Leonid Desyatnikov Concert

The Russian Nobility Association was happy to participate on Sunday, November 10 in presenting to its friends a concert of chamber music by Leonid Desyatnikov, arguably the most important contemporary Russian composer working today, just starting to be widely recognized in the west.  The program that was to be performed in the intimate space of the [...]

2020-05-14T21:05:37+00:00 November 14th, 2019|

Film Screening: André – The Voice of Wine

The Russian Nobility Association was proud to present an important and absolutely superb film, André – The Voice of Wine narrated by Ralph Fiennes about a Russian émigré, André Tchelistcheff, who became one of most important wine personalities and founding fathers of American wine. This award winning feature documentary took us on a professional and personal [...]

2020-05-14T20:53:18+00:00 April 5th, 2019|

In Memoriam: Ivan Sergeievich Obolensky

It is with great regret that the Board of Directors of the Russian Nobility Association in America announces the death of our Chairman Emeritus and former Treasurer, Prince Ivan Sergeievich Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletsky on the 29th of January, 2019. Ivan Sergeievich was the son of Prince Sergei Platonovich Obolensky (1890 - 1978) and Ava Alice Muriel Astor (1902 [...]

2019-02-25T14:55:04+00:00 January 29th, 2019|

2018 RNA Christmas Party

On December 4  the Russian Nobility Association in America celebrated their annual Christmas party in the ballroom of New York's Cosmopolitan Club. The event, which included festive refreshments and hors d'oeuvres, featured live music, and serves as an annual "thank you" event for the members of the Association, and our many supporters over the previous year. [...]

2019-02-11T21:41:35+00:00 December 5th, 2018|

Scherbatow Lecture: Last Days of the Last Tsar

On Thursday, November 15, over 25 intrepid souls ventured forth into the snow and ice to attend “Last Days of the Last Tsar,” a lecture to benefit the Prince Alexis Scherbatow Scholarship Fund.    The lecture, presented by Michael Perekrestov (E.D., Russian History Museum) and Nicholas B.A. Nicholson (SVP, Freeman’s Auction) was a look into the [...]

2019-02-09T06:29:06+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

Death of Irina Dvorjitsky SanFilippo

May 10, 1921 - August 10, 2018 It is with profound regret that the Board of the Russian Nobility Association announces the death of our beloved secretary, board member, patroness, and friend, Irina Dvorjitsky SanFilippo, who reposed in the Lord yesterday morning. The reality of this loss to émigré life has not yet sunk in. Irina [...]

2019-02-06T02:21:41+00:00 August 10th, 2018|

Death of RNA President Prince Vladimir K. Galitzine

Prince Vladimir Kirillovich Galitzine (January 29, 1942 – February 22, 2018) The Board of the Russian Nobility Association in America is profoundly saddened to report the untimely death of its President Prince Vladimir K. Galitzine, on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Prince Vladimir Galitzine was one of the Russian Emigration’s most prominent and active leaders. He was [...]

2019-03-20T19:53:02+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

Concert: Treasures by Composers of the Emigration

The Centennial Legacy of Russian Sacred Music: 1917-2017 / Treasures by Composers of the Emigration was the first concert in Russia to offer a top-level professional performance of this important repertoire. The concert was announced with the Russian title: «Столетие русского духовно-музыкального наследия: 1917-2017 / Богатства композиторов Зарубежья». On January 29, 2018, the Moscow Conservatory, one [...]

2020-05-14T21:16:37+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|
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