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Apr 2017

Russian Musicians in the Rotherhithe Shaft — Schumann, Tchaikovsky & Rimsky–Korsakov

Thu 6th Apr '17 - 19:30 - 21:00
Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue
London, SE16 4LF United Kingdom
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Welcome to the 2nd part of our musical cycle in this unique venue. This time, we present you with pieces from operatic compositions, presented (along with the story of the composers and their works, translations & hot tea) by our young, ambitious talent Averina Galina, soprano Aleksey Demchenko, piano Song Cycles by Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben. – A Woman's Love and Life (Op.24) is a cycle of poems by Adelbert von Chamisso, written in 1830. Selections were set to music…

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May 2017

Russian Classics – Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky

Thu 4th May '17 - 19:30 - 21:00
Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue
London, SE16 4LF United Kingdom
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Arshak Kuzikyan bass, Aleksei Demchenko piano Rachmaninov – All the gipsy camp is sleeping from Aleko his first  opera. Danchenko’s libretto is an adaptation of The Gypsies by Alexander Pushkin and first performed in Moscow 1892. A story of love, hate revenge and abandonment. Tchaikovsky – I bless you, Forests Setting of a poem by Aleksey Konstantinovich TolstoyRachmaninoff- Sing not to me, beautiful maiden Poem by Pushkin Mussorgsky – Song of the flea Sviridov –  Weathercock from Peterburg, a Vocal poem “Petersburg, a vocal poem”…

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Jun 2017

Russian Classics – final performance

Thu 1st Jun '17 - 19:30 - 21:00
Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue
London, SE16 4LF United Kingdom
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Aleksey Demchenko & Victor Maslov piano. tickets here >> билеты здесь Aleksey Beethoven, Pathetique sonata op.13 Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique, was written in 1798 when the composer was 27 years old, and was published in 1799. It has remained one of his most celebrated compositions. Beethoven dedicated the work to his friend Prince Karl von Lichnowsky. Although commonly thought to be one of the few works to…

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Oct 2017

The high Art of low Voices

Fri 27th Oct '17 - 19:45 - 22:00
St James Sussex Gardens, Sussex Gardens
London, W2 3UD United Kingdom
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Mozart • Verdi • Bizet Mussorgsky • Tchaikovsky Rachmaninoff • Shchedrin Maria Gulik — contralto Arshak Kuzikyan — bass Aleksei Demchenko — piano

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Jan 2018

Rachmaninoff’s Études-Tableaux will be performed by V. Maslov

Jan 13 - 19:30 - 21:30
St James Sussex Gardens, Sussex Gardens
London, W2 3UD United Kingdom
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May 2018

YORK VEDAN IN CONCERT: SONGS OF LOVE AND EXILE ORIGINAL ENGLISH TRADAPTIONS OF RUSSIAN SONGS (PLUS SOME OF THE ORIGINALS)

May 11 - 19:30 - 22:00
Sands Films, 82 St Marychurch Street
London, SE16 4HZ United Kingdom
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   York Vedan is coming to London with a brand-new program! At its heart are his original English "tradaptations" (ranging from loose translations to barely recognizable adaptations) of his favorite Russian (and a few Yiddish) songs, including ballads by Russia's great songwriters Aleksandr Vertinsky, Bulat Okudzhava, and Vladimir Vysotsky, folk tunes, nineteenth-century love songs, and Soviet-era hits. Performed along with parts of the originals, York Vedan's versions are not just new interpretations: many of them are also his reflections on the songs' role in his own life. Come…

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Nov 2018

Night Of Broken Glass

Nov 18 - 12:00 - 13:00
St Lawrence Jewry C of E Church, Guildhall Yard
London, EC2V 5AA
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Come join us at noon on Sunday 18th November, in St Lawrence Jewry Church, Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AA, for Night of Broken Glass. This is a remarkable simultaneous event in London and Melbourne (Australia) to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht and promote understanding of different cultures, faiths and generations across the world. Earlier in Melbourne, choirs of young people plus dancers and singers from Tunisia, India, Bhutan and Ghana and dance troupe Brothers in Arms come together to tell…

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