Sunday, July 26, 2009

Maksim Velichkin From Verbier: You Can Now Watch Verbier Concerts Live

Some of you may know that our Music Director Maksim Velichkin is currently at the Verbier Festival where he is playing Principal Cello in two concerts. For those of you who are ready to follow our wonderful Classical Underground musicians all around the world, you now have a rare opportunity to experience this jewel of the world's classical festivals, and listen live (and free) to the concerts from Verbier in the coolness of your own home!

Just go to - and it is all yours - with your own choice of a drink :).

Verbier Festival features 29 concerts live or on VOD from July 17 to August 2: Martha Argerich, Vadim Repin, Evgeny Kissin, Mischa Maisky, Yuja Wang, Joshua Bell and many more great musicians.

More information on
Verbier Festival.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Yuliya Barsky Offers a Recording of Her Studio Production "Adventures of Pekka, Once Upon a Practice"

With a new school year approaching, Yuliya Barsky is offering Classical Underground members and friends a recording of her studio production “Adventures of Pekka, Once Upon a Practice”. This is a time travel tale for all ages, introducing young and young-at-heart to the Baroque period music and its composers via a delightful original story interwoven with music for piano, violin, voice and cello. In making this production, aside from the musicians who have performed at Classical Underground - Yuliya Barsky (piano) and Ludmila Adzhemova (violin), one would hear Vahe Hayrikian (cello), Michael Daniels (baritone), Frank Matcha (narrator) and ten piano students of Yuliyard Aesthetic Center.

This CD will make a unique and original gift to any of your classical music aficionados, children and adults alike. Feel free to contact Yuliya at to obtain your own copy.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Yana Reznik on Urban Sage TV program

Here's a link to an interview Yana Reznik did for a Holistic Healing TV program called Urban Sage. ( Dr.Bodhise, the person behind the Urban Sage, is a healer and spiritual inspiration, who has helped millions to find balance and happiness and well being. He now has a TV program broadcasting all over the world and since music is a big part of our nourishment, Yana was asked to participate. And you can watch the result.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Save the date

Due to the popular demand, we decided to open our 3rd season a month early. So please save the date - August 3 - as always, it is Monday.

The invitations will be send out later in July. Make sure you are on our email list.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Yana Reznik - Debut CD "Bad-Tempered Pianist"

Yana Reznik has completed the recording of her Debut CD Album called "Bad-Tempered Pianist". The CD will include the works performed at Classical Underground throughout the year and more, including Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue", Granados "Allegro de Concierto". If you'd like to be the first owners of the CD and have it signed by Yana, you can pre-order the CD by emailing Yana at The expected release date is end of July.

More information about Yana Reznik is at