Few men wear the title of “maestro” as well as Hans Graf. In demand in the largest and most famous concert halls around the world, Graf appears today at the intimate Russian Cultural Center with a Musical Evening with Maestro Graf (Dedicated to Dmitry Shostakovich). After a screening of a short documentary film on Shostakovich’s work and life, Graf takes center stage to talk about the man who may be Russia’s most famous composer. That’s followed by a performance of Sonata for Cello and Piano in D-minor, Op. 40 by cellist Vagram Saradjan and pianist Tatiana Gerasimova. Seating is extremely limited, so get your tickets soon. 7:30 p.m. Russian Cultural Center, Our Texas, 2337 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-395-3301 or visit www.ourtx.org.
Mon., April 30, 7:30 p.m., 2012