The annual Russian Guitar Festival: A Russian revival in its 11th installment

Oleg Timofeyev, born in Moscow in 1963 during Nikita Krushchev’s Russia, was surrounded by classical instruments as a kid. He learned cello and picked up the seven-string guitar from his dad at a time of communist rationing and tenements. […]

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IARGUS Russian Guitar Festival turns 10

Russian Guitar Festival Various venues (see article) — starts Thursday, May 5 Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the International Annual Russian Guitar Seminar (IARGUS) will once again bring some of the world’s foremost performers to Iowa City and the surrounding area for a series of concerts. Events will kick off on Thursday, May 5 […]

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