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The Wende has three exhibits running through the end of April 2018: The Russians, Cold War Spaces, and Vessel of Change.
Rabbit Goody, PhD, will discuss how Ukrainian rushnyky relate to a larger historic precedent of using specific textiles for traditional ceremonial and cultural purposes. She will demonstrate part of the technique of weaving a rushnyk on a loom.
The Immortal Regiment was first held in the United States in 2015 in New York City, and has since then spread across the world. In fact, Immortal Regiment activities had 12 million participants in Russia last year. These marches go beyond politics: they show that we will never forget the sacrifices of World War II veterans.
A La Vieille Russie (ALVR) will present Celebrating Royal Fabergé - The Return, an exhibition of rare and important works of art created by Court Jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920).
The 17th Annual Russian Arts and Culture Festival is a day of family-friendly events celebrating the rich culture and heritage of the more than 500,000 members of the Los Angeles region’s Russian-speaking community.
This exhibition examines one of the dominant concerns of Soviet unofficial artists—and citizens everywhere—during the Cold War: the consequences of innovation in science, technology, mathematics, communications, and design.
Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein brings his "extraordinary technique and musicianship" (Chicago Classical Review) to Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1. Hear this work that opens with mighty force, settles into spiritual contemplation, and concludes with a jaunty finale. Also on the program, one of Haydn's final symphonies.
The Washington Balalaika Society orchestra performs the music of Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe on traditional instruments and in costume. The concert will feature Andrei Saveliev on the balalaika and Peter Omelchenko on the domra, plus other WBS musicians who will be soloists. Svetlana Nikonova, a graduate of Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia, conducts.
Soviet-born conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the San Francisco Symphony in a program of German and Russian music. The Labèque sisters, "the best piano duet in front of an audience today," (The New York Times) perform Bruch's Concerto for Two Pianos.
The Washington Balalaika Society orchestra performs the music of Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe on traditional instruments and in costume. Its June 3 concert will feature WBS Balalaika Concertmaster Andrei Saveliev, Peter Omelchenko on the domra and many other talented WBS musicians. Svetlana Nikonova, a graduate of Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia, conducts.
The Zimmerli remains open late on select dates, offering curator-led tours, live music, and opportunities to meet artists. On June 5, the event spotlights "Nevermore: Leonid Lamm, Selected Works."
Michael Tilson Thomas leads an internationally renowned cast in Mussorgsky's opera. Inspired by Pushkin's Shakespearean tragedy, the work follows the rise and fall of the 16th-century Tsar Boris Godunov in a story underpinned by ambition, power, and betrayal.
Described as "a marvel" (The Guardian) and in possession of "monstrous technique and lustrous tone" (The New Yorker) pianist Daniil Trifonov performs Rachmaninoff's electrifying Third Piano Concerto. The program opens with Sibelius' final two symphonies: his Sixth, considered by many to be his finest, and the single-movement Seventh. June 21, 22, and 23 concerts are at 8 pm
This exhibition is devoted to a world that few people know existed and that many find hard to believe did exist: the world of the Soviet hippie movement.
Leonid Lamm (1928–2017) was one of the most surprising and versatile artists in the history of Soviet nonconformist and contemporary Russian-American art. He was one of the first Soviet nonconformist artists to create assemblages, and moreover, he played with the complex nature of the written word long before the advent of Sots art.