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STARRING NIKOLAI MASSENKOFF
“World Celebrated Singer…” Olympic Stadium, Seoul, Korea

Nikolai Massenkoff, Theatre of Columns, Moscow, 2007, First International Festival of Russian Song
Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff on stage of the Theatre of Columns, Moscow, 2007 during First International Festival of Russian Song.

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff from San Francisco, California

Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian and Gypsy singer Nikolai Massenkoff born of Russian parents in the "White Russian" community in China. Nikolai holds Bachelor's Degree from San Francisco State University majoring in music, speach and drama. He is currently based in San Francisco, California.

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow, Russia. October 2007

Singer Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow, Russia. October 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

Nikolai Massenkoff in Moscow 2007

NIKOLAI MASSENKOFF STAR OF THE MASSENKOFF RUSSIAN FOLK FESTIVAL

SYMPHONY PERFORMANCES, INCLUDED SAN FRANCISCO, HONOLULU, MIAMI, BALTIMORE, EDMONTON, FLAGSTAFF, LONDON, ONTARIO, OLYMPIC STADIUM, KOREA, AND OTHERS...

NIKOLAI MASSENKOFF BIO

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

At the age of three Nikolai was put in the St. Tichon Orphanage in Shanghai, China, established by St. Archbishop John (Maksimovich) of Shanghai, later of San Francisco. At the age of twelve Nikolai arrived in San Francisco, California, after staying two years on Phillipine Islands with other "white russian" immigrants.

Nikolai Massenkoff with MASSENKOFF RUSSIAN FOLK FESTIVAL SHOW

Following his education, Nikolai completed education studies and received a teaching credential, served in the US Arm reserves and went to Moscow's Tchaikovsky Competition, the Fourth International Competition. Nikolai was invited to study with the Italian Opera Star, Tito Gobbi, in Florence Italy...also studied with George London in Austria and with Alexander Kipnis in Westport Connecticut..

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

In 1975, Nikolai founded the MASSENKOFF RUSSIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, a festival of russian music song and dance because of love for his Russian heritage. He has performed more than two decades both nationally and internationally to great acclaim. These performances included: Carnegie Hall; Olympic Stadium in Seoul, Korea before a live audience of 90,000 people; over 100 performances at the International Division of Epcot Center’s World Stage in Florida; with major symphony orchestras -- San Francisco, Baltimore, Edmonton, Honolulu, Palm Beach, Flagstaff, London, Edmonton and in 2005 will appear with the Cincinnati Symphony; major performing arts centers; national and international television, including Sudwestfunk (Baden, Baden, Germany) and the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

Nikolai Massenkoff, international acclaimed star of The Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival, founded the Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival because of love for his Russian heritage. He has performed more than two decades both nationally and internationally to great acclaim. These performances included: Carnegie Hall; Olympic Stadium in Seoul, Korea before a live audience of 90,000 people; over 100 performances at the International Division of Epcot Center’s World Stage in Florida; with major symphony orchestras -- San Francisco, Baltimore, Edmonton, Honolulu, Palm Beach, Flagstaff, London, Edmonton and in 2005 will appear with the Cincinnati Symphony; major performing arts centers; national and international television, including Sudwestfunk (Baden, Baden, Germany) and the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

At Stanford University Stadium for the Shriner’s East-West Football Pageant, Nikolai performed with over 600 musicians and dancers and rode into the stadium on a black stallion. Hundreds of white doves were released into the air as well as thousands of balloons, while the audience cheered. He has appeared on stage with Jerry Lewis, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Liberace, Dinah Shore, Bob Hope, Julio Iglesias, Glen Campbell and Brooke Shields. He has performed in 35 states and seven countries.

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

Recent quotes:

"What can I possibly say about Nikolai? Each number he performed was better than the last... The performance looked like a million bucks! This was a perfect finale to our celebrity season!"
Cal State, Fullerton, California

"This was the perfect act to open our season! The immensley talented Nikolai Massenkoff was in fine form, his voice and commanding presence even better than I remembered. Our audience was enthralled with exuberant dancing, virtuoso peformances on the Russian instruments, and wonderful costumes."
Prairie Center For the Arts, Schaumburg, Illinois

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

"I am out of words to express my gratitude for providing us with such a rich, exhilarating show. What a night to remember! It is seldom that we encounter such a well-balanced show."
Emma Concert Association, Florida

"Nikolai and the Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival did it again! They returned to Frostburg State University to perform for a full house and brought the house down! He left the audience in awe of his talents and professionalism."
Frostburg State University, Maryland

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

"Massenkoff took 1,776 people on a cultural journey to a distant country, with a brilliant depiction of Russian people!"
The Monitor, McAllen Texas

"Thank you for a brilliant performance; Nikolai, musicians and dancers of Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival at Seoul, Korea Olympic Special, "United we Stand," with the Stars of the World…"
Korean Television, Seoul, Korea

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

Russian folk singer Nikolai Massenkoff Show

Lander Middle School, September 23, 2013

Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School
Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School

Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School
Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School

Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School
Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School

Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School
Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School

Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School
Credits: www.county10.com, Joshua Scheer, Lander Middle School

Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival Past Performances

The Lander Community Concert Association, Lander, WY
Article in County 10 by by Joshua Scheer on September 23, 2013, Lander, Wyo.
Duncan Theatre, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FA
Lake Sumter Community College, Leesburg, Florida
Arts Education, Leesburg, Florida
The Culver Academy, Culver, Indiana
Educational performance, Culver Academy, Culver, Indiana
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
Sunnyvale Center For Performing Arts, City Of Sunnyvale, CA
Arkansas Valley Concert Association, La Junta, Colorado
Prairie Arts Unlimited, Larned, Kansas
Brauntex, Theater, New Braunfels, Texas
McAllen Chamber of Commerce, McAllen, Texas
Corpus Christi Community Concerts, Corpus Christi, Texas
Lyric Theater, Stuart, Florida
Tryon Dance Guild, Inc., Tryon, North Carolina
Newberry Opera House, Newberry, South Carolina
Troy Council on the Arts & Humanities, Troy, Alabama
Rossmore International Club, Rossmore, California
Nampa Civic Center, Nampa, Idaho
Elgin Opera House, Elgin, Oregon
Vacaville Performing Arts Theater, Vacaville, California
Rancho Toros Pintos, BC, Mexico
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Richlands Citizens for the Arts, Richlands, Virginia
College Community Arts Council, WSU, Celina, Ohio
Franciscan Center of Lourdes College, Sylvania, Ohio
Franciscan Arts Education Program, Sylmania, Ohio
Grand Opera House, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Grand Opera House, Educational Children's Program, Oshkosh, WI
Palm Isle Masters Association, Boynton Beach, Florida
Music Society of Choral Lakes, Boynton Beach Florida
Mount Dora Community Concerts, Mount Dora, Florida
Ocala Community Concert Association, Ocala, Florida
Charlotte Performing Arts in Punta Gorda, Florida
Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia
Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati, Ohio
Salem Chamber Orchestra, Salem Oregon
Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho
College of Southern Idaho, Arts on Tour Twin Falls, Idaho
Brigham Young University, Rexburg, Idaho
Montana Ballet Company, Bozeman, Montana
Montana Educational Show, Bozeman, Montana
Bordentown Community Concerts, Bordentown, NJ

Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, Ada, Oklahoma - October 28, 2009

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CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information regarding Nikolai Massenkoff and the MASSENKOFF RUSSIAN FOLK FESTIVAL Featuring: Russian Folk Ballet and the Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival Balalaika Soloists Starring: Nikolai Massenkoff "World Celebrated Singer" please contact
Sandra Calvin
Artist Representative
4827 - 17th. Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone: (415) 753-3715
Email: sandracalvin@att.net

Nikolai Massenkoff's email: russianfok@aol.com      phone: (415) 586 9654

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