“Musica Nova” Russian-British Music Academy in association with Mission of Rossotrudnichestvo in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Russian Community Council in Great Britain Present
With Participation of special Guests
"Russian Frank Sinatra" Jean Vronskaya, European Herald, 1999
Yuri Verevkine was born in the town of the sun and sea – Sochi. As a professionally trained singer he toured with concerts the entire former Soviet Union as well as Finland and Cyprus. Youri is passionate about jazz. As a jazz musician he regularly performs at main London venues. Also he is an established performer of Russian romantic music (Russian Romances).
For over 30 years he has been researching and archiving the Russian romantic ballads and Gypsy traditional songs. He has an impressive discography of his interpretations of the songs and his own compositions, including highly acclaimed cycle of songs on the poetry of S. Esenin.
Yuri organised a number of successful musical evenings to which he wrote music himself dedicated to great Russian poets Sergey Esenin and Alexander Pushkin. Both of the plays were staged at the Pushkin house in London.
For his invaluable contribution to the world of art and music Yuri received the Gustav Mahler International Award in 2013 and Certificate of excellence from the World Union of Culture in 2010, both in Czech Republic.
Date: Thursday, 24 September at 6.30pm
Concert Hall of Rossotrudnichestvo Representative Office
1st floor, 37 Kensington High Street, London W8 5ED
Retiring collection in aid of Musica Nova Academy Fund to help very talented young people to receive professional music education.
Booking: 0207 8330502 / 07832341745