Friday, February 24, 2017

THE BLACK BOX New England Artist Series - “World on a String” - Feb 26

THE BLACK BOX New England Artist Series presents violinists Irina Fainkichen and Tara Novak in “World on a String” on Sunday, February 26, at 4 p.m. Fainkichen and Novak will be joined by bassist Mark Poniatowski, drummer Kenny Hadley and pianist Ben Cook. The program will feature music from around the world, including Irish, Hungarian, Romanian, American and gypsy tunes. Tea service will be available in the lobby.

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Irina Fainkichen holds degrees from Rachmaninoff Music College (Novgorod, Russia), St. Petersburg State Conservatory, and Rubin Academy of Music (Jerusalem, Israel). She was concertmaster of San Francisco’s Russian Chamber Orchestra for many years. Currently she is a member of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, assistant concertmaster of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra, and co-founder of “Flying Hearts” duo, which performs in a number of musical genres including jazz, Klezmer, and classic American tunes.

Tara Novak is a multi-genre acoustic and electric violinist and vocalist trained in classical, Irish fiddle, and jazz. She is also an active composer, arranger and orchestrator. Her newest album, Ciaran and Tara – Live from Boston and Ireland, is a collection of live and studio recordings with Irish Tenor Ciaran Nagle.

Tickets are $20 (adults) and $18 (students/seniors), with tea service available for $5. For tickets and more information, visit or call (508) 528-3370.

THE BLACK BOX New England Artists Series -  “World on a String”
THE BLACK BOX New England Artists Series -  “World on a String”

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