Boivin Center for French Language and Culture announces first program of spring semester

Professor Victoria Richter and her musical group, Gained in Translation, to perform Early Valentine’s Afternoon music

The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture is proud to announce its first program of the spring semester on February 13th at 2PM in the UMass Dartmouth Marketplace featuring Prof. Victoria Richter and her musical group, Gained in Translation. The program is free and open to the public with parking available in parking lot 5.  For further information, please contact Maria Sanguinetti at or by calling 508-991-5096.

Victoria Richter is an adjunct professor of Slavic studies at Brown University.  She also holds English classes online to accommodate recent Ukrainian refugees to the area. Besides her educational pursuits, she and her band have performed for audiences in Rhode Island to wide acclaim.

Prof. Richter and her group, Gained in Translation, offer a unique program of jazz and pop songs written and performed in many languages by such well-known artists such as Frank Sinatra, Dionne Warwick, Jobim, Los Panchos, Jacques Brel and Charles Aznavour, Edith Piaf and others.  She has donated proceeds from her concerts to Sloika Bakery in the Ukraine which has supported the Ukrainian people during the current conflict.

Come enjoy an afternoon of camaraderie, refreshments and good music guaranteed to bring you warmth on a cold winter’s afternoon.

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