boyfriend that they should not kiss, but only hug
  
Barynya DanceRussian folk song and dance BARYNYA withfoot stomping
  
Russian tongue twisterTongue twister song NATALIA
A young man falls in love with awesome beauty Natalia. In jest he thinks to kill himself, then he rethinks to kill her. But the knife is broken, the pitchfork is bent and Natalia is still alive.
  
So vechyora, s polunochi (from the evening, from the midnight) - russian folk songSo Vechora, S Polunochi
Russian folk song and dance "From the evening, from the midnight"
  
Lezginka Lezginka
Terek River Cossack dance
  
Marusya 1,2,3!
"Marusya, 1,2,3!!!" Ukrainian marching song
Performed by Russian folk singers Natasha Smirnov, Irina Zagornova, Misha Smirnov and Russian folk band: balalaika - Lev Zabeginsky, balalaika-contrabass - Leonid Bruk, violin - Sergey Riabtsev, bayan - Gennady Gutkin.
Cabaret Moscow, New York City
  
Russian folk song At the Blacksmith's "At the Blacksmith's" Authentic blacksmith's work song
accompanied by rhythmic folk instruments. Performed by Russian folk singers Natasha Smirnov, Irina Zagornova, Misha Smirnov and Russian folk band: balalaika - Lev Zabeginsky, balalaika-contrabass - Leonid Bruk, violin - Sergey Riabtsev, bayan - Gennady Gutkin.
Cabaret Moscow, New York City

There is no grief - Shto Nam Gore"

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Traditional Russian Gypsy music and dance video

Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy song Nane Tsokha
"Nane Tsokha"
Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy Song Tilima
"Tilima"
Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy Folk Song By The Long Road (Dorogoi Dlinnoyu)
By The Long Road
Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy Folk Song Dark Eyes (Ochi Chernye)
Dark Eyes
Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy Folk Song Two Guitars (Dve Gitary)
Two Guitars
Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy Folk Song Shatritsa
Shatritsa
Honorable Perfomer of Russia Svetlana Yankovskaya performing Gypsy Folk Song Rucheyok
Rucheyok

Klezmer violin extravaganza

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"Moscow Gypsy Army" performed at the Carnegie Hall in New York City, glamourous wedding at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel NYC, at the Consulate-General of Russia, the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in New York City, at the World Headquarters of the Church of Scientology Church in Clearwater, Florida, in the wilds of Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, Russian restaurant in Chinar On The Island on Staten Island, sinagogue event in Short Hills, New Jersey, graduation party in Long Island, birthday party at the Cafe Gallery in Brooklyn, jubilee celebration at Russian restaurant in Philadelphia, international festival in New Brunswick, NJ, Russian-Gypsy Restaurant-Cabaret Moscow in New York City, community concert in Yonkers, NY, Penn State University in Hazleton, PA, at the Sandwich Central Elementary School in New Hampshire, jubelee celebration in Stamford, Connecticut, at the Heritage Festival organized by St Mary's Assumption Eastern Rite Church in Joppa, Maryland, and many other places.
Moscow Gypsy Army is available as one powerful ensemble, or in smaller groups.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: info@gypsyswing.us / (201) 981-2497 (Phone/Text)

Сoncert with legendary Zhenya Shevchenko, Kaye PLayhouse, New York City

Moscow Gypsy Army, Zhenya Shevchenko, New York City, 2008, photos by Dalia Bagdonaite
Moscow Gypsy Army, Zhenya Shevchenko, New York City, 2008, photos by Dalia Bagdonaite

Private party in the wilds of Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania

Moscow Gypsy Army, Московская цыганская армия, Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, Gypsy dancers, Gypsy singer, Gypsy music, Gypsy show, Цыганское шоу в горах Поконо, штат Пенсильвания

Graduation party, Great Neck, Long Island, New York

Vasiliy Yankovic-Romani led the group to present traditional Gypsy (Romani) songs, instrumental numbers and dances in Great Neck, Long Island (New York) on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016, from 3 to 7pm during graduation party.  Program of performance included "Hey, Romale", "Dark Eyes", "Kai One", "Two Guitars", "Shatritsa", "Vengerka", "Mato", "Chardash", "Ручеёк", "Мохнатый шмель", "Mardjandja", "Long Road" (Дорогой длинною), and other Gypsy favorites. Vasiliy performed with balalaika virtuoso Elina Karokhina, dancer Alisa Egorova, and singer/guitar/accordion player Mikhail Smirnov.

Moscow Gypsy Army, Elina Karokhina, Vasiliy Yankovic-Romani, Mikhail Smirnov, Alisa Egorova, Long Island, New York
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Carnegie Hall NYC

Moscow Gypsy Army led by singer Vasily Yankovich-Romani at the Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 8PM. OPENING NIGHT featuring FRANK LONDON, BAD BUKA, MOSCOW GYPSY ARMY, KALIN IVANOV, ELLINA GRAYPEL, ANNA VOEVODA, GREECE ELENIKA, ALESSANDRA BELLONI, MAGGES. Conducted by ALEKSANDR ANISIMOV.

Moscow Gypsy Army on the stage of the Carnegie Hall in New York City
Moscow Gypsy Army, Mikhail Smirnov, Vasily Yankovich-Romani, Elina Karokhina, Carnegie Hall, New York City
Mikhail Smirnov, Vasily Yankovich-Romani, Elina Karokhina

Staten Island Gypsy Trio, 60th Birthday party, Russian Gypsy dancers, musicians, singers, Chinar On The Island Restaurant

Musicians, singers, and dancers of Moscow Gypsy Army performed one hour show during Russian 60th birthday party on Saturday, August 24th, 2019, 8pm at the Chinar On The Island restaurant on Staten Island, NY. Cast of performers included singer/7 string guitar player Vasiliy, singer / 6 string guitar player Mikhail, singer/dancer Valentina. Program of the performance included "Kai One", "2 guitars" ("Две гитары"), "Shatritsa", "Joseph-Joseph", "Vengerka", "Mato", "Mardjandja", "Dark Eyes" ("Очи чёрные"), "Long Road" ("Дорогой длинною"), "За дружеской беседою", "Эй, ямщик, гони-ка к Яру", "Мохнатый шмель", "Цыганская фантазия" (инструментальный номер), "Не будите", "Нанэ Цоха", "Чардаш" (инструментальный номер), "Бирюзовые златы колечки", "Как цветок душистый" (цыганская величальная), "Только раз" (романс), "Пропил Мишка", "Что мне горе", "Gypsy Medley" (Попурри), "Сердце на снегу", "Мы на лодочке катались", and other Gypsy Roma (Romani), songs, music, and dances. The company also presented several Russian, Ukrainian, and Moldovian songs, as well as some classical music, and internationally known hits.

Staten Island Gypsy Trio, 60th Birthday party, Russian Gypsy dancers, musicians, singers, Chinar On The Island Restaurant, Staten Island New York

Wedding at the Waldorf Astoria, New York City

Waldorf Astoria NYC November 2010 Photo by KeeperExpert.com

Fort Harrison Hotel, Clearwater, Florida

Moscow Gypsy Army, Alexander Rudoy, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Anna Brovkina, Daryal Kafkasso's group, Clearwater, Florida

Reception at the Consulate-General of Russia in New York City

Moscow Gypsy Army, Цыганский ансамбль, Consulate-General of Russia, New York City, Gypsy singer, Gypsy music, Gypsy show, Цыганское шоу, «Московская цыганская армия», Генеральное консульство России в Нью-Йорке

Russian restaurant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Moscow Gypsy Army, Vasily Yankovich-Romani, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Philadelphia PA, Pennsylvania

Cafe Gallery, Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, New York

Gypsy song, dance, music group from Brooklyn, NY
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Public performance at the Untermyer Park in Yonkers, New York

Moscow Gypsy Army, Untermyer Park, Yonkers, New York, Vasiliy Yankovich, Alexey Kurilov, Mikhail Smirnov, Gennady Gutkin, Adrien Chevalier, Olga Chpitalnaia, Sergij Tsyganok
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Photo by Alisa Egorova

Heritage Festival, St Mary's Assumption Eastern Rite Church, Joppa, Maryland

Maryland, Slavic Heritage Festival, St Mary's Assumption Eastern Rite Church, Joppa, MD, U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kalie Jones

Party in Stamford, Connecticut

Russian birthday party, Moscow Gypsy Army, Stamford, CT
Russian birthday party, Moscow Gypsy Army, Stamford, CT

Heritage Day Festival at the North Brunswick Community Park, New Jersey

"Moscow Gypsy Army" presented a program of traditional Gypsy (Romani), Ukrainian, and Russian songs, instrumental numbers and dances on Saturday, September 24, 2016 during Heritage Day Festival at the North Brunswick Community Park in North Brunswick, New Jersey.  Exact address: T2053 U.S. 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.  Cast of performers: Vassiliy Yancovic-Romani, Alisa Egorova, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina. Program of performance included "Dark Eyes", "Kalinka", "Mato", "Pidmanoola", "Two Guitars", "Shatritsa", "Chardash", "Мохнатый шмель", "Mardjandja", "Long Road" ("Дорогой длинною"), "Kai Yone", "Jelem" and other selections.  Some of the guests participated in singing and dancing.

North Brunswick Community Park, Heritage Day Festival, Moscow Gypsy Army, Vassiliy Yancovic-Romani, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina

Tribeca Film Festival, Seasars Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 2010

Dancers Andrei Ivanov and Anya Zeenenko in Atlantic City, New Jersey during Tribeca Cinema Series (Tribeca Film Festival) promotional event at the Seasars Atlantic City.

Moscow Gypsy Army, Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 2010
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Concert at the Penn State University in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Three musicians of Moscow Gypsy Army (Leonid Bruk, Elina Karokhina, and Mikhail Smirnov) performed one hour concert at the Penn State University in Hazleton, Pennsylvania (Slusser Bazyck Bldg, 76 University Drive, Hazleton, PA 18202) on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Program of performance included songs and music of Russian Gypsies such as Long Road, Shatritsa, Dark Eyes, Vengerka, and other selections.

Moscow Gypsy Army, Penn State University Hazleton, Pennsylvania, Slusser Bazyck Bldg, 76 University Drive, Hazleton, PA 18202, Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Moscow Gypsy Army, Penn State University Hazleton, Pennsylvania, Slusser Bazyck Bldg, 76 University Drive, Hazleton, PA 18202, Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Boston, Massachusetts, March 2010

Moscow Gypsy Army, Boston, MA, photo by Fran Hines

School assembly concert at Sandwich Central Elementary School, New Hampshire

Mikhail Smirnov, Serhiy Tsyganok, Vasiliy Romani, Center Sandwich, NH, Sandwich Central Elementary School, New Hampshire
Sandwich Central Elementary School, Center Sandwich, New Hampshire

New York Chapter of National Association of Catering Executive event at the Firebird

Two musicians (Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov) and singer Jenya Zolotariova of Moscow Gypsy Army team performed during New York Chapter of NACE (National Association of Catering Executive) event at The Firebird restaurant located in Hell's Kitchen area in NYC, exact address: 365 West 46 Street, New York, NY on Tuesday, October 18th 2011.

Moscow Gypsy Army Trio, Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Jenya Zolotariova, New York Chapter of NACE (National Association of Catering Executive) event at The Firebird restaurant in NYC, 365 West 46 Street, New York, NY, Tuesday, October 18th 2011
Moscow Gypsy Army Trio at The Firebird Restaurant in NYC

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: info@gypsyswing.us / (201) 981-2497 (Phone/Text)

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