A Moscow Evening of Classical and Pop Jazz Music

The Russian Cultural Center, cordially requests the pleasure of your company Friday evening for a delightful night of classical and pop-jazz music.

The program features Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, by Hungarian Composer Ernst von Dohnányi as well as other works for classical and lively pop-jazz music.

Start your evening with a warm and friendly reception of special appetizers with Russian caviar as well as wine, champagne, and Russian spirits served at the cash bar. Afterwards, sit back and relax to an intimate performance of Elizaveta Kopelman and Rafael Javadov. Conclude your evening enjoying the company of other attendees and relaxing amidst Russian art and culture.

Featured Compositions

D. Shostakovich: Romance From Film “The Gadfly
A. Glazunov :Meditation,Op.32
P. Tchaikovsky: Barcarolle & Troika from “The Seasons”

Requested Attire
Business or Cocktail Attire Requested

Tentative Agenda (Agenda is subject to change)
7:00 PM
Check-in commences. Enjoy appetizers as well as wine and Russian spirits served at the cash bar. Meet and mingle with other ICDC members in attendance.

~ Welcome Remarks
~ Sit back and enjoy a delightful concert
~ The reception continues…

10:00 PM
Event concludes

When: Friday, September 03, 2010 at 7:00 PM
Where: Russian Cultural Center
1825 Phelps Place NW
Washington DC 20008 map

Tickets and Registration

About the Artists

Elizaveta Kopelman was born in Moscow. She studied at the Central School of Music with Dina Parachina, and with Arnaldo Cohen at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, where she won numerous prizes and awards. In 1995 Elizaveta was selected for representation by the Young Concert Artist Trust in London. She has appeared as a soloist throughout the UK, Europe, USA and South America including debut recitals and concerti at the Purcell Room, Harewood House, Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Opera House Linbury Studio Theatre, Le Salle Cortot, Bridgewater Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Last year’s highlights include tours of Spain and Holland with the Kopelman Quartet, performances of Arensky and Tchaikovsky piano trios at the Concertgebouw Hall in Amsterdam, and the recording of Shostakovich Violin Sonata with Shem Guibbory for MSR Classics.

Rafael Javadov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. His musical education started at the age of 5. At the age of 10, he entered a Special Tchaikovsky Music School under Moscow Conservatory. After graduating from the Conservatory, he played in one of the top Ukrainian Symphony (Dnepropetrovsk). From 1986-1988 Rafael was Concertmaster of the North Pole Navy Band in Russia (Severomorsk). In 1994, while chairing a First-section Violin position in the Dnepropetrovsk Symphony, Rafael’s excellent leadership abilities allowed him to become the conductor and arranger for Dnepropetrovsk Youth Violin Ensemble “Violino”. After his triumph performances through Russia, Ukraine and Europe in 1995, the Ensemble was offered a tour in the United States. Since 1995, Mr. Javadov has been residing in the U.S.A. He performs as orchestra player with many of the USA Symphony Orchestras. He has also

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2 Responses to A Moscow Evening of Classical and Pop Jazz Music

  1. I would like to know more about this event. email larisamartin@mris.com

    • Mike says:

      Charles, I am one of the volunteers in the organization that organizes this event (International club of DC). If you go to our website (http://internationalclubdc.com) and click on the Events link you will see this event. You can buy tickets there ($29 now or $40 at the door). Hope to see you there!

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