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Yury Kazakov b. dec. 1924. D. may 6, 2019

NEWS. May 06, 2019

We are sad to announce the passing of the legendary artist Yury Kazakov on May 6, 2019 at the age of 94 years.
The funeral will be in Moscow.

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This is the exclusive homepage of the legendary bayanplayer - accordionist Yury Kazakov.

Left: Yury Kazakov, Moscow, 2003
Right: Yury Kazakov award from "Russian Records"

On this site You will find information about the career of Mr. Kazakov. You can read more about his career in the history section. You can also find information about his father Ivan Kazakov in a special section about him.

Photo album
You will also be able to look at some pictures in the photoalbums.

Sound and video
Of course You can also listen to samples of his excellent playing. Also You can view Mr. Kazakov play some pieces in the videosection.

During his long career Mr Kazakov has recorded many albums. Here You can find a complete list of all his recordings.

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Yury Kazakov
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Yury Kazakov is a pioneer in the field of classial accordion.
Well known composer Nicolai Tchaikin composted his concerto
for accordion & symphony orchestra for Yury Kazakov
The concerto is now available on dvd from the webshop
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Yury Kazakov plays Tchaikin accordion concerto
Below video shows Yury Kazakov performing 3rd movement from
Nicolai Tchaikins concerto for accordion (bayan) and orchestra


A dvd of the entire concerto and many other unique performances is available from the webshop. Click here!

Some pioneer facts about Yury Kazakov

Ivan Kazakov
The father of Yury Kazakov was also an accomplished virtouso on the bayan, accordion.

Read more about his career
and listen to some unique
recordings of him playing the bayan.

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Yury Kazakov: live on stage: Flight of the bumble bee

Left: Yury Kazakov at Museum.
Instrument on top belonged to Ivan Kazakov, Yury┬┤s father.
Instrument below, concert instrument belonged to Yury Kazakov.


Yury Kazakov Interview. See also Mulitmedia on this site for this and more video and sound clips.