The Moscow Art Theatre's Screening: "The Cherry Orchard
Jun
24
2:00 pm14:00

The Moscow Art Theatre's Screening: "The Cherry Orchard

Anton Chekhov's classic tale of cultural futility comes to life on stage at the Moscow Art Theatre. Starring Russian stage and screen legend Renata Litvinova, The Cherry Orchard is more relevant today than when it was first produced over a hundred years ago. In Russian with English Subtitles. 

Russian jewellery in the Royal collection/ Русские украшения в королевской коллекции
Jun
29
7:00 pm19:00

Russian jewellery in the Royal collection/ Русские украшения в королевской коллекции

Join us for a talk by Elena Veselaya, editor-in-chief of Jewellery & Watches Russia, and the Russian Annual Jewellery catalogue; author of the novel Diamonds Forever, or Who Does Not Wear Tiffany, and jury member for several international jewellery contests. Veselaya will tell the story of what happened to jewellery from the Russian Imperial Court after the revolution, investigate its heritage, including links to Britain.  In Russian with English translation.  

Screening & Discussion:  "ILFANDPETROV" WITH DIRECTOR ROMAN LIBEROV. ПОКАЗ ДОКУМЕНТАЛЬНО АНИМАЦИОННОГО ФИЛЬМА "ИЛЬФИПЕТРОВ" И Q&A С РЕЖИССЕРОМ РОМАНОМ ЛИБЕРОВЫМ
Jun
30
7:00 pm19:00

Screening & Discussion: "ILFANDPETROV" WITH DIRECTOR ROMAN LIBEROV. ПОКАЗ ДОКУМЕНТАЛЬНО АНИМАЦИОННОГО ФИЛЬМА "ИЛЬФИПЕТРОВ" И Q&A С РЕЖИССЕРОМ РОМАНОМ ЛИБЕРОВЫМ

Join us for the documentary animation screening "ILFANDPETROV",  about the legendary Soviet satirist duo Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov-the creators of the highly popular novels “The Twelve Chairs” and “The Golden Calf.” The screening will be followed by a short Q&A with director Roma Liberov. In Russian with English subtitles. This event is co-organised with the ARCC.

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE OPEN DAY
Jul
1
11:00 am11:00

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE OPEN DAY

Come along and meet the teachers and staff of the Russian Language Centre: find out more about the Summer term (starting 17th July 2017), browse course materials, learn more about taking a Russian language examination, take a free taster class. In English.

Lecture - recital with yulia chaplina and Jonathan Deakin : Music of the Russian Revolution 1917 
Jul
2
12:00 pm12:00

Lecture - recital with yulia chaplina and Jonathan Deakin : Music of the Russian Revolution 1917 

Join Yulia Chaplina and Jonathan Deakin for a 60 minute programme (no interval) of Russian piano music by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev. You will hear compositions written during the 1917 Russian Revolution as well as other works written before and after, illustrating the evolution in compositional styles through this turbulent period of Russian history. In English.

CLASSICS FOR KIDS -  Rachmaninov and Prokofiev
Jul
2
2:00 pm14:00

CLASSICS FOR KIDS - Rachmaninov and Prokofiev

"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 6+. In Russian.

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE OPEN DAY
Jul
5
5:00 pm17:00

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE OPEN DAY

Come along and meet the teachers and staff of the Russian Language Centre: find out more about the Summer term (starting 17th July 2017), browse course materials, learn more about taking a Russian language examination, take a free taster class. In English.

BEETHOVEN AND SHOSTAKOVICH WITH NAVARRA QUARTET
Jul
6
7:00 pm19:00

BEETHOVEN AND SHOSTAKOVICH WITH NAVARRA QUARTET

Since its formation in 2002, the Navarra Quartet has built an international reputation as one of the most dynamic and poetic string quartets of today. The Navarra Quartet has appeared at major venues throughout the world. The Quartet plays on a variety of fine instruments which include a Hieronymus II Amati and Panormo violins, an unknown, old English viola and a Ruggieri cello. 

THE ANGLO - RUSSIAN CONVENTION OF 1907 with BARBARA EMERSON
Jul
10
6:30 pm18:30

THE ANGLO - RUSSIAN CONVENTION OF 1907 with BARBARA EMERSON

For the 110th Anniversary of the Anglo-Russian Convention 1907 Barbara Emerson will deliver a talk on the events and key figures who led to the signing of the convention that resolved long standing disputes in Persia, Afghanistan and Tibet. In English. This is a GB Russia Society event and all are welcome.

Talk: Hope, Tragedy or Myth? How does modern Russia see the Revolution?
Jul
13
7:00 pm19:00

Talk: Hope, Tragedy or Myth? How does modern Russia see the Revolution?

 Our panel of writers and journalists Boris Akunin, Mary Dejevsky, Arkady Ostrovsky and Mikhail Zygar considers the different ways the Revolution and its legacy are regarded by the Russian government, among historians and writers, and by people of different generations. What aspects of the Soviet past are being embraced and which rejected? Chaired by Bridget Kendall. This talk with take place at the British LibraryIn English.

Alice Grows Up: Russian Emigrees and the Making of a Style Icon a talk by Kiera Vaclavik
Jul
18
7:00 pm19:00

Alice Grows Up: Russian Emigrees and the Making of a Style Icon a talk by Kiera Vaclavik

This talk explores the decisive role played by Russian emigrees in drawing fashion inspiration from Alice in Wonderland, touching on reasons why Russians are attracted to Alice, Wonderland, and the Looking Glass, and the enduring influence this has had on ladies' fashion. In English.  This event is part of our next exhibition "Geometry of Nonsense".

The Spirit of Pushkin: A Celebration in Music and Words
Jul
19
7:30 pm19:30

The Spirit of Pushkin: A Celebration in Music and Words

Join poets, translators and the leading lights of Pushkin House for an evening of poetry, music and song celebrating the life of Russia's most famous poet – in whose honour Pushkin House was founded and whose memory we cherish. In English and Russian.  This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome.

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE SUMMER IMMERSION BEGINNERS’ RUSSIAN COURSE
Jul
24
10:00 am10:00

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE SUMMER IMMERSION BEGINNERS’ RUSSIAN COURSE

If you’ve never studied Russian before, this is your chance to reach conversational survival level in just two weeks. Study in a small group with native speaker, qualified teachers, and a specialised coursebook. Lessons are 10am-3pm, Monday to Friday from 24th July – 4th August. Enrol before the 1st of June and get a discount of £50 off the cost of the course.  


Schools for Fools? The Cult of Folly in Recent Russian Writing
Jun
20
7:30 pm19:30

Schools for Fools? The Cult of Folly in Recent Russian Writing

Why have so many Russian writers of the past fifty years - from samizdat classics Venedikt Erofeev and Sasha Sokolov to a range of post-Soviet authors - so frequently turned to the voice and character of the fool in their fiction? Oliver Ready will discuss these and other questions in the light of his new book, Persisting in Folly: Russian Writers in Search of Wisdom, 1963-2013.This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome. In English.

КОНЦЕРТ ЮНЫХ ТАЛАНТОВ: УЧЕНИКИ И УЧИТЕЛЯ ЛОНДОНСКОЙ МУЗЫКАЛЬНОЙ ШКОЛЫ ИМ. ЧАЙКОВСКОГО
Jun
18
3:00 pm15:00

КОНЦЕРТ ЮНЫХ ТАЛАНТОВ: УЧЕНИКИ И УЧИТЕЛЯ ЛОНДОНСКОЙ МУЗЫКАЛЬНОЙ ШКОЛЫ ИМ. ЧАЙКОВСКОГО

В концерте принимают участие  ученики младших классов и учителя  В Лондонской Музыкальной школы им. Чайковского.  Прозвучат произведения Шопена, Чайковского, Рахманинова и других композиторов.

Growing up in Wonderland: Daria Kulesh and Marina Osman
Jun
16
7:00 pm19:00

Growing up in Wonderland: Daria Kulesh and Marina Osman

Back by popular demand, the dynamic duo of Daria Kulesh (vocals, guitar) and Marina Osman (piano) return to Pushkin House with a brand new set of passionately delivered nostalgic songs exploring the ambiguous wonderland of their Soviet childhood. Find out – or remember – what it was like to be a kid “made in the USSR”. In Russian and English. This event is part of our next exhibition "Geometry of Nonsense".

The Demidov School of Acting - Pedagogy of the Future
Jun
15
7:00 pm19:00

The Demidov School of Acting - Pedagogy of the Future

Join us for a talk by Professor Andrei Malaev-Babel about  the history and practice of the great but little-known Russian acting pedagogue. The talk will concentrate on the history of Demidov’s methods, on his relationship with Stanislavski, and the System, and on the contemporary experience of working with the Demidov technique at one of the top acting conservatories in the US. This event is sponsored by The Stanislavski Centre. In English. 

Сергей Медведев: СТРАНА НЕПУГАНЫХ ЗАБОРОВ
Jun
13
7:00 pm19:00

Сергей Медведев: СТРАНА НЕПУГАНЫХ ЗАБОРОВ

В этой лекции речь пойдет о главной архитектурной форме и маркере российского пространства – заборе. Сергей Медведев расскажет об истории русского забора, о его экономическом, политическом, военном и символическом значении, о том, что он рассказывает об отношениях власти и собственности, и о том, что и от кого русский человек прячет за забором. Организовано в партнёрстве с агенством КОНТЕКСТ.LondonНа русском языке.

In Conversation with artist Yuri Vashenko, conducted by Liza Dimbleby
Jun
2
6:30 pm18:30

In Conversation with artist Yuri Vashenko, conducted by Liza Dimbleby

Please join us for a conversation with the artist of our upcoming exhibition 'Geometry of Nonsense' (2 June - 10 July), Yuri Vashenko, the leading illustrator of Lewis Carroll in Russia today. The talk will be conducted by artist and writer Liza Dimbleby. In Russian with English Translation. Приглашаем на беседу с Юрием Ващенко - художником нашей следующей выставки "Геометрия Нонсенса" (2 июня - 10 июля) и главным иллюстратором книг Льюиса Кэрролла в России. Беседу проведёт художник и писатель Лиза Димблби. На русском языке с английским переводом. This event is part of our next exhibition "Geometry of Nonsense".

Показ документального фильма: «Современник». Первые 50»/ Documentary Screening: "Sovremennik". The First 50 Years"
May
20
4:00 pm16:00

Показ документального фильма: «Современник». Первые 50»/ Documentary Screening: "Sovremennik". The First 50 Years"

Приглашаем вас посмотреть документальный фильм о первых 50-ти годах деятельности театра "Современник". На русском языке с английскими субтитрами. Данное мероприятие связано с нашей выставкой посвященной 60-летию театра "Современник". Pushkin House is delighted to screen a rare documentary "Sovremennik". The First 50 Years", which tells the story of the first 50 years of the "Sovremennik" theatre's work. In Russian with English surtitles. 

Bolshoi Confidential: Talk with Simon Morrison
May
17
7:00 pm19:00

Bolshoi Confidential: Talk with Simon Morrison

Join us for an evening with Simon Morrison, author of Pushkin Prize 2017 shortlisted book, 'Bolshoi Confidential'. Morrison will sweep us through the history of the Bolshoi ballet, tracing the political ties that bind the institution to the varying Russian regimes, and detailing the birth of some of the best-loved ballets in the repertoire. Part of the Pushkin Book Prize 2017 Shortlist Programme

My Moscow: Past, Present and Future
May
11
6:30 pm18:30

My Moscow: Past, Present and Future

Join us for a talk by Yuri Luzhkov Mayor of Moscow for 18 years 1992-2010. Luzhkov was among the most popular and powerful politicians in Russia during this time, often touted as a possible contender for the Presidency. During this lecture, Mayor Luzhkov will talk frankly about his vision of Moscow’s past, present and future. This lecture will be in Russian, with english translation. A Q+A session will follow the lecture.  SOLD OUT

Sovremennik/The Contemporary: a history of one of Moscow's leading theatres from an insider. "Современник": История театра.
May
8
7:00 pm19:00

Sovremennik/The Contemporary: a history of one of Moscow's leading theatres from an insider. "Современник": История театра.

Приходите на вечер с Евгенией Кузнецовой- помощником художественного руководителя по литературной части театра "Современник". Евгения расскажет историю театра со времен его основания. Join us for an evening with Yevgeniya Kuznetsova, Sovremennik's associate artistic director. She will talk about the history of the theatre, with insider's knowledge. На русском языке с английским переводом. In Russian with english translation. Данное мероприятие связано с нашей выставкой посвященной 60-летию театра "Современник".This event is part of the Sovremennik season at Pushkin House.

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

CANCELLED 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.

Вечер c Еленой Макаровой в Пушкинском Доме
May
5
7:00 pm19:00

Вечер c Еленой Макаровой в Пушкинском Доме

Приходите на вечер с Еленой Макаровой - знаменитым писателем, артерапевтом, куратором международных выставок, историком и автором  более 40 книг, переведенных на 11 языков. Елена расскажет о своем творчестве,  о переписке с  матерью  Инной Лиснянской, о жизни в окружении поэтов и о много другом. Мероприятие организовано совместно с ARCC. На русском языке.