Festival 2024

Festival 2024

February 02, 2024
The French-born pianist Lucas De barge returns to Carnegie Hall with a solo program that juxtaposes much loved works by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin with Sonata No. 1 by Nikolai Medtner.
February 15, 2024
You’re invited to a warm and entertaining musical evening with Levon Oganezov, the legendary piano virtuoso, accompanist, composer, orchestra leader, actor and television personality!
Festival 2023
Festival 2023
June-July 2023
Following a sold-out run in Israel, famed theater actor Anatoly Beliy brings a highly anticipated US premiere of “I AM HERE”, a dramatic performance, staged by director Egor Trukhin.
june 2023
After a critically acclaimed appearance with violinist Maxim Vengerov in October 2022, celebrated pianist Polina Osetinskaya makes a triumphant solo return to Carnegie Hall.
June 2023
During this special evening with New York audiences, Alexander Rodnyansky will answer questions, discuss his activist efforts and preview his latest film, “Mama I’m Home”.
IN PRODUCTION
This is an adventurous take on Anton Chekhov’s classic "The Seagull," directed by the acclaimed theater, film, opera and ballet director Alexander Molochnikov, currently exiled from Russia and based in the US.

Festival 2022

Festival 2022

June-July 2022
The Orchard invites us into the fragile world of a family yearning for connection and struggling with the end of their world as they know it. Threatened with foreclosure and the loss of their beloved cherry orchard, they face unstoppable, destructive forces that dismantle their lives like the breaking of a string.
October–November 2022
The French piano phenomenon Lucas Debargue makes a hotly anticipated return to New York. Once described as a "Newsmaker" by the New York Times, following his sensational performance at the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition.
November 2022
An evening with the legendary pianist, composer, actor, comedian and television personality Levon Oganezov. Sing along to your favorite songs, and hear hilarious musical anecdotes and fascinating stories.
November 2022
The Orchard, featuring Jessica Hecht and Mikhail Baryshnikov, invites us into the fragile world of a family yearning for connection and struggling with the end of their world as they know it.

Festival 2021

Festival 2021

February 2021
An experiment in new media theater — bringing together film, theater and video game technology — creating a new theater space where classical actors and viewers can explore and interact.
May–June 2021
Arlekin’s Zero Gravity (zero-G) Lab & The Cherry Orchard Festival Foundation present ChekhovOS /an experimental game/. A project to merge theater, cinematography, and video games to create a new form of performance in one virtual space. Conceived & Directed by Igor Golyak. Produced by Igor Golyak & Sara Stackhouse.
June-July 2021
The online experience invites audiences on a journey through a beautifully rendered, three-dimensional virtual property that has been abandoned and is in foreclosure.
June-September 2021
The Artist in Residence program is designed for visual artists to showcase their work in a unique space with the inspirational backdrop of Vincent van Gogh. Artists are encouraged to create and cultivate work during their residency around the theme of Vincent van Gogh.
December 2021
WITNESS is a new documentary theater piece about Jewish immigration in the face of antisemitism. WITNESS brings actors and audience together from around the world for a shared immersive experience set on a boat in digital space.

Festival 2020

Festival 2020

January 2020
The evening is hosted by the theatre and film artist Chulpan Khamatova and features musician and bandleader Vadim Eilenkring and his Eilenkring Jazz Orchestra, Street Jazz Ballet and Symphony Orchestra of Tatarstan’s Opera and Ballet Theatre.
February 2020
In 1970s USSR, a young couple, Valentine and Valentina are madly in love and want to get married, but their parents object to the relationship for practical reasons, destroying the love and lives of their children.
August-November 2020
Performed live by Darya Denisova, State vs. Natasha Banina unfolds as a Russian teenager tells the story of her life in a small-town orphanage, and how her desire to be free led to a crime of passion.
September-November 2020
The play tells the story of the first month of the Belarusian revolution, its ups and downs on the eve of the inevitable democratization of the country after 26 years of dictatorship.

Festival 2019

Festival 2019

April 2019
Legendary Russian film and theatre actor and award-winning director, Konstantin Raikin, presents the US premiere of his captivating one-man show "Heaven Above the Chaos".
June 2019
Join the stars of the legendary Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia to learn about their U.S. Premiere of ruthless and ribald Masquerade.
June 2019
Visionary Lithuanian director Rimas Tuminas makes a triumphant return to City Center with the ruthless and ribald Masquerade, based on the verse drama by Mikhail Lermontov and featuring a star-studded cast of Russia’s most acclaimed actors.
November 2019
Celebrated soprano, Hibla Gerzmava is making a long-awaited return to Carnegie Hall, after a smashing sold-out 2015 recital debut with pianist Ekaterina Ganelina, and her 2017 concert with Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra and Maestro Vladimir Spivakov.
December 2019
An exclusive VIP evening, featuring celebrated theater & film actor, Konstantin Khabensky and famous contemporary writer, Aleksander Tsypkin in an intimate performance of "THE BEST".
December 2019
Celebrated Russian theatre and film actor KONSTANTIN KHABENSKY and writer ALEXANDER TSYPKIN performs "THE BEST" - the most riveting new, not yet published stories by Alexander Tsypkin.
Performed in Russian.
December 2019
Cherry Orchard Festival Foundation (USA) and Rock Studio Films (Russia) are proud to present the 2019 Russian Film Week in New York (RFWNY) — a new film festival celebrating independent and commercial films that represents the dynamic landscape of Russian filmmaking today.
December 2019
Winner of four Russian National Film Academy Awards (Nika), Van Goghs sensitively explores the complicated relationship between Mark Ginzburg, an artist, and his oppressive father Viktor, a famous conductor.

Festival 2018

Festival 2018

January-February 2018
One-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. Performed in Russian, Brodsky’s mother tongue, Mikhail Baryshnikov recites a selection of his long-time friend’s poignant and eloquent works.
February 2018
Join us following the Opening Night performance of BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV starring Mikhail Baryshnikov to celebrate the premiere! Exclusive chance to attend an intimate post-show reception with the artists featuring hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Limited availability!
june 2018
Join the stars of the Moscow Theater of Nations to learn about their U.S. Premiere of the first of Anton Chekhov’s full-length dramas, "Ivanov" at New York City Center.
june 2018
Following their critically acclaimed run of Shukshin’s Stories (2016), Russia’s Theatre of Nations returns to New York with a dramatic retelling of Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov.
August 2018
Legendary Russian film and theatre actor and award-winning director, Konstantin Raikin, presents the US premiere of his captivating one-man show "Heaven Above the Chaos".
October 2018
Join the stars and directors of the internationally acclaimed Gesher Theatre (ISRAEL) to learn about the U.S. Premiere of its two hit shows, "The Dybbuk" and "In The Tunnel"!
October 2018
Direct from Israel, the internationally acclaimed Gesher Theater presents the North American premiere. This spellbinding event takes audiences on a mesmerizing journey through Jewish folklore and the spiritual world.
October 2018
Direct from Israel, the internationally acclaimed Gesher Theater presents the North American premiere of "In the Tunnel", satirical novel, directed by Irad Rubinsten.

Festival 2017

Festival 2017

March 2017
Orchestra will perform Shostakovich’s unforgettably powerful Symphony No. 5 (the work received its world premiere by the ensemble when it was known as the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra).
June 2017
Enjoy the masterful performance of the legendary Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra with Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and brilliant soprano Hibla Gerzmava at the Nourse Theater.
June 2017
Join us for an exclusive VIP post-concert Meet-the-Artist reception at the Serge Sorokko Galery.
June 2017
Join the stars of the legendary Vakhtangov Theatre and its legendary director, Rimas Tuminas, to learn about their U.S. Premiere of Anton Chekhov’s timeless classic, «Uncle Vanya».
June 2017
After a sold-out run in London’s West End, Russia’s legendary Vakhtangov Theater makes a triumphant return to New York City Center with its award-winning production of Anton Chekhov’s "Uncle Vanya".
September 2017
The JADA AUCTIONS offers the discerning art buyer an opportunity to engage with Russian art of the 19th and 20th centuries, as diverse as the country itself.

Festival 2016

Festival 2016

January 2016
The dynamic pianist, Denis Matsuev, returns to Sanders Theatre and Strathmore Hall for a recital of works by Haydn, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff.
june 2016
World-famous singer Tamara Gverdtsiteli, called by the New York Times «the Russian Édith Piaf», returns to Carnegie Hall with a new program.
june 2016
Cherry Orchard Festival cordially invites you to an evening of music and poetry featuring performances by the world-renowned artists.
june 2016
Renowned actors Chulpan Khamatova, Yevgeny Mironov and Julia Peresild, return to New York City Center for with a critically acclaimed production of "Shukshin's Stories" directed by Alvis Hermanis (Latvia).

Festival 2015

Festival 2015

January 2015
Debut solo recital at Carnegie Hall that includes the works by G. Fauré, F. Liszt and M. Ravel, as well as highlights of the Russian opera repertoire by M. Glinka, P.I. Tchaikovsky and M. Mussorgsky.
june 2015
"Smile at Us, Oh Lord" is a story of a "little man", vehemently opposed to wrongdoing, even as the world around him crumbles.
June 2015
The cast will answer the questions about the play, talk about Vakhtangov Theatre’s history and traditions, as Russia’s most celebrated theater.

Festival 2014

Festival 2014

May 2014
This spectacular showcase of young star instrumentalists will feature some of the world’s most gifted young musicians.
May 2014
Enjoy an exuberant program performed by the world-renowned ensemble, featuring the internationally acclaimed soloists, baritone, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and pianist, Olga Kern
May 2014
The cast will discuss the modern interpretation of Alexander Pushkin’s "Eugene Onegin", as well as the history of The Vakhtangov Theatre, Russia’s most celebrated repertoire theater.
May-June 2014
Don’t miss this rare appearance by the legendary Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia, with a modern interpretation of Alexander Pushkin’s most sincere and timeless work.
June 2014
The dynamic pianist, Denis Matsuev, returns to Sanders Theatre and Strathmore Hall for a recital of works by Haydn, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff.

Festival 2013

Festival 2013

May-June 2013
Under the direction of Austrian Michael Sturminger, John Malkovich and co-star Ingeborga Dapkünaité perform scenes from Casanova’s 1790 memoir, Histoire de ma vie.
june 2013
Israel’s Gesher Theatre returns to New York City after its sensational multiple appearances at the Lincoln Center Festival, with the U.S. Premiere of Enemies, A Love Story.
June 2013
Olga Kern, the striking Russian Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano competition returns to New York with solo recital of works by Beethoven, Schumann and Rachmaninoff.

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS