“Pereprava”® (Crossing) is a professional band established by the graduates of Gnesin Russian Academy of Music by initiative of the talented musician Igor Talashov.
This ensemble is an laureate of the international festivals in Canada (Toronto 2003) and in Iran (Teheran 2004). In their performances artists successfully combine folk songs in modern arrangement with a new songs composed in “russian style” as if uniting two banks of one river.
The band issued three solo CD’s:
One more distinction of an art - is an instrumental item on the unique folk instruments: handsaw, Saratov harmonicas, ocarinas, slip flute, pan flute, pipe, zhaleika. balalaika, folk percussins and e.c. Original plays had been written for them which are a bright color in the concerts of the band.
For the last five years there have been heard 11 radio broadcasts in ether dedicated to that artistic ensemble. The songs “ Lilac in blossom”, “Varenka”, “Bad Weather ”- had become a visiting card of the band. They are loved by audience, they are heard in ether of radio broadcasting “Radio of Russia”, “Moscow speaks”, “The Voice of Russia” and e.c.
“Pereprava” - is a regular participant of an urban and corporate holidays, ceremonial actions in Moscow and towns of Russia.
The ensemble took part in many international cultural actions, presented musical culture worthy and on high professional level.
"The concerts of “Pereprava” held on the highest level within the framework of cultural program ”Russian days in Greece”. I’m hopping for the subsequent cooperation…."
M.Bocharnikov RF Ambassador in Greece
Newspaper “The Guardian” (Tanzania)
V.B.Belayev Managing Director C.P ”Kremlevskiy”
The main distinguishing features of the band “Pereprava” – are bright reflection of the Russian national character, own original repertory of the songs and instruments.
Consisting of the band:
Tatyana Tchernova- vocal
Igor Talashov-vocal, multiinstrumentalist.
Yuri Strzhelinsky- vocal, keyboard , balalaika k.bass
Yuri Prohorov - Laureate of the international Competition, russain accordeon.
Head - Igor Talashov
Director - Elena