Performing Arts Events

A full listing of performing arts events hosted by the Russian American Cultural Center.
  • HAPPENING where she will perform poetry in Russian and in English and show her recent paintings and drawings.
  • Saturday, January 14, 2017 | 2 pm
  • Tompkins Square Park Library
  • Art series from March 10, 2015: Regina Khidekel introduces the works of contemporary art presented in the galleries of Chelsea and New Museum.
  • March 10 | 7:30 PM
  • TV Kultura
  • DID YOU KNOW? In 1987, Billy Joel brought the first fully staged high energy rock show to Russia, with 3 stadium shows in both Moscow and Leningrad.
  • Available now!
  • A series at The Met puts this period into context with conversations and performances, including Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.
  • November 9, 2013, 7:00 pm
  • Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • A new Russian-language opera by Polina Nazaykinskaya, conducted by Juventas Artistic Director Lidiya Yankovskaya.
  • August 21, 2013 to August 24, 2013
  • CSV Flamboyan Theater
  • New York-based playwright Adam Kraar has constructed a uniquely bilingual play in English and Russian, directed by Vladimir Rovinsky.
  • August 12, 2013
  • 92nd Street Y, Buttenweiser Hall
  • Working with the Danish set designer Mia Stensgaard and fielding a brilliant cast (including Simon Keenlyside in the title role), Holten will provide a fresh reading of Tchaikovsky's classic.
  • April 14th, 2013
  • National Opera Center
  • An international theatrical endeavor that creates one-on-one experiences for New York audience members with performers on five continents.
  • February 5, 2013 to February 28, 2013
  • The Gershwin Hotel
  • Traditional Russian songs, dances and elaborate costumes create a winder wonderland in this delightful children's extravaganza.
  • December 22, 2012
  • Whitman Theatre, Brooklyn College
  • Presented by Regina Khidekel, RACC Director, Irina A. Olevsky, RACC Board Trustee and New York University Department of Russian and Slavic Studies.
  • June 19, 2012
  • New York University
  • 2012 Victory Day Celebration!
  • May 6, 2012
  • Tatiana Celebration Hall
  • I remember Uncle Vanya. He was...it was...so beautiful and sad, but...funny...Yes...What a funny beautiful strange play.
  • April 26, 2012 to May 19, 2012
  • HERE Arts Center
  • Do not miss watching all of your favorite dancers perform shows in this year's must-see spectacular!
  • April 13, 2012
  • Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center
  • DRESS REHEARSAL | ГЕНЕРАЛЬНАЯ РЕПЕТИЦИЯ
  • January 28, 2012 and January 29, 2012
  • Lang Hall at Hunter College
  • Яркое событие нового театрального сезона! Антон Крылов представляет легендарный мюзикл Бременские музыканты.
  • January 21, 2011 and Jan 22, 2011
  • Whitman Theater
  • Singing and narrating, Ms. Scuibba, a riveting presence, will join the orchestra in this trailblazing work.
  • June 10, 2011
  • Alice Tully Hall
  • Нью-Йоркский театр "Хаверим", полюбившийся зрителям нашумевшим спектаклем Ктуба или Свидетельство о браке...
  • June 2, 2011 to June 5, 2011
  • Connelly Theater
  • A harsh look at the demands of artistic and personal integrity, not to mention taking more than a few swipes at American consumerism...
  • April 22, 2011
  • Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
  • For all of us the Victory Day is a very personal day – our parents were fighting the war for us to be born.
  • May 8, 2011
  • Tatiana Restaurant, Brooklyn
  • Watch a world champion chess player, now journalist, unravel the complexities of Russia’s cultural and geopolitical landscape.
  • May 1, 2011
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
  • Communal Celebration with Rustem Galich, Natalia O'jan, the RACC guest actor from Canada, Yura Ruzhyev and his CABARET show.
  • December 25, 2010
  • National Restaurant, Brooklyn
  • Vicky is a nationally touring comedian with no limits.
  • November 20, 2010
  • Triad Theater - NYC
  • Join Ensemble du Monde in celebrating the opening of its 2010/11 Season on Saturday October 2, 2010 8pm at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufmann Center for the Arts.
  • October 2, 2010
  • Merkin Concert Hall
  • "Demon," presented with English subtitles to the multicultural audiences of New York.
  • June 15, 2010
  • Kings Bay YM-YMHA
  • RACC Community Performance Series
  • May 10, 2010
  • Kings Bay Y Theater
  • Over three extraordinary weeks the Philharmonic performs the largest single-composer festival in history.
  • April 21, 2012 to April 24, 2010
  • Avery Fisher Hall
  • Russian American Cultural Center, Rustem Galich Production Center and Davidzon Radio salon-Theatre present the "Russian Farinelli" project.
  • February 12, 2010 to February 25, 2010
  • Various
  • "Holiday Season Celebration – Traditional Communal Gathering"
  • December 25, 2009
  • Domra and Bayan (Russian folk percussion instruments)
  • December 19, 2009
  • Long Island Bard's Club ZUS
  • Rustem Galitch and Sergei Pobedinsky
  • December 18, 2009
  • Golden Age Freehold Day Care
  • Alexander Pushkin's Little Tragedies consists of four short lyrical verse plays about human nature's inherent contradictions.
  • November 3, 2009 to November 14, 2009
  • Baryshnikov Arts Center
  • Mr. Aristov and Mr. Huang are winners of the 2008 Moscow International Liszt Piano Competition.
  • September 24, 2009
  • Yamaha Artist Services, Inc.
  • Featuring students and alumni of The Juilliard School, an evening of music devoted to the renowned Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
  • September 24, 2009
  • Ana Tzarev Gallery
  • On the banks of the mighty Dnieper River, a sweeping love story unfolds set to Sergei Prokofiev's glorious score.
  • June 1, 2009 to June 6, 2009
  • Metropolitan Opera House
  • Featuring Nina Beilina and members of Bachanalia with guest narrator Robert Sherman.
  • March 25, 2009
  • For the first time the celebration of Hanukkah will take place at 1,410-seats Millennium Theatre as a large communal event.
  • December 25, 2008
  • Millennium Theatre
  • Mikhail Evtukhov, the soloist of Moscow Shalom Theatre, singing rabbi Pinches Bobrovsky, Klezmer Band & dancing on the scene and in the theatre hall.
  • December 25, 2008
  • Millennium Theatre
  • This monumental production of Prokofiev's opera includes more than 65 solo roles and a depiction of one of the largest land battles in European history.
  • December 22, 26, 28, 2007 and January 3, 2008
  • Metropolitan Opera
  • Pinkhas Bobrovsky, "Song performance."
  • December 21, 2008
  • Kings Bay Y Theater
  • "Demon," by M. Lermontov
  • December 13, 2008 and December 20, 2008
  • Tribeca Performing Art Center
  • Based on a poetry book by Nikolai Ognivtsev.
  • November 8, 2008
  • Great Falls Performing Art Center
  • Russian 18th century opera by Fomin, "Orpheus."
  • October 25, 2008 to October 26, 2008
  • St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Georgii Garanyan (saxophone) and Valerii Ponomaryov (tuba).
  • September 19, 2008
  • Millennium Theater
  • Dasha Fursey's Balloon & Bag of Wishes performance launched from the breathtaking overlook at Sound South.
  • August 2, 2008
  • South Sound
  • Yuri Entin's songs have appeared in some unforgettable cult cartoons such as “Bremenskie Musikanti”, "Winter in Prostokvashino", "Blue Pup", "Nu, Pogody!" and many others.
  • April 6, 2008 to April 19, 2008
  • Gesher Theater of Israel, Cocktail Reception and Introduction.
  • March 18, 2008
  • Featuring principal of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Filin.
  • February 27, 2008 to March 2, 2008
  • BAM: Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Based in New York City, Odd Appetite is the duo of performers/composers Ha-Yang Kim (cello) and Nathan Davis (percussion).
  • September 28, 2007 to September 30, 2007
  • Elena Stroganova, Elena Liberman (violin), Natalia Medvedovskaya (piano), Felix Yablonovskiy (director).
  • September 23, 2007
  • Kings Bay YM-YMHA
  • RACC Performance Series.
  • August 9, 2007
  • Performing Arts Center
  • Two performers, an amateur and a professional are rehearsing an "unscripted" love story in a storefront window.
  • April 10, 2007
  • Chashama Storefront Space
  • Based on letters between Anton Chechov and Olga Knipper.
  • November 4, 2006
  • Davidzon Radio Theatre
  • A conversation with Michael Ferraro and Regina Khidekel.
  • July 29, 2006
  • The Workshop Mainstage Theatre
  • Songs and Instrumental Music from the Republic of Georgia.
  • June 4, 2006
  • St. John the Divine, "Baroque Concert"
  • April 30, 2006
  • Bring your friends for a few hours of extraordinary theatre accompanied by a meeting with the director and the cast.
  • October 17, 2005
  • Sargent Theatre
  • Tribute to the World Year of Physics 2005 – Scientific Research in the Spirit of Albert Einstein.
  • July 7, 2005
  • Davidzon Radio Theatre
  • Featuring: Bud Mishkin, Boris Fishman & Ksenia Vidyaykina.
  • 2005
  • With live jazz (Vladimir Volkov, double bass; Vladimir Tarasov, drums).
  • 2005
  • New Voices in Russian Theatre: Marina Shron stages a reading of her mythical work, "Time and the Beast."
  • 2005
  • Yale Repertory Theatre presents the limited-engagement, world premiere of the Anton Chekhov story "Rothschild’s Fiddle."
  • January 14, 2004 to January 31, 2004
  • Yale Repertory Theatre
  • An Evening of Music, Art and Architecture with the distinguished Russian cellist.
  • May 21, 2002
  • My Pushkin Musical & Poetry Show.
  • April 27, 2002
  • An Evening of Art, Music and Poetry.
  • April 20, 2002
  • NY Noise: A New Series of Performance and Conversation.
  • April 1, 2002