6:00 PM reception, 7:30 PM concert
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Pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn presents an intimate evening of music featured in and inspired by his father’s writings, along with excerpts from those writings, in honor of the centenary of his birth. The program includes piano works by Beethoven and Shostakovich, personal reflections, and a selection of Solzhenitsyn’s compelling poems, some of which will be heard in English for the first time.
The 6pm reception with a Russian theme hosted by the Berkshire’s own Peter Platt, includes a selection of cold and hot hors d’oeuvres such as blini, smoked salmon, eggs and sprats, salmon gravlax, herring rollmops, smoked trout, Olivier salad, beef and dill zakuski piroshki, lamb rack kebabs, wild mushroom canape, and beef borscht. Complementing these delicious food selections are vodka cocktails by Berkshire Mountain Distillers, Inc.
All are welcome to the free Eastern European and Russian folk dance from 4-5pm, preceding the TASTE events
Eastern European and Russian folk dances for everyone and anyone
Join us for a free dance class for all led by Pavel Gurevich, former principal dancer of the Boston Ballet and current faculty member at the Boston Ballet school.
A Concert only option is available.