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Michael Tilson Thomas & Gil Shaham: Music of Tchaikovsky
July 10, 2019

Michael Tilson Thomas & Gil Shaham: Music of Tchaikovsky

Frost Amphitheater | Stanford, California

Michael Tilson Thomas leads the SF Symphony in the inaugural series performance of an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring the Russian composer's exhilarating Symphony No. 4 – a whirlwind of electrifying emotion and cinematic imagery – and his achingly beautiful Violin Concerto, performed by the brilliant Gil Shaham. Famous for his formidable technique and generosity of spirit, Shaham ranks among the greatest violinists of our time.

Festival of Russian Music
July 27, 2019

Festival of Russian Music

Bates Recital Hall | Austin, TX

The Balalaika and Domra Association of America presents their Russian Festival Concert at the Bates Recital Hall, Butler School of Music, University of Texas on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm.

40 Years in a Musical Millennium
June 08, 2019

40 Years in a Musical Millennium

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church | Oakland, California

Men of Slavyanka Russian Chorus will join with Slavyanka alumni and Yale Russian Chorus alumni from around the country to celebrate Slavyanka's 40 years – and Russia's timeless tradition of male singing! Spiritual hymns, boisterous folk songs, and much more!

Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8
June 06, 2019

Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN

The Museum of Russian Art is proud to present a special midday concert to celebrate the beginning of Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art. Please join us! Featuring Minnesota Orchestra Musicians: Assistant Concertmaster Rui du, Celine Leathead, Principal Voila Rebecca Albers, and Principal Cello Anthony Ross Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8.

Folk Ways: Songs & Dances from Rural Russia - Featuring Nitka
June 09, 2019

Folk Ways: Songs & Dances from Rural Russia - Featuring Nitka

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN

As part of the 3rd Annual Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art, the TMORA-affiliated folk group Nitka will present a dynamic night of Russian folk dancing and singing. "Folk Ways: Songs & Dances from Rural Russia" is a concert steeped in the old ritual tradition of Russian circle dances, singing games, solemn ritual events, rare traditional songs from different regional traditions.

An Evening with The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble
June 07, 2019

An Evening with The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN

As part of the 3rd Annual Days of Russian Culture at The Museum of Russian Art, The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble ensemble will perform renowned Russian, Romany, Ukrainian, and Jewish folk songs. We hope you can join us!

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
November 24, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall | Newark, NJ

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs an afternoon of some of Russia’s greatest works conducted by Volodymyr Sirenko and featuring the extraordinary pianist Olga Kern as guest soloist.

SF Symphony plays Bach and Shostakovich
May 30, 2019 to June 01, 2019

SF Symphony plays Bach and Shostakovich

Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Celebrate the artistry of the San Francisco Symphony when Concertmaster and violin soloist Alexander Barantschik leads a rousing performance of J.S. Bach's ebullient E major Violin Concerto. Then, experience Shostakovich's intense and probing wartime monument, the Eighth Symphony, under the direction of conductor Juraj ValĨuha.

Yefim Bronfman plays Prokofiev with the SF Symphony
June 20, 2019 to June 22, 2019

Yefim Bronfman plays Prokofiev with the SF Symphony

Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, CA

One of the most formidable Prokofiev players of our time, Yefim Bronfman returns to the San Francisco Symphony to summit the towering peaks of the Second Piano Concerto.

Ravel's Luminous and Spellbinding Tale: A Semi-Staged Event
June 27, 2019 to June 30, 2019

Ravel's Luminous and Spellbinding Tale: A Semi-Staged Event

Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, CA

In the semi-staged event of the season, this enchanting program explores the wonderment of youth. The fantastic world of a young imagination comes to life in a dazzling production of Ravel's The Child and the Magic Spells. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind performance by an all-star cast and featuring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard!

Washington Balalaika Society 30th Anniversary Concert
June 01, 2019

Washington Balalaika Society 30th Anniversary Concert

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater | Rockville, MD

The Washington Balalaika Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary with three world-class domra virtuosi, a master of the balalaika, a brilliant and talented conductor and an orchestra of sixty musicians.

Washington Balalaika Society 30th Anniversary Concert
June 02, 2019

Washington Balalaika Society 30th Anniversary Concert

Wakefield High School | Arlington, VA

The Washington Balalaika Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary with three world-class domra virtuosi, a master of the balalaika, a brilliant and talented conductor and an orchestra of sixty musicians.

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