Russian Rhapsody – a spectacular gala dinner and key international social event was first launched in 2002 as a dramatic curtain raiser to the Russian Economic Forum in London and later Russia Investment Roadshow, an annual event which brought thousands of delegates to the capital of the United Kingdom.
While providing an essential social networking platform for Forum speakers and high-profile participants, Russian Rhapsody has evolved and has become a well-known and respected cultural event in its own right. Russian Rhapsody is now firmly established as an extraordinary evening of culture, charity, music and fine dining. It also provides Russia with the perfect opportunity to showcase its culture and hospitality to an international audience. Presenting outstanding musical talent in London’s most prestigious venues, Russian Rhapsody has become a key date in London’s social calendar – and at the same time has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity.
Eventica was responsible for event organisation and the creative design of Russian Rhapsody – bringing the magic that transforms a black tie dinner into a truly breathtaking gala event.
Every year our dedicated team set out to create something stunning and impactful, yet unique and with Russian character and soul. Our brief was to create a glamorous evening for our VIP guests whilst ensuring the event raised vital funds for an inspiring charity. We were able to draw on every aspect of our creative and management expertise. Beyond event design and management, Eventica provided premium technical production including lighting, audio, video and projection.
We also offered comprehensive content solutions, including attraction of the greatest Russian classical musicians and hosted an impressive lineup of opinion formers from music, art, fashion, politics and business. Eventica's precision and attention to detail is what made this event extremely successful.
Over £500,000 raised for charity every year. Thousands of high profile party guests including composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, HRH The Duke of York, Lady Gabriella Windsor, fasion designer Roland Mouret, designer, heiress to the Guinness brewing fortune Jasmine Guinness, supermodel Natalia Vodianova and many others. A star-studded line-up of musical talent, including pianist Denis Matsuev, cellist Borislav Strulev, composer and virtuoso Yuri Bashmet, winner of BBC Jazz Award Zoe Rahman and others. Global media coverage.