Magic of Music

In 1996 the Russian Arts Foundation designed Magic of Music to bring the joys of hearing live classical music and creative self-expression to children living under difficult, challenging circumstances. Working with administrators and care-providers, the RAF made a commitment to help the children in Moscow’s orphanages and special facilities for the mentally and physically disabled. In the two decades since, the program has expanded to the U.S. with Russian National Orchestra musicians performing for children while on tour. 

 

Two October Concerts
Two October Concerts

In October, the RNO will give two free Magic of Music concerts in Moscow and Troitsk, featuring young musicians from the Gnesin Institute.

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Alena's Flower
Alena's Flower

On November 6, 2016, in its Orchestrion Concert Hall, the RNO presented a goodwill concert for students in children’s homes and special music schools, performing Andrei Rubtsov’s work, Alena’s Flower (Аленький цветочек).

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Magic of Music Spring Concerts
Magic of Music Spring Concerts

On April 23, 2016, an enchanting performance awaited young listeners at the Herzen House Museum in Moscow. The concert was prepared by the RNO Wind Quintet and its leader, Maxim Rubtsov.

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Support Magic of Music Programs
Support Magic of Music Programs

Please join our donors to keep the Magic of Music alive in the hearts of children living under difficult circumstances and bring greater joy to their souls by enriching their spirits through music and creative self-expression.

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Magic of Music in the US
Magic of Music in the US

The Russian Arts Foundation has organized programs across the United States aimed at bringing children closer to the joys of classical music.

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Magic of Music in Russia
Magic of Music in Russia

The RNO has a passion for reaching the hearts of children living under difficult circumstances and bringing greater joy to their souls, enriching their spirits through music and creative self-expression.

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