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«Cat on Accordeon». Concert & Action in St. Petersburg (RU)

08. 09. 2010, 23:01 | by DEREVO

In the meantime in St. Petersburg they’re working on the concert & action “Cat on Accordeon”

September 12, 2010, 7 p.m.
Courtyard of Mikhailovsky Castle
Anton Adasinsky & DEREVO

with Positive Band, Poema Theatre, SpasiboDA Theatre,
Musical theatre of Children RADUGA, Dumb Choir, Theatre AKHE, other guests, friends, beloved ones…

More details and tickets online on this web-site (Russian) »

Photos from rehearsals by Elena Dolmatova




NOW - 20.09.2009

20. 09. 2009, 21:45 | by DEREVO



I can’t recall everything very clearly…
I remember I had to watch seventy two short films on one single night,
since I was in a jury of the Open Cinema.
Enough for the next ten years.
And in the morning we were rehearsing the upcoming concert.
Two new songs emerged:
“Times of Year” by Andrey Sizintsev
and “The Cat on Accordion” by me.
Olga Arefieva gave us a song and we were to accompany her but the guys took away her guitar, so she had to sing only to the drums. It worked fine though.

It was easy to be on stage with Evgeny Fedorov, we played “Money” pretty joyfully.

And every day I was learning my text for the film by Alexander Sokurov:
Faust. Mephisto / the Usurer speaks the Old German.

Now I’m at the filming location near Prague.
At the same time Lena Yarovaya prepares the big project Jesters’
Empire for the closing of the street theatre festival in Radebeul.
During the filming I only can scribble a couple of lines in the
evening, about what happened on each day.

These short notes are what I’d like to show you.


Story one.

As an actor playing one of the main characters I benefit from

various privileges. For instance a car with a chauffeur.
I don’t use the chauffeur but drive myself.
A castle where filming takes place is far away from the hotel,

about half an hour drive on the curved rural Czech roads….

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From new DEREVO show HARLEKIN. Photo - Isolde MatkeyLeonid Leikin pribyl iz Ameriki i opiat dovel meniy do slios svoimi shutkami. Photo - Elena YarovayaEvgeniy Fyodorov & Anton Adasinski playing THE MONEY.  Photo - Elena YarovayaOpen Cinema Dancing for Neva - Photo Elena Yarovaya


Text: Anton Adasinsky
English text editor: Jennifer Williams
Photo: Elena Yarovaya, Isolde Matkey
Photo design: Elena Yarovaya


Vsyo Khorosho! Video

11. 01. 2009, 21:42 | by DEREVO


Camera and cut by Andrey Gladkikh
Attention! High quality headphones or audio system are recommended for better perception of the sound in the video.



After the short concert series “Vsyo khorosho!” (”Everything is good!”) Anton Adasinsky and the lads decided to carry on with the project. After all it goes so well!

In February or March 2009 there will be recorded the first 4 tracks of the new album:

“Korotkaya” (A Short One)
“Dengi” (Money)
“Zvezda” (The Star)
“Ego glaza” (His Eyes)



Please do not repost this video on YouTube, Facebook or any similar web-sites. Just give a links on this page. (Yes, we do have an offician DEREVO channel on YouTube »)


See also the photos here »

NOW - 07.07.2008

07. 07. 2008, 22:22 | by DEREVO

Nikolay Gusev. Photo - Olga ArefievaAnton Adasinsky. Photo - Anna BogodistAnton Adasinsky. Photo - Anna BogodistAnton Adasinsky. Photo - Anna Bogodist
Igor Ignatyev. Photo - Anna BogodistAnton Adasinsky. Photo - Olga ArefievaAnton Adasinsky. Photo - Anna BogodistDmitry Tyulpanov, Tatyana Khabarova. Photo - Anna Bogodist
Andrey Rubtsov. Photo - Olga ArefievaAndrey Sizintsev. Photo - Anna BogodistVsyo Khorosho Concert. Photo - Olga ArefievaVsyo Khorosho Concert. Photo - Anna Bogodist
Vsyo Khorosho Concert. Photo - Alexandra KrivolutskayaVsyo Khorosho Concert. Photo - Alexandra KrivolutskayaVsyo Khorosho Concert. Photo - Alexandra KrivolutskayaAnton Adasinsky, Igor Ignatyev, Andrey Sizintsev. Photo - Alexandra Krivolutskaya
Anton Adasinsky. Photo - Alexandra KrivolutskayaAnton Adasinsky, Igor Ignatyev, Olga Arefieva. Photo - Alexandra Krivolutskaya

No tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg. None and never.

Bought myself a place in the conductor’s compartment.

In Tver two young-and-wonderful boarded.

They were sleeping with their heads against the glass in the corridor. I invited them to join me and waited outside while they prepared a bunk.

The girl came out and asked, laughing:
“Do we disturb you?”
“No”, I said.
“Who are you, actually?” – she asked.
I said, “I’m one of the train security,” (bald, black jacket – so she couldn’t doubt it).
“Excuse us, if we get noisy.”
“No worries,” said I, “sing, laugh… should I wait in the corridor?”
“Well, you’ll probably have to wait a long time. He’s like a Roman law, you know, indistinct and very slow.”

We laughed very loud… The guy peeked out.

“I’m coming. I’m running. I’m already there!” she said to him.

I slept quite honest-minded and dreamed of a bi-directional flow of people.

In the morning she catches me up on the platform, laughing again:

“But you’re not from the security.”
“I know you.”
“I know.”
“Do you have echolalia?”

She’s laughing again. Now the chap is here: “Baby, leave him alone!”

Just outside of the train station she turns to me again:
“Did you sleep well?”
“Fine. Rome, Sparta, a kid falling down the abyss; he was too lightweight, not warrior-like.”

Her eyes narrow.
“Anton, right?”
“Good. So what do you guard there?”
“The secret of Caipirinha.”

And I head for a taxi. I want to dance.

On June 11 and 12 I was on stage with a guitar in my hands and a microphone at my throat. Friendly musicians around me. We called the concert “Vsyo Khorosho!” – “Everything is fine!”

Text: Anton Adasinsky
English text editor: Jennifer Williams
Photo: Anna Bogodist, Olga Arefieva, Alexandra Krivolutskaya
Photo design: Elena Yarovaya