The Russian Theater of Houston

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Presented by Russian Speakers Society of Austin, TX at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin TX

Feb 16
The Russian Theater of Houston

The Russian Speakers Society presents – “A dream again, enchanting and sweet one….” This is the concert style program composed of the poetry and prose by the famous Russian writer Ivan Bunin.

Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (1870-1953) was the first Russian writer awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1933). He was noted for the strict artistry with which he carried on the classical Russian traditions in the writing of prose and poetry. Bunin’s work is known to have a lot in common with the traditions of classical Russian literature of the 19th century, of which his older contemporaries Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov were models.

The composition “A dream again, enchanting and sweet

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets (at the door): Adults: $20 (discount is available); seniors and students: $10; children under 12: free

Tickets online:  https://www.showclix.com/event/the-russian-theater-of-houston

The City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division, a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, and an award from the National Endowment all have helped make this event possible. Join us!

Tickets information: 512-577-7790

For more information, please see the website: http://www.rusaustin.com

Contact: 512-577-7790

Email: lvoskov@austin.rr.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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After Intermission, the audience will be invited to a Musical Reception to listen more songs and enjoy hot tea and pasties in Russian style.  Our Houston guests will perform a few songs written by amateur songwriters from the program dedicated to St. Petersburg: “Oh, my elusive city…” (О, город мой неуловимый…).  That includes lyrics by I. Annenskiy, B. Akhmadullina, A. Gorodnitsky and others.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Austin Scottish Rite Theater

207 West 18th Street, Austin, TX 78701

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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