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"Ladies and Gentlemen:
You are cordially invited to attend the Slavonic Dinner, Reception and
Concert at King's College, University of Cambridge, UK. This event,
dedicated to Piotr Illyich Tchaikovsky, will take in place in the most
magnificent venue at the University of Cambridge, the Great Hall of
College. It is normally closed for tourists and even for some members of
In 1893 on June 12 a remarkable event took place in Cambridge. Piotr
Illyitch Tchaikovsky gave a concert in connection with the 50th jubilee
Cambridge University Music Society . Following the concert a grand dinner
was organised in honour of the composer at the Great Hall of King's
(Tchaikovsky called it a banquet). Almost 114 later we are organising
another dinner to honour the Great Composer.
Date of the event: June 2, Saturday, 2007. Wine reception: will take
at Saltmarsh Rooms, King's College, University of Cambridge at 7:15 pm.
porters for directions. Places are very limited (last year event was
completely sold out).
The event web-site is here:
Our guests will include Prof. Simon Franklin (Head of the Slavonic
Department), Prof. Caroline Humphrey (King's College Fellow and Chevalier
dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques) and many others.
Dr. Alexander Orlov, University of Cambridge/King's College