Sergei Maasin sings Arno Babajanyani and other songs

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:00PM
New York, NY

Event Details

The concert in Estonian House is presented as part of the Estonian-American culture in New York.
Performance will feature music by Arno Babadjanyan, Estonian songs, and Russian songs, as well as American hits.
Only one concert in New York! Seats are limited! Hurry!

A native of Tartu, Estonia, Sergei Maasin received his
education from Tallinn Academy of Music and Theatre, studying the art of Opera
Singing with a friend of legendary Georg

Ots, Victor Guriev, Claudia Tiidus, Endel Manemujne.

Starting from 1978 he regularily appeared on many Television
programs in Russia and Estonia, popularizing hits in Russian and Estonian

Upon winning several international voice competitions,
Maasin performed on the biggest Estonian stages: "Viru-Keskus",
"Olimpus Theatre" and "Inturist Auditorium".

Sergej Maasin collaborated with some notable Soviet
composers and premiered many of their works:Evgeniy Martynov, Victor Reznikov,
Aleksey Mazhukov, Yuri Saulsky, Alex Zhurbin, and Yuri Antonov among others.

Following the collapse of Soviet Union of 1991, Maasin
premiered many of the Estonian popular songs, and pioneered many of the
american popular songs into the repertoire of Estonian national theatres.

In 2001 he was a soloist at the Tallinn City Square concert,
devoted to the victims of September 11th tragedy in the United States.

An active singer performer, Maasin performs tours around
Estonia, as well as in Russia, Turkey, Croatia, Germany, Finland, and Bulgaria.

The only Estonian vocalist, Maasin translated from Russian
into Estonian and performed in 2 languages popular hits by Nikolay Baskov,
Valeriy Leontiev, Philipp Kirkorov, Stas Mihailov and many others.

A vast discography of Sergei Maasin includes 11 discs in
Russian, English and Estonian languages, featuring opera, Lyrical style,
romances, and popular songs.

A producer himself, Sergej promotes young talents in voice
and dance.

A recepient of many medals and honors in Russia and Estonia,
Maasin organizes musical events of international and national levels in Estonia
and various countries around the Baltics.

Organization Details

The Alion Baltic International Music Festival and summer Academy in Estonia, is one
of the top rapidly developing classical music festivals in Northern
Europe, noted for its diverse concert programming and its musical
education of young-adult music students.
Annualy, the ABIMF presents a
1 month-long summer season,
which includes more than 75 classical music events—including concerts by
2 orchestras in-residence, The Alion Baltic International Orchestra,
solo and chamber music performances, an opera productions, master
classes, educative career seminars, and children’s programs — and draws
in over 15,000 audience members.
Season 2017 will feature over 20 solo, chamber music, and orchestral
concerts, presented in 5 Estonian cities: Tallinn, Narva, Tartu, Pärnu,
and Kohla-Jarve, in Riga (Latvia), in Helsinki (Finland), and in
Sankt-Peterburg, Russia.

The summer of 2017 will also include highlights of vast orchestral
repertoire, including the music by Beethoven, Debussy, Mendelssohn,
Prokofiev, Bizet, Bellini, Berdi, Rossini, and Tchaikovsky.
Performed by the Alion Baltic International Orchestra as well as by
festival's Orchestra-in-Residence 2017, Molodechno Symphony (Belarus),
the massive works of symphonic literature will be presented to the
enthralled capacity audiences.
Conducting master classes will be presented by Sergei Stadler (Director
of the Sankt-Peterburg Symphony Orchestra) and by Boris Vayner (Member
of Sankt-Peterburg Quartet).

In addition to our artist-faculty and Music Director Gerardo Estrada
Martínez, guest artists invited to the 2017 season include violinists
Victor Tretyakov, Natalia Likhopoi, Sergei Stadler, Alissa Margulis,
Davide Alogna, Anna Laukhina, and Anastasia de Haan; pianists Daniel
Pollack, Oxana Yablonskaya,
Bruno canino, Sergei Edelmann, Leonel Morales, Michael Bulychev-Okser,
and the winner of Rubenstein Competition, Antoniy Barushevsky;
violist Marco Misciagna, cellists Alexander Buzlov and Levi-Danel
Mägila, flutists Patrick Dillery, Rita D'Arcangello, The Sytianko
Brothers, Naxos clarinetist Nathan Williams, trumpeter Rozmurat
Arnakuliyev, saxophonist Raffy Ramiro;
Metropolitan Opera Soprano Olga Makarina, La Scala soloist Denia Mazzola
Gavazzeni, The Bolshoj Theater soloist Vladimir Kudashev, and president
of "Talents of the World", David Gvinianidze;
conductors Gerardo Estrada Martínez, Sergei Stadler, Miguel Madaleno,
Boris Vayman, and Grigory Soroko, among many others.

Ensembles-in- residence 2017 include The Sankt-Peterburg String Quartet
and guitar ensemble "Orchestra Nova de Guitarras", with Märt-Matis Lill
and Michael Bulychev-Okser as composers-in-residence 2017.

The hallmark of the Alion Baltic Festival 2017 is a collaboration with
many established festivals and other organizations. These include
collaborations with: annual concert of exclusively Estonian music,
presented in collaboration with Estonian Composers Union; Alion Baltic
International Music Competition at Mektory (Estonian Union of
Inventors), presenting six-string acoustic viola, a unique innovation of
Estonian inventors, led by Gabriel Paasov;
collaboration with Tallinn Sea Days Festival, presenting 5 concerts of
classical, jazz, and contemporary music on topics such as Lennart Meri
or Arvo Pärt; and collaboration with Medieval Days festival and the
Kadriorg Museum.

The Season 2017 will culminate with the production of experimental
Opera-play "Amore Italiano" with music by Bellini, Puccini, Rossini,
Donizetti, and Verdi, featuring Molodechno Symphony Orchestra, conducted
by Maestro Gerardo Estrada Martínez.

Estonian House New York
243 E 34th St
New York, NY 10016

Starts April 23, 2017 at 7:00PM

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Contact Information

Organization: globe333@hotmail.com

Event Contact: Michael Bulychev-Okser

Phone: 1-917-535-9362