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.
Photographer Richard Davies tells us about the people, landscapes and churches he has met on his travels in the footsteps of the early 20th century artist Ivan Bilibin. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome.
24 May 1976, Paris, nine judges and one journalist - the world has not looked back, but ABC (Anything But Chardonnay) is coming and many things are about to change. For the better or for the worse? New World? Old World? What's the difference? Let's compare and contrast and see for ourselves which we prefer.
The first in a series of 3 monthly concerts to introduce the world of classical music to children and young people. Internationally renowned concert pianist Nika Shirocorad plays and introduces an eclectic mix of pieces, including Bach, Copland, Chopin and Ravel, and discusses the connections between them, and between music and visual art. Inspiring musical education and exploration for all the family. In Russian.
The Isokon building, Lawn Road Flats, in Belsize Park on Hampstead's lower slopes, is truly a remarkable building...
Professor Harai Golomb discusses his long-awaited new book with Professor Donald Rayfield. An evening of conversation involving some of the world's most highly-regarded Chekhov scholars, based around Golomb's study: in the words of Ronald Hingley, 'a key to Chekhov'.
Many political commentators claim that Russia has entered the era of a new national awakening. Indeed, current Russian elites encourage a strong sense of patriotism among the citizenry. Perhaps most of all they focus on educating the contemporary youth.
Every year, thousands of young Russians gather at lake Seliger to attend a week-long forum...
SAM GREENE IN DISCUSSION WITH PETER POMERANTSEV: MOSCOW IN MOVEMENT: POWER & OPPOSITION IN PUTIN’S RUSSIA
Dr Sam Greene, Director of the Russia Institute at Kings College London, discusses his new book on recent political opposition in Moscow with journalist and commentator Peter Pomerantsev. Expect enlightening research and analysis, and heated debate.
Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov, who is Russia’s greatest poet after Pushkin, was born in Moscow on the night of 2/3 October 1814. The Pushkin Club celebrates the bicentenary of Lermontov’s birth with music, recitals, and an illustrated talk by David Brummell.
An evening at which scholars join director of the Nabokov museum in St Petersburg Tatiana Ponomareva, and Liza Mrosovsky-Shaw, daughter of Nabokov’s best friend at Cambridge, to discuss a lesser-known aspect of the writer’s personality – his Englishness. A must for all Nabokov fans.
Join Sergei Nekrasov, Director of the National Pushkin Museum in St Petersburg, for an evening of pure, distilled Russian culture – a discussion about the work of museums in Russia in the 21st Century.
Earlier in the year six new talents on the British opera scene set themselves a challenge to throw away the translations of Russian classics, and get to know the original songs. A Christmas Concert with a twist – this will be a chance for the young singers to proudly present their achievements in music and language.