Music at the Museum
Music at the Museum presents a concert of Rachmaninoff’s music with Tanya Remenikova on cello, Linh Kauffman, soprano, and Denis Evstuhin on piano.
Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Glinka
Maria Jette, soprano
Denis Evstuhin, piano
Based in the Twin Cities, Dmitri Gerasimenko is a graduate of the St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy with 28 years of stage experience as an actor, director, producer, and musician in Russia and the United States. Dmitri will be reading classic Russian Fairy Tales. For children of all ages!
In conjunction with TMORA’s current exhibition Matryoshka: The Russian Nesting Doll, Dr. Zavialova will focus on the little-known history of the Matryoshka and the rich artistic tradition that brought it into being.
Dr. Iraj Bashiri is a Professor of History at the University of Minnesota and is an internationally recognized expert in, among other areas, the history and culture of the Tajik ethnic group in Central Asia. He was born in Iran and was recognized as Iran’s top student of English in 1959.
This lecture was held in conjunction with the exhibition Photographer to the Tsar: Revealing the Silk Road.
Based in the Twin Cities, Dmitri Gerasimenko is a graduate of the St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy with 28 years of stage experience as an actor, director, producer, and musician in Russia and the United States.
A native of Minneapolis, Professor Gary Jahn earned his Ph.D. in Russian Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After stints at St. Olaf College and the State University of New York at Buffalo, he joined the University of Minnesota, where he has been teaching undergraduate and graduate –level Russian Language and Literature courses for over 30 years.