Press Release: American Cellist Ian Maksin to Play Free Concerts in Several Locations in Estonia

Ian Maksin by Cuanticapictures
Ian Maksin by Cuanticapictures
Ian Maksin by Cuanticapictures

March 21, 2018

On March 26-30, internationally renowned U.S. cellist Ian Maksin will perform with concerts in Estonia.  Free concerts in five Estonian cities will feature classical music, works by Estonian, Russian, and American composers, as well as widely familiar pop-music.

Ian Maksin has been described as one of the most versatile, talented, and innovative musicians of the modern era.  He is also an active music composer and producer.

Ian was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and he began his career as musician at the age of six at the Special School for Gifted Children of the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory.  At seventeen, he moved to the United States to attend the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and later became the principal cellist for the New World Symphony.  Ian has performed with Mstislav Rostropovitch, Bernard Greenhouse, Sting, Andrea Bocelli, P. Diddy, and with Snoop Dogg among others.

Ian Maksin tour in Estonia is supported by the U.S. State Department Educational and Cultural Affairs office, U.S. Embassy in Estonia, and local municipalities.

Free concerts will take place on:

March 26 at 6 pm at “Geneva” Concert House Chamber Hall in Narva
March 27 at 6 pm at Sillamäe Cultural Center
March 28 at 6 pm at Ahtme School of Fine Arts
March 29 at 6 pm at Maardu Cultural Center
March 30 at 5 pm at the Russian Cultural Center in Tallinn

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