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Friday 27th October 2017

11:30 AM

Revolution in Russia

Study Event

27 Oct 2017 11:30 | Okinaga Room

100 years on from the Russian Revolution, Philip Ross Bullock leads a study day exploring Russian song, both its general history and in relation to the Revolution. A fascinating opportunity for those who wish to learn more about this rich musical tradition.  11.30am - 12.15pm - Rebecca Mitchell explores the lives of composers, performers and music-lovers in the decades running up to the...

1:10 PM

Russian Romances: Katherine Broderick & Sergey Rybin

Lunchtime

27 Oct 2017 13:10 | Holywell Music Room

Katherine Broderick and Sergey Rybin give a programme of passionate Russian song, including works by Mussorgsky, Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov and others, as part of our day exploring the Russian Revolution of 1917.  This event is part of a day exploring Russian song in the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The schedule for the day is as follows: 11.30am - 12.15pm - Revolution In Russia...

5:30 PM

1917: The Last Flowering: Alexander Karpeyev

Chamber Music Early Evening

27 Oct 2017 17:30 | Holywell Music Room

This thrilling pianist, increasingly noted as an interpreter of the Russian 'Silver Age', performs works by Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and others, written between 1911 and 1917, including Stravinsky's virtuosic arrangement from Petrushka.  This event is part of a day exploring Russian song in the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The schedule for the day is as follows: ...

Festive Supper

Suppers

27 Oct 2017 18:30 | The Vaults and Garden Café

10:00 PM

Rachmaninov: Ilona Domnich & Sholto Kynoch

Late Night

27 Oct 2017 22:00 | New College Ante Chapel

The wonderful Russian soprano Ilona Domnich gives a late-night, candle-lit performance of songs by Rachmaninov. Rachmaninov was a prolific song composer, setting texts by numerous authors, but he left Russia on the eve of the Revolution and never wrote another song.  This event is part of a day exploring Russian song in the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The schedule for the day i...