Russian Folk Songs in Memory of Yulya Zapolskaya at Amherst Center for Russian Culture Dec. 10
November 30, 2006
Director of Media Relations
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.