Archive for the ‘News’ Category


Third doctoral recital: Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and Wagner

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Friday, 31 October 2013 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Doctoral Recital Soprano: Maria Okunev (Briggs) Piano: Phillip Shovk Conductor: Luke Spicer Program: Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder, plus works by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and world premier of Maria’s new cycle “Women in Love” FREE ENTRY Bar open at 5:30pm Concert: 6pm Music Workshop Sydney Conservatorium of Music University [...]

HISTORIA DE UN AMOR – A STORY OF LOVE

Monday, July 1st, 2013

The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre presents MARIANNA ENSEMBLE Russia/Australia HISTORIA DE UN AMOR – A STORY OF LOVE Marianna started as a Russian duet in 2001 consisting of two sisters; Maria Okunev (voice/piano/guitar) and Anna Okunev (violin). In 2009 Blake Keep (guitar) and Richard Savery (Clarinets/Saxophone) joined the ensemble. The ensemble draws on the [...]

Second doctoral recital: Samuel Barber – Knoxville: Summer of 1915

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Friday, 28 June 2013 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Doctoral Recital Maria Okunev (Briggs) – soprano Philip Shovk – piano Dr Michael Halliwell – baritone with Dr Joanna Drimatis, conducting Sydney Conservatorium chamber ensemble in Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” FREE ENTRY Sydney Conservatorium of Music University of Sydney/Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000 (02) [...]

Killara Music Room Series

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Marianna Ensemble is excited to debut at the Killara Music Room concert Series. The Sydney based art quartet brings its exciting program of cabaret, Euro jazz, gypsie and original material. Be swept away and indulge in the beautiful, theatrical experience that is Marianna. WHERE AND WHEN At 131 Fidden’s Wharf Rd, Killara NSW 2071 on [...]

Seasons Greetings from the Marianna Ensemble!

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Seasons Greetings from the Marianna Ensemble! We hope your holidays are filled with wonderful music, including our new album: https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/marianna-ensemble/id575788344 Thank you all for your support in 2012 and see you in 2013! SAVE THE DATEs: Sunday 2nd of June, 2013 – 2pm for the first time we will be featured in the AOCO Killara [...]

Marianna Album broadcast on Fine Music Station 102.5 FM!

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Marianna Album broadcast! Tuesday at 07:45 Fine Music Station 102.5 FM http://www.finemusicfm.com

Marianna Ensemble now on iTunes!

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

The new Marianna album is now available on iTunes!  Listen, rate, review and purchase your favourite Marianna tracks here!

Marianna Ensemble with Vlad & Adelina – New Dance Show 2013

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Marianna Ensemble with Vlad & Adelina – New Dance Show 2013 HISTORIA DE UN AMOR Anna Okunev – violin/voice Blake Keep – guitar/voice Maria Okunev – voice/piano/guitar Richard Savery – Baritone Sax/Clarinets Latin Dancers: Vladimir Okunev & Adelina Abushaeva (filmed at the Camelot Lounge, Sydney)

New Marianna Ensemble CD: 2012!

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

! New album from Marianna Ensemble ! “Marianna Ensemble 2012″ To listen and purchase, please visit http://mariannaensemble.bandcamp.com/album/2012

Marianna Ensemble Unification Article

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

http://www.unification.net.au/articles/read/1249