There is a 300 years old legend about a famous Gypsy violinist Loyko Zobar, who played in a way so heartfelt that animals came out of the forest to listen to him.
His glory lives on, as well as his violin which today is being played by his distant descendant - Sergey Erdenko – founder and front man of LOYKO. He performes with his friends - Artur Gorbenko and Michael Savichev – musicians from Saint Petersburg on different stages all over the world, such as Theatre Marigny in Paris, Royal Conservatory of Brussels, Old Opera House in Frankfurt, Budapest Congress Center, the Royal Theatre in London, President Palace - Cyprus , National Concert Hall in Dublin, Crocus Hall and Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, Oktyabrskiy Big Concert Hall and Capella in St. Petersburg, "The Alhambra" - Geneva, the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Theatre "Ronja"- Vienna and many others…where they are admired by the most sophisticated audiences for their mastery, virtuosity and uniqueness.
Trio LOYKO, according to numerous of European journalists, for a long time and rightfully belongs to the world's violin elite. LOYKO collaborated with such world-renowned musicians as Ronnie Wood, Yehudi Menuhin, Gidon Kremer, and Stephane Grappelli…
Great Lord Yehudi Menuhin has once announced "LOYKO musicians are magnificent improvisers of our time!"
And once again, LOYKO is a theater. We are sometimes reproached in excessive hobby for virtuosity - but why not? If you can play fast compositions from which the spirit grasps -it's great! " LOYKO " is a mixture of many national traditions; classics, jazz and rock, and everyone will find in it something that he likes. Here one can find a bright genre stages, and souls touching up to depth lyrical subject matters, and a set of the plays-portraits devoted to the famous creative persons as "Maestro Menuhin", "Charli Chaplin", "Actor Polunin", "Кusturica",... It’s innovative performing receptions and high quality techniques of game, it intellectuality, drive and refinement.