From the Pushkin Club
The Pushkin Club at the Inn on the Green
Portobello Fitness Centre
3 Thorpe Close
Tuesday 29 November at 7:30
('Of days long since gone …')
A talk with music on Pushkin, Gogol … and Shostakovich.
Gerard McBurney is a composer of mostly stage and chamber works. His opera 'The Airman's Tale' had its premiere at the War Museum in June 2005. He was worked in radio broadcasting since 1985, especially for BBC, in both English and Russian and has written and researched many documentary films, one in collaboration with Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Opera about the history of Russian music.
Nearest underground: Ladbroke Grove Buses: 52, 23, 7, 70, 295
The venue is on the 1st floor under the Westway, between Portobello Road and Ladbroke Grove.
It is open all day and provides food before the talk
All events at the Club are free to members.
Non-members: £4 (£3 concessions)