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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 5, 2004

(Mahwah) – Ramapo College of New Jersey will celebrate Russian culture in a classical and folk performance, Matryoshka and Tsar, Sunday, February 1 at 3 p.m in the Sharp Theater. Violinist Vladimir Tsypin of the New York Philharmonic; Susan Walters, piano soloist for the New York City Ballet; and Anatoliy Panchoshniy, basso and former soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic, will collaborate with folk duo Tamara Volskaya and Anatoliy Trofimov on domra and bayan.

The repertory includes Sonata for Violin and Piano, opus 13, by Anton Rubinstein, Concerto for Domra by Nikolai Budashkin, Modest Musorgski’s The Flea, as well as other folk compositions.

Tickets are $21 for general admission, $18 for seniors, and $12 for students. The Sharp Theater is located in the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus. For more information call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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