Thursday, August 17, 2017
6:30pm - 8:00pm
There will be a break in the Pushkin House events programme over August.
We look forward to welcoming you back from1 September, and wish you a very good summer!
A memorably bizarre screen version of Lewis Carroll's novel 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', mixing one live actor (Alice) with a large variety of stop-motion animated creatures, ranging from the complex (the White Rabbit) to the incredibly simple (the Caterpillar)... In Czech with English subtitles. FULLY BOOKED.
Brilliant Japanese pianist, Maki Sekiya, presents a recital that juxtaposes two Shostakovich piano sonatas with Russian contemporary pieces. ‘Yarilo’ by Moscow-trained composer, Nikolay Korndorf, is one of the great classics of Russian contemporary keyboard music. Maki will be joined for the pieces by Yusopova and Popoff, by the exceptional theremin player, Lydia Kavina, for an exclusive performance of this rarely played instrument.
An illustrated lecture with Geraldine Norman who has published two books about the Hermitage 20 years apart. In English. This is a GB Russia event and all are welcome.
Join us for a screening of the Satirikon Theatre's production of The Seagull. Anton Chekhov’s first of four major plays dramatizes the romantic and artistic conflicts between its four main characters: Boris Trigorin, a well-known writer, the ingenue Nina, the fading actress Irina Arkadina, and her son the would-be playwright Konstantin Tréplev. In Russian with English subtitles.