St. Louis Chamber Chorus concert yields great new work
01.21.2010; St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Review of December 19th, 2010 concert of the featuring world premiere of "The Garden of Roses".
"Garden" was a complete triumph. Sung in Russian, it invoked both Russian Orthodox liturgical music and the Russian Romantic tradition but without being slavish to either, for a complex, winning whole.
St.Louis Chamber Chorus finds its Slavic Soul
02.22.2010; St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Saint Louis Post-Dispatch music critic Sarah Bryan Miller reviews concert of Saint Louis Chamber Chorus during which featured premiere performance of Psalmus XXVII.
Man Ray meets the Beastie Boys at RISD
09.10.2007; Brown Daily Herald
Review of the Rhode Island School of Design's Exhibition MUSIC VIDEO/SILENT FILM Innovations in the Moving Image, featuring screening of Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera with live music improvisation by Yakov Gubanov....
The big picture
01.16.2003; The Harvard Gezette
"Cinema has only one disadvantage. There is no unpredictability, so there is always a curtain between the audience and the screen. But when the pianist comes, he unlocks the door between past and present. He acts as a bridge." -Y.G.