Annual Russian Heritage Month®

12th ANNUAL RUSSIAN HERITAGE MONTH®
June 2014
Produced by the Russian American Foundation in cooperation with the City of New York and the New York Post.

The Russian American Foundation, in cooperation with the City of New York, is pleased to present the 12th ANNUAL RUSSIAN HERITAGE MONTH®. The Annual Russian Heritage Month®, which takes place every year in June, consists of a month-long series of events which celebrate and honor the rich diversity of cultural traditions brought to this country from the various regions of the former Soviet Union. The events which take place throughout New York encompass public performances, exhibits, artist collaborations, sporting competitions and promote cross-community awareness as well as a valuable dialogue between people and cultures. The Annual Russian Heritage Festival®, which takes place in Brooklyn, NY, showcases the heritage and traditions of New York’s Russian-speaking community.

2014 EVENTS:

Philippe Quint & Friends

Please join us for the Benefit Concert “Philippe Quint & Friends” at the Times Center.  This concert will mark the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage Month® presented by the Russian American Foundation. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the educational programs of the Russian American Foundation. The evening will feature specials guests, including Joshua Bell, Josh Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, tango dancers Alexis Gorin and Daniel Zakirzyanov, the Michael Herskowitz Trio, and the Quint Quintet, featuring celebrated Argentine performers JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader and Pedro Giraudo.

Award-winning American violinist Philippe Quint is a multi-faceted artist whose wide range of interests has led to several Grammy nominations for his albums, performances with major orchestras, including recent debuts with the London Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony at venues ranging from the Gewandhaus in Leipzig to Carnegie Hall in New York, and a leading role in the major independent film “Downtown Express.”

May 27, 7 pm, The Times Center at the New York Times Building, 242 West 41st Street, Manhattan.

For ticket information, please click here.

For more information, please contact Anya Talbot at 212.687.6118 x 200 or at atalbot@russianamericanfoundation.org.

PQ Inivation 2
Photo credit – Liza Marie Mazzuco.