Hurok


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Noun1.Hurok - United States impresario who was born in Russia (1888-1974)
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THE best advice I've received was from my late mentor, the legendary promoter Sol Hurok, who said, "If the people don't want to come, you can't stop them".
The impresario Sol Hurok, who managed her company for four years (and, although Das doesn't report this, is reported to have insured Dunham's legs for $250,000), called her
Si se atiende a la labor a comienzos de la decada de 1960 del empresario ruso Sol Hurok, quien se encargo, entre otras, de las giras del Teatro Bolshoi (1959 y 1962) y del Kirov (1960) en Estados Unidos y de la tournee en la Union Sovietica del New York City Ballet en 1962 (pese a las reticencias iniciales de Kirstein (69)), es posible comprender por que en el nuevo prologo del incendiario panfleto la equiparacion, efectuada en 1937, de Hurok con el malvado "brujo Kastchei" (Elpajaro de fuego) y la acusacion de mantener un "reino siniestro" (aludiendo a su apoyo a los escindidos Ballets Russes) eran consideradas ahora por el propio Kirstein como el desproporcionado fruto de su ardor juvenil.
Sol Hurok (America's biggest and most prestigious concert agents), Terry performed on stage and television internationally for 10 years, retiring in 1980 after the company's 'crowning glory' presentation at the United Nations Headquarters General Assembly Hall in New York, USA.
Altogether, they paint a brilliant portrayal of Avramenko the impresario, situating him alongside such names as American legend and creator of Wild West Show William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Canadian-American evangelist and media celebrity Aimee Semple McPherson, and American impresario of Russian-Jewish descent Sol Hurok. The book will be of interest to students of Ukrainian diaspora, as well as historians, ethnographers, and film scholars.
Un impulsor esencial de la gira del Bolshoi fue Sol Hurok, multimillonario ucraniano emigrado a Estados Unidos, cuya labor privada de patrocinio no es lo suficientemente aprovechada por la autora para abrir el marco interpretativo del libro mas alla del Estado.
My Carnegie Hall debut took place in 1962, and I was taken into the roster of Sol Hurok the same year.
Gelb, a Yale dropout who worked as a teenage usher at the Met and an office boy for the impresario Sol Hurok, comes across as smooth, tailored and cerebral.
Hurok is a managing director, mergers and acquisitions, tax services at KPMG LLP.
(6) Galina Ulanova, in Harlow Robinson, The Last Impresario: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Sol Hurok (New York: Viking, 1994),376.
Franca signed a controversial contract with the American impresario Sol Hurok that took the National Ballet on tour with the Russian dancer and concluded with a much sought-after three-week engagement at New York's Metropolitan Opera House.