French Embassy Concert and Wine Reception: An Operatic Double Bill: Aleko - Mozart & Salieri
Join us for a delightful evening of music at the French Embassy followed by a wine reception.
Kindly note that for the safety of our members, events are presently open only to guests who are fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination required for admission.

Event Date

Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road NW
Washington DC 20007

Requested Attire

Cocktail attire requested.

Event Description

The International Club of DC and the RCAS cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music. The concert is followed by a wine reception. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time. 
 
After the concert meet other guests in attendance during the wine reception. Space is limited so please reserve your tickets early. Kindly note that the event is presented as a concert followed by wine reception and not a dinner function so please plan to have dinner before or after the event.

If you purchase more than one ticket, please send us the full name of each of your guests.

## Classical Music Performance

Experience an operatic double bill of operas by Rimsky-Korsakov and Rachmaninov.

Inna Dukach, Soprano
Fanyong Du, Tenor
Anton Belov, Baritone
Grigory Soloviov, Bass
Tatiana Loisha, Piano
Vera Danchenko-Stern, Piano
 
## Fundraiser for Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

The concert is presented by the American arts organization "The Russian Chamber Arts Society" (RCAS) that is dedicated to uniting people through music and elevating the essence of shared humanity. RCAS wishes to offer hope and comfort to those who are suffering by dedicating the concert to the people of Ukraine. All RCAS proceeds from the initial performance of the season will be donated to humanitarian aid for Ukraine. With this in mind, we hope you will join us in the concert hall for a touching and memorable evening of incredible music and artistry.

 

           TICKETS           
All online ticket sales are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event.
 

Kindly note that for the safety of our members, events are presently open only to guests who are fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination required for admission.

Event Agenda (May change)

Due to enhanced security at the French Embassy, PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION, mask, and photo ID are REQUIRED for attendance. Please ensure all ticketholders and each guest attending with a ticketholder has valid photo ID along with proof of full vaccination and mask. We are unable to issue a refund if you are denied entry due to lack of photo ID or proof of vaccination/photo ID.

If you purchase more than one ticket, please send us the full name of each of your guests.

7PM Admission commences, please arrive on time.
~ Concert
~ Wine Reception

9:30 PM/10:00 PM Evening concludes

Map/Parking

If driving, street parking will be available on Reservoir Road and throughout the surrounding neighborhoods. Also, there is a pay lot located across the street at Georgetown University Hospital (please check availability, rates, and hours before parking). Due to security considerations, parking WILL NOT be available on the grounds of the Embassy of France.

If using public transportation, the D6 Metro Bus towards Sibley Hospital drops off directly in front of the embassy. Due to limited parking, we recommend Uber, public transportation or a cab.


Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.

Event Notes

Proof of Full Vaccination Required to attend
All guests are required to present proof of full vaccination with matching photo ID for admission: 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. There will be absolutely no exceptions to this policy. No refunds will be given if you are denied admission due to lacking proof of full vaccination.

Vaccine Boosters Recommended with Your Doctor's Consultation
If it has been more than 6 months since you were fully vaccinated, we highly recommend a vaccine booster with the consultation of your doctor. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to consult with your doctor with regards to receiving a vaccine booster prior to attending the event.

Agree to Government and ICDC Policies
By participating in the event, you agree to follow the DC COVID guidelines in effect at the time of the event and understand and agree that the guidelines may change at any time without notice. You along with your guests agree to adhere to the guidelines in effect at the time of the event: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/

By participating in the event, you also agree to adhere to International Club of DC policies for participation in events as well as our acceptable behavior policy:
https://www.internationalclubdc.com/About/TicketSalesPolicy.aspx

All Online Ticket Sales are Final.
No cancellations or refunds on tickets for any reason, including severe winter storms or government actions or health restrictions. 

If the event is restricted or postponed due to COVID, other pathogen, government guideline, mandate, or action, as well as any other factor beyond our control, any ticket purchased can be transferred to attend a future similar event organized by the International Club of DC.

While we do not expect government mandates which will require restrictions that may results in cancellation or restriction of capacity or other limitations which might affect the event, you agree that such possibility exists by purchasing a ticket. By purchasing a ticket, you agree that ticket reservations for the event will be transferred towards a future event in the event of government action beyond our control.

Since ticket processing fees as well as payments made to vendors and performers engaged for the gala are nonrefundable, by purchasing a ticket, you agree that we are unable to offer refunds for cancellation, nonattendance for any reason,  capacity restrictions, or government actions.

By purchasing a ticket you agree and accept that there are absolutely no refunds, but that your ticket is transferable towards a future similar event organized by the International Club of DC if the event is rescheduled for any reason.  

All attendees must be 21 & over.

By participating in the event, you accept the responsibility to arrive for the event on time. All ticket sales are final.

By participating in the event, you agree to follow the DC COVID guidelines in effect at the time of the event: https://coronavirus.dc.gov and warrant and represent that that neither you nor your guests are experiencing any COVID symptoms. In the event that you or your guests experience potential COVID symptoms prior to the event, you can request your tickets be transferred towards a future event organized by the International Club of DC.

Liability Disclaimer
While we have put in place health and safety measures, including requesting proof of vaccination, by purchasing a ticket, you accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 or any other pathogen along with all consequences resulting from exposure or infection, including but not limited to physical injury, illness, temporary or permanent disability, death, and economic or financial loss.

By participating in the event, you agree that while we have communicated health and safety measures along with DC COVID guidelines, we do not have police or law enforcement powers to enforce health and safety measures or mandates. Therefore, you agree to hold International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers harmless for any noncompliance of the health and safety mandates by another attendee, event participant, or third party.

By participating in the event, you agree to release, to the fullest extent permitted by law, for yourself, all of your family members and your heirs, International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers from any and all liability for personal injury, including death, and property damage that arise out of the activity.

By participating in the event, you agree, to the fullest extent permitted by law, for yourself, all of your family members and your heirs, not to make negligence claims against International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers for losses, debts, demands and/or damages for personal injuries or wrongful death suffered as a result of participation in the activity.

You understand and agree that by taking part in this ticketed activity will have the effect of releasing, discharging, waiving, and forever relinquishing any and all actions or causes of action that you may have or have had, whether past, present, or future, whether known or unknown, and whether anticipated or unanticipated by you, arising out of your participation. This release constitutes a complete release, discharge, and waiver of any and all actions or causes of action against International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers.

You understand and agree that by participating in this ticketed activity, you are to release, indemnify and hold International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers harmless from any and all liability or costs, including attorney fees, associated with or arising from your participation in activities.

You also agree to convey these terms to your guests and ensure their acceptance and agreement of these terms prior to attending the event.