Satire in Music: Shostakovich and Prokofiev

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Presented by Russian Cultural Center Our Texas at Russian Cultural Center Our Texas, Houston TX

Oct 20
Satire in Music: Shostakovich and Prokofiev

Explore the unserious side of the serious Russian composers! Cantata “Anti-Formalist Rayok” by Dmitri Shostakovich; Five pieces for piano “Sarcasms” by Sergei Prokofiev.

The evening of satire in music in conjunction with satirical illustrations by Igor Karash.

Explore the unserious side of the serious Russian composers!

In the program:

– Presentation by Igor Karash of his illustration series “In Red and Black”;
– Cantata “Anti-Formalist Rayok” by Dmitri Shostakovich;
– Five pieces for piano “Sarcasms” by Sergei Prokofiev

Performers: Mikhail Smigelski, bass-baritone, Tali Morgulis, piano, Alisiya Boiko, piano

Mikhail Smigelski is a brilliant opera singer. He is working towards his Doctoral degree in opera vocal performance at the University of Texas at

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