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Lopez Performs Russian Music in Conjunction with Museum’s Soviet Poster Show Archives

It was a multi-textured evening of Russian culture at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art recently.

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performed The Soul of Russia, a concert held in conjunction with the exhibition Constructing the Revolution: Soviet Propaganda Posters from between the World Wars.

The program included works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, and Shostakovich. In this clip, Lopez performs the first movement of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, the Promenade.