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Russkie Posidelki: Contemporary Composer Georgy Sviridov

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Sunday, February 3, 2:00pm
Free. Best for adults and children over the age of 12.

Join us for a free “posidelki” — the rural Slavic custom of engaging conversation and Russian tea and treats. This month’s topic is contemporary composer Georgy Sviridov a Russian composer, active in the Soviet era. He is most widely known for his choral music, strongly influenced by the traditional chant of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as his orchestral works which often celebrate elements of Russian culture.