Russian-American History Month

in New York State (April 2021)

Shining American Stars From Russia

For one day only, MoRA (Museum of Russian Art) in cooperation with Arts on the Hudson present Shining American Stars From Russia.

Sunday, April 15, 2012 5PM
MoRA (Museum of Russian Art)
80 Grand St. Jersey City, NJ 07302

Free Event, Donations Are Welcomed
checks must be written to Arts on the Hudson

There will be a chance to meet the artists after the performance.

This performance is devoted to a  FIRST Russian American History month

Performers (more to be added):

Natasha Romanova, actor, poet, TV journalist (NTV America)
Originally from Ukraine, Natasha Romanova has been living in New York since 1996, actively realising her artistic dreams and goals. Besides writing poetry, she participated in theatre productions and independent films, modelled for major campaigns, sang in a rock band, as well as produced and hosted her own entertainment news show for an international Russian language Television channel, NTV America, where she now works as a news anchor and reporter.

Grigory Gurevich / GRIGUR
Was born in Russia, where created his first Leningrad Theatre of Pantomime. He performed with his theatre together with famous Arkadyi Raikin, Michail Zhvanetskyi, was friend of genius Marcel Marceau. Company travelled with a program throughout Russia, performed in Denmark, Germany and the United States, participated in movie’s  and variety of theatre productions. Grigur staged movement in outstanding Russian productions like “Mozart and Salieri”, “Orpheus and Eurydice” and “Story of the Horse” with Mark Rosovskyi in Gorkyi Theatre in Leningrad; an opera “Blue Bird” with Sidelnikov, “Shadow” with Nadezhda Kosheverova and Oleg Dal and many other Russian productions.
Grigory Gurevich is an artist, painter, sculptor, graphic artist, inventor who has several of his patents in a field of book binding and interior decoration. He has his 7 life size bronze sculptures “Commuters” permanently installed in Newark Penn Station, Newark, New Jersey and book “Reflections” in the collection of Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Svetlana Smolina, Pianist
performed with orchestras and in recitals worldwide. A prize-winner of many international competitions and appeared with Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fischer, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestra National de France,Festival in Holland, International Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Settimane Musicali di Stresa, Festivale di Bologna, Michelangeli Festival in Brescia, Hennessy Artists Series at Hanoi Opera House, Vietnam and many others.

As recitalist she performed in Royal Covent Garden Opera, Mariinsky 3 Concert Hall, Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory Hall, Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Lincoln Theater in Miami, NJPAC Hall in New Jersey, Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Grand Artists Series in Tel-Aviv, Academia Santa Cecilia in Rome, Vienna’s Sacher Hall.

Direct recordings broadcasts for NPR, BBC, PBS, RAI, Cultura TV and other radio and TV networks.

In 2012 Svetlana will perform at Summit Summer Festival in NY,Philadelphia Int  Festival, IPalpiti 15th Annual Festival in CA and play series of recitals in Russia and Israel.


This entry was posted on March 4, 2012 by in 2012.

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