2018 Russian Holiday Bell Concert | SF Main Library
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San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Please join for a unique event featuring the majestic sound of Russian bells. San Francisco Symphony’s extraordinary guest percussionist, Mr. Avdienko will play a peal of 6 Traditional Russian Bells, accompanied by 2 bass Russian Flat Bells (bila).
Russian Holiday Bell Concert
Saturday, December 22, 2018 | Noon to 2:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library Koret Auditorium Main Library | 100 Larkin St,
The event program comprises:
- Introduction On Russian Bells and Bell Ringing by Mark Galperin
- Russian Bell Concert by Bell Ringer Victor Avdienko
- Screening of Blagovest Bells’ film A Voice of Pure Earth: The Sacred Bells of Russia
The traditional bells were cast in 2014 in Urals at Nikolai Pyatkov’s bell foundry. Newly introduced bila were made in Moscow in 2017 by their inventor Alexander Zhikharev and the Russian bell instrument (zvonnitsa) was built in 2015 by Blagovest Bells of Novato, California– the sole promoter of Russian bells and bell ringing in the U.S.
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