Winner of the grand prize at the M-Prize Chamber Music Competition at the University of Michigan, selected at the Finals Concert on May 4, 2017.
M-Prize is an international chamber arts competition for ensembles of up to eight musicians all under the age of 40. Chamber Arts subscribers will be notified as soon as a date is determined for the winning ensemble’s UMS appearance.
Russian Renaissance debuted in October 2015, performing with world-renowned director Emir Kusturica, two-time laureate of the Cannes Film Festival and the No Smoking Orchestra. In Russia, the ensemble has toured extensively, and the group has also won many prestigious awards at international music competitions. Fusing tradition and modernity, Russian Renaissance pride themselves on presenting high-calibre traditional folk music through a modern, vibrant, and enticing lens