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Moscow Nights Program

Moscow Nights is an exciting, versatile trio of world recognized, award-winning musicians from Russia. Now based in Raleigh, NC, the ensemble has established themselves as one of the most popular folk groups in the United States. These classically trained artists first took Western Europe by storm and now have brought their dazzling, toe-tapping music to North America.

The repertoire is centered on masterpieces of Russian folklore and represents the diversity of the culture, ranging from gently humorous songs, to elaborate lyrical outwardly reserved and cool but brimming with vigor, mischievousness and vibrancy inside.

Moscow Nights will select songs from this repertoire to be performed for tonight’s program (subject to change):

Quadrille – Traditional Music for Dance
Katusha – World War II Song
Russian Dance – From the “Nutcracker” (Tschaikovski)
Turkish March  - Mozart “Alla Turka”
Dunaiskie Volni – “Aniversary Waltz”
Krakoviaki – Polish Dance
Hlopushki – Traditional Humorous Dance
Ah, Uhnem – Volga Boatman
Snezhochki – Cossack’s Lyric Song
Ah Bereza – Siberian Variations
Oi, Kalina – Traditional Lyric Folk Song
Varinka – Cossack’s horse riding song.
Svetit Mesiatz – Traditional Variation (Tetris Melody)
Oi, Moroz – Siberian Song
Korobeiniki – Traditional Variations
Kalinka – Folk Song
Ochi Chornie – Dark Eyes
Moscow Nights
Lora’s Theme – Somewhere my Love, from Doctor Zhivago














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