Golden Gates

Golden Gates


From St. Petersburg, Russia, the Golden Gates, a Russian folkloric show, will spellbound your audiences with Russian music, singing, and dancing!


In 1993 the company Golden Gates was created in St. Petersburg, Russia. Drawing upon students from the Author’s Aesthetic Music Secondary School, these children became the first members of the group, and they began performing at various cultural events, folk festivals and concerts throughout Russia and Europe. Currently under the direction of Marina Tourlygina, and ranging in ages from five to fifteen, the group now includes Russian dancers as well as singers.

A typical concert program includes songs, rituals, folk stories, audience participation, and dances that have been carefully researched and recreated in performance.The dancers will thrill your audiences with their skillful virtuosity, colorful costumes, syncopation of footwork, and gymnastic leaping of foot-stomping ferocity.

Moscow Nights, an ensemble of talented Russian folk musicians, tours with the Golden Gates. Embarking upon their sixth season across the United Sates and performing in venues as diverse as evening concerts, arts councils, festivals, and school shows, Golden Gates and Moscow Nights are receiving rave reviews from across the country.