Vera Danchenko-Stern, founder of the Russian Chamber Art Society



                  RCAS’s 2017-18 season will open on Friday, December 8, with 

            "STARS OF THE RCAS",

a celebration of the 75th birthday (on November 16) of pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern, founder and artistic director, and her half-century of performing with her brother, violinist Victor Danchenko. The esteemed duo will take the stage for the first half of the concert to play works by Mozart, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Stravinsky. 

The parade of stars continues in the second half with performances by soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot, mezzo-soprano Susana Poretsky, baritone Timothy Mix, bass Nikita Storojev, clarinetist Julian Milkis, bayanist Alexander Sevastian,  and pianists Tatiana Storozheva and Genadi Zagor.

A VIP ticket level - including a pre-concert champagne reception - has been added for this festive evening. Following the concert, all are invited to partake of wine and birthday cake.

VIP tickets of $100 include pre-concert Champagne reception; general admission of $55 include after the concert reception with wine and birthday cake.


Friday, February 23, 2018 


Soprano Natalie Conte, mezzo-soprano Monika Krajewska baritone Timothy Mix and bass Denis Sedov will perform arias from Russian operas inspired by fairy tales, including Glinka’s “Ruslan and Lyudmila,” Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Snow Maiden.”

General  admission of  $55 includes the concert and wine and dessert reception with the artists.

Friday, April 27, 2018


RCAS’s 2017-18 season will close with an evening of Old Russian, Gypsy (Romani) and folk songs of passion, longing and love. The cast includes Inna Dukach, soprano, Grigory Soloviov, bass, Russian Trio and Vera Danchenko-Stern, piano.

General  admission of  $55 includes the concert and wine and dessert reception with the artists.

All performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road NW.



We count on your continuous sponsorship and support of our mission to present this beautiful repertoire rarely heard in North America. Our supporters enjoy different levels of membership, each offering delightful benefits, so please

Your generous contributions make the Russian Chamber Art Society 2016-2017 season possible. Sponsorship is Tax Deductible to the full extend of the law.

Please send your checks to:
The Russian Chamber Art Society
P.O. Box 1772

Annandale, VA 22003

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For all inquiries please call us at:

Tel: 703-354-7354 

Conversation with P.I.Tchaikovsky at Castleton Festival, March 22, 2014

We are pleased to announce that our founder and artistic director, Vera Danchenko-Stern, has been named a Professional Woman of the Year for 2014-2015 and accorded VIP status by the National Association of Professional Women. We are thrilled to join in recognizing Vera for her outstanding leadership and commitment to her profession!
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