Events Calendar

The Russian Life Events Calendar is your first stop for finding Russophile-related events in the US and around the world. Have an event to share? Use our submission form to give us all the details of your event and we will add it to our database.

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St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble from Russia in Concert
August 11, 2019
St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble from Russia in Concert

The St. Peterburg Men's Ensemble from Russia, an award-winning a cappella quartet under the direction of Kirill Sokolov, will perform a concert of Russian sacred, classical and folk music.

Olya Chikina "Things Are Not As They Appear" Album Release Party
October 4, 2019
Olya Chikina "Things Are Not As They Appear" Album Release Party

Olya Chikina & Friends "Things Are Not As They Appear" Album Release Party Live at DROM!

From Baikal to Brazil
September 24, 2019
From Baikal to Brazil

The Washington Balalaika Society will feature MUSALLIANCE with two extraordinary musicians, Peter Omelchenko (domra) and Anna Kusner (guitar). The audience will also be treated to another stunning performance by WBS's Balalaika Concertmaster, Andrei Saveliev.

From Baikal to Brazil
September 24, 2019
From Baikal to Brazil

The Washington Balalaika Society will feature MUSALLIANCE with two extraordinary musicians, Peter Omelchenko (domra) and Anna Kusner (guitar). The audience will also be treated to another stunning performance by WBS's Balalaika Concertmaster, Andrei Saveliev.

First Sunday / Drop-In Craft at the Museum of Russian Icons
September 24, 2019
First Sunday / Drop-In Craft at the Museum of Russian Icons

Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation.

Film: Brother Azari
September 24, 2019
Film: Brother Azari

Brother Azari is a film-memoir of Azari Plisetsky, brother of the great ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, pedagogue and choreographer. He has lived his life in the shadow of his renowned sister. The film discloses Azari Plistesky's own enormous talent as a ballet dancer, teacher, and founder of a ballet school in Cuba.

Annual Winter Concert with Piano Virtuoso Ivan Gusev
September 24, 2019
Annual Winter Concert with Piano Virtuoso Ivan Gusev

This year's annual winter concert features the talented and brilliant concert pianist Ivan Gusev. In his first full-length performance at the Museum, Gusev presents an all-Russian program featuring Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, and Mussorgsky's ten-piece suite, "Pictures at an Exhibition."

Christmas Tree Nesting Doll Workshop
September 24, 2019
Christmas Tree Nesting Doll Workshop

Treat yourself for the holidays, or create a special gift for someone. Join docent and teacher Larissa Dyan for this fun and festive Christmas tree matryoshka (nesting doll) workshop, where you will hear the story of the Russian nesting doll and create your own three-piece set featuring a Christmas tree, Santa, and snowman.

Russian Alternative to French Perfume: The History of Soap Making in Russia
September 20, 2019
Russian Alternative to French Perfume: The History of Soap Making in Russia

Marina Smirnov, creator and owner of Finist natural beauty products, presents the history of soap making in Russia. Marina will also speak about her soap-making practices that enhance the healing properties of herbs, clays, and essential oils, helping to recharge and restore balance and beauty.

Healthy Basics of Russian Cuisine
September 20, 2019
Healthy Basics of Russian Cuisine

Did you know that Russian cuisine is famous for its health benefits? In this fun cooking class, museum docent and teacher Larissa Dyan will teach the very basics of Russian cooking using ingredients such as beets, cabbage, buckwheat, sunflower oil, all known for their healing properties. Recipes include cooked buckwheat, sour/pickled/fermented cabbage, vinegret (vegetable and beet salad), cabbage salad, and buckwheat salad. At the end of the class, participants will enjoy this healthy Russian meal together.

Take it to the Curator
September 20, 2019
Take it to the Curator

Want to know more about your icon? Bring your objects in for an assessment clinic provided by the members of the Museum's curatorial team. The assessment includes the approximate age of your icon, where and how it was made, and for what purpose it was made. Find out if your icon is a Church icon or an icon for domestic display, and receive information on conservation and appraisal services.

Russian Souvenirs
September 18, 2019
Russian Souvenirs

Direct from Krasnoyarsk: The National Dance Company of Siberia, founded in 1960 by distinguished choreographer Mikhail Godenko, premieres its majestic new show Russian Souvenirs. Like a fairy tale revealed, 50 stunningly virtuosic dancers In lavish costumes flow from one popular Siberian folk dance to the next in a single, grand choreographic symphony.

Deceptively Modern Jewelry: 1940s to 1980s
September 18, 2019
Deceptively Modern Jewelry: 1940s to 1980s

A La Vieille Russie, the jeweler known worldwide for their exquisite collection of unique Russian treasures and great vintage jewels, is excited to present their latest jewelry collection 'Deceptively Modern Jewelry: 1940s to 1980s.'

Moscow Operetta's Count Orlov Musical in HD
September 18, 2019
Moscow Operetta's Count Orlov Musical in HD

Special screenings of the Moscow Opera's award-winning, hit musical being presented in HD in cinemas across the US.

Claudio Koporossy. Acqua russa
September 18, 2019
Claudio Koporossy. Acqua russa

Water is the "magnificent obsession" of Claudio Koporossy. Koporossy is an Italian-Swiss photographer who has been working hard for years to capture in one click the infinite shapes of water that dance and resonate in the grandiose fountains located in squares and monumental gardens around the world.

55th Petroushka Ball
August 20, 2019
55th Petroushka Ball

The 55th Annual Petroushka Ball to benefit the charitable programs of the Russian Children's Welfare Society (RCWS) will take place in The Plaza Grand Ballroom.

All Russian Program with the SF Symphony
August 6, 2019
All Russian Program with the SF Symphony

Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Karina Canellakis makes her San Francisco Symphony debut in a presentation of music by two Russian heavyweights.

Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School
July 3, 2019
Wrestling with Angels: Icons from the Prosopon School

An exhibition of forty-six luminous contemporary icons by sixteen iconographers from the Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography. Exploring the recent renaissance of this ancient tradition, the exhibition will feature icons by the founder of the Prosopon School, Vladislav Andrejev, along with works by master iconographers, instructors, and apprentices.

46th Annual Russian Festival
June 7, 2019
46th Annual Russian Festival

Don't miss the Annual Russian Festival, marking more than 45 years in Baltimore. During this festive weekend, we invite you to savor the authentic foods, prepared by the parishioners, browse the import kiosk, visit the children's corner, and enjoy the dance groups and musical ensembles.

Tags: festival, russian festival
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
May 22, 2019
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet announces the Gift of Christmas Tour, coming to cities large and small, from Boston to Los Angeles, and Vancouver to Miami, with Great Russian Nutcracker performances.

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