The Beary Brothers Featuring Psoy Korolenko, Zisl Slepovitch and Ilya Shneyveys

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Thursday, June 24, 2021

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Wagner Park

20 Battery Place

A supergroup of three leading emigre musicians from the Former Soviet Union. Psoy Korolenko, one of Russia’s leading contemporary bards, is joined by the spellbinding multi-instrumentalists Zisl Slepovich (Litvakus/Folksbiene) and accordionist Ilya Shneyveys (Forshpil). As the Beary Brothers, this deliciously eclectic progressive folk trio explores a diverse range of cultures, languages, musical styles from the Renaissance through modernity, and geographies from Andalusia to the Maghreb and the Russian steppe.