We have received the following from the Shostakovich Society.
For those of you who don`t know, the City of Tel Aviv will be naming
streets after Shostakovich, Oistrakh, Rubinstein, Chagall and others (as
well as a square after Mahler) next Monday (22nd) plus a concert at the
Tev Aviv Musuem of Art.
And please find below forthcoming events at the Centre for Russian Music.
Thanks, Lewis Owens
Centre for Russian Music Events
Goldsmiths, University of London
Council Chamber, Deptford Town Hall
Thursday, 1 February 2007:
6pm – ‘Sonata for Viola’ – a documentary film by
Semyon Aranovich and Alexander Sokurov on the life of Dmitri Shostakovich,
banned in the USSR
7.30pm – Recital: Devorina Gamalova, viola & violin (Goldsmiths
College)and Tanya Ursova, piano (Goldsmiths College) Programme:
Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147, Tchaikovsky Serenade Melancolique for
Violin and Piano, op. 26, Prokofiev Sonata for Violin and Piano No 2 in D
major, Op 94b
Thursday, 8 February 2007: 6pm – Talk by Alla Borzova and Alexander
Dmitriev (USA): ‘Travelling
through time and space. Music by Alla Borzova and Alexander
7.30pm – Recital: Alla Borzova, piano (USA) , Tanya Ursova, piano
(Goldsmiths College), Yuri Kalnits, violin (UK), Nora Schwarzberg, viola
(Austria) Programme: Pink & Blue (1998), for violin and piano;
Gulliver’s Travels: A Voyage to Laputa (2005), for piano solo, Images
(2002), for violin and piano by Alla Borzova and Salieri Variations
(2003), for violin solo, Ballade (2002), for piano solo and Sonata
for viola and piano by Alexander Dmitriev.
Thursday, 8 March 2007:
6pm – Talk by Tatiana Soloviova (Goldsmiths College): ‘Stepan
Smolensky and the Renaissance of Russian Sacred Music’
7.30pm – Recital: Chamber Choir directed by Noelle Mann (Goldsmiths
College) Programme to include Russian choral music
Thursday, 15 March 2007: 6pm – Talk by Vladimir Orlov (Clare College,
Cambridge) on Alexander
Scriabin’s life and works – title to be confirmed
7.30pm – Recital: Ayako Tabo, piano (Goldsmiths College). Programme
to include works by Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Shostakovich.