Leonard Lehrman's Videos of Russian Interest
Playlists

Lehrman's opera Sima (1976-7) after Aizman's "Cheta Krasovitskikh" - complete opera - webpage

Lehrman's opera The Family Man (1984-5) after Sholokhov's "Semyeynyi Chelovek" - complete opera - webpage

Lehrman's opera The Birthday of the Bank (1988-99) after Chekhov's Yubilei complete opera - webpage

Lehrman's opera The Wooing (2003; 2012) after Chekhov's Medved' (The Boor) - complete opera - webpage

Russian Opera Mini-Festival (2012) at Freeport & Bethpage Public Libraries
(Glinka, Dargomyzhsky, Moussorgsky, Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Blitzstein, Lehrman)

Dargomyzhsky's opera Rusalka in its English Language Premiere (2015) complete opera - webpage

3 Russian-American Friendship Concerts:
Muzey Golubka, Minsk June 11, 2016;
Music School, Bobruisk June 13, 2016;
Music Hall, Vitebsk June 16, 2016

3 Moscow Concerts:
Nov. 1, 2016 Lecture/Recital in English at The American Center, U.S. Embassy,
Nov. 2, 2016 Voice & Piano Recital, introduced in Russian, at Skryabin Museum, Moscow
co-sponsored by The Long Island Composers Alliance
including works by Blitzstein, Lehrman, Siegmeister, Pavlova, Dargomyzhsky, Mandelbaum, Slonimsky, Scriabin, Siniakova, and Medvedovskaya
Nov. 3, 2016 Lecture/Recital in Russian at Russian University for the Humanities, Moscow

Nov. 6, 2016 All-Day Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liguidation of the Ghetto in Bobruisk, Belarus
including speeches, chants, wreath-laying, and performances at Bobruisk Dramatic Theater.

Individual Videos of Russian Interest



from Glinka's A Life for the Tsar R (Zhizn' za Tsarya - aka Ivan Susanin)
Sobinin's Aria (Eng. tr. L. Lehrman)
Gregory Mercer, Freeport Memorial Library 11/18/12

Dargomyzhsky's Rusalka (Eng. tr. E.& L. Lehrman) - website
Russian TV interview (with Zhanna Agalovka, filmed Aug. 20, broadcast Dec., 2015)
Translation (and Correction) of Russian TV interview

Miller's Aria from Act I:
David Anchel, Bryant Library 11/1/15
Leonard Lehrman, Empire Haven 7/30/15
Ben Spierman, Valley Stream 6/29/13
Ben Spierman, Freeport 11/18/12

Natasha's Lament from Act II (Helene Williams):
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Queens College 11/18/15
Empire Haven 7/30/15
Valley Stream 6/21/15

Princess's Aria (complete) from Act III Scene 1 (Perri Sussman, Freeport) 10/18/15

Act IV Finale & Bows (Queens College) 11/22/15


2 settings of Lermontov's "Tuchi" (Clouds):
Lermontov-Dargomyzhsky: Clouds (Helene Williams) (Eng. tr. Henry Chapman & Vera Johnston)
Minsk 6/11/16

Lermontov-Slonimsky: Tuchi (Helene Williams) (in Russian)
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Slonimsky: 3 Graces (Piano solo, Leonard Lehrman) Valley Stream 5/30/16

Moussorgsky: Hopak (Helene Williams) Bethpage 11/15/12

Borodin: Prince Igor (in Eng.):
Yaroslavna's Lament (Helene Williams) Bethpage 12/2/12; Bethpage 11/15/12
Vladimir's Aria (Greg Mercer, Freeport) 11/18/12
Igor's Aria (Ben Spierman, Freeport) 11/18/12

Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart (in Russian) (Helene Williams) Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/13/16
Bethpage 11/15/12

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Duet (in Russian)
Tom Smith & Vanessa Bright
Valley Stream 6/28/14

Tchaikovsky: Passion Spent - Duet (in Russian)
Tom Smith & Vanessa Bright
Valley Stream 6/28/14

Tchaikovsky: Kuma's Aria from Tcharodeika (in Russian) Lauren Levy
Valley Stream 6/28/14

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin (Bethpage Library, in Russian)
Lensky's Final Aria Gregory Mercer, 12/2/12
Lensky-Olga Duet Gregory Mercer + Hannah Spierman, 12/2/12
Tatyana's Letter Scene Helene Williams, 11/15/12

Weill: Tchaikovsky (from Lady in the Dark) Tom Smith, Valley Stream 6/28/14

Alyabyev: I See Your Image (in Russian) Vanessa Bright, Valley Stream 6/29/13

Rachmaninoff: Spring Waters (in Russian) Lauren Levy, Valley Stream 6/28/14

Scriabin: (Bethpage 11/15/12)
Etude in D# Minor
Prelude & Nocturne

Prokofiev: Xenia from Boris Godunov (Helene Williams)
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Prokofiev: War & Peace Act I Sc. 1 Natasha-Sonya Duet
Helene Williams & Hannah Spierman, Bethpage 12/2/12

Prokofiev: Prelude, op. 12 #7 solo piano, Leonard Lehrman, Bethpage 11/15/12

Shostakovich: Prelude & Fugue #10 solo piano, Leonard Lehrman, Bethpage 11/15/12

Blitzstein: Russian Language & Mamasha Goose from Goloopchik (1945) (Helene Williams)
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16
Vancouver 5/11/13
Bethpage 12/2/12
Bethpage 11/15/12

Blitzstein: Displaced (1945) (Helene Williams) Morristown, NJ 11/9/14

Meeropol-Siegmeister: John Reed (1945)
Minsk 6/11/16 Helene Williams
Valley Stream 6/29/13 Tom Smith

Reed-Lehrman: Letter to Louise (1987)
Minsk 6/11/16 Helene Williams
Valley Stream6/29/13 Vanessa Bright

Lehrer: Lobachevsky (1951)
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Koloda Duda/Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (1959)
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Bobruisk 6/13/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Mayakovsky-Lehrman: My University (1970) [#6 of 8 Russian Songs]
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Lehrman: Lyuba's Aria from Sima (1975)
Hannah Spierman, Bethpage 12/2/12
Allison Mills, Halifax 7/28/12

Lehrman: Manya's Lullaby from Sima (1975)(Helene Williams)
Valley Stream 5/30/16 (in Russian)
Freeport 11/15/12 (in English)

Fet-Lehrman: Greeting (1977) (Helene Williams) [#1 of Songs of Birds; #3 of 8 Russian Songs]
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16

Krylov-Lehrman: Quartet (1977) (Leonard Lehrman) [#2 of Songs of Birds; #4 of 8 Russian Songs]
Dom Radio, St. Petersburg, Demonstration 6/30/16 for soloist & conductor about to record it!
Vitebsk 6/16/16 (in Russian)
Bobruisk 6/13/16 (in Russian)
Minsk 6/11/16 (in Russian)
Valley Stream 5/30/16 (in Russian)
Bethpage 11/15/12 (in English)

Derzhavin-Lehrman: Nightingale in a Dream (1977) [#3 of Songs of Birds; #5 of 8 Russian Songs]
Vitebsk 6/16/16 Helene Williams
Minsk 6/11/16 Helene Williams
Valley Stream 5/30/16 Helene Williams
Valley Stream 6/29/14 Vanessa Bright
Bethpage 11/15/12 Helene Williams

Blok-Lehrman: Benediction (1977) (Helene Williams) [#1 of 8 Russian Songs]
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16
Valley Stream 1/13/17 - in English
Metropolitan Synagogue/Community Church 2/3/17 - in English

Khlebnikov-Lehrman: Me & Russia (1985) [#2 of 8 Russian Songs]
Prem. in English by composer, 8/5/16 at Northeast Naturist Festival, Empire Haven, Moravia, NY

Pushkin-Lehrman: Winter Morning (1986) [#7 of 8 Russian Songs]
Vitebsk 6/16/16 Helene Williams
Bobruisk 6/13/16 Helene Williams
Minsk 6/11/16 Helene Williams
Valley Stream 5/30/16 Helene Williams
Queens College 11/22/15 Anastasiya Roytman

Leybovich-Lehrman: Untitled (2015) (Helene Williams) [#8 of 8 Russian Songs]
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Lehrman: Russia-America - from E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman (1984)
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16
Living Theatre, with Susan Blake 5/1/07
LIU-Post, with Emily R. Lehrman 6/27/94
Libertarian Book Club, Workmen's Circle 4/23/87

Lehrman: Come the Revolution - from E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman
Freeport 9/7/14
Bethpage 12/2/12
Mahwah, NJ 8/8/10
Jewish Currents 12/6/87
Libertarian Book Club, Workmen's Circle 4/23/87
Elizabeth Parcells, Frohwalte Pilz, Uwe Sauerwein, Berlin 5/4/86

on Solomon Mikhoels
Bobruisk 6/13/16
Adolphe: Birobidjan Scene from Mikhoels the Wise (1984), Minsk 6/11/16
Intro, Valley Stream 5/30/16
Adolphe: Birobidjan Scene, Valley Stream 5/30/16

Katie Mazalkov sings "Katiusha" Valley Stream, 6/12/11

Leonard Lehrman & Olga Zatsepina, LIU-Post 4/1/12

Yevtushenko: Autumn - read (in English) by Emily R. Lehrman, The Amsterdam 9/4/13

Frankel-Lehrman: Margaret's Ghost from The Triangle Fire, Augusta Caso
Rosedale, NY 5/24/16

Zisl Slepovich: Chashniki
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Bobruisk 6/13/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16

Nina Siniakova: Falling in Love (piano solo) Leonard Lehrman
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/13/16

Medvedovskiy-Medvedovskaya (Eng. tr. L.Lehrman): Within Me Music Did Resound (Helene Williams)
Vitebsk 6/16/16
Minsk 6/11/16
Valley Stream 5/30/16