Unforgettable songs from classic Russian and Soviet films, known and loved by everyone in Russia and everyone with a passion for Russian film.
Igor Outkine (vocals, one-man band and accordion) of Mazaika, performs legendary hits as:
Я шагаю по Mоскве - Я шагаю по Москве (I’m wandering in Moscow)
Есть только миг - Земля Санникова (There is only one moment – Sannikov’s Land)
Остров Невезения – Бриллиантовая рука (Unlucky Island – The Diamond Arm)
Песня о cчастье - Иван Васильевич меняет профессию (Song about happiness – Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Career)
and many more...
Igor Outkine came to London in 1990 with the gypsy musicians..
He is a versatile singer, accordion player and a unique one-man orchestra when performing on midi accordion.
In 1996 he created duo Mazaika with violinist Sarah Harrison. (www.mazaika-music.com)
Their extensive repertoire consists of classical, opera, tango, Latin, Hot Club Jazz, Russian folk and gypsy music as well as Russian and International popular songs.
Igor appears on screen in the David Cronenberg film Eastern Promises (2007) singing Dark Eyes. He has collaborated with various artists including guitarist Antonio Forcione and Soft Cell lead singer Marc Almond, and has performed many live improvised music scores for silent films.
Igor is also organiser of social ballroom dancing events where he performs with his band. Past events include the Russian Winter Ball 17 Jan 2016 and Spring Masquerade 7 May 2016. Upcoming event at the Conway Hall on 9 July will be dedicated to French music.