Alexander Sokurov’s lates award-winning masterpiece Faust will be released in UK cinemas on 11 May. Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, the film completes Sokurov's loose tetralogy on the lives of historical figures.
5th Russian Film Festival, 4 - 13 November 2011
Director Alexander Sokurov's latest film Faust has won the Golden Lion, the top award at the Venice Film Festival.
20 February, 7.30pm
Bach, Schubert, Prokofiev and Wieniawski
Ukranian violinist Andrej Bielow, makes his solo Wigmore Hall debut on Friday 20 February at 7.30pm in a recital with pianist, Severin von Eckardstein. Andrej is well-known to Wigmore audiences as leader of the Szymanowski Quartet – a position he has held since 2005.
by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by James E. Falen
Oxford University Press, 2007, pp.2015
'The people are silent' So ends Pushkin's great historical drama Boris Godunov, in which Boris's reign as Tsar witnesses civil strife and intrigue, brutality and misery. Its legacy is an uncertain future for the new Tsar whose inauguration is met with devastating silence by the people.