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January 2018
£10 (£7)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: A Vision of the Apocalypse: Decoding St.Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

    Pushkin House

  • January 17 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘In a lecture for Pushkin House, historian and specialist in Moscow history Sergei Nikitin will demystify this architectural masterpiece and symbol of Russia, built in 1561 by Ivan the Terrible. He will ask – where do the brightly coloured, eastern forms of St Basil’s Cathedral come from, built in the middle of what was once a great Russian plain? What is the significance of the symbolism inside, and outside the cathedral, and how did this crazy fantasy come to be built…

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£20 (£18)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Gamma Majoris Ensemble – Russian Serenade CD Launch Concert

    Pushkin House

  • January 19 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Gamma Majoris Ensemble – Russian Serenade CD Launch Concert Songs by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, arranged for soprano and piano trio. Programme P. Tchaikovsky 1. Serenade Op. 63 no. 6 Quartet – Anastasia Prokofieva, Ksenia Berezina, Alisa Liubarskaya, Yulia Chaplina 2. By an open window Op. 63 no. 2 Quartet – Anastasia Prokofieva, Ksenia Berezina, Alisa Liubarskaya, Yulia Chaplina 3. We were sitting with you Op. 73 no. 1 Quartet – Anastasia Prokofieva, Ksenia Berezina, Alisa Liubarskaya, Yulia Chaplina 4. Amid…

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£20
  • OGNISKO CONCERT: Harlem Quartet in association with Ognisko Ensemble

    Ognisko Polskie

  • January 19 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘The opening night of the newly-founded Ognisko Ensemble’s first concert series, sees a collaboration with a veteran ensemble: New York’s Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet. The evening will feature the third of Beethoven’s Razumovsky Quartets, two standard jazz numbers specifically arranged for the Harlem Quartet who cross between classical and jazz genres effortlessly. The second half opens with the evocative and dazzling but rarely heard quartet for four violins by the prolific Polish composer and virtuoso violinist Grażyna Bacewicz followed by one…

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Free
  • Literary evening with Daryna Kucheruk

    Holland Park Ukrainian Club

  • January 20 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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  • 154 Holland Park Avenue W11 4UH
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    ‘Language: In Ukrainian London-based Ukrainian writer and journalist Daryna Kucheruk will read her poems and present her first novel about life in emigration. The events is supported by the British-Ukrainian Aid and Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain.’ (Ukrainian London)

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£9.90
  • CONCERT: Jazz Fusion from Polish singer-songwriter Monika Like

    POSK

  • January 20 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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  • 238-246 Kings St W6 ORF
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    ‘Songwriter & jazz-folk singer Monika Lidke creates exciting and original music that truly connects with the audience. Her songs blend jazz and folk with Polish and French roots to create a mesmerising live show. Monika Lidke is a singer-songwriter of Polish origin, currently living in London. She creates exciting and original music that truly connects with the audience. After many years spent in Paris, Monika moved to London in 2005, and her debut album, “Waking up to Beauty” was released…

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£30 (£16)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Classics for Kids – with Yulia Chaplina and Yuri Kalnits – Prokofiev and Contemporaries

    Pushkin House

  • January 21 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘”Classics for kids” is a specially designed series of entertaining, fun and highly interactive concert for kids. The musicians will talk about the composers and the pieces they are playing. These concerts should not be missed by parents who love classical music and want to share its beauty with their kids. For children 4 years +.’ (PH)

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£20 (£10)
  • OGNISKO LECTURE: The Holocaust – What the Allies Knew

    Ognisko Polskie

  • January 23 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, author Jonathan Walker looks at new research into the events of the Nazis’ Final Solution In his illustrated talk, he unveils how much the Allies knew about the extent of the slaughter of the Jews and what could have been done to prevent it.’ (OGNISKO)

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£7 (£5)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Vladimir Vysotsky – A Celebration of the 80th Anniversary of Vysotsky’s Birth: ‘Satirical Vysotsky’

    Pushkin House

  • January 23 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Vladimir Vysotsky was a singer, songwriter and actor who had an immense and enduring effect on Russian culture. He became widely known for his unique singing style and for his lyrics, which featured social and political commentary often expressed in humorous and down-to-earth language. He was also a prominent stage and screen actor.  He gave voice to what many felt but could not express and became immensely popular in his lifetime. Everyone knew Vysotsky’s songs, and many people knew them…

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£10.50
  • FILM: ‘A Heart of Love’ (2017) and Q&A with director Łukasz Ronduda

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • January 24 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    ‘New East Cinema presents the UK debut screening of A Heart of Love, alongside a Q&A with director Łukasz Ronduda. New East Cinema is a film series presented in collaboration with Calvert 22 Foundation, curated by The New Social: a cultural collective bringing contemporary cinema from eastern Europe and beyond to London. In this futuristic romance, two outsider artists create a world in which everything can be designed and controlled, everything but their own feelings. Inspired by the lives of…

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£10.50
  • SCREENING: ‘A Heart of Love’ (Ronduda, 2017) + Q&A

    Barbican Centre

  • January 24 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
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  • ‘Our first screening of 2018 is this futuristic romance, in which two outsider artists create a world where everything can be designed and controlled, everything but their own feelings. Inspired by the lives of Warsaw-based artists, Wojtek Bąkowski and Zuzanna Bartoszek, two emblematic figures of the contemporary art scene, this romance examines the relationship between narcissism and love. Wojtek and Zuzanna’s love, art and lives have become inseparable. A Polish Gilbert and George, they even dress the same. Wojtek already…

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  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Leonid Pasternak and His Daughters, as told by his grandchildren

    Pushkin House

  • January 24 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘An evening with the descendants of the Pasternak family, talking about the lives and work of artist Leonid Pasternak, father of Boris Pasternak, and his daughters Josephine and Lydia, who lived in England for most of their lives after emigrating with their father in 1921 to Berlin, and coming to England in the 1930s. Boris and his brother remained in Russia. The talk will be given by three of Leonid’s grandchildren: Michael, Ann and Nicolas Pasternak Slater – niece and…

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Free but booking essential
  • Dash Café: Lviv on the borders of Europe

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • January 24 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    ‘Following an epic foray into the Post Soviet space for the past five years, Dash Arts embark on a new journey: EUTOPIA, investigating what it means to be European. We will highlight and celebrate Europe’s diversity and hidden marvels; confront generalization and encourage new insights and fierce debate. Through Cafes, Gigs, and other events, we will focus on different cities across wider Europe, investigating ideas, trends and artists. For our first café in January, we are bringing into focus Lviv…

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£20 (£16)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Piano Recital by Multiple Competitions Winner

    Pushkin House

  • January 25 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Programme: Schubert Four Impromptus, D899  Rachmaninov Moments musicaux, Op. 16 Tchaikovsky Octobre: Chant d’automne from Les saisons, Op. 37b Prokofiev Sonata no. 3 (from old notebooks) in A minor, Op. 28 Luka Okros, piano LUKA OKROS is one of the most promising pianists of his generation. Born in 1991 (Tbilisi, Georgia), he began his piano studies at the age of 4. At the age of 5 Luka gave his first public performance and at age 6 he made his debut…

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£12 (£10)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Screening & Discussion – ‘Uncle Vanya’

    Pushkin House

  • January 28 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Stage Russia HD (Vakhtangov Theatre): Rimas Tuminas’ reimagining of Anton Chekhov’s tale about broken illusions and dashed hopes is freed from its traditional trappings, leaving behind a battlefield for passions and colliding ambitions, We are given an empty space from which life has departed, a theatre space with grey slips, a plaster of Paris lion – a symbol of Petersburg, perhaps the ancestor who built the house came from there, a workbench made out of rough boards, an old sofa, several…

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  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: British Children’s Books in Russia – from Soviet times to the present day

    Pushkin House

  • January 30 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘What is the Russian child’s understanding of Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and Harry Potter? What ideas translate and what do not? What has been emphasised and loved in translation? Equally important is what has been censored – both in Soviet times, and still today – what ideas are considered beyond the pale or inappropriate in Russia today? Dr. Alexandra Borisenko – literary translator, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philology, Moscow State University (Lomonosov), teacher at…

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