Castleknock Music Festival presents “The Master of Russian Gypsy Violin Oleg Ponomarev,” with guests.
The programme is a dynamic and innovative cocktail of gypsy tunes from all over the world, spiced with soulful and heart-wrenching Klezmer music with added elements of jazz, Balkan and HotClub.
Oleg Ponomarev is a virtuoso violinist, composer and producer. He co-founded and performed extensively with legendary Russian-Gypsy trio ‘Loyko’ and World Music trio ‘KOSHKA’ and has collaborated with numerous artists including Ravi Shankar, Yehudi Menuhin, Dr. Sumbramaniam, Ally Bain, Ezma Redzhepova, Kalman Balogh, Gidon Kremer & “Kremerata”, Gilles Apap, Andre Heller’s “Magneten”, “Bratch”, “Mullarit”, Bill Lovelady, and Ronnie Wood from the “Rolling stones”.
He has written or arranged several scores for film & video, including “Onegin” 1999, (featuring Ralph Fennes and Liv Tyler), “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” 2012, distributed by “20th Century Fox”, has recorded and produced 30 albums under his own name or as a guest and is currently signed to ARC Records UK, Circular Records Scotland and ADASTRA UK.
Oleg Ponomarev (violin)
Drazen Derek (guitar)
Anna Abramochkina (vocal)
Anna Kiselyova (piano)
Doors open at 7pm.
Performance begins at 8pm.
Details on how to buy tickets, cost and availability will be available soon on www.castleknockmusicfestival.com