Sol Hurok

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United States impresario who was born in Russia (1888-1974)

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Seven years later, on January 8 1943, he made his Carnegie Hall debut in a recital produced by the impresario Sol Hurok.
The American impresario Sol Hurok booked the company for a season in New York City in 1933.
First and foremost Serge Diaghilev, followed by Lincoln Kirstein, Ninette de Valois, Marie Rambert, Lucia Chase/Oliver Smith/Richard Pleasant, Robert Joffrey, the immaculate dancer Peter Martins, the major Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, Sol Hurok, Serge Lifar, Doris Humphrey, and Katherine Dunham.
in 1930 and beginning in 1933 provided public relations counsel to impresario Sol Hurok, dancer Martha Graham, Benny Goodman, the Museum of Modern Art, the Symphony Orchestra of Mexico and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, among others.
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.
It was not until 1949 that the impresario Sol Hurok challenged the attention span of American audiences by bringing over Great Britain's Sadler's Wells Ballet in full productions of The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Cinderella, and Giselle.
Three years later the American impresario Sol Hurok brought the Bolshoi, with the same first program and much the same cast, to New York's Metropolitan Opera House.
A distinguished jazz singer whose roots reach back to Philadelphia in the '50s, Price commands the room with the impresario-like stature of a Sol Hurok.
He was by then a law unto his own whim, a national figure to be compared in reputation and stature only with the ballerina Galina Ulanova, and a man who had the ear of the then tsaristically imperious Soviet Minister of Culture, Nina Furtseva, at home and the ear of American impresario Sol Hurok abroad.
In 1947 Sol Hurok saw it and, wily old impresario that he was, instantly recognized its commercial potential.
Mark Edward Lang performs in several roles, from Anderson's errant suitor and later husband Orpheus Fisher to the garrulous impresario Sol Hurok.