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Episode 244 - University of Wisconsin Russian Folk Orchestra

April 17th, 2012

The UW Russian Folk Orchestra, now in its 15th season, is a unique ensemble performing Russian and other East-European folk music on authentic Russian instruments, balalaikas and domras. The orchestra was founded and is directed by Victor Gorodinsky. The RFO is made up of two groups of authentic Russian stringed instruments: balalaikas and domras, it uses accordions, bayans (button accordions), as well as various woodwind and percussion instruments.

http://www.russorch.wisc.edu/

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Video  http://youtu.be/wDUup7EHzFI

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