Flautists-pianists Zoya Vyazovskaya, Timur Jafarov and Mikhail Kaploukhiï are students and graduates of Moscow’s world-famous Gnesin Music School. Prizewinners of multiple national and international competitions, they are making their Pushkin House debut presenting contrasting programme of Russian and Western classics. Over 120 years old, the Gnesin school is one of the keepers of the renown Russian musical school, which is admired by music-lovers across the globe. The programme will feature solo piano compositions and trios by Chopin, Debussy, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saens, Taffanel, Vasilenko and Widor.
Pushkin House welcomes talented Russian pianist Anna Genuishene. Prizewinner of multiple national and international competitions, Anna is rapidly establishing herself on the European scene. Graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky conservatory, Anna is currently resides in London where she studies at the Royal Academy of Music. Her programme includes Prokofiev's monumental Eights Sonata, finished in 1944 and dedicated to his second wife.
Please join us for an evening with leading BBC correspondent and writer Bridget Kendall and former UK Ambassador to Russia historian Rodric Braithwaite, discussing Kendall's new book - The Cold War: A New Oral History of Life Between East and West.
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).
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.
All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this one-day Russian-to-English translation workshop; the only requirement is fluent English and a reading knowledge of Russian. We encourage a truly collaborative approach, which is helpful and enjoyable. We will spend at least half of the time looking at a passage from a story by Teffi.
On 17 July 1918, the Russian Imperial Family was murdered. Published just ahead of the 100-year anniversary of their deaths, Helen Rappaport's The Race to Save the Romanovs is an incredible detective story that uncovers the truth behind the secret plans to rescue Russia’s Imperial family. Join us for an evening of discussion with Helen Rappaport who will be in conversation with Frank Althaus, co-founding partner of Fontanka publishing and founding director of the Russian Language Centre.
Pushkin House and Stage Russia HD present: Yury Butusov's brilliant, award-winning staging of King Lear tells us a story in which the collapse of a family, the collapse of a country, and the collapse of an individual are all connected to each other. In Shakespeare's classic work, Lear imagined himself to be God's equal - and so he divided his kingdom between his daughters just to see what would happen. Featuring 4 time Golden Mask Award-winning actor Konstantn Raikin as Lear.
In Russian with English subtitles.
Stage Russia and Pushkin House present a screening of The Vakhtangov Theatre's Eugene Onegin, starring the incomparable Sergey Makovetskiy in the title role.
Presented in Russian with English subtitles.