CLASSICS FOR KIDS: With Yulia Chaplina : German Classical Music of 19th Century - Brahms
Oct
2
2:00 pm14:00

CLASSICS FOR KIDS: With Yulia Chaplina : German Classical Music of 19th Century - Brahms

Добро пожаловать на 2й сезон образовательных серий о классической музыке! "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. In Russian. For children 4 years +. SOLD OUT.

Blue Blouse performance by The Factory of the Eccentric Actor
Oct
4
7:30 pm19:30

Blue Blouse performance by The Factory of the Eccentric Actor

Join us for the imaginative and original performance inspired by The Blue Blouse theatre movement, and the recent wonderful Exhibition of Russian Avant-Garde Theatre at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Brought to you by The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor theatre. In English. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome.

Robert Chandler: Monthly Translation Workshop
Oct
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.

PUSHKIN HOUSE WINE CLUB: ANDRÉ TCHELISTCHEFF AND NEW WORLD WINES
Oct
13
7:00 pm19:00

PUSHKIN HOUSE WINE CLUB: ANDRÉ TCHELISTCHEFF AND NEW WORLD WINES

Come along and discover how Andre Tchelistcheff helped develop quality of American wine and how with his help top American wine producers were born.  Try some of the styles of wines which were produced and became famous with his help and complete a mini-quiz the winner of which will go home with a prize wine! In English.

LAUNCH of constructivist moscow map
Oct
19
6:30 pm18:30

LAUNCH of constructivist moscow map

Join us to celebrate the publication of Constructivist Moscow Map by city guide publisher Blue Crow Media in collaboration with Natalia Melikova of the Moscow-based preservation group, The Constructivist Project who will be showing her photographs. In English. This event is free. RSVP to office@pushkinhouse.org.uk to attend. 

PROKOFIEV 125th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
Oct
21
7:00 pm19:00

PROKOFIEV 125th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

This concert celebrates the 125th anniversary of one of Russia's most eminent
composers, Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953). An all-Prokofiev programme, it
includes his Sonata for two violins, Op. 56, Five Akhmatova Poems, Op. 27, 
Violin and Piano sonata, Op. 94bis and one of Prokofiev's most celebrated
works, Piano Sonata No. 7. 

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING: HALLOWEEN PARTY
Oct
29
11:00 am11:00

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING: HALLOWEEN PARTY

Программа утренника специально составлена нами таким образом, чтобы малышам было весело: они часто будут вовлечены в процесс, а также танцевать и мастерить. В программу войдут детские развивающие песенки, которые будут сопровождаться веселыми играми, креативная поделка "Тыковка", которую каждый ребенок украсит индивидуально и заберет домой, а также спектакль "Свинка Пеппа и Джордж отмечают Хеллоуин". For children under 3.5 years old. In Russian.

 

PROFESSOR GABRIEL GORODETSKY: "THE MAISKY DIARIES"
Oct
31
6:30 pm18:30

PROFESSOR GABRIEL GORODETSKY: "THE MAISKY DIARIES"

Join us for an evening with Emeritus Professor of History Gabriel Gorodetsky who will discuss his latest book "The Maisky Diaries". The book offers a refreshing insight into wartime relations between Moscow and London. In English. This is a GB Russia Society event. 

Arkady Ostrovsky: Soviet Pop Classics of 50s and 60s performed by Igor Outkine
Nov
12
6:30 pm18:30

Arkady Ostrovsky: Soviet Pop Classics of 50s and 60s performed by Igor Outkine

Join us for an unforgettable evening of soviet classics written by the legendary composer Arkady Ostrovsky ("Tro-lo-lo", "Песня остётся с человеком", "Пусть всегда будет солнце") and performed by the talented Igor Outkine of Mazaika Duo. The evening will be held in the company of Arkady's grandson and trustee of Pushkin House Sergei Ostrovsky. In Russian with some English. Ticket includes a glass of wine.

Petrushka Studio Premiere: "Мойдодыр"
Nov
13
1:00 pm13:00

Petrushka Studio Premiere: "Мойдодыр"

Если одеяло вашего малыша убежало, простыня улетела, а подушка ускакала неведомо куда, - приходите к нам на встречу с Мойдодыром! Спектакль студии "Петрушка" для детей от 3-х до 6-ти лет. In Russian. SOLD OUT.


RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE: OPEN EVENING
Sep
27
6:00 pm18:00

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE: OPEN EVENING

Come along and meet the teachers and staff of the Russian Language Centre: find out more about the Autumn term (starting 10th October 2016), browse course materials, learn more about taking a Russian language examination, take a free taster class. In English.

 

LADO FOLK FESTIVAL EVENING CONCERT "DIMENSIONS OF RUSSIAN SONG" WITH IZBA Voices AND THE LONDON RUSSIAN CHOIR
Sep
24
7:00 pm19:00

LADO FOLK FESTIVAL EVENING CONCERT "DIMENSIONS OF RUSSIAN SONG" WITH IZBA Voices AND THE LONDON RUSSIAN CHOIR

From four-part harmonies to traditional heterophony, from solo songs to large choir performance -  LADO presents all facets of Russian singing for a London audience. Immerse yourself in the Russian countryside, past and present, with Polina Proutskova (voice) and hear the voice of the modern city with Polina Skovoroda-Shepherd (voice and piano). In English. This event is part of LADO Festival Day One.

Singing workshop with Polina Proutskova and Polina Shepherd
Sep
24
3:00 pm15:00

Singing workshop with Polina Proutskova and Polina Shepherd

Try out village singing traditions, and find your own approach to this resonant chest singing. Using local methods from various Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian regions you will take part in polyphonous, rhythmical singing in different dialects. Children from the ages of ten and over are welcome. In English and Russian. This event is part of LADO Festival Day One.

 LADO FOLK FESTIVAL: DAY ONE: WHOLE DAY PROGRAMME
Sep
24
2:00 pm14:00

LADO FOLK FESTIVAL: DAY ONE: WHOLE DAY PROGRAMME

Pushkin House and IZBA club are delighted to invite guests to participate in LADO - a festival of Russian Song and Traditions. Curator of the Festival Polina Proutskova has created an interesting programme of national traditions with many surprises in store. In English and Russian.

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING
Sep
24
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

Film Screening and Discussion: King Lear
Sep
15
6:30 pm18:30

Film Screening and Discussion: King Lear

The tale of an ageing monarch descending into madness, filtered through a Communist perspective by Russian director Grigori Kozintsev in his final film. Film in Russian with English subtitles, talk in Russian with English translation.

The Izba, the Shtibl and the Global Village
Sep
9
7:00 pm19:00

The Izba, the Shtibl and the Global Village

Join us for a melange of Russian song and Yiddish / klezmer with the lead singer of the Grammy winning Klezmatics (New York) and Britain’s very own Siberian-born Russian singer (Tomsk/Brighton). This event is now SOLD OUT.

 Mame-loshn and Mother Tongue:  An evening of Yiddish and Russian Songs with Yuri Vedenyapin
Jul
29
6:30 pm18:30

Mame-loshn and Mother Tongue: An evening of Yiddish and Russian Songs with Yuri Vedenyapin

A perfect way to round off the week - join us for a drink and a performance by  Yuri Vedenyapin. For this concert, given in a rare visit to the UK, Vedenyapin will perform witty, melodious and playful renditions of well known and lesser known Russian and yiddish songs. 
Vedenyapin is a master of word play and a celebrated performer.  In Russian, Yiddish and English.

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars: Author Daniel Beer in conversation with Paul Lay
Jul
27
7:00 pm19:00

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars: Author Daniel Beer in conversation with Paul Lay

Daniel Beer, Senior Lecturer in Modern European at Royal Holloway, University of London, in conversation with editor of History Today, historian Paul Lay, talks about his new book, The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars, published this summer, which includes previously unpublished material, the fruits of extensive research in Siberian and other Russian archives. In English.

The S Word: Translating the Art/The Art of Translation
Jul
13
10:00 am10:00

The S Word: Translating the Art/The Art of Translation

This one-day event will address the issue of the translation of dramatic and critical texts in the broadest context, and how we approach this often controversial topic today.  The event is part of a four-year international research project, being conducted by The Stanislavski Centre and University of California Riverside, in collaboration with The University of Westminster The S Word: Stanislavski and Contemporary Theatre. The event will be conducted in English. 

IGOR Outkine: Songs from classic Russian and Soviet films
Jul
8
7:00 pm19:00

IGOR Outkine: Songs from classic Russian and Soviet films

Join us for an unforgettable evening of music from Soviet and Russian classic films. Performed by the legendary Igor Outkine. You will hear such classics as "Я шагаю по Mоскве Я шагаю по Москве" , "Есть только миг",  "Остров Невезения" and many more. 

Film Screening and Discussion: Shakespeare in Russia: Kozintsev films of political protest
Jul
5
6:30 pm18:30

Film Screening and Discussion: Shakespeare in Russia: Kozintsev films of political protest

Honouring the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, please come to this free screening of celebrated Soviet director, Grigori Koznitsev's Hamlet, considered to be one of the best adaptations of Shakespeare for the screen ever made. With an introductory talk by Natalia Rubenstein. Film in Russian with English subtitles, introductory talk in Russian with English translation. 

THE GOLDEN AGE OF RUSSIAN POETRY: WHO OR WHAT WAS THE PUSHKIN PLEIAD?
Jun
22
6:30 pm18:30

THE GOLDEN AGE OF RUSSIAN POETRY: WHO OR WHAT WAS THE PUSHKIN PLEIAD?

Come and discover who was the first to use the term "Pushkin Pleiad" and when? What did they mean by it? Is the term any different from the "Pushkin School" or the "Pushkin Circle"? These and related questions will be considered and, hopefully, answered by Michael Pursglove. In English.  This is a GB Russia Society Event and all are welcome.