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Selected Performances

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January 2010

Jan 7th, 6pm Project "Positive Motions"
The G-spot Concert Series
Los Angeles, CA
Birthday Party/Cello Ensembles Recital
Recital/Fundraising/Party
Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Hope Easton, Patricia Ryan, August Lee, Mary Au & friends
For more information please call Alto Polis Management (323) 663 3601 or email to management@altopolis.com
Invitations only.
Jan 9th, 7:30pm Project "Positive Motions" Concert Series
Artistic Director Ruslan Biryukov
Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra Inauguration Concert
1. Bach: Prelude from Violin Partita No.3 in E Major, BWV1006?4
2. Karl Jenkins(b.1944): Concerto Grosso "Palladio"
3. Andrey Rubtsov (b.1982): "Andante Dolente & Scherzo" for two cellos and string orchestra (World Premiere)
4. Babajanian: Vocalise
5. Edward Mirzoyan: Symphony for String Orchestra and Timpani
First Baptist Church of Glendale
209 N. Louise Street
Glendale, CA 91206
Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Maestro Mikael Avetisyan
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For more information please call Alto Polis Management (323) 663 3601 or email: manager@glendalephilharmonic.com or management@altopolis.com
Websites: Glendale Philharmonic, CelloArt, Alto Polis, Positive Motions
Tickets: $15, $20, $25, $50
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Jan 10th, 4pm West Covina Symphony Concert Series "Artist Series ~ Sonic Tapestries"
Chamber Music and solo performance
West Covina United Methodist Church
718 S Azusa Ave
West Covina, CA 91791
Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Hope Easton, Patricia Ryan, August Lee, Mary Au & friends
Cello Ensembles.
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)- Sonata in G minor for Two Cellos and Continuo (Trio Sonata No.16)
Jean Barriere (1705-1747) Sonata in G Major for Two Cellos
Luigi Boccherini (1743- 1805) - Sonata in C Major for Two Cellos
Alfredo Piatti (1822-1901) - Serenade in D Major for Two Cellos and Piano (1890)
David Popper (1843-1913)- Suite for Two Cellos, Op. 16
Carol Worthey - Suite for Two Cellos "Russian Scenes" (World Premier)
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More Info +1(626) 771-0462 , +1 (323) 663 3601
email to management@altopolis.com
Tickets General Admission $25, Seniors and Students $15; click here for tickets

February 2010

Feb 6th, 7:30pm "Positive Motions" Concert Series

posterPOSITIVE MOTIONS CONCERT SERIES NEXT CONCERT IS ON February 6 @ 7:30pm at the First Baptist Church of Glendale (209 N Louise St., Glendale, CA 91206)

Program "Ruslan Biryukov & Friends" will feature cellists Maksim Velichkin, August Lee, Patricia Ryan, Hope Easton, Garik Terzian and pianist Mary Au.

For nearly 400 hundred years people worldwide were fascinated by the sound of a cello, the closest musical instrument to the human voice... The greatest cellists were welcomed guests at the palaces of monarchs, dictators and presidents... Rostropovich, Casals, Yo-Yo Ma... What is in the sound of a cello that attracts so many people for such a long time?...

"Ruslan Biryukov & Friends" present pieces written by some of the greatest composers/cellists for cello ensembles. Just imagine two cellos singing together...

Pieces by Boccherini, Piatti, Lee, Popper, Mozart, Bach, World PREMIERES by Carol Worthey and Deon Price. Click here to download PDF file with Program and bios.
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) - Sonata in G minor for Two Cellos and Continuo (Trio Sonata No.16)
Jean Barriere (1705-1747) - Sonata in G Major for Two Cellos
Luigi Boccherini (1743- 1805) - Sonata in C Major for Two Cellos
Alfredo Piatti (1822-1901) - Serenade in D Major for Two Cellos and Piano (1890)
David Popper (1843-1913) - Suite for Two Cellos, Op. 16
Carol Worthey - Suite for Two Cellos "Russian Scenes" (World Premier)

Further Information: Glendale Phil

Tickets:
$15 - Balcony
$20 - Mezzanine
$25 - Orchestra
$50 - VIP

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Call: (323) 663.3601 (English/Russian)
(323) 463.7224 (Russian/English)
(818) 640.7047 (Armenian/English)

Box Offices:

1. Metzler Violins
604 South Central Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204-2009
Call (818) 246.0278

2. Panorama Media Group
7080 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 504, Hollywood, CA 90028
Call (323) 463.7224

3. Robert Cauer Violins
2242 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Call (323) 460.6815

4. MELODIA Music Store
7869 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046
Call (323) 650.2399 or (323) 650.2387

Feb 14th VOCE Competition
Ruslan Biryukov, chair
Hammond Ashley Violins Recital Hall
6255 Ferris Sq # E
San Diego, CA 92121-3232
+1(323) 445 6558 email / Alto Polis
Free admission.

March 2010

Mar 5th First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
4190 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103
NEW CITY SINFONIA CONCERT SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Daniel Ratelle, conductor
Haydn Cello Concerto in D Major
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www.newcitysinfonia.com/
+1(323) 663 3601
Free admission.
Mar 14, 4pm West Covina Symphony Concert Series "Artist Series ~ Sonic Tapestries"
West Covina United Methodist Church
718 S Azusa Ave
West Covina, CA 91791
Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann & friends
Chamber music.
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, with Leonid Levitsky, piano; Limor Toren, violin; Sylvia Lee Mann, viola
Brahms Piano quartets
More Info +1(626) 771-0462 , +1 (323) 663 3601
email to management@altopolis.com
Tickets General Admission $25

April 2010

Apr 11, 2:30pm Gershwin Performing Arts Center
Murrieta Mesa High School
24801 Monroe Avenue (California Oaks exit off of the 15 fwy. - 1 block east)
Murrieta, CA 92562
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Danielle Belen, violin
Dr. Jeanine Trent, conductor
The Inland Valley Symphony
Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto in A minor (Op. 102)
Phone: (760) 318-0460
$18.00 Adults
$15.00 Members of the military, with ID
$15.00 Students (18 and under)
$15.00 Seniors
$ 3.00 Children (12 and under)
$ 3.00 Any student member of the Inland Valley Youth Symphony
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Apr 15, 7:30pm Old Town Temecula Community Theater
42051 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590
Phone: (760) 318-0460
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Danielle Belen, violin
Dr. Jeanine Trent, conductor
The Inland Valley Symphony
Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto in A minor (Op. 102)
The Temecula Theater
Tickets: $18.00 Adults
$15.00 Members of the military, with ID
$15.00 Students (18 and under)
$15.00 Seniors
$3.00 Children (12 and under)
$3.00 Any student member of the Inland Valley Youth Symphony
Apr 17-18 Hammond Ashley Violins Recital Hall
6255 Ferris Sq # E
San Diego, CA 92121-3232
Alto Polis Youth Competition
+1(323) 445 6558, +1 (858) 623-0036
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Apr 30, 3-6pm Los Angeles City College
Composers Club
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029-3588
Glendale Philharmonic Quartet
Shushan Akopyan, violin Edgar Sandoval, violin, LaVette Allen, viola, Ruslan Biryukov, cello
The Inland Valley Symphony
Master-class. Music by composers from LACC performed by Glendale Philharmonic Quartet.
+1(323) 663 3601, manager@GlendalePhilharmonic.com
Glendale Phil
Tickets: Free admission.

May 2010

May 2 Holly Transfiguration Russian Orthodox Church
5436 Fernwood Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027-5603
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Maksim Velichkin, piano
P.I. Tchaikovsky � �Rococo Variations�
Performance for Her Imperial Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna Romanoff per invitation of Archbishop KIRILL (of San Francisco & Western America Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia)
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(by invitation only)
May 8, 7:30pm First Baptist Church of Glendale
209 N. Louise Street (at Wilson Avenue)
Glendale, CA 91206.
Positive Motions Concert Series, Ruslan Biryukov, Producer and Artistic Director will present �FOR ALL OUR MOTHERS,� a concert in honor of Mother�s Day. Mezzo-Soprano, Ruby Hinds will be accompanied on piano by conductor Frank Fetta in her one-woman multi-media show, �See there in the distance.� The concert will also include the World Premiere of �Splashes of Spring� written by composer George N. Gianopoulos, to be performed by cellists Ruslan Biryukov and Maksim Velichkin. Additional repertoire will be performed by: violinist Danielle Belen; pianist Yana Reznik; guitarist Iren Arutyunyan; pianist Mary Au; trumpeter Ilya Sergienko; and the 16-year-old cellist Andrea Yu in her Los Angeles concert debut.
�FOR ALL OUR MOTHERS� will feature a special appearance by world renowned mezzo-soprano, Ruby Hinds, in the performance of her one-woman multi-media show, �See there in the distance,� a tribute to the legendary contralto Marian Anderson. Hinds will be accompanied on piano by conductor Frank Fetta. Among the other musical selections on the program are: The World Premiere of George N. Gianopoulus� �Splashes of Spring;� as well as virtuosic pieces by composers Pablo de Sarasate; Isaac Albéniz, Antonin Dvorák; Alfred Reed, Roland Dyens, William Grant Still and Nikolav Rakov.
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The concert will be performed in the First Baptist Church of Glendale, a recently restored 104-year-old architectural and acoustical jewel of Los Angeles. Tickets are $15, $20, $25 and $50 for VIP Tickets. Tickets and can be purchased by calling 323-663-3601 (English/Russian); 323-463-7224 (Russian/English) and online at www.GlendalePhilharmonic.com. www.PositiveMotions.org or www.CelloArt.com. Parking is $5 in nearby parking lots on Louise Street and Wilson Avenue, or on the street. For further information about the concert �FOR ALL OUR MOTHERS,� please visit the websites, www.GlendalePhilharmonic.com, POSITIVE MOTIONS or www.CelloArt.com. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the First Baptist Church of Glendale.
May 20, 10am Peninsula Committee for the LA Philharmonic, Palos Verdes, CA
Los Angeles Cello Quartet: Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Garik Terzian, Hope Easton
Recital:
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736-1809) � Doppelfuge
Fritz Kreisler (1875 � 1962) � Liebesleid
Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (1921 � 1992) - Milonga Del Angel
Manuel de Falla (1876 � 1946) � Ritual Fire Dance
David Popper (1843 � 1913) � Suite for 4 celli, Op.16
+1(323) 445 6558, management@altopolis.com
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(by invitation only)
May 21, 7pm poster Los Angeles City College
Composers Club
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029-3588
Glendale Philharmonic Quartet: Shushan Akopyan, violin Edgar Sandoval, violin, LaVette Allen, viola, Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Concert. Music by composers from LACC performed by Glendale Philharmonic Quartet.
+1(323) 663 3601, management@glendalephilharmonic.com
www.glendalephilharmonic.com
May 23, 3pm poster San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
320 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776
OLYMPIA YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Maestro Fung Ho
Sergey Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante,
Op. 125, for cello and orchestra
www.olympiaphil.org

June 2010

Jun 6, 4pm poster West Covina, CA
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, conductor
West Covina Symphony
Music of the Masters
Sergey Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante,
Op. 125, for cello and orchestra
Info:www.westcovinasymphony.com
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Jun 12 La Petit Trianon, San Jose, CA
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Limor Toren, violin
Finalists of International Russian Music Piano Competition
Final Round of 11th International Russian Music Piano Competition
in San Jose
Trios by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Arensky
Tickets TBD
Info:www.russianmusiccompetition.com
Tickets TBD

July 2010

August 2010

Aug 29, 3pm
Deon Price Concert and Art Salon
in Beverly Hills, CA
Los Angeles Cello Quartet
Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Garik Terzian, Hope Easton
STEINWAY CONCERTS IN THE CANYON
Program will include pieces by Deon Price, David Popper,
Manuel de Falla, Friz Kreisler, Carol Worthey
Info: +1(310) 838 4465
Suggested free-will donation $20/$10

September 2010

Sep 17, 6pm & 8:30pm
Temple Ahavat Shalom
18200 Rinaldi Pl, Northridge, CA 91326
Ruslan Biryukov and Neal Brostoff
Yon Kippur Celebration � Kol Nidre
Info: www.tasnorthridge.org
Sep 25, 6pm
G-Spot
Ruslan Biryukov
3rd Annual Vodka Tasting Party
Info: Invitations Only

October 2010

Oct 16, 7pm
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City Civic Orchestra
Christopher Kelts, Conductor
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
S. Prokofiev - Sinfonia-Concertante
Info: +1(323) 663 3601
www.kccivic.org
Oct 21, 8pm
Beverly Hills, CA
Trio "Maestri" Limor Toren, violin, Leonid Levitsky, piano,
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
L'Ermitage Concert Series
Trios by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich
Info: +1(323) 663 3601
Tikets: Invitations only

November 2010

Nov 28, 6pm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Bing Theater CA
Live-streamed on the internet www.sundayslive.com
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Sunday's Live Concert Series Recital
Program TBD
Info: Please contact William Vestal at (323) 857-6234
or view www.sundayslive.com for details
Free Admission

December 2010

Dec 2, 12pm
KCSN 88.5 FM ARTS & ROOTS RADIO
Broadcast of the 1121/2009 Sundays Live
Chamber Music Series recital
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
To listen to the program, please view http://www.kcsn.org/listen.htm For more details, please view http://www.kcsn.org/programs/sundayslive.html
Info: Please contact William Vestal at (323) 857-6234
or view http://www.sundayslive.com for details.

August 2010

Aug 29, 3pm
Deon Price Concert and Art Salon
in Beverly Hills, CA
Los Angeles Cello Quartet
Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin, Garik Terzian, Hope Easton
STEINWAY CONCERTS IN THE CANYON
Program will include pieces by Deon Price, David Popper,
Manuel de Falla, Friz Kreisler, Carol Worthey
Info: +1(310) 838 4465
Suggested free-will donation $20/$10

September 2010

Sep 16, 1pm
Pierce College Performing Arts Center
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA, 91371
Los Angeles Cello Quartet
Ruslan Biryukov, Garik Terzian, Hope Easton, Maksim Velichkin
Program will include pieces by Deon Price, Adreinne Albert, David Popper, Kreisler and De Falla.
Free admission.
Info: maestro@celloart.com ;(323) 445 6558
Sep 17, 6pm & 8:30pm
Temple Ahavat Shalom
18200 Rinaldi Pl, Northridge, CA 91326
Ruslan Biryukov and Neal Brostoff
Yon Kippur Celebration � Kol Nidre
Info: www.tasnorthridge.org
Sep 22, 8:30pm
HORIZON TV Channel
Ruslan Biryukov , Maestro Mikael Avetisjan, Mayor of Glendale Mr. Ara Najarian
Interview about Glendale Philharmonic Association and upcoming season.
http://www.horizonarmeniantv.com/
Sep 23, 1pm
Pierce College Performing Arts Center
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA, 91371
Glendale Philharmonic Trio
Ruslan Biryukov, Limor Toren, Leonid Levitsky
Program: F. Mendelssohn � Trio in d minor No.1
Free admission.
Info: maestro@celloart.com ;(323) 445 6558
Sep 23, 7pm
Positive Motions Concert Series at The Canterbury
5801 W. Crestridge Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Ruslan Biryukov and Pavel Petrov (piano)
Program:
G. Handel - Passacaglia
Gaspar Cassado - Spanish Suite
D.Shostakovich - Concerto No.1 for cello and orchestra
Free admission.
Info: maestro@celloart.com ;(323) 445 6558
Sep 25, 6pm
G-Spot
Ruslan Biryukov, Pavel Petrov, Ilya Sergienko
3rd Annual Vodka Tasting Party
Info: Invitations Only

October 2010

Oct 16, 7pm
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City Civic Orchestra
Christopher Kelts, Conductor
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
D. Schostakovich � Cello Concerton No. 1
Info: +1(323) 663 3601
www.kccivic.org
Oct 21, 8pm
Beverly Hills, CA
Trio �Maestri� Limor Toren, violin, Leonid Levitsky, piano,
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
L�Ermitage Concert Series
Trios by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich
Info: +1(323) 663 3601
Tikets: Invitations only

November 2010

Nov 7, 7pm
First Baptist Church of Glendale (www.fbcglendale.com )
209 N. Louise Street, Glendale, CA 91206
Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra Maestro Mikael Avetisjan,
Ruslan Biryukov(cello), Ruben Harutyunian( duduk)
Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra Opening Season Concert
G. Rossini � String Sonata No.2
Johann Christian Bach � Concerto for cello and orchestra in c minor (soloist Ruslan Biryukov)
Los Angeles Premiere of Ruben Altunian
(b.1939) � Folk tunes for duduk and string orchestra (soloist Ruben Harutyunian), Bizet-Shchedrin � Carmen Suite Info: www.GlendalePhilharmonic.com; (323) 663 3601
� Tickets: $15 - $100. Balcony - $15, Mezzanine - $20, Orchestra - $25, Orchestra VIP - $50 (premium seating), Conductor�s Circle - $ 100. Conductor�s Circle ticket holders are invited to a private Vodka Tasting Party hosted by Orchestra Founder Ruslan Biryukov and a dinner hosted by Maestro Mikael Avetisyan a few days after the concert, in addition to VIP Premium Seating during the concert. Tickets are available for purchase through www.GlendalePhilharmonic.com and www.TicketMicket.com websites as well as over the phones: (323) 663-3601 English/Russian; (818) 265-0506 Armenian/English; Panorama Media Group in Hollywood (323) 463-7224 Russian; Alex Theatre BOX Office 216 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91203, phone 818- 243-ALEX (2539) � Email: boxoffice@alextheatre.org Americana at Brand Concierge Service, Metzler Violins at Glendale phones (888) VIOLINS or (888) 846 � 5467. Group and student discounts available, for more information please call (323) 663-3601
Nov 18, 1pm
Pierce College Performing Arts Center
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA, 91371
Ruslan Biryukov, Armen Guzelimian, piano
Program:
G.F.Handel � Passacaglia for cello solo
J.S.Bach � Suite No. 2 for cello solo in d minor
L.v.Beethoven � Sonata No.3 in A Major for Piano & Cello, Op.69
Free admission.
Info: maestro@celloart.com;(323) 445 6558
Nov 28, 6pm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Bing Theater CA
Live-streamed on the internet www.sundayslive.com
Ruslan Biryukov(cello), Armen Guzelimian(piano)
Sunday�s Live Concert Series Recital
Program:
G.F.Handel � Passacaglia for cello solo
J.S.Bach � Suite No. 2 for cello solo in d minor
L.v.Beethoven � Sonata No.3 in A Major for Piano & Cello, Op.69
Info: Please contact William Vestal at (323) 857-6234
or view www.sundayslive.com for details
Free Admission

December 2010

Dec 1, 12pm
KCSN 88.5 FM ARTS & ROOTS RADIO
Broadcast of the 1121/2009 Sundays Live
Chamber Music Series recital
Ruslan Biryukov(cello), Armen Guzelimian(piano)
Program:
G.F.Handel � Passacaglia for cello solo
J.S.Bach � Suite No. 2 for cello solo in d minor
L.v.Beethoven � Sonata No.3 in A Major for Piano & Cello, Op.69
To listen to the program, please view http://www.kcsn.org/listen.htm For more details, please view http://www.kcsn.org/programs/sundayslive.html
Info: Please contact William Vestal at (323) 857-6234
or view http://www.sundayslive.com for details.
Dec 2, 1pm
Pierce College Performing Arts Center
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA, 91371
Glendale Philharmonic String Quartet
Shushan Akopyan, violin
Edgar Sandoval, violin
LaVette Allen, viola
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Program:
Pieces by composers from Los Angeles City College
Dena Gorilik �Waiting�
Manuel Whitman �The Picture of Dorian Grey�
Luis Escareno �Reflection of a Lost Plain�
Kenji Oh �Irritation�
Free admission.
Info: maestro@celloart.com; (323) 445 6558
Dec 9, 7pm
Positive Motions Concert Series at The Canterbury
5801 W. Crestridge Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Limor Toren, violin
Alina Artemova, soprano
Christmas Program
Free admission.
Info: maestro@celloart.com; (323) 445 6558

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