Home News AlbumsMeetings of the Friends on the Neva riversidesConcerts, SeminarsCatalogueRUS  
 

St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble. News

2021

April 15th 2021

Concert "Nordic Accordion" in the museum-apartment of Benoit performed by soloists of the Saint Petersburg Musette Ensemble – accordion player Sergey Likhachev, guitarist Vladimir Bogomolov and bassist Valery Rovinsky.

The program consists from works by Scandinavian accordionists, folk music and pieces composed by Yu. Likhachev. This year all concerts of the ensemble are dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation Yu. Likhachev.

Nordic Accordion. St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble Nordic Accordion. St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble

2018

November 7th

St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble at the anniversary concert of M. Likhachev. The musicians were played compositions of M. Likhachev arranged by Ensemble.

July 24th

Concert "Nordic Accordion" in Danish Cultural Institute in St. Petersburg by St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble.

Instrumental pieces were played accordionists and composers of the Nordic countries and Russia and Danish music.

On a very hot day, a full audience gathered, and the music was unfamiliar, but very close and understandable in intonation to our person.

Performers: Saint Petersburg Musette Ensemble – Sergey Likhachev (button accordion), Vladimir Bogomolov (guitar), Valery Rovinsky (double bass).

April 24th

Performance of the instrumental duo – soloists St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble – accordion player Sergey Likhachev and guitarist Vladimir Bogomolov at the grand opening of the film festival Sea Calls.

April 21th

Performance of the instrumental trio – soloists Saint Petersburg Musette Ensemble – accordion player Sergey Likhachev, guitarist Vladimir Bogomolov and bassist Valery Rovinsky at the "Biblionochi"-2018 in Zelenogorsk in the company of Ostap Bender and Ellochka.

There were incendiary jazz compositions of the 1920s and music from films about the great combinator.

January 5th

New Year's interactive concert in the sanatorium "Baltic Coast" provided by the company Terem-Prazdnik.

Vocalist Yanina Volkova and instrumental duo Sergey Likhachev (button accordion) and Vladimir Bogomolov (guitar) performed their favorite songs, romances, and compositions in the style of "musette".

And in the second part of the program, vacationers – children and adults – took an active part in the interactive part of the program: they performed on stage on a par with the artists.



2013

Appearing at Golden Blades Regatta organized by The English Rowing Club.
St. Petersburg, Russia, June 12, 2013



2012

St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in concert program of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.

St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble at International Legal Forum

2008

    October 31th November 1st. Performances of trio "ACCODEMIA" with concerts at XXVI international accordion festival in Parnu (Estonia).

Trio ''ACCODEMIA'' in Parnu       Trio ''ACCODEMIA'' in Parnu

October 25th and 26th. Vladimir Ushakov, Svetlana Stavitskaya and Sergei Likhachov performed at international accordion festival in St. Petersburg.

September 27th October 5th. Sergei Likhachov performed as anchorman with accordion in restaurant "Karl and Fridrich" during Octoberfest.

September 24th. Performance of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble at concert program of 200-years anniversary of State veterinary academy.

September 18th. Performance of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble at concert program of II Russian theoretical and practical conference organized by Almazov cardiologic Center.

September 3rd. St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble became as member of St. Petersburg chamber of commerce and industry.

May 27th. Solo concert of Valentin Osipov (concertina, xylophone) and trio "ACCODEMIA" in St. Petersburg V. Andreev Music School at charity project "Andreev's Evenings" Series."

Valentin Osipov and trio ''ACCODEMIA''        Valentin Osipov and trio ''ACCODEMIA''        Valentin Osipov and trio ''ACCODEMIA''        Valentin Osipov and trio ''ACCODEMIA''

May 23rd. Solo concert of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Lodeinoe Pole (St. Petersburg region) at jubilee concert of Children's Palace.

St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Lodeinoe Pole        St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Lodeinoe Pole

March 6th. Performance of trio "ACCODEMIA" in Nizhni Novgorod (Russia).

2007

December 25th. Performances of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Nizhni Novgorod (Russia).

St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Nizhni Novgorod        St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Nizhni Novgorod        St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Nizhni Novgorod

November 2nd. Solo concert of Valentin Osipov (concertina, xylophone) and trio "ACCODEMIA" in Caister (England) at festival "Accordions International 2007".

October 27th.First performance of trio "ACCODEMIA" and Valentin Osipov (concertina, xylophone) in Frederikssund (Denmark).

September 15th. Performance of trio "ACCODEMIA" in Lodeinoe Pole (St. Petersburg region) at jubilee concert of school No.2.

September 5th. Solo concerts of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg.

August 27th. Performances of trio of soloists at international accordion competition "Lira2007".

June 2630th. Performances of trio of soloists at accordion festival in Ikaalinen (Finland).

June 19th. Concert of trio of soloists in Frederikssund (Denmark).

June 1517th. Performances of trio of soloists at accordion festival in Ringe (Denmark).

June 12nd. Performances of trio of soloists in Nizhni Novgorod (Russia).

May 1417th. Sergei Likhachov organized exibition of the "SPME Edition and Production" program at international competition "Grand Prix of Don" in Rostov-na-Donu (Russia).

April 30thMay 4th. Vladimir Ushakov took part as member of jury of international competition in Barnaul (Russia).

March 7th. Performances of trio of soloists at holiday concert for firemen.

February 2627th. Performances of trio of soloists at concert program and conducting master-class at Finnish accordion festival on board of cruise chip "Silja-line Europa".

2006

November 3rd and 5th. Performances of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble at International accordion festival in St. Petersburg.

October 15th. Solo concert of trio of soloists in Camerano (Italy).

October 8th. Solo concert of trio of soloists in Frederikssund (Denmark).

September 11th. Concert-meeting of trio of soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in M. Glinka conservatoire of in Nizhni Novgorod (Russia).

September 10th. Concerts of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Nizhni Novgorod (Russia) in Day of the City. The ensemble performed at main place of the city - Minin and Pozharsky Square.

September 10th, 2006, in Nizhni Novgorod

August 24th. Performances of trio of soloists at international concert-meeting with chinese accordionists in V. Andreev Music School.

August 7th. Performances at XII accordion seminar in Palanga (Lithuania). The trio performed also together with accordionist Roman Bazhilin (Tambov, Russia).

Trio ''Accodemia 2006''

July 14th. Concert of duet of soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble Sergei Likhachov (button accordion) and Vladimir Bogomolov (guitar) in Park of 300-years anniversary of St. Petersburg dedicated to French national holiday - Day of capture of the Bastily.

June 11th and 12th. Concerts of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble in Nizhni Novgorod (Russia) dedicated to Russain national holiday - Independent Day. The ensemble performed at main place of the city - Minin and Pozharsky Square.

June 12th, 2006, in Nizhni Novgorod          June 12th, 2006, in Nizhni Novgorod

March 24th and 25th. Solo concerts of trio of soloists during VI international accordion festival "Jolly Accordion" in lithuanian towns Shaulai and Beisogala.

March 15th. Trio of soloists took part at recital of Mikhail Likhachov "The Turning Mood" in V. Andreev music school.

February 21st. Solo concert of trio in "Zazerkalye-theatre" at meeting of friends of Alexandrinka-theatre.

January 17th and 18th. Solo concert of Baltic International Accordion quintet "Excelsior" in Rachmaninov concert hall in Tambov Musical-Pedagogical institute named after S. Rachmaninov during pedagogical seminar. Soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble performed in different staffs - as duets and trio. Also all musicians warked as teachers and lecturers of the seminar.

2005

December 22nd and 23rd. Sergei Likhachov performed at Christmas events in Grand Cafe "Chateau" and in French-Russian club.

December 19th. Vladimir Ushakov and Svetlana Stavitskaya were invited in consulate of Switzerland and performed at consulate reception dedicated to visit of Minister of Education of Swiss confederation.

November 18th and 24th. Sergei Likhachov performed in French-Russian club as compere and accordionist in national French holiday Beaujolais nouveau.

October 26th and 27th. Solo concerts of trio in Vilnius and Pabrade (Lithuania).

October 21st and 22nd. Trio of soloists performed at IX international accordion festival in Daugavpils (Latvia) with solo concert and at the farewell-concert.

October 19th. Trio of soloists Vladimir Ushakov, Svetlana Stavitskaya and Sergei Likhachov performed at concert dedicated to 85-anniversary of Vladimir Kuznetsov, the oldest bayanist of St. Petersburg. Sounded: A. Abramov. The Familiar Silhouette and J. Peyronnin. Reine de Musette.

August 7th. Performance of the trio of soloists at the farewell-concert of the XI international accordion seminar in Palanga (Lithuania).

Vladimir Ushakov, Svetlana Stavitskaya and Sergei Likhachov

August 3rd. Concert of trio at XI international accordion seminar in Palanga. They were performed compositions of V. Eriomin, N. Chaikin, Yu. Peshkov and traditional waltzes in musette-style.

July. Vladimir Ushakov and Svetlana Stavitskaya released 12 new music books for accordion for program "S. P. M. E. Editions".
   July 14th. Duet Vladimir Ushakov and Svetlana Stavitskaya performed in town Pushkin in national French celebration Day of Bastily.

May 4th. Vladimir Ushakov, Svetlana Stavitskaya and Sergei Likhachov took part at city concert dedicated to 60-years anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War.

   March 21st.
New music book for accordion:
Vyacheslav Dulyov.Variety and Jazz Compositions.
5 pieces for solo and 4 for duet.
Compiled by S. Likhachov
Vyacheslav Dulyov. Variety and Jazz Compositions

March 17th-20th. Duet Vladimir Ushakov and Svetlana Stavitskaya performed in town Limbazi and Riga's Ave Sol (Latvia) at VIII international accordion festival with variety music program and together with orchestra Canzona (Vilnius, Lithuania) and school orchestra (Limbazhi) conducting by Victor Nikandrov.

March 19th. Sergei Likhachov was invited as member of jury in village Kikerino (near St. Petersburg) on children competition.

February 28th.. Solo concert of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble-trio in Kursk philharmonic hall (Russia) at V. Gridin-festival.

February 25th. Solo concert of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble-trio in Orenburg (Russia) at openning concert of international competition "Cup of South Ural - Orenburg Mosaic".

February 19th. Accordion duet Vladimir Ushakov and Svetlana Stavitskaya was invited to Moscow as special guests for 10-years celebration of Germany Union of Economy. They played on the stage of the "Renaissance Moscow Hotel" for more then 200 VIP-guests popular german and europian melodies.

February 15th and 16th. In St. Petersburg V. Andreev Music School was organized methodic seminar for music teachers of St. Petersburg's suburbs aria about questions and problems of education in music schools.
More then 40 teachers with great interest listened lectures of Yuri Likhachov (director of the school) and Vladimir Ushakov.

February 12th. Trio of soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble performed in V. Andreev Music School at concert dedicated to 90-years anniversary of Nikolai Chaikin.

   To 90-years anniversary of Nikolai Chaikin
published "Children's Album"
N. Chaikin. ''Children's Album''

January 14th. Trio of soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble organized concert for professors and scientists of St. Petersburg Technyc University.

2004

New CD: "Klezmer Violin".
20 traditional composiotions recorded by
David Chernyavsky (violin) and Vladimir Ushakov (accordion)
Klezmer Violin

December 22nd and 23rd.Sergei Likhachov performed at Christmas concerts in French-Russian club as accordionist and as accompanist for French singer Silva Bullon.

November 21st. Interview on St. Petersburg Radio with Vladimir Ushakov, Svetlana Stavitskaya and Sergei Likhachov and concert of new recordings.
   November 18th.
St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble took part at city celebration of Beaujolais nouveau.

November 2nd and 3rd. Trio of soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble and participants of quintet "Excelsior" organized the seminars and concerts in Lithuanian towns Gargzhdai, Veivirzhenai and Plunge.

   End of October. Concerts in Vilnius during X international accordion festival. Soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble performed Composition for two accordions and synthesizer of Vladimir Eriomin specially composed for them (Svetlana Stavitskaya, 1st accordion, Sergei Likhachov, 2nd accordion, Vladimir Ushakov, synthesizer) and pieces of A. Piazzolla Ausencias (S. Stavitskaya, piano - V. Ushakov, accordion) and Meditango (S. Stavitskaya, accordion - V. Ushakov, piano). In Gala-concert of festival performed duets: V. Ushakov (piano) - S. Likhachov (button accordion) and V. (accordion) - S. Stavitskaya (accordion), they played music of M. Likhachov and Yu. Peshkov. Finally piece of festival was improvisation on theme "Polkis" performed by V. Ushakov with Daugavpils accordion orchestra conducting by Valery Khodukin.

October 16th. Concert in St. Petersburg House of Composers dedicated to 70-jears anniversary of Vladimir Eriomin. Soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble performed Composition for two accordions and synthesizer.

September 29th. Interview and live performance with Vladimir Ushakov, Svetlana Stavitskaya and Sergei Likhachov on St. Petersburg TV-channel "STO".

August. Soloists of the Ensemble created the new project in Russian-language Internet: Bayan and Accordion in St. Petersburg

July 25th. The new music book for accordion published: Vyacheslav Dulyov. Album for Children and Youth. 19 Pieces, 8 Etudes. Compiled by S. Likhachov.

V. Dulyov. Album for Children and Youth

May 16th. Concert "Russian Aquarelles" during "Petersburg Music Spring". Soloists of St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble performed Composition for two accordions and synthesizer of Vladimir Eriomin specially composed for them: Svetlana Stavitskaya, 1st accordion, Sergei Likhachov, 2nd accordion, Vladimir Ushakov, synthesizer.

Sergei Likhachov. St. Petersburg Musette Ensemble


 
  S. P. M. E., 2004