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.
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.
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.
Finally, JDL thugs bombed the office of Sol Hurok
, a Jewish impresario whose crime was to have done business with the Bolshoi Ballet.
Robinson the Matthews Distinguished Professor of Modern Languages and History at Northeastern University and author of biographies of Sergei Prokofiev and Sol Hurok
describes how the see-sawing relations between the two superpowers are mirrored in the portrayal of Russians/Soviets in popular films.
A specialist in Russian language and history at Northeastern University, Harlow Robinson has written major monographs on composer Sergei Prokofiev and impresario Sol Hurok
. Here he focuses on the cinema.
In the 1980s, Crowe met Dame Margot Fonteyn, whose decades-long business relationship with impresario, Sol Hurok
They toured the United States under the aegis of theater impresario Sol Hurok
, bringing their particular brand of sophistication and beauty not only to the great metropolises, but also to communities that had never dreamed of such things.
In 1935, the impresario Sol Hurok
brought Chekhov's brilliant company to America, and they played (in Russian) in New York, Philadelphia and Boston.
Seven years later, on January 8 1943, he made his Carnegie Hall debut in a recital produced by the impresario Sol Hurok
. Performing with pianist Alexander Zakin, who became his longtime accompanist, Stern played Mozart, Bach, Szymanowski, Brahms and Wieniawski.
The American impresario Sol Hurok
booked the company for a season in New York City in 1933.