25. January 2018 - 19:00 till 22:00
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Stage 13: Ian Maksin in Portland - the UnCello | Stage 13 | Thursday, 25. January 2018

STAGE 13 presents IAN MAKSIN in Portland - the UNCELLO

Join world-renown cellist, composer, and multilingual vocalist Ian Maksin for 2 nights of pure magic during his Portland stopover on his world tour! At STAGE13, one of the hippest art spaces in town, in conjunction with Ackerman Films, Maksin will create a one-of-a-kind multisensory experience taking you on a mystical healing journey through space and time: from J.S. Bach and Antonio Vivaldi to folk music from Macedonia, Iran and Kurdistan, and from Mississippi blues to Maksin's original compositions infused with flavors of Flamenco Arabe, Balkan rhythms and shamanic chants of Southeast Siberia.


-BE PART of realtime creative process and become immersed in a unique multi-sensory experience: Ian Maksin’s performance of diverse music across the time and place, from J.S. Bach to his original compositions, as well as improvisations using a loop pedal based on audiovisual interaction.
-WINE reception and CD signing with Ian Maksin
-ENCORE: after-hours exclusive bonus: Ian Maksin switches from cello to guitar and sings some of his old time favorites from the Motherland: Vertinsky, Boris Grebenshikov, Mark Bernes and more…

$40 at
$50 on the day of the event and at the door.

FRIDAY JANUARY 26, 8pm - new album release, info here:
Stage 13: Ian Maksin in Portland - ZARIA new album release

$50 SPECIAL admission for BOTH NIGHTS!

Having shared the stage with such artists as Andrea Bocelli and Sting, equally fluent in many genres and singing in more than ten languages, Russian-born NYC-based IAN MAKSIN has created his own organic and soulful style combining elements traditional music from different corners of the world, classical music and jazz. In 2018 alone, Maksin will perform more than one hundred and fifty concerts in over thirty countries on five continents.

ACKERMAN FILMS LLC is an animation & Film/Video production studio owned and operated by filmmaker Daniel Ackerman in Portland, Oregons Pearl district. ackermanfilms.com

STAGE 13 is a unique art space in downtown Portland, OR: stage13.net