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An acclaimed virtuoso in his native Russia, Gennady Zut now shares the magic of the Russian balalaika with audiences in America and Europe! After one of his first concerts in the U.S., critics hailed him as " a truly communicative stylist " who "made the impossible seem easy", and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Neeme Jarvi quickly placed him on the DSO's Meadowbrook festival program. Whether playing a Russian folk songs for home audiences, a classical interpretation of a Paganini theme, or a symphonic concerto at Vienna's Musikverein Hall, Gennady Zut's artistry assures a permanent home on the world concert stage for the triangular Russian folk instrument whose history dates back several centuries.

To learn more about Gennady Zut's solo recitals, community and university venues, and recent international appearances, or fascinating balalaika's history, please click on the appropriate information link above.