RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE OPEN EVENING: MEET THE TEACHERS, FIND OUT ABOUT COURSES

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CENTRE OPEN EVENING: MEET THE TEACHERS, FIND OUT ABOUT COURSES

Drop in to Pushkin House to meet the teachers and staff of the Russian Language Centre and find out more about our Autumn term of group courses, starting the 6th of October. Take a look at our course materials,  find out about the different levels and group options available, and try a short taster class for Beginners. Free of charge. Email info@russiancentre.co.uk to confirm attendance.

PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK CLUB: ANNA KARENINA, WITH DR ROSAMUND BARTLETT AND DR RACHEL POLONSKY

PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK CLUB: ANNA KARENINA, WITH DR ROSAMUND BARTLETT AND DR RACHEL POLONSKY

One of the greatest novels ever written, Anna Karenina combines penetrating psychological insight with an encyclopedic depiction of life in 1870s Russia.  Tolstoy scholar Dr Rosamund Bartlett, author of a major new translation for Oxford World's Classics, will be in conversation with Dr Rachel Polonsky of Cambridge University (author of Molotov's Magic Lantern).  Dip in to your Anna Karenina and come and join the the discussion.  Language: in English.

Concert: Dimensions of Russian Song 2.0

Concert: Dimensions of Russian Song 2.0

A return visit to Pushkin House by Polina Skovoroda-Shepherd (voice, piano), Polina Proutskova (voice) and the Russian Choir of Brighton & Hove.  Haunting Russian folk song, old and new, in the unforgettable voices of true specialists.  

PUSHKIN'S "СКАЗКИ" REVISITED

PUSHKIN'S "СКАЗКИ" REVISITED

An evening of enchantment for grown-ups: recitals of Pushkin 'skazki', to accompany the showing of Sholpan Sharbakova's new series of paintings inspired by them. Shelter under the branches of the Дуб Зелёный at Pushkin House.  Words by Pushkin, piano music by Medtner, magic brought to you by Sholpan Sharbakova, Maria Zherebtsova, Oleg Skrinda.    Language: mostly in Russian.

FAMILY CONCERT: MUSIC AND ART WITH NIKA SHIROCORAD

FAMILY CONCERT: MUSIC AND ART WITH NIKA SHIROCORAD

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.

Seliger: Teaching Patriotism in Today's Russia

Seliger: Teaching Patriotism in Today's Russia

 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...

DISCUSSION: VLADIMIR NABOKOV'S ENGLAND: IMAGINED AND REAL

DISCUSSION: VLADIMIR NABOKOV'S ENGLAND: IMAGINED AND REAL

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.