May 21, The Great Shalyapin

The Center of the Russian Culure honors the one of the greatest singer and actor of the past, the legendary Russian bass Feodor Shalyapin with a musical tribute on the 145th Anniversary of his birth and 80th Anniversary of his death.

Considered the greatest dramatic singer of his day, Shalyapin was one of the first singers to apply psychological techniques to operatic acting. “Fedor Shalyapin will never die; for with his fabulous talent, this marvelous artist can never be forgotten… To future generations he will become a legend.” – Sergey Rachmaninov wrote

The concert features the masterpieces relative to Shalyapin’s worldwide opera career performed by remarkable Metropolitan Opera singers Mikhail Svetlov (bass), Olga Makarina (soprano), Adam Klein (tenor), the masterly instrumental ensemble Russian Carnival and other guest performers.

Opera and chamber music by Musorgskiy, Rakhmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Mozart, Verdi.


Mikhail Svetlov, bass
Olga Makarina, soprano
Adam Klein, tenor
Vita Koreneva, mezzo-soprano
Sergey Tkachenko, tenor
Olga Gurevich, piano
Gloria Kim, piano
Ensemble «Russian Carnival», direction Tamara Volskaya


Box Office of the Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025

Tel: 212.864.5400 
Tues – Sun 1pm – 6pm. | Open one hour prior to performances and events.

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(Regular price at the Box Office $25)

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on your name before the concert.

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Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

May 6. Meeting with Evgeny Kissin

Meeting in New York with outstanding pianist of our day Evgeny Kissin, who will share with his admirers not only his musical genius, but also, unexpectedly, his literary talant. This is the unique opportunity to get acquainted closer with Evgeny Kissin through personal contact, to ask questions of music, life and creativity. And of course, the night wouldn‘t  be complete without piano music.



Tickets $50-70-100


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1 800 982 – 2787

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Florence Gould Hall at FIAF
55 East 59 Street (Park/Madison Aves)

Hours :
Tuesday   12 – 8pm
Weds – Fri 12 – 7pm
Saturday   12 – 4pm

Photos from the Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall

Dear friends!

Here are some photos from our Winter Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall on January 24.

Forty two great performers in the sold-out Weill Recital Hall brought this unique event to life.

Photoshooting by UT Cinema


Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall. Tickets on sale!

Winter Gala Concert will take place at
Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall) Wednesday, January 24 at 8 PM.


Call Carnegie Charge at 212-247-7800

(no more tickets available online)

Russian Cultural Center of New York presents a vivid Winter Gala Concert featuring diverse genres of beautiful Russian music – from instrumental and vocal classics to folk inspired works and choral masterpieces! Performers will include the internationally acclaimed soloists Dmitri Berlinsky (violin) and Adrian Daurov (cello), winners of The Gershwin International Music Competition, the Instrumental Folk Ensemble “Russian Carnival,” and the Russian Chamber Chorus of New York.

Dmitri Berlinsky (violin),
Leon Livshin (piano),
Adrian Daurov (cello),
Mikhail Bulychev-Okser (Piano),
Mikhail Zeiger (piano),
Ivan Gusev (piano),
Sergey Tkachenko (tenor),
Hanna Golodinskii (soprano),
Mikhail Smigelski (bass-bariton),
Yulia Petrachuk (soprano),
Winners of the Gershwin International Music Competition,
Russian Chamber chorus of New York (Artistic director Nikolai Kachanov),
Instrumental folk ensemble “Russian carnival” (Direction Tamara Volskaya)

and more…


Winner of the Gershwin competition. Award by the Russian Cultural Center

Ivan Gusev, piano

Ivan Gusev, a young russian pianist, recieved the First prize in the Gershwin International music competition  as well as a special complimentary prize by the Russian Cultural Center of New York: concert participation at Carnegie Hall in January, 2018.

The closing ceremony  of the Gershwin International music competition and winners concert took place in Baruch Peformance art Center in New York on November 5, 2017.


Ivan Gusev, Mikhail Kapchits and Mikhail Bulychev-Okser (Founder of the Competition) after the closing ceremony

Ivan Gusev after his performance

Russian center supports Gershwin competition

Russian Cultural Center of New York is happy to become a parner and sponsor of
Gershwin International Music competition,
taking place October 26 – November 5, 2017 in New York

Over 100 talanted musicians in four categories (piano, strings , wind & brass and vocal art) from all over the world will perform and contest during 3 rounds of the Competition.

The Russian Center of the Russian Culture will award winners with both money and performance prizes giving them an opportunity to participate in the Christmas concert at Carnegie Hall in January 2018.

Video presentation of the Russian Cultural center

Dear friends!
We thank all our guests for supporting an idea of creation of the Center of the Russian culture in New York ! New interesting cultural events will come soon! Keep updated!

Please watch a short video presentation below.

Memories from the Presentation on June 22 at the 3 West Club

Dear friends,

Our first Presentation at the 3 West Club on June 22 is now over.

We thank all our guests for their coming  and support of our idea , as well as our artists

Michael Bulychev-Okser, Adrian Daurov, Sergey Tkachenko, Vladimir Rodov, Svetlata Gaskova and the actors of the Russian-anerican theater under the direction of Lev Shekhtman for their wonderful performance !

See some pictures from this event displayed below

The Great Shalyapin May 21

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(regular price is at the BoxOffice – $25)

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Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.