University of Pittsburgh

Russian Balalaika Orchestra

September 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm



Formed in 2014 by Pittsburgh folk musician Charley Rappaport, the Russian Balalaika Orchestra of Pittsburgh has performed at area Russian and Ukrainian Churches, for the University of Pittsburgh International Student Association and at the Carnegie Library in Oakland.  They are one of only 11 such orchestras performing in the United States and Canada.  About 90% of the music played by the RBOP is arranged or composed by orchestra members, making its sound unique.  Admission is free.

Contact:  Charley Rappaport, rhymeF5@verizon.net