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Vladimir Jurowski. On searching, meditation, the therapeutic effects of music and the importance of silence. Vladimir Jurowski is a man of mystery. One of the most sought after and unusual conductors of our time, he is always searching for new directions in music. He often selects unconventional works, constantly broadening the orchestral repertoire. His interpretation is always original and stylistically objective. When a musician of this calibre talks about music, … SUPERWOMAN: ‘WORK, BUILD AND DON’T WHINE’ 17 июня в галерее GRAD открылась выставка SUPERWOMAN: ‘WORK, BUILD AND DON’T WHINE’, которая рассказывает об иконографической трансформации женского образа внутри пропагандистской риторики начиная с революции 1917-го и заканчивая Перестройкой. Лозунги, образы, плакаты, и реальная жизнь, в которой советская женщина должна была выполнять множество производственных и социальных функций, зачастую сильно отличались друг от друга, что … The ‘Immortal Regiment’ in London This year, the ‘Immortal Regiment’ took to the streets of London for the first time. The number of people attending the Victory Day event was astonishing, even for the Russian Gap team, and it’s not the first time we have seen a big Russian event in London. If I had to guess, I would say … Exhibition Opening of ‘Unexpected Eisenstein’ On 17 February, the exhibition ‘Unexpected Eisenstein’ opened at GRAD Gallery. A wide public witnessed for the first time the graphic works of the great director: his sketches for theatre and film, satirical caricatures and drawings from his private archive. In total, more than 60 works were included in the exhibition, as well as documents … Khodorkovsky’s ‘Open Russia’ in London The fact that the centre of Russia’s cultural and social life is gradually shifting to London is no longer something that surprises anyone. What is more surprising is the speed with which this is happening. Yesterday, a new, important event took place – the opening of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s Open Russia club. In a specially restored …

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100 and Up. The Cost of Educating Children in London This material was first published in the print version of Russian Gap magazine (issue 2, 2015). We are constantly hearing about how London is the most expensive city in the world, and educating your children here can amount to a tidy sum. Especially if you take into account that Grandma is not nearby, kindergartens and … The ‘Immortal Regiment’ in London This year, the ‘Immortal Regiment’ took to the streets of London for the first time. The number of people attending the Victory Day event was astonishing, even for the Russian Gap team, and it’s not the first time we have seen a big Russian event in London. If I had to guess, I would say … Denis Matsuev: “If I see a girl walking in with a bouquet, I know for sure she’s Russian” This material was first published in issue 4 of Russian Gap magazine (2015) My first question, of course, is about London. We are a London magazine and really love our city. Tell me, when did you come here for the first time? It was in 1994. I came at the invitation of Andrew Lloyd Webber … SUPERWOMAN: ‘WORK, BUILD AND DON’T WHINE’ 17 июня в галерее GRAD открылась выставка SUPERWOMAN: ‘WORK, BUILD AND DON’T WHINE’, которая рассказывает об иконографической трансформации женского образа внутри пропагандистской риторики начиная с революции 1917-го и заканчивая Перестройкой. Лозунги, образы, плакаты, и реальная жизнь, в которой советская женщина должна была выполнять множество производственных и социальных функций, зачастую сильно отличались друг от друга, что …
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