All program details, including featured appearances, are subject to change.

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14th Annual Russian Heritage Month®

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“Quo Vadis?” 

Concert of Organ Music by Russian Composers 

A concert of organ music concludes the 14th Annual Russian Heritage Month®. A renowned organist Lada Labzina will perform the organ symphony “Chernobyl” by Mikael Tariverdiev, as well as selections by Mussorgsky, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Presented in collaboration with Mikael Tariverdiev Charity Foundation and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Love is Where It All Begins…

Poetry Evening with Andrey Dementyev

An Evening of poetry with a prominent Russian lyricist Andrey Dementyev, an honored artist of Russia and recipient of the USSR State Prize. The program features a rousing selection of the poet’s most cherished masterpieces. The concert will be performed in Russian. Hosted by: Liza Kaymin, News Anchor at RTVi.

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
154 West 57 Street, New York, NY 10019

14th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair

14th Annual Together in New York® Festival offers a vast afternoon program of live music and dance performances by the community youth groups, a chess tournament,  traditional ethnic cuisine and thousands of prizes.  

Special guests: famous duet The Rose Sisters.

Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn

The Memory of Time and Space: The Portrait of the Community

Photo Exhibition of Works of Young Photographers

The exhibition presents works of the younger generation photographers. Ross Den, Svetlana Didorenko, Julia Levit, and others portray the prominent leaders of the Russian-speaking community of New York. Presented in collaboration with COJECO.

The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

The Legends of Russian Ballet

Ballet Dance Photography by Nina Alovert 

A retrospective photo exhibit by an acclaimed photo artist Nina Alovert. Photographs of the legendary ballet performers Mikhail Baryshnikov, Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, Vladimir Malakhov, Diana Vishneva, and others.

The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery,
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Pieced Together: Patchwork Quilts from Russia

An Exhibit of Quilts

The exhibition from private collections showcases the diversity and exuberance of some of the most talented contemporary Russian craftswomen.  These quilted masterpieces have never been seen by an American audience.

The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

The New Land Film Festival. Part II

Day 2 and 3 of a Three-Day Documentary Films Screening. 

June 6: “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Art of Departure” by David Grubin, “Brodsky. Landscape with a Flood” by Sergey Kokovkin, “Stateless” by Michael Drob.  

June 7: “Boba – The Sapper of The Bolshoi Dramatic Theater” and “It’s a Fine Kettle of Fish” by Edward Staroselsky. Presented in collaboration with YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Presented as part of the annual Russian Heritage Festival® in commemoration of the First, Second and Third Waves of Russian cultural migration to the United States.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

Philippe Quint & Friends: From Bloch to Rachmaninoff

Third Annual Benefit Concert

Third annual benefit concert of the world-renowned Russian-American violin virtuoso Philippe Quint, joined by Ani and Marta Aznavoorian. A remarkable exhibit of unique string instruments by Antonio Stradivari & Giuseppe Guarneri del Gusu. Presented in collaboration with Bein & Fushi, The Stradivari Society® of Chicago and Reuning & Son Violins. 

Photo by Philipp Jekker

The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

The New Land Film Festival. Part I

Day 1 of a Three-Day Documentary Films Screening.

Documentary screenings dedicated to the lives and works of artistic masterminds of the Third Wave. Part I opens with the tour of the current exhibits and screenings of “Vagrich and the Black Square” (Vagrich Bakhchanyan) by Andrei Zagdansky,  and “The Demarche of the Enthusiast” (Sergei Dovlatov) by Sergey Kokovkin. Presented as part of the annual Russian Heritage Festival® in commemoration of the First, Second and Third Waves of Russian cultural migration to the United States.

The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery & Gregg Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

The Third Wave and “Novy Amerikanetz”: Russian Culture in New York 1970-1990

Exhibit Dedicated to the Third Wave of Russian Cultural Migration

The exhibition focuses on the Third Wave of Russian cultural migration and the newspaper “Novy Amerikanetz” (“The New American”), featuring its brightest luminaries: Sergei Dovlatov, Elena Dovlatova, Aleksander Genis, Boris Metter, Aleksey Orlov, Evgeny Rubin, Pyotr Vail, and others. Photographs of Nina Alovert, Nataliya Dyakovskaya, Leonid Lubjanitsky, Lev Poliakov, Mark Serman, Lana Ford, Yuri Shalamoff, Natalia Sharymova. Artworks of Vagrich Bakhchanyan, Mihail Chemiakin, Vitaly Dlugy, Ilya Kabakov, Henry Khudyakov, Vitaly Komar, Alexander Melamid, Oscar Rabin, Oleg Tselkov, Igor Tulipanov, Mikhail Turovsky and others. Presented as part of the annual Russian Heritage Festival® in commemoration of the First, Second and Third Waves of Russian cultural migration to the United States. Photo by Nina Alovert.

The National Arts Club, Grand Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

Joseph Brodsky and His Time

Photography by Leonid Lubjanitsky and Lev Poliakov

Two distinguished photographers, Leonid Lubjanitsky and Lev Poliakov, document Brodsky and his contemporaries during various periods of poet’s life.

Photo by Lev Poliakov

The National Arts Club, Trask Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

Vagrich Bakhchanyan: The Diary of a Non-Conformist

Art Exhibit of works by Vagrich Bakhchyanyan

The exhibit features rarely shown artistic creations of Vagrich Bakhchanyan, a Ukrainian-born prominent writer and conceptual artist of an Armenian descent, whose works became an essential part of the Soviet dissident culture. From the private collection of Irene Bakhchanyan.

The National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.