Il Sole

Featuring Steve Albini & Tatiana Semichastnaya

The Italian phrase “passione e fuoco,” “passion and fire,” truly describes the music of singer/musician Steve Albini and musician Tatiana Semichastnaya. Their performances of Italian music fused with jazz and world rhythms have brought them international acclaim. They have enchanted audiences throughout the United States, Italy, and the world with a blend of musical virtuosity and artistic passion. Their live performances span Italian, world, jazz and Latin American genres.

Steve Albini is a multi-instrumentalist and singer. He has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe. His southern Italian roots are strongly reflected in his music. As a studio musician, Steve is often called by producers and artists to add his touch to their projects. When not on the road, Steve can be found performing weekly at Francis Ford Coppola winery.  

Tatiana Semichastnaya is originally from Kaliningrad, Russia. She has performed at the Kremlin in Moscow, and throughout Europe and Asia.  She was an accordionist in the Las Vegas Cirque Du Soleil show KA and often regularly at the Venetian hotel and casino. Tatiana is a former student of the Gnesin Academy of Music (Moscow, Russia) where she studied with world-renowned accordionist and professor Friedrich Lips. She also studied at the Queens Conservatory of Music (Netherlands, Holland). Tatiana has performed all over the world. She has won many prestigious competitions.