Faith I Branko (Serbia/UK)
106 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia
23rd February 2018
Blue Mountains Theatre is delighted to present renowned leading Serbian Roma violinist Branko Ristic and UK accordionist Faith Ristic performing with their extraordinarily talented international gypsy/jazz ensemble. Audiences and critics alike have raved about Faith I Branko’s high energy live performances world-wide. Combining the accordion, violin, effects pedal and tabor pipe, Faith I Branko take the audience on a journey from melancholy Roma violin laments to storming Serbian Kolos, with explorations into jazz improvisation, swing, Gypsy Rumba, Turkish and Indian influenced violin solos. Joyous, passionate, boisterous, fiery and spirited, Branko’s violin soars at break-neck paces whilst Faith’s nimble accordion accompaniment provides a beautiful bedrock.