A Treatise on the Hiccup: Venedikt Yerofeyev and the Metaphysics of Alcohol
Mar
31
7:00 pm19:00

A Treatise on the Hiccup: Venedikt Yerofeyev and the Metaphysics of Alcohol

Join us for a talk with writer Charlotte Hobson, author of the latest preface to Yerofeyev's literary masterpiece: Moscow Stations, accompanied by readings from the book by Will Hobson, and extracts from Pawel Pawlowski's celebrated documentary about the author. In English.

This talk is part of our season of events accompanying our current exhibition: 'Alcohol: Soviet anti-alcohol posters.' 

 The Moscow Young Generation Theatre's THE BLACK MONK: Screening
Apr
1
2:00 pm14:00

The Moscow Young Generation Theatre's THE BLACK MONK: Screening

Kama Ginkas’ dramatization of Chekhov’s story for The Moscow Young Generation Theater has become a theatre sensation. The show has won the Grand Prix and the Critics’ Prize for Best Production at the Baltic House theater festival in St. Petersburg.  Presented in Russian with English subtitles.

Пасхальный утренник в группе раннего развития "Мама и малыш"
Apr
2
11:00 am11:00

Пасхальный утренник в группе раннего развития "Мама и малыш"

Малышей ожидают лесные звери- Зайка и Медвежонок, которые познакомят их с секретами приготовления вкусного Кулича, а также с помощью малышей будут искать пасхальные яйца. В утреннике задействованы логопедические песенки, музыкальные инструменты и творческие материалы. Действие ориентировано на малышей дошкольного возраста ( до 3.5 лет)

ROBERT CHANDLER: MONTHLY TRANSLATION WORKSHOP
Apr
7
7:30 pm19:30

ROBERT CHANDLER: MONTHLY TRANSLATION WORKSHOP

Pushkin House's monthly workshop, led by top translator Robert Chandler.  All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this Russian-to-English translation workshop; the only requirement is fluent English and a good reading knowledge of Russian.  In English with some Russian.

Film screening: The Geographer drank his Globe Away
Apr
8
4:00 pm16:00

Film screening: The Geographer drank his Globe Away

Join us for a screening of "The Geographer drunk his Globe Away", directed by Alexander Veledinskiy. In Russian with English surtitles. This film screening is a part of our season of events accompanying our current exhibition: 'Alcohol: Soviet anti-alcohol posters.' (23 March-13 April). 

Easter at the IZBA Club
Apr
21
7:00 pm19:00

Easter at the IZBA Club

Celebrate the most important Russian Orthodox holiday of the year with our popular Russian Village Music Club IZBA. You will be painting eggs with traditional ornaments, singing Easter songs, playing Easter games and tasting traditional Easter meals - Paskha and KulichIn English with some Russian. 

Пасха в клубе "ИЗБА"
Apr
23
3:00 pm15:00

Пасха в клубе "ИЗБА"

Русский деревенский музыкальный клуб ИЗБА празднует главный православный праздник года - светлую Пасху, и все связаные с ней народные традиции.. In Russian.

Rules of Elegance: Russian and British Dandyism in the 19th Century
Apr
24
6:30 pm18:30

Rules of Elegance: Russian and British Dandyism in the 19th Century

Join us for the talk Dr Olga Vainshtein who will interpret the dandies’ code of elegance as a system combining fashion, body techniques, emotional discipline, and strategies of behaviour.The talk will analyse the aesthetic principle of Minimalism and consider further developments in the theory of dandyism as expressed in mid-19th-century European treatises. The concluding part of the lecture will discuss the distinctive features of Russian dandyism.  In English. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session and a wine reception.

OWEN-APEKISHEVA PIANO DUO
Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

OWEN-APEKISHEVA PIANO DUO

Join us for one of the most highly-acclaimed piano duos performing today, Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva are passionate advocates for the wide range of four hands and two piano repertoire. 

Robert Chandler: Monthly Translation Workshop
May
5
7:30 pm19:30

Robert Chandler: Monthly Translation Workshop

Pushkin House's monthly workshop, led by top translator Robert Chandler.  All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this Russian-to-English translation workshop; the only requirement is fluent English and a good reading knowledge of Russian.  In English with some Russian.


RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING
Mar
25
11:00 am11:00

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING

В программу урока входят пальчиковые игры, развивающие речь песенки, интерактивные сказки в костюмах с игрушками и креативные поделки руками малышей. Дети учатся в процессе и в общении познают себя и окружающий мир. In Russian

Pushkin House Music Salon:  Dinara Klinton Piano Recital
Mar
17
7:00 pm19:00

Pushkin House Music Salon: Dinara Klinton Piano Recital

Join the winner of the Martha Argerich Special Prize at the XVII Chopin Piano Competition, Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton  who will present a diverse programme featuring Liszt’s Études d'exécution transcendante. which she recorded for Genuin in 2015.

DR. MICHAEL BORSHCHEVSKY: RUSSIA'S PLACE IN THE STRUCTURE OF THE WORLD ECONOMY & TRADE PAST & PRESENT
Mar
15
6:30 pm18:30

DR. MICHAEL BORSHCHEVSKY: RUSSIA'S PLACE IN THE STRUCTURE OF THE WORLD ECONOMY & TRADE PAST & PRESENT

In the course of a lecture by Dr. Michael Broshchevsky, trade and economy of the post WWII period shall be discussed with consideration of the USSR's and the Russian Federation's position on the international economy and trade sectors. Some of the issues encountered in the transition period were transition from command economy to market economy. Join us to learn about the this transition path and its influence on the current Russian economy. In English. This is a GB Russia events and all are welcome.

CLASSICS FOR KIDS - MOZART & BEETHOVEN IN VIENNA
Mar
5
2:00 pm14:00

CLASSICS FOR KIDS - MOZART & BEETHOVEN IN VIENNA

"Классика для детей" это познавательно – увлекательно - интерактивный концерт для детей и их родителей! В концерте исполнители будут не только играть, но и сами рассказывать о произведениях и композиторах в доступной для детей форме. Для детей 4+. In Russian.

Синявский-Розанова: Производственный роман, длинней, чем жизнь. К 20-летию со дня смерти писателя.
Mar
3
7:00 pm19:00

Синявский-Розанова: Производственный роман, длинней, чем жизнь. К 20-летию со дня смерти писателя.

Вечер, посвящённый писателю Андрею Синявскому с журналистом и литературным критиком Натальей Рубинштейн. In Russian. This is an ARCC event and all are welcome. 

Anglo-Russia Research Network Reading Group: The ‘Projection of Russia Campaign’ on the BBC Home Service, 1941-45
Mar
3
5:30 pm17:30

Anglo-Russia Research Network Reading Group: The ‘Projection of Russia Campaign’ on the BBC Home Service, 1941-45

During this spring session the Anglo-Russian Research Network will be reading and discussing the role of the BBC in nurturing Anglo-Russian cultural relations after Russia entered the Second World War in 1941. The discussion will be led by Professor Claire Davison of the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle. In English.

 Film Screening: "Queen of Spades"
Feb
25
5:00 pm17:00

Film Screening: "Queen of Spades"

Join us for a screening of "Queen of Spades", directed by Pavel Lungin. In Russian with English surtitles. This film screening is a part of the Maslenitsa Festival programme.

Pushkin House Music Salon: The Stuart-Ivanov Duo, The Armoire
Feb
21
7:00 pm19:00

Pushkin House Music Salon: The Stuart-Ivanov Duo, The Armoire

The Stuart-Ivanov Duo: Carolyn Stuart (violin) and Svetozar Ivanov (piano), presents The Armoire – a programme featuring the music of neglected Russian composer Nikolay Roslavets (1881-1944). This multimedia presentation includes documentary footage from Soviet Russia, animation by Andrey Khrjanovsky and poetry by Anna Akhmatova and Marina Tsvetaeva (in Russian with English subtitles).

The Russian Travels of Pamela Travers: A Talk by Olga Mäeots
Feb
17
6:30 pm18:30

The Russian Travels of Pamela Travers: A Talk by Olga Mäeots

Join translator and researcher Olga Mäeots for a talk on her recently published translation of  “Moscow Excursion” – a forgotten book by the author of Mary Poppins, Pamela Travers.  “Moscow Excursion” provides an important key to the understanding of the life of Pamela Travers, much of which remains shrouded in mystery, and paints a realistic view of the Soviet Union at the time thanks to Travers's brave excursions off the beaten track. In English.

Illustrated Talk in collaboration with the International Fund for Animal Welfare: Endangered Amur Tigers
Feb
15
7:00 pm19:00

Illustrated Talk in collaboration with the International Fund for Animal Welfare: Endangered Amur Tigers

In the last 100 years numbers of Amur tigers in Russia's Far East have dropped by 97%. Join Dr Masha Vorontsova of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to find out about the dangers that Amur tigers face in the wild and how the Amur tiger rehabilitation project has helped their numbers. You will hear stories and see pictures of tigers and their cubs and learn about how they live in the Wild. In English.

Andrey Platonov - Alexander Pushkin, an old fiddler and a diligent sparrow
Feb
14
7:30 pm19:30

Andrey Platonov - Alexander Pushkin, an old fiddler and a diligent sparrow

 Join Robert Chandler and Julia Sutton-Mattocks for an evening dedicated to the writer, playwright and poet Andrey Platonov. The focus of this evening will be on two recent English-language publications: "A SPARROW’S JOURNEY" and "FOURTEEN LITTLE RED HUTS AND OTHER PLAYS". In English. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome.