Russian Nobility Ball 2017 took place on Friday, May 5th, 2017 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Trio of ensemble Barynya musicians Elina Karokhina, Mikhail Smirnov, and Leonid Bruk played for about 90 min during the cocktail hour. Barynya dancers Anna Brovkina, Katia Brovkina, Valentina Kvasova, Olga Chpitalnaia, Simona Zhukovsky, Vladimir Nikitin, Serhiy Tsyhanok, Konstantin Tulinov, Danila Sherstobitov, and Alexander Rudoy opened the Ball with the Polonaise by Tchaikovsky and later performed about 20 min dinner show that included Tatar dance,
Russian folk dance "Kalinka"
, Russian folk dance "Barynya", Gypsy dance "Mardzhndzha" (цыганский танец), Ukrainian folk dance "Hopak" (украинский танец), and other selections
Russian Nobility Ball 2023, The Pierre A Taj Hotel, New York City
On Friday, May 5, 2023 90th Annual Russian Nobility Ball took place at The Pierre A Taj Hotel in New York City. Musicians played during cocktail hour, dancers opened the Ball with a Waltz from Sleeping Beauty. The dinner show included Kolomeyka, Mexican, Tatar, American, Gypsy, Flamenko, Hopak, Chardash (instrumental), and Kalinka.