Tag Archives: Russian Literature

Bolshoi Ballet Broadcast: A Hero of Our Time

This new riveting production of the Bolshoi is based on one of Russia’s finest literary masterpieces, a tragic poetic journey for the first time in cinemas.

About National Theatre Live:

The Modlin Center for the Arts, in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, will broadcast the seventh season of Pathe Live’s Bolshoi Ballet, featuring ballet productions direct from the grand Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. Audiences will enjoy these outstanding performances with the Bolshoi principals, soloists, and corps de ballet. Each production will feature behind-the-scenes programming, including interviews with the cast and creative teams, either prior to the start of the production, or during intermission.

Met Live in HD: Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.

A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and English National Opera.

Slavic Colloquium: Confession(s) in Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment

Speaker: Prof. Julian Connolly

While much of the narrative interest in Crime and Punishment is centered on the two subjects invoked in its own title:  crime (prestuplenie) and punishment (nakazanie), Dostoevsky’s most famous novel is also concerned with another abstract concept—confession (priznanie).   The sheer numbers and types of confession that appear in the novel are astounding.  This paper will investigate the myriad ways that confession crops up in Dostoevsky’s novel and see what it tells us about Dostoevsky’s central artistic and ethical preoccupations in the years after his own experience in the Russian criminal justice system.

Lecture: Anna Berman: Brothers and the Family Plot: A Comparative Approach to the Nineteenth-Century Russian and English Novel

Anna Berman is Assistant Professor of Russian Studies at McGill University.

Organized and sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Co-sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

This lecture will take place in 309 New Cabell Hall on the University of Virginia campus.

Regent University Theatre Presents: The Seagull

Unrequited love, artistic temperaments, and family jealousies collide in Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece. For one family, a summer in the Russian countryside lays bare the divide between the lives we live and the lives we long for.

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

Regent University Theatre Presents: The Seagull

Unrequited love, artistic temperaments, and family jealousies collide in Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece. For one family, a summer in the Russian countryside lays bare the divide between the lives we live and the lives we long for.

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

Regent University Theatre Presents: The Seagull

Unrequited love, artistic temperaments, and family jealousies collide in Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece. For one family, a summer in the Russian countryside lays bare the divide between the lives we live and the lives we long for.

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

Regent University Theatre Presents: The Seagull

Unrequited love, artistic temperaments, and family jealousies collide in Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece. For one family, a summer in the Russian countryside lays bare the divide between the lives we live and the lives we long for.

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

Regent University Theatre Presents: The Seagull

Unrequited love, artistic temperaments, and family jealousies collide in Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece. For one family, a summer in the Russian countryside lays bare the divide between the lives we live and the lives we long for.

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.

Regent University Theatre Presents: The Seagull

Unrequited love, artistic temperaments, and family jealousies collide in Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece. For one family, a summer in the Russian countryside lays bare the divide between the lives we live and the lives we long for.

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted in the theatre.