Lawrence Probes / Press

“Fiery rhythms for Cossack dancing along with Russian romances and gypsy melodies will highlight the first of four concerts as part of the new Interlochen Village Sunday Music Series...Featuring Traverse City musician, Lawrence “Doc” Probes, a rich collection of music will include some of the best-loved songs from the former Soviet Union. Dr. Probes gathered a collection of these traditional songs while traveling to the former Soviet Union 17 times as a medical ambassador for the Red Cross and the World Health Organization...Probes speaks fluent Russian and will present the music as written in Cyrillic. Translations of all songs will be given to the audience in order to enhance understanding and appreciate for the richness of this music...Accompanying himself on piano and guitar, the concert will also feature the melodic music of several Mexican songs.”