SALON CONCERT
ART VIEWING
10.30.2014

Thursday October 30
Algonquin Club of Boston

BRCP hosts the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, a St. Petersburg ensemble that performs and records widely internationally.

Enjoy a salon concert, reception and viewing of sculptures by Konstantin Simun, a Boston-based sculptor born in St. Petersburg.

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Eventbrite - Concert by Rimsky Korsakov Quartet, Reception & Art Viewing
Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet. Mikhail Bondarev (violin), Ekaterina Belisova (violin), Alexei Popov (viola), Anton Andreev (cello).
THE NIGHTINGALE
BALL 11.22.2014


Saturday November 22
Algonquin Club of Boston

BRCP celebrates the centenary of Stravinsky's opera The Nightingale.

The honoree of the gala dinner is Gordon Lankton, philanthropist, collector and founder of the Museum of Russian Icons.
Eventbrite - The Nightingale Ball

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Enjoy dance and voice performances, dancing to the Jason Benjamin Jazz Quintet and explore the meeting of art from East and West.
WHITE NIGHTS
VODKA TASTING


July 17 2014 6:30 - 8:30
Cafe St. Petersburg
Newton Centre

Eventbrite - Vodka Tasting "White Nights"

BRCP presents a tasting dedicated to the legendary Eastern European spirit!

Sample a carefully curated group of diverse styles of vodkas from various countries, accompanied by traditional food pairings called 'zakuski'.

T accessible (D line).

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A still-life featuring some of the classic foods consumed with vodka--pickles, smoked fish, bread (often with pork-back). Other typical zakuski include pirozhki, terrines, charcuterie, and caviar.
ART DAY TRIP

The Romanovs through Today
May 18 2014 10:00 - 5:00

Boston, MA & Clinton, MA

Join us on Sunday May 18th for a guided excursion into fine and decorative art in Boston and beyond from the sphere of Russian cultural influence.

Outing includes visits to a museum & artist studios, and brunch. Bus transportation provided.

Detailed Info Here

Eventbrite - From the Romanovs Through Today: Art Day Trip
Image: The Durnovo Casket, Silver gilt, enamel and lapis lazuli, 1889, Firm of Ovchinnikov, Russia. Photo © Giovanni Lundardi Photography
Currently on view in The Tsar's Cabinet show @ Museum of Russian Icons
POST-SOVIET WINE
& SPIRITS TASTING


March 20 2014 6:30-8:30 pm
Brookline Liquort Mart
1354 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02134

Inaugural BRCP tasting showcases 10 wines and spirits from Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia, and Latvia.

NB: Finger food provided.

Detailed Info Here



MEN OF POWER

Alexander Sokurov Retrospective

In connection with the New England premiere of Alexander Sokurov's Faust, which concludes the "Men of Power" tetralogy, the MFA and BRCP present the entire series, which also includes Moloch, Taurus and The Sun.

January 2-19, 2014
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue

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Still from Alexander Sokurov's new film, Faust (Russia, 2011)
SOFT POWER IN EASTERN EUROPE
The Role of Cultural Diplomacy

A conversation with the former US Ambassador to Russia (2008-2012) and Bulgaria (2005-2008), John Beyrle, moderated by the Executive Director of the BRCP, Anna Winestein. Ambassador Beyrle has been a proponent of American cultural diplomacy, and a great specialist on not only Eastern-European politics, but the region's culture. This event will explore what works and what doesn't in the region and why cultural diplomacy matters.

December 11, 2013, 5:00 pm
Boston University Center for the Study of Europe
154 Bay State Road

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Photograph by Elizabeth Amrien.

Ambassador John Beyrle (l) speaks about cultural diplomacy, December 11,2013.
BRCP Executive Director Anna Winestein (r) moderated the discussion.
THE SALOMÉ BALL

On November 16, 2013 the BRCP's Salomé Ball took place at the Algonquin Club of Boston. View the photo gallery HERE

Salome Ball Invitation

More about the Ball.

Adrina DeVitre performs Veils and Tears, choreographed by Rebecca Rice at the BRCP's Salomé Ball on 11.16.2013. Read press coverage about the ball



Photograph by Kalman Zabarsky, ©2013 Kalman Zabarsky & Anna Winestein.
Flowers of the Steppe: Festival of Kazakh Cinema took place in Boston and Washington, DC on November 14-20, 2012.

Read an article about the festival.

Read an interview with festival participants HERE


Photograph by Kathy Tarantola, ©2013 Peabody Essex Museum.
Marcus Romeo performs Gem, choreographed by Rebecca Rice and produced by Anna Winestein (Exec, Director of the BRCP) at the opening of the Peabody Essex Museum's Fabergé Revealed, on 06.19.2013.HERE.. Program details HERE.

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