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The Ukrainian singer Ludmila Krupska sings songs from Eastern Europe with her wonderful, passionate voice, virtuously accompanied by guitarist Alexey Krupsky and accordionist Michael Saposchnikow.

Michael Saposchnikow, Ludmila Krupska und Alexey Krupsky
Michael Saposchnikow, Ludmila Krupska und Alexey Krupsky © Saposchnikow

  • Vocals: Ludmila Krupska
  • Guitar: Alexey Krupsky
Ludmila Krupska started as a pop singer in her hometown Kiev. She has lived in Berlin since 1996. She performs regularly at numerous musical events and interprets French chansons, Russian romances and gypsy songs, Yiddish songs and world folklore in several languages.

Alexey Krupsky was born in Kiev (Ukraine) in 1978. At the age of 7 he received his first guitar lessons from the well-known Ukrainian jazz guitarist and pedagogue Vladimir Molotkov. From 1993 to 1996 Alexey studied at the R.M.Glier Music School (violin and jazz guitar) in Kiev. He then studied jazz guitar at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin. Already during his studies he had many appearances in Berlin jazz clubs, played at various jazz festivals and made film music recordings for ZDF, ARTE.

The Café Lyrik in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg offers live music in an intimate, cosy atmosphere four days a week. The café is only open for the four selected concerts in the areas of chanson, klezmer, tango and jazz from Wednesday to Saturday from 7 pm. 

Find the detailed programme of events here

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Gerwine Sinapius is looking forward to your visit.
Additional information
Please send your reservation requests and questions by e-mail to
Phone: 00493044317191 (answering machine only)
Adress: Kollwitzstraße 97, 10435 Berlin
Café Lyrik