Friday, October 16, 2015

15 Dances Bring to Life Culture, People of Siberia at Strathmore, October 25th

The Krasnoyarsk Dance Company of Siberia visits Strathmore, October 25

From our friends at Strathmore...

Strathmore Presents Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia

Celebrated dance company brings vibrant Siberian culture to Strathmore

From the foothills of the Sayan Mountains to the icy Kara Sea and majestic Yenisei River, the vast landscape of Siberia, its people, and culture come alive when the Krasnoyarsk Dance Company of Siberia performs in the Music Center at Strathmore on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4 PM. In a sweeping show of 15 choreographed dances with everything from leaping Cossack soldiers to brightly-clad peasants performing folk dances drawn from centuries of tradition, “... the dancers, who seemed to number in the hundreds in full-company pieces, were charmingly wholehearted and skillful. The staging was sleek and the costumes colorful, pretty...”  (New York Times ). For more information or to purchase tickets, call (301) 581-5100 or visit

Since its founding in 1960, the Company has appeared in all parts of Russia, as well as in more than 60 countries around the world. It has won enthusiastic applause from audiences around the world through vivid character portrayals, musical movements, and fanciful choreography that transports audiences across the dynamic cultural landscape of the Company’s namesake.

Strathmore Presents 
Krasnoyarsk Dance Company of Siberia 
Sunday, October 25, 2015
4 PM 

Tickets $32-72

Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852

For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit or call (301) 581-5100.

About Strathmore:
Strathmore presents and produces exemplary visual and performing arts programs for diverse audiences; creates dynamic arts education experiences; and nurtures creative ideas and conversations that advance the future of the arts. The organization’s hallmark is the Music Center at Strathmore, with a 1,976-seat concert hall and education complex. Its core campus also includes the historic Mansion at Strathmore, which features an intimate Music Room and art galleries. Most recently, Strathmore opened AMP, a 250-seat cabaret-style venue located just up Rockville Pike from the core campus in the burgeoning Pike District of Montgomery County. Strathmore’s signature education, mission-driven programs include the Strathmore Student Concerts, the Artist in Residence and Fine Artist in Residence programs, and its Spring Break @ Strathmore camp.