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On Dec. 3 at 6 p.m., in Harkness Chapel, the Russian Winter Music and Arts Festival continues with students and faculty performing the works of Tcherepnin, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and Gliere.
The final festival program begins on Friday, Dec. 4, in the Charles Chu Room of Shain Library at 4:15 p.m., as Connecticut College students present on Russian Realist and modernist art, with respondent Molly Bunson of Yale University.
A lecture by Emily Frey Giansiracusa of the University of Georgia, “Domestic Demon: Mikhail Lermontov and Anton Rubinstein,” begins at 7 p.m. in the Ernst Common Room.
The evening and the festival conclude with a return to Harkness Chapel, where faculty performances of the works of Lebedev, Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky and Shostakovich will begin at 8 p.m.
All events are free and open to the public. The College’s departments of music and Slavic studies are sponsoring the festival.