On May, 29 at 6 pm, Russian Center in New York holds an event to celebrate the 215th birth anniversary of the great poet Alexander Pushkin. The event is organized with support of Rossotrudnichestvo at Alexandre Gertsman Contemporary Art Gallery, 652 Broadway, Manhattan, floor 2.
The event will feature readings by Julian Henry Lowenfeld, poet, playwright, and one of the best translators of Pushkin’s works into English. Julian Lowenfeld is the great-grandson of Raphael Lowenfeld, the first translator of Leo Tolstoy’s work into German. Julian will read Pushkin’s poems in Russian and English. Film and theater actor Peter Von Berg will also appear alongside Julian this evening.
Guests of the soiree will also hear arias from Tchaikovsky’s opera “The Queen of Spades”, and romances to the verses by Pushkin, created by Russian composers Sergey Rakhmaninov and Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, performed by the renowned soprano Anya Fidelia to the accompaniment of Irina Morozova, a professor at Mannes College of Music.
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