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Russia in Raleigh Collaboration Brings Discounts to Russian-related Events

the Tsars’ Cabinet

The North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina Symphony and Carolina Ballet announce Russia in Raleigh, an exciting collaboration that brings you discounts to numerous Russian-related events in the capital city.

Whether you watch a “Nutcracker” ballet performance, explore Russian exhibitions, or enjoy a symphony performance of “Swan Lake,” take advantage of the   myriad offerings available through Wednesday, March 5.

Here’s how it works. Attend a Russian-related event at one site and receive a discount to a second Russian-related event at another site. A list of all events and discounts (up to $20) is available at www.ncmuseumofhistory.org under The Tsars’ Cabinet exhibit heading. Click the link for Russia in Raleigh.

Highlights of each venue’s offerings follow.

N.C. Museum of History — Explore two exhibitions that give you a rare glimpse into the splendor of Imperial Russia. See The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs, which runs concurrently with Windows into Heaven: Russian Icons from the Lilly and Francis Robicsek Collection of Religious Art.

The Tsars’ Cabinet is organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary from the Kathleen Durdin Collection, in collaboration with International Arts & Artists. Major sponsors of The Tsars’ Cabinet and Windows into Heaven include N.C. News Network, Duke Energy, News & Observer, Ragland Family Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Everette C. Sherrill.

Information: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org or 919-807-7900.

N.C. Symphony — Hear “Capriccio Espagnol” by Russian composer Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov. The N.C. Symphony will also present performances of “Romeo and Juliet” and “Swan Lake,” both composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Information: www.ncsymphony.org; 919-733-2750 or toll-free 877-627-6724.

Carolina Ballet — Take in two ballet performances with music by famous Russian composers. See “Rubies,” choreographed by George Balanchine with the music of Igor Stravinsky. And don’t miss the holiday tradition, “The Nutcracker,” also choreographed by Balanchine with music composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Information: Call 919-719-0900.

Russia in Raleigh is a wonderful opportunity to learn about and enjoy various aspects of Russian culture. Check it out today!

The North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina Symphony and Carolina Ballet present Russia in Raleigh, an exciting collaboration that brings you discounts to numerous Russian-related events in the Capital City.

These offerings are available through Wednesday, March 5. Attend a Russian-related event at one site and receive a discount to a second Russian-related event at another site.

An entire list of each site’s events and discounts (up to $20) follows. The list is also available at www.ncmuseumofhistory.org under The Tsars’ Cabinet exhibit heading. Click the link for Russia in Raleigh.

N.C. MUSEUM OF HISTORY — Explore two exhibitions that give you a rare glimpse into the splendor of Imperial Russia. See The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs, which runs concurrently with Windows into Heaven: Russian Icons from the Lilly and Francis Robicsek Collection of Religious Art.

The Tsars’ Cabinet is organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary from the Kathleen Durdin Collection, in collaboration with International Arts & Artists. Major sponsors of The Tsars’ Cabinet and Windows into Heaven include N.C. News Network, Duke Energy, News & Observer, Ragland Family Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Everette C. Sherrill.

How to get discount tickets: Present a ticket stub or ticket from a Russian-related Carolina Ballet or N.C. Symphony performance, and see both Russian exhibits for $5 (reg. $7 for adults). One admission ticket includes both exhibits. This offer is not retroactive.

More information: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org or 919-807-7900.

N.C. SYMPHONY — Hear “Capriccio Espagnol” by Russian composer Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov. Catch a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” and “Swan Lake,” both composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. (Performances also take place in Wilmington and Southern Pines.)

“Capriccio Espagnol”
2013/14 Wilmington Series
Kenan Auditorium, UNC-Wilmington, Wilmington
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
$35 (reg. $50)

“Capriccio Espagnol”
2013/14 Friday Favorites
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at 12 p.m.
$15 (reg. $27)

“Capriccio Espagnol”
2013/14 Chapel Hill Series
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill
Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
$35 (reg. $50)

“Romeo and Juliet”
2013/14 Southern Pines Series
Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School, Southern Pines
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at 8 p.m.
$35 (reg. $50)

“Romeo and Juliet”
2013/14 Raleigh Classical Series
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at 8 p.m.
$42 (reg. $62)

“Swan Lake”      
2013/14 Chapel Hill Series
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
$42 (reg. $62)

“Swan Lake”
2013/14 Friday Favorites
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, 12 p.m.
$15 (reg. $27)

“Swan Lake”      
2013/14 Raleigh Classical Series
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at 8 p.m.
$42 (reg. $62)

How to get discount tickets: The N.C. Symphony will offer best available seat discounts to patrons who present a ticket from the N.C. Museum of History exhibits or from a Carolina Ballet performance listed below. Present tickets at the Glenwood Ave.  Box Office at 3700 Glenwood Ave., Suite 130, in Raleigh or call the box office at 919-733-2750 or toll-free 877-627-6724 and send a faxed or scanned copy of a ticket. This offer is not retroactive or available at the door or on Ticketmaster.

More information: www.ncsymphony.org; 919-733-2750 or toll-free 877-627-6724.

CAROLINA BALLET — Take in two ballet performances with music by famous Russian composers. See “Rubies,” choreographed by George Balanchine with the music of Igor Stravinsky. And don’t miss the holiday tradition, “The Nutcracker,” also choreographed by Balanchine with music composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

“Rubies”
Fletcher Opera Theater, Raleigh
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at 2 p.m.
$25 tickets (best available seating)
(Tickets regularly range from $40 to $68.)

“The Nutcracker”
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at 2 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 2 p.m.
$28 tickets in Zone 4 (reg. $55)
How to get discount tickets: Call the Carolina Ballet Box Office at 919-719-0900 and send a copy of the N.C. Museum of History exhibit ticket or N.C. Symphony ticket of a Russian-related performance by e-mail or fax, or present ticket at the Box Office on the day of the performance. This offer is not retroactive and is not available on Ticketmaster.
More information: Call 919-719-0900.
About the N.C. Museum of History
The museum is located at 5 E. Edenton Street, across from the State Capitol. Parking is available in the lot across Wilmington Street. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. The Museum of History, within the Division of State History Museums, is part of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.

About the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources (NCDCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s cultural resources to build the social, cultural and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susan Kluttz, NCDCR’s mission is to enrich lives and communities by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history and libraries in North Carolina that will spark creativity, stimulate learning, preserve the state’s history and promote the creative economy. NCDCR was the first state organization in the nation to include all agencies for arts and culture under one umbrella.

Through arts efforts led by the N.C. Arts Council, the N.C. Symphony and the N.C. Museum of Art, NCDCR offers the opportunity for enriching arts education for young and old alike and spurring the economic stimulus engine for our state’s communities. NCDCR’s Divisions of Archives and Records, Historical Resources, State Historic Sites and State History Museums preserve, document and interpret North Carolina’s rich cultural heritage to offer experiences of learning and reflection. NCDCR’s State Library of North Carolina is the principal library of state government and builds the capacity of all libraries in our state to develop and to offer access to educational resources through traditional and online collections including genealogy and resources for the blind and physically handicapped.

NCDCR annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council and the State Archives. NCDCR champions our state’s creative industry that accounts for more than 300,000 jobs and generates nearly $18.5 billion in revenues. For more information, please call 919-807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov.

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