Russian Folk Songs in Memory of Yulya Zapolskaya at Amherst Center for Russian Culture Dec. 10

November 30, 2006
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AMHERST, Mass.— The Amherst Center for Russian Culture will present: “Yulya’s Song: The Love, Life and Art of a Russian-American Singer and Songwriter” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Center for Russian Culture in Webster Hall at Amherst College.

The program will present a songbook commemorating the Russian singer Yulya Zapolskaya, late wife of Thomas Whitney ’37, the founder of the Amherst Center for Russian Culture. The performance will feature Yelena Dudochkin, voice; Jakov Jakoulov, piano; and Roman Yakub, narrator. The concert and a reception to follow are free and open to the public.

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