Musical Evening with maestro Hans Graf “Sergey Rachmaninoff”

Graf

WHEN: Wednesday, June 15, 7:30p.m.

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

ADMISSION: $20, RCC members – $16

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Wine will be served

Hans Graf, Musical Director of Houston Symphony 2001-2013 and now Conductor Laureate is back in town!

Maestro will participate in University of Houston Texas Musical Festival and lead Festival Orchestra in Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 1.

In conjunction with this concert we organize the Evening with maestro Graf dedicated to Sergey Rachmaninoff.

In the program:

  • Presentation by Hans Graf;
  • Excerpts from the documentary about the composer;
  • Preludes by Sergey Rachmaninoff.

Performers: Tali Morgulis, professor of piano, and her student, Sonya Bondouil, Moores School of Music.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store

 

Concert by Russian bards Vadim and Valery Michtchuki

WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

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

ADMISSION: $25
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Мищуки

The program is in RUSSIAN. NO English translation available.

Всеми любимый дуэт братьев Мищуков привозит в США новую программу “Юбилейная”.

“В репертуар братьев Мищуков включены песни на стихи самых разных поэтов: Д.Самойлова, Ю.Левитанского, Б.Чичибабина, А.Межирова, И.Иртеньева, Д.Сухарева, Б.Кенжеева и др. В настоящее время большое место в  концертных программах занимают песни, написанные на стихи Л.Сергеева и А.Морозова, а также на стихи одного из братьев, Валерия.

Вадиму и Валерию повезло нащупать ту грань, когда песни, написанные для себя, становятся близкими и нужными людям совершенно незнакомым и разным.” – А.Афанасьев

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
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Concert by Russian bard Leonid Sergeev

WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, 7:30p.m.

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

ADMISSION: $20
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The program is in RUSSIAN. NO English translation available.

Известный бард Леонид Сергеев с программой «Странный день»

“Есть много разных Дней. День рождения, Mother’s Day, День 8-е марта, Memorial Day, День работников лёгкой промышленности, Veterans Day…
Предлагаю ещё один День. Странный День.
У каждого – свой. И чем он отличается от всех предыдущих, решать каждому. Но то, что он отличается – я в этом уверен.” – Леонид Сергеев

Новые песни
Новый диск

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store

 

Tango Café 2

HEN: Friday, February 26, 8:00p.m.

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

ADMISSION: General admission – $20 / RCC tango students – $15/ Milonga only  – $10
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Tango"

For the «Porteños» (the locals of Buenos Aires) tango is more than fancy steps. It’s the way of life.

Join us to experience the special atmosphere of the dance parties (milongas) in the Capital of tango – Buenos Aires.

This is meetup event!

Evening program:

  • 2 short documentaries about tango tradition in Buenos Aires,
  • Q/A session, 
  • glass of “Malbec”,

and milonga: 9:00pm. – 12:00a.m
DJ TBA

Local dancers and everybody interested in tango are welcome.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

8th Annual Russian Spring Celebration

WHEN: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 2:00p.m.

WHERE: Jackson’s Watering Hole (1205 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77006)

ADMISSION: $10

FBB

In the program:

  • Delicious Russian food: our signature home-made bliny ( Russian pancakes) and savory piroshky with various fillings;
  • Broad assortment of traditional Russian souvenirs for sale;
  • Live music: popular Austin-based band “Flying Balalaika Brothers”;
  • Cash bar;
  • Special entertainment for kids!

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store
Law Offices of Ilya Torchinsky, LLC

 

Evening “Russian Opera at the Bolshoi”

WHEN: Friday, January 29, 7:30p.m.

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

ADMISSION: $15, RCC members – $12

Opera

In the program:

  • Mark Zaltsberg, the passionate lover of opera music, will talk about great Russian opera singers: Lemeshev, Kozlovsky, Mikhailov, Obukhova, Obraztsova, Vishnevskaya.
  • Excerpts from the documentary “Russian Opera at the Bolshoi” ( the Vintage Years)

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store

 

26th Russian Song Festival – KSP

WHEN: April 15 – 17, 2016

WHERE: Lake Tombigbee Campgrounds, Livingston, TX

ADMISSION: Admission: $20 – in advance; $30 – at the gate. Children 15 & under – FREE
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KSPOur guests: Leonid Sergeev, Dmitry Bikchentaev

KSP-South is a group of enthusiastic people that organizes biannual gatherings called Slyots (literally translated as “fly-ins”) and helps unite all Russian-speaking people who enjoy the Russian style of camping.

KSP in translation stands for the Club of Amateur Song. These songs are usually written by average people about their ordinary lives, yet the simple human experience of each song is translated into a powerful message of wisdom and truth, about the value of friendship, family, and love.

Slyots of KSP-South are held twice a year, and organizers try very hard to make everyone feel welcome, even those whose song selection varies slightly from the traditional KSP style. By bringing together the Russian speaking community, KSP-South not only allows them to experience their culture, but also to expose their spouses, children and friends to this beautiful Russian tradition.

With questions write to us at KSPsouth@gmail.com or call at 713-395-3301. Also, if you (or someone you know) would like to receive email reminders from us regarding KSP events, please let us know.

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Private Evening “HGO at Russian Cultural Center”

WHEN: Saturday, December 12, 7:00p.m.

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

ADMISSION: Free

This is a private event for our members and supporters.HGO

In the program:

  • “Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle” from Roméo et Juliette, Gounod
  • “Voi che sapete” from The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart
  • Olga’s aria from Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky
  • “If I Loved You” from Carousel, Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • The Red Dress, song by Ricky Ian Gordon

Performers:
Megan Samarin
, mezzo-soprano. Megan is a second-year artist with the HGO Studio, was a finalist in HGO’s 2014 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias and is an alumna of HGO’s Young Artists Vocal Academy. Last season at HGO, she sang Johanna in Sweeney Todd and Second Lady in The Magic Flute, and this September she performed Lady Columbia in HGOco’s world premiere of Gregory Spears and Royce Vavrek’s O Columbia.

Kirill Kuzmin, pianist and coach, HGO Studio artist (2015–16). Kirill was born in Moscow. He studied at the State Musical College in Moscow and then at the Moscow State Conservatory.  After graduation, he entered the Young Artists Program of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, and then worked for that company as a pianist and coach on numerous productions.  In 2014 and 2015, he served as an apprentice coach with San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program. Kirill has appeared in recital in many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, including the Bolshoi Theatre Beethoven Hall and Carnegie Hall. This season at HGO, he coached singers in Eugene Onegin.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store

 

Old New Year

WHEN: Saturday, January 9, 8pm

WHERE: House of Dereon (2204 Crawford Street, Houston TX 77002)

ADMISSION: $15. BUY TICKETS ONLINE

Old New Year

Bring in the Old New Year 2016 in a new style! Celebrating this rich Russian tradition, there will be great mix of crowd, authentic food, live music, dancing and a DJ all night. Happening in the exclusive Music World Entertainment Venue – the hip House of Dereon Media Center.

We offer:

  • Hip blend of Russian and international music by the Austin based “Flying Balalaika Brothers” – and Houston’s award winning European-style musical band “Gypsies”, and others

  • Dance performances by the Traditional Russian dance group

  • DJ

  • Authentic Russian food by Nyam Nyam Café

  • Cash Vodka Bar

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMKRussian Standard
TMK Russian General Store WHVI Dr Laura Fernandes & Dr Elena Novosad Kroger

 

Concert by Russian bard Veronika Dolina

WHEN: Friday, November 20, 7:30p.m.

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

ADMISSION: $20

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Program in RUSSIAN ONLY. NO English translation available.

Поэт,  автор и исполнитель песен Вероника Долина вновь в Хьюстоне с новой программой  “В зеленом платье, по холодной улице …”.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK