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2001, December 27, at St.James the Just Orthodox Church.
Winter Concert. Collection of holiday music, Russian romance, opera and spiritual selections.

2002, May 7,  at Wilda Marston Theater (Loussac Library)
2002, May 14, at University of Alaska (UAA) Arts Building, Recital Hall.
Spring Concert, a variety of choral music.

2002, December, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.
Russian Christmas, featuring Russian and American Musical Selections.

2003, May 16 and May 18, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.
Spring Program of Russian Folk and Classical music, featuring excerpts from "Fiddler on the roof".


2003, December 21, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.
Russian Christmas, featuring Russian and American Musical Selections.


2004, May 8 at at Wilda Marston Theater (Loussac Library),
2004, May 11, at St.Patrick's Church,
2004, May 14, at First Presbyterian Church of Wasilla,
2004, May 16, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.
Joint performance with Sharomov Vocal Ensemble
from Novosibirsk, Russia, www.sharomov.org .

2004, November 18, at Wilda Marston Theater (Loussac Library),
2004, November 20, at First Presbyterian Church of
Sounds of Russia, new program of famed Russian
music. Under the baton of guest conductor
Olga Alkhimova from St. Peterburg, Russia.


2005, January 12, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.
History of Russian Vocal Music music. Two of Russia's leading
vocalists, soprano Olga Ossipova and baritone Pavel Sharomov,
accompanied by Freya Wardlaw-Bailey, piano, introduced to
the rich history of Russia's vocal classics in an informance recital.

2005, January 15 and 16, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.
Midwinter-Spring Concert. Rich and haunting harmonies of Russian
sacred music, the gentle melodies of ancient carols, and the brilliance of
cherished folk songs. By RACS and guest artists from Novosibirsk, Russia:
Conductor Pavel Sharomov and Olga Ossipova, soprano.

2005, May 14, at Pioneer Park Centennial Center Theatre,
May 20 and 22, UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.

Music Without Borders . Joint performance of RACS and
Sharomov Vocal Ensemble from Novosibirsk, Russia.
Conductor - Pavel Sharomov.

2006, January 26 , at First Presbyterian Church of Wasilla,
2006, January 28, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall,
2006, January 29, at UAA Arts Building, Recital Hall.

River of Songs.
Russian and American songs featuring rivers.
Conducted by Pavel Sharomov, Novosibirsk, Russia;
Accompanied by Janet Carr-Campbell
Guest performer: Elena Zabarskaya, soprano,
Novosibirsk, Russia.

Address: P. O. Box 770787, Eagle River, Alaska 99577, U.S.A.

RACS Art Director -Zlata Lund

Русский Хор на Аляске


        The Russian-American Colony Singers (RACS) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization of singers headquartered in Anchorage that performs choral literature with an emphasis on Russian music in various genres. It was formed in 2001 and consists of twenty singers, both men and women, under the direction of Zlata Lund.
        Since 2001, RACS has produced over 25 different musical programs and has given close to a hundred performances across the state of Alaska in Anchorage, Wasilla, Palmer, Soldotna, Juneau, Valdez and Fairbanks.
       In 2007 RACS performed at the Vancouver, WA Folk Festival " Soberiha " . In 2008 RACS traveled to the Russian Far East to perform at the "Music Without Borders" Festival and also performed in 4 different cities including Vladivostok and Khabarovsk.
       In 2010 RACS became a laureate of International Choral Competition in City of Kemerovo, Russia, and received a prestigious Golden Diploma among the Russian choral ensembles.
        In 2010 RACS performed with the Anchorage Opera's production "Eugene Onegin" and provided Russian language coaching for the members of the Anchorage Opera chorus.
        In 2013, in collaboration with the Alaska Veterans Museum, RACS created a historical lecture-concert "Alaska WWII Remembrance Day" as a Tribute to the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Attu. This year 2016 RACS is working on producing another historical program dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of the Alaska Purchase of 1867.


2006, May 12, at St. Patrick's Church, Anchorage.
The World of Folk .
Russian and American Songs.
Conducted by Pavel Sharomov, Novosibirsk, Russia.
Accompanied by Janet Carr-Campbell.
Featuring guest artists:
- Elena Zabarskaya (Novosibirsk, Russia);
- Rusian folk dance group "SUDARUSHKA";
- Traditional Scottish and Irish Songs by "ROGUES & WENCHES".
Sponsored and refreshments by "KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS".

Let There Be Peace
on Earth.

Joint RACS - Sharomov Ensemble performance.
here to watch and hear the musical announcement.

2006, August 26 and 27, Fairbanks, Alaska.
Concert in the memory of Lend Lease .

2006, November 10.

Koot's Goes Classical
 An evening of Classical Russian Culture, Food, Music and auction featuring the Russian American Colony Singers.
At Chilkoot Charlie's, Russian Room & Museum .

2006, November 25 and 26 at University of
Anchorage, Alaska, Recital Hall.
Conducted by Pavel Sharomov, Russia.
Accompanied by Janet Carr-Campbell.
Featuring guest artists:
- Elena Zabarskaya (Novosibirsk, Russia)
- Inti-nan Ensemble (South America):
   William A. Urena from Bolivia,
   Nico Torres from Peru,
   Vickie Delgado from Alaska,
   Bolivar Cruz from Ecuador.

2007, February 17, 24, 25 at Wild Berry Theater
New series of concerts by Russian American Colony Singers and guest performers. Audience members will enjoy selections from two operas: “Porgy and Bess”, written by George Gershwin, and “Prince Igor”, by Alexander Borodin.

2007, March 1 at the UAA Recital Hall
RACS presents the Sharomov Vocal Ensemble and local octet Camerata Otto directed by Dennis Goff.
2007, October 19 and 20
at Wild Berry Theater.
Enjoy the timeless music of the Great
Peter Tchaikovsky.
With the guest artists
- Anastasia Jamieson, Soprano
- Elena Zabarskaya, Soprano
- Stephen Sulich, Pianist
2008, January 19
at Bayshore Club
May 9, 2008
at Wild Berry Theater,

September 22 and 23, 2008
Pushkinski Theater, Vladivostok, Russia
April 17 & 18, 2009
at Wild Berry Theater, Anchorage.

Happy Birthday to you, Alaska, the Beautiful,
Majestic, and Generous!

May you embrace your diversity and prosper!
The Russian American Singers and their guests
celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Alaska's Statehood and tell Alaska's story through songs and dance. 
FOREIGN EXCHANGE with Leonid Grinberg. "The best of both cultures, or How I came to this country."
September 12, 2009
at the Discovery Theater.

Guest appearances by Lena Lukina, violin, Dewey Whetsell, saxophone, Underground Dance Company, Schekherezada Belly Dancers.
Russian Potluck Christmas Party at the Bayshore Clubhouse.
Saturday, January 8th, 2011 at 6:30 pm.
Guests performers: the Polish Polka-Buzz Band.

RACS 10-year Anniversary Concert.
May 6 and 7, 2011, 7:30 PM.

At St. Patrick Church and
Our Lady Of Guadallupe Parish.

Conductor Pavel Sharomov.

Special guest Christine Renee Keene (Soprano.)



Russian Choral and Vocal Masterpieces

Piano Svetlana Velitchko.
Baritone Anton Belov.

February 8, 2010

at the Alaska center for the Performing Arts, Sydney Laurence Theater.

As a Mirror of the Russian Literature

A Story by Julian Henry Lowenfeld,
an American Poet,
The Author of the Book MY TALISMAN.

March 26, 2010
at Anchorage Museum of History and Art

Gold Diploma, International Festival-Contest "Choral Veche of  Siberia"
Золотой Диплом
Международного Фестиваля-конкурса "Хоровое Вече Сибири"

Кемерово, 2010

The evening with Vic Fisher.
January 20th 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
at the Alaska Veterans Museum.
Vic Fisher
- a WWII veteran, the first city planner in Alaska, the youngest delegate to the Alaska Constitution Convention in 1955 and still continues as an active member of our Alaskan community. Vic penned his autobiography "To Russia with Love"- An Alaskan Journey, an epic memoir telling his fascinating life story between 1924 and today.

Alaska WWII Remembrance Day.
May 9, 2013, 7:00 PM.

At St. Patrick's Parish Hall
(2111 Muldoon Road.)

Commemorative Musical Tribute presented by Alaska Veterans Museum & the Russian-American Colony Singers choir. Dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the WWII battles fought on Alaskan soil.