Arts

Accordion Virtuosi of Russia to perform Feb. 19

Accordion Virtuosi of Russia takes the Hodgson Concert Hall stage for a performance Feb. 19 at 8 p.m.

The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Accordion Virtuosi of Russia Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

With a repertoire ranging from folk music to rock songs, the ensemble has performed for the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972, Montreal in 1976 and Moscow in 1980.

The Accordion Virtuosi of Russia has appeared at prestigious venues around the world including the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Verona’s Arena, Olympia Hall in Paris and the Great Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg. The group has toured extensively throughout Europe, North America, Japan, China and Africa.

The ensemble is the winner of numerous international music competitions and was named “Best Accordion Orchestra of Europe” by the EU Musika Orchestra Society in Frankfurt, Germany.

Tickets for the concert are $36 to $41 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at pac.uga.edu or by calling 706-542-4400. UGA students can purchase tickets for $6 with a valid UGA ID, limit one ticket per student.