Musical Evening “Russian Romances from Glinka to Rachmaninoff”

WHEN: December 7, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $30/$16 – RCC members, kids and seniors

Russian Romances from Glinka to Rachmaninoff

In the program: the popular romances by great Russian composers

Performers: Elena Nikulshina-Fray (soprano) and Olga Zastrelkina-Szelc (piano)

Ms. Elena Nikulshina-Fray is a native of St. Petersburg, Russia. She is a graduate from St. Petersburg Conservatory in opera voice performance. As a soloist of St. Petersburg-Concert, Elena sang in over 500 performances. She appeared in major parties in such operas as Un Ballo in Maschera, Il Trovatore, Iolanta, Eugene Onegin, Queen of Spades, I Pagliacci, and Gianni Schicchi with numerous opera companies in Russia and in the United States. Currently Ms. Nikulshina-Fray teaches vocal at her Elena Voce Studio; she is also a head of the concert group Elena Voce & Friends.

Ms.Olga Zastrelkina-Szelc is a native of Yekaterinburg, Russia. She is a pianist-accompanist and the piano instructor/owner of Olga’s Piano Studio in Houston. Since moving to the U.S. in 2007, Olga has performed in numerous concert programs. She is also a member and staff accompanist for Elena Voce & Friends.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail


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