NYC, Moscow Gypsy Army Trio, Russian Gypsy songs, music, performance during New York Chapter of NACE (National Association of Catering Executive) event at The Firebird restaurant in NYC, 365 West 46 Street, New York, NY
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. Program of the show included songs, dances, and music of Russian Gypsies such as "Nane Tsojkha", "Fluffy Bumble Bee", "Long Road", "Shatritsa", "Dark Eyes", "Vengerka", "Two Guitars", "Propil Styopa", "Gori-Gori", "Vykradu", and other selections.
Сoncert with legendary Zhenya Shevchenko, Kaye PLayhouse, New York City
Private party in the wilds of Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania
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 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
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.
Wedding at the Waldorf Astoria, New York City
Fort Harrison Hotel, Clearwater, Florida
Reception at the Consulate-General of Russia in New York City
Russian restaurant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cafe Gallery, Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, New York
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.
Tribeca Film Festival, Seasars Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 2010
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.
Russian Gypsy Cabaret-Restaurant "Moscow", New York City
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"
Dancer Maija Rutkovskaia, dancer Olga Chpitalnaia, singer Natasha Stolichnaia, musician Elina Karokhina (domra), musician Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, garmoshka, vocals) provided 45 min show during private party at the Chateau De Capitainе restaurant, 2570 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, New York.
Birthday party in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, September 12th, 2020
Two musicians (Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov) and dancer Alisa Egorova performed during Birthday party in Brooklyn, New York on September 12th, 2020. The presentation included songs, dances, and music (Shatritsa, Tsyganskaia Velichal'naia, Vykradu, Mokhnatyi Shmel', Kak Tsvetok Dushistyi, Dark Eyes, Two Guitars, and other selections).
03-15-2020. 60th Birthday party at the Encore Restaurant in Brooklyn, New York
On March 15th, 2020 around 7pm dancers, singers, and musicians of New York based Russian Gypsy ensemble Moscow Gypsy Army provided one hour show during private 60th Birthday party in Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn. Exact address of the venue: Restaurant Encore, 10007 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11209. The party took place just a few days before the Covid-19 lockdown. It was one of the last parties before all crazy events occured. All guests and waiters were talking about upcoming lockdown, lack of masks, and related issues. Musicians and dancers did their best to take everybody's thoughts off the scary subjests. Performance was about 45 min long.
An evening of Gypsy songs and music at the Anyway Cafe in New York City
On Saturday, February 8th, 2020 Cafe Anyway in New York City hosted an event called "Manhattan Gypsy Nights". From 8pm to 12 midnight Vasily Yankovic, Elina Karokhina and Mikhail Smirnov performed an array of Gypsy Roma songs and music in colorfull East Village neighborhood of Manhatten. Exact address of the venue: Anyway Cafe NYC, 34 E 2nd St, New York, NY 10003.
Sunday, June 5, 2022. 50th Wedding Anniversary in Alexandria, Virginia
Musicians, dancers and singers provided music and entertainment for six hours long 50th Wedding Anniversary event at one of the most desired, spacious, intimate, and unforgettable Potomac-Front wedding event venue in the National Capital Area. Cast of performers included Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Alisa Egorova (dancer), Elena Belova (singer), Leonid Bruk (contrabass balalaika), Yuriy Lemeshev (accordion), Mikhail Smirnov (guitar, vocals). 25 acres of gardens and woods overlooking the Potomac River. The party took place on Sunday, June 5th, 2022. Exact address of the venue: River Farm, 7931 E Boulevard Dr Alexandria Virginia 22308.
June 16, 2022. Birthday party in Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Mikhail and Elina played for about an hour during birthday party in Carbon County, Pennsylvania on Saturday, June 16th, 2022. Performance took place at a brand new private house. About 25 adults and ten kids attended the event. Артисты поздравили именинницу, попели, поиграли, повеселили гостей, пофотографировались с виновницей торжества и её родителями.
08-05-2012, Russian-Gypsy style party on the boat in New York City
Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, Pasha Zhivago (bayan-accordion) and Alexandre Tseytlin performed during Russian-Gypsy style party on the boat in New York City on Sunday, August 5th, 2012 from 6 to 8pm.