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The Russians are Coming!

Russian Music and Cultural Traditions

House Recital
    Rig’s Home

March 15 @ 7pm

Cost $32 to $35

Photograph of Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet











Carson City Symphony Association presents the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet from St. Petersburg, Russia

This Home recital at Ri dig’s home, provides a rare opportunity to hear internationally acclaimed musicians Mikhail Bondarev (violin), Ekaterina Belisova (violin), Alexi Popov (viola) and Anton Andreev (cello), all graduates of the presitgious St. Petersburg Conservatory, in a true, chamber-music setting in a private home.  The recital includes discussion of the cultural and historical context of Russian music.

The event is sponsored in part by a grant from the Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Tickets are $35 for GA and $32 with ticket purchase for Sunday, March 17 concert.

Ticket includes Music, Dessert, wine and conversation.

The Carson City Symphony Association is working on a special project in March involving some very fine Russian performers, the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet from St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, formed in 1939, is a monument of Russian musical history. Composed of four graduates from the prestigious St. Petersburg Conservatory, they regularly perform in the most reputable festivals in Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Malta, England, Switzerland and Finland. Their varied repertoire, ranging from Russian music of the 19th and early 20th centuries to contemporary composers, is enthusiastically enjoyed by a wide range of audiences.

The quartet will be involved in the following:

          Thursday. March 14, 6:00pm Workshop/Masterclass for Strings at Carson High School

  • Friday, March 15, 7:00 p.m. – House recital “Russian Music and Cultural Traditions”

  • Sunday, March 17, 4:00 p.m. – Concert at St. Peters Episcopal Church