Alexey Arkhipovskiy to tour Australia in 2019

AAR Alexey ArkhipovskiyHaving mesmerised listeners around the globe with his majestic and talented style of balalaika playing, Russian born musician Alexey Arkhipovskiy is set to perform across Australia in 2019.

Among the many folk instruments of Russia, the balalaika (a three-stringed musical instrument with a triangular wooden body) stands out as not just the most recognised, but also as a symbol of Russian culture. The balalaika was featured heavily in the movie soundtrack for The Grand Budapest Hotel.

“Alexey Arkhipovskiy has created a unique and different style of music by combining methods of revolutionary innovation, producing an unforgettable sound of music,” says Producer, Slava Lunin. “His concerts sell out all over the world. He is often compared with Paganini or Hendricks, musicians who turned listeners’ minds to the new and different possibilities of the violin and guitar.”

“We think Australia will love Alexey Arkhipovskiy. He has won multiple awards overseas for his incredibly captivating performances and we know he’ll be loved here. Free from style and genre frames, Alexey Arkhipovskiy is a must see for everyone,” added Lunin.

A highly acclaimed modern day Russian balalaika player, Arkhipovskiy is helping to revive interest in the balalaika. Because of his unique style, the balalaika is gaining popularity in Russia and abroad, among music enthusiasts and entertainment seekers.

Alexey Arkhipovskiy will perform at the Star Casino, Gold Coast (17 April); Llewellyn Hall, Canberra (18 April); Melbourne Recital Centre (21 April); and City Recital Hall, Sydney (23 April).

Image: Alexey Arkhipovskiy (supplied)