Join world-renowned cellist, composer, and multi-lingual vocalist Ian Maksin for a night at Stage13.

Thursday, January 25, 7pmUNCELLO!!” – Ian Maksin’s performance of diverse music across time and place. Maksin provides the centerpiece of a unique installation involving artwork on display, video projections and artists painting new works to Maksin’s music in real time.  From J.S. Bach to his original compositions, Maksin infuses flavors of Flamenco Arabe, Balkan rhythms and shamanic chants of Southeast Siberia as well as improvisations using a loop pedal based on audiovisual interaction. It’s experimental and it’s a VIP event that blends musical performance with multiple visual arts to immerse you in a unique multi-sensory experience.

·       Wine and hors d’oeuvres with admission

·      Reception and CD signing with Ian Maksin

·      9pm ENCORE: after-hours: Ian Maksin switches from cello to guitar and sings some of his classic favorites from the Motherland: Vertinsky, Boris Grebenshikov, Mark Bernes and more…

Thursday January 25, 7pm: UNCELLO!!
-EARLY DISCOUNT tickets, limited seating:

(includes: reception, performance and after-party)

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

Location: 13 NW 13th Ave. Portland, Or. 97209

Doors at 7pm – show starts at 7:30, 9pm break

Encore & after 9:15pm – close.

WIN an autographed copy of ZARIA!!  To enter the raffle you must do both of the below:

1. Sign up Ian Maksin’s mailing list at

2. RSVP to the FB event and share it on your FB wall (privacy of the post must be set on public, tag or hashtag Ian Maksin #ianmaksin )

RSVP and share January 25 Portland FB event

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 of traditional music from different corners of the world, classical music and jazz. From J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi and Mississippi blues to folk music from Macedonia, Iran and Kurdistan, Maksin infuses original compositions with flavors of Flamenco Arabe, Balkan rhythms and shamanic chants of Southeast Siberia.  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, Oregon’s Pearl district.
STAGE 13: is Ackerman Films, studio & art space venue in downtown Portland:

InterculturalPDX is a social awareness project dedicated to bringing artists and their cultures together.  It is the creation of Lyubov Gonina, MA, ATR, LPC.