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January 2018
£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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£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 (£7)
  • 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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    ‘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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£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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£10 (£7)
  • 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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    ‘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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