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2015

  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by Elena Avramenko «From the history of the Walpole collection acquirement for the State Hermitage museum» – January, 22
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by Elizaveta Renne «Collection of English paintings in the State Hermitage Museum» with musical illustrations – January, 26
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by Lydmila Lyakhova «Wedgwood pottery in the history of cultural relations between Russia and Britain: 1774-2014» – February, 5
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by Marina Lopato «Collection of English silver in the State Hermitage Museum» – February, 12
  • «Anglomania» club: public reading of English poetry by Princess Katya Galitzine (poems by Edith Sitwell & Sacheverell Sitwell) – March, 2
  • Seminar «Book publishing of  Russian emigration. Research and researchers» in memory of Sergey Isakov. (In consort with the Iformative and cultural center "The Russian emigration")  – March, 3
  • Exhibition «The Golden Age of Russian publishing in Germany» formed by Alexander Solzhenitsyn Russia Abroad House (Moscow) – March, 2 – April, 5
  • Excursion over the exhibition «The Golden Age of Russian publishing in Germany» with showing of documentary «Russian traces in Dresden» (2006) – March, 14, 28; April, 4
  • Conversation meeting with Lydia Lavrova (USA) «Higher education in the United States» – March, 27
  • Presentation of the book by Irina Lisaevich «Gruzino on Volkhov river: past, present, future» (SPb., 2014) – March, 30
  • Presentation of the book by Larisa Ageeva «Grand duchess Alexandra Petrovna – Venerable Anastasia of Kiev» (SPb., 2014)April, 9
  • Showing of documentary «Prince Oleg» (The tragic death of Prince Oleg Konstantinovich, son of the poet K.R.) (dir. K.Artukhov, 2014, 26 min.) presented by Konstantin Artukhov – April, 29
  • Presentation of the book «Historical review and chronicle of Oranienbaum. Publication of the manuscript of 1872» (SPb., 2014). Introduced by compilers and authors of explanatory note Ekaterina Denisova and Marina Pavlova (Peterhof State Museum Reserve) – May, 13
  • Commemorative evening in Honour of art-critic, historian and regional ethnographer Viktor Vasililievich Antonov (1938-2014). In consort with Petersburg department of Mayakovsky library – May, 15. Photoreport you could see on The Lihachev Fund site lfond.spb.ru/chronicle/637/
  • Presentation of the book by Viktor Korentsvit «Summer Garden of Peter the Great» (M., 2015). To the Birthday of St.Petersburg. – May, 27
  • Presentation of the book by Olga Levin «From the end to the beginning» (SPb., 2015)June, 1
  • Meeting with the professor or Tartu University Malle Salupere (Estonia) - June. 2
  • Presentation of the book by Tatyana Kiseleva and Olga Mavrina "In the Court village called Shapky..."  - June, 17
  • "Anglomania" club: public reading of English poetry by Princes Katya Galitzine (poems by T.S.Elliot) - June, 22
  • Monthly excursions around the Galitzine Library – (January-June)
  • Weekly meetings of the English reading club – (January-June)

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2014:

  • Film club: showing of documentaries from the cycle «Promenade at history» (dir. E.Popov, 2012): «Imperial title of Peter I», «Mysterious interrogation in Monplaisir palace» (N.Ge’s painting «Peter the Great Interrogating the Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich»), «Slandered Imperior. Peter III» – January, 14, 21, 28
  • Book exhibition about Peter I and Peter III (13-28 January)
  • Presentation of the book by V.A.Chernenko «Blagoveshchensky Bridge – the first regular bridge over the Neva» (SPb., 2013) – January, 17
  • Presentation of the book series by M.N.Kolotilo «Tolstoy House at Rubenstein Street» January, 29
  • Film club: showing of documentaries by the «Russian path» studio (Moscow) about Russian emigration: Marilyn Monroe, Anthony Quinn and others: Michael Chekhov’s Star Academy (dir. A.Burykin, 2009), «Russian artists in France» (dir. A.Guryanov, 2012), «Grechaninov’s return» (dir. E.Trusevich, 2012) – February, 4, 11, 18
  • Book exhibition «Russian artists in France» (10-21 February)
  • «Anglomania» club (within the UK-Russia Year of Culture): lecture series by E.Konyuhova: «London in 1818 as Prince V.Galitzine saw it», «Life of Prince V.Galitzine's family in emigration in England», «Prince V.Galitzine's antique-shop», «English photographer Cyril Arapoff» – February, 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Presentation of the book by Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden «Life and Tragedy of Alexandra Feodorovna» (M., 2012) – February, 28
  • Book exhibition about Alexandra Feodorovna(February, 27-March, 7)
  • Film club: showing of documentaries by the «Russian path» studio (Moscow) about Russian emigration: «18 seconds». Vicky. Princess Vera Obolensky (dir. A.Burykin, 2010), «Died for France» (dir. S.Zaytsev, 2003), «Allies. Faith and Fidelity» (dir. S.Zaytsev, 2010), « Feeling of the moment». Russian artists Serge Hollerbach and Victor Lazuchin's life course (dir. A.Guryanov, 2010) – March, 4, 11, 18. 25
  • «Anglomania» club (within the UK-Russia Year of Culture): lecture by L.Zavyalova «St. Petersburg Gentlemen's club (1770-1918)»March, 6
  • Presentation of the book by Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm «Jewels from Imperial St. Petersburg» (SPb., 2013) in english – March, 12
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by O.Paschinskaya «Grand Duke Nikolai Pavlovich and his impression of England (1816-1817)» - Part I – March, 13
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by M.Efimov «Dmitry Petrovich Svyatopolk-Mirsky between Russia and Britain»March, 20
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by S.Kuznetsova «The "Thornton" wool manufacture in St.Petersburg»March, 28
  • Presentation of the book by G.Korneva, T.Cheboksarova «Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna» (SPb., 2014) – March, 31
  • Film club: showing of documentaries by the «Russian path» studio (Moscow) about Russian emigration: «Hitch your wagon to the stars...» (dir. A.Gurianov, 2011), «Russian Triumph in a strange land. Engineer Ponyatov – pioneer of the videoera» (dir. G.Tagieva, 2012), « The Rehearsal» (dir. S.Zaytsev, 2009) – April, 1, 8, 15
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by E.Minkina «Furniture made in an English style from the collection of The State Museum of the History of St. Peterburg»April, 3
  • «Anglomania» club: concert of music by English composers (John Ireland, Sir Arnold Bax, York Bowen, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir Edward Elgar), performed by Michael Mishenko and Boris Barinov April, 9
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by O.Paschinskaya «Grand Duke Nikolai Pavlovich and his impression of England (1816-1817)» - Part II – April, 17
  • Book exhibition dedicated to the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth – (21-30 April)
  • Meeting coincided with 100th anniversary of the Cathedral of Archangel Michael in Lomonosov (Oranienbaum). Showing of documentary by E.Zakharov «Last Imperial Cathedral. Story of revival»; presentation of the book by V.Grebenyuk «In the shade of Archangel Michael» (SPb., 2014) – May, 14
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by G.Korneva and T.Cheboksarova «Furniture of the British factory "Maple" that took place in Romanov’s palaces and houses of Petersburg aristocracy» – May, 15
  • Presentation of the Yuri Terapiano’s book «Half-a-century of the literary life of Russian Paris (1924-1974)» (SPb., 2014) by Rene Guerra (France) – May, 23
  • Meeting with founders and authors of the multi-volume encyclopedia «Three centuries of Saint-Petersburg» May, 27
  • Film club: showing of documentaries from the cycle «Promenade at history» (dir. L.Brykova, 2013): «Fyodor Lidval», «Kazimir Malevich»; «Igor Sikorsky», «Novik» (Russian destroyer); «Automobile», «Tramway» – May, 6, 13, 20
  • Book exhibition about Oranienbaum (14-19 May)
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by Theodora Clarke (UK) «Revolutionary Russia: the Avant-garde and Visual Culture» in english – May, 19
  • Book exhibition about Avant-garde in Russia(19-23 May)
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by S.Levoshko «Architect Berthold Lubetkin – pioneer of the modernism in the XX century» – June, 4
  • «Anglomania» club: lecture by G.Mardilovich «The Story of a Gift of Russian Prints to England» in english – June, 23
  • «Anglomania» club: Lecture by S.Levoshko «Architect Berthold Lubetkin – a pioneer of modernism in XX century»4 июня
  • «Anglomania» club: Lecture by Galina Mardilovich (UK) «The Story of a Gift of Russian Prints to England» in english – June, 23
  • А talk by Dr Stanislav Shmelev (UK) «The Search for the Exotic: an Ecological Art Approach» in englishSeptember, 24
  • Photo-documetary exhibition «50 Years of the first exhibition of "Xerox" machines in Russia»(September, 29-November, 20)
  • Excursions over the photo-documetary exhibition «50 Years of the first exhibition of "Xerox" machines in Russia» with demonstration of first Xerox machines commercials – September, 29; October, 4, 11, 25; November, 8, 14, 19
  • «Anglomania» club:  Lecture by Princess Sasha Galitzine (UK) «Beardsley and the rise of Salome the «femme fatale» in english – October, 2
  • Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Galitzine Library: rewarding of the Galitzine Prize for poetry translation winner and concert by the Mikhailovsky quartet. The winner is A.Kruglov (Moscow), 2nd place – E.Zimina, 3rd place – N.Gol’; also the jury noted translations by E.Novozhilova, I.Zhmakov, Y.Goncharova, A.Gricenko, E.Noskova. – October, 17
  • «Anglomania» club: Lecture by V.V.Skurlov «Faberge and England»October, 23
  • Meeting with M.Talalay about «russian Italy» and presentation of his new books – October, 29
  • «Anglomania» club: Lecture by A.L.Raiman «English gardens in St.Petersburg»November, 7
  • «Anglomania» club: Lecture by Catherine Phillips «D.M.Galitzine – erudite collector of paintings and patron of Mozart. (English woman about russian prince)» November, 13
  • «Anglomania» club:  Musical evening «English album». V.Soloviev and friends perform music by english composers (H.Purcell, B.Britten, J.Ireland) – November, 17
  • Lecture by Paul Gilbert (Canada) «Imperial Obsession: the West’s Fascination with the Romanov Legacy» in English – December, 8
  • Meeting with Rene Guerra (France), D.Ivashinzov and presentation of the 9th issue of the «Russky mir» almanac. Also V.Rostov and A.Senkevich will present a newly published Yuri Terapiano’s novella «Samsara»December, 12
  • New Year Concert with music by composers J.Bach, E.Bozza, R. Galliano, A.Piazzolla, P.Makkonen, E.Sejourne, S.Rachmaninov, M.Tariverdiev, V.Gavrilin presented by V.Rozanov, K.Kolesnikov, S.Oskolkov Jr., I.Rozanova – December, 26
  • Monthly excursions around the Galitzine Library – (January-December)
  • Weekly meetings of the English reading club(January-December)

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2013: 

  • Concert by Rimsky-Korsakov string quartet–January, 17
  • Presentation of the book by Sergey Kuznetsov «The Stroganovs. 500 Years of the Family. Only the Tsars Above» (Moscow, 2012) – January, 30
  • Presentation of the book by Konstantin Liholat and Andrey Rodenkov «At the Creative Workshop of P.K.Vaulin» (SPb., 2013) – February, 7
  • Presentation of the book by Irina Lisaevich «Architect Bagenov and Petersburg» (SPb, 2012) – February, 26
  • Presentation of the book by Leonid Viskochkov «Weekdays and Holidays of the Imperial Court» (SPb, 2012) – March, 29
  • Presentation of the book by Leonid Romankov «Seven and Hath» (SPb., 2012) – April, 22
  • Presentation of the book «Faberge and Saint-Petersburg Jewelers» (SPb., 2012) and meeting with authors Valentin Skurlov, Alexander Gorinya – April, 23
  • Photo exhibition by Margarita Fedina (Moscow) «North Modern. Collection of Diagonals» (Saint-Petersburg, Vyborg, Riga, Helsinki) – (10 April – 31 May)
  • A talk given by Rene Guerra (France) «When We Return to Russia…»  May, 13
  • Children’s excursion around the Countess Carlow Mansion in the context of the city event «Museum Night» - May, 18
  • Showing of films in English about Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova and English play writer Terence Rattigan – June, 6, 13, 20
  • Presentation of the book «Letters of Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna to Her Youth Friend Tony Bekker-Braxt» (SPb., 2013) and meeting with translator of the book Elena Kopylova – June, 21
  • Presentation of the book by Vladislav Solov’ev «Music of the Stone Island» with music pieces – June, 26
  • Presentation of the book by K.Liholat and A.Rodenkov «Glazed tile stoves of Vyborg» (SPb., 2013) – September, 23
  • English conversation club with volunteer Archie Kelly (UK) – September, 12; October, 5, 17; November, 7
  • Concert dedicated to the 19th Anniversary of the Galitzine Library in performance of «Inga von Grot Jazz» band – October, 18
  • Presentation of the two-volume book by N.Makaruchina «Gurzuf – the brightest pearl of the Crimea’s south coast» (Simferopol, 2012) – November, 18
  • Concert by Rimsky-Korsakov string quartet November, 29
  • Book exhibition «Crimea’s south coast» (November 18-December 2)
  • Series of book exhibitions about A.Pushkin, F.Dostoevsky, I.Orbeli and the State Hermitage museum – (2-30 December)
  • Film club: showing of documentaries from the cycle «Promenade at history» (dir. L.Brykova, 2012): «Genius loci. Pushkin», «Dostoevsky’s addresses», «I.A.Orbeli»h – December, 4, 11, 18
  • Presentation of the book by N.Kachalov «Privy councilor’s memoirs» (M., 2012) – December, 16
  • New Year concert performed by «The Quintet of Four» band – December, 25
  • Monthly excursions around the Galitzine Library(November-December)
  • Weekly meetings of the English reading club(January-December)

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2012:   

  • Presentation of the book by Elena Minkina «Piotr Veiner. His Life and Work» (SPb., 2011) – January, 16
  • Presentation of the reference book by Yury Kuzmin «Russian Imperial Family (1797-1917)» (SPb., 2011) – February, 7
  • «Evidences of Siege»: presentation of books «Olga. Forbidden Diary» and «Save my grieved story…Siege diary by Lena Muhina» (SPb., 2011)February, 16
  • Presentation of the book by Konstantin Liholat and Andrey Rodenkov «Ceramic workshop of Leopold Bonafede» (SPb., 2012) – February, 20
  • Concert of family string quartet «Amfir» and Ekaterina Romanova  (soprano) «Dedication to Mozart» - February, 27   
  • Exhibition «Cyril Arapoff (1898-1976) – unknown Russian photographer». Photos from the Prince George Galitzine family archive (London) - (21 November 2011 – April 2012)
  • Public reading of modern English poetry with Princess Katya Galitzine –April, 18
  • Concert by Rimsky-Korsakov string quartet– April, 19
  • Virtual excursion around the Countess Carlow Mansion in the context of the city event «Biblionight» - April, 20
  • Showing of the documentary «When the Lyceum appeared» (SPb, 2011). To the 200 Anniversary of the Tsar’s Lyceum – April, 23
  • Concert dedicated to the Birthday of Prince George Galitzine (1916-1992) in performance of string quartet «Amfir» - May, 23
  • English discussion club with Eva Rosenthal – June-July
  • Public reading of modern English poetry with Princess Katya Galitzine –September, 11
  • Presentation of the book by Zoia Belyakova «Reverted From Oblivion. Love Story of Duke Nikolay Leuchtenberg and Nadegda Akinfova» (SPb, 2012) –September, 20
  • Presentation of the book «Musicians and Art Patrons» (Hamburg, The Gartow Trust, 2012). To the 150 Anniversary of St.Petersburg Conservatory – October, 3
  • Concert dedicated to the 18th Anniversary of the Galitzine Library in performance of students and postgraduate students of  St.Petersburg Conservatory – October, 18
  • Presentation of the book by Larisa Ageeva «Peotr Georgievich, Prince of Oldenburg» (SPb, 2012) – November, 20
  • Presentation of the book by Igor Zimin «The Winter Palace: People and Walls. History of the Imperial Residence, 1762-1917» (Moscow, 2012) – November, 30
  • Presentation of the book by Emma Annenkova and Galina Smagina «The Enlighten Benefactor Prince P.G.Oldenburg» (SPb., 2012) – December, 10
  • Presentation of the book «Agafon Faberge in the Red Petrograd» (SPb, 2012) and meeting with authors Valentin Skurlov, Alexander Rupasov, Stanislav Bernev – December, 17
  • New Year concert in performance of vocal studio of St.Petersburg Scientists House – December, 25
     

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2011:

  • Presentation of the two-volume book by Igor Zimin «Everyday Life of the Russian Imperial Court» (M.: Zentrpoligraph, 2010) – January 18.
  •  Meeting with A.V. Antoschenko (Petrozavodsk) “Sir Paul Vinogradov – «thankful newcomer of a hospitable Britain» and William Hobson (England) – P.G. Vinogradov’s great great-grandson – January 28
  • Piano evening by Viktor Ryabchikov (Moscow) in commemoration of Duke Andrey Petrovich Gagarin (07.09.1934– 30.01.2011)– February 4
  • «Visiting Monrepo» (Meeting with Museum - preserve «Park Monrepo» officials; presentation of an anniversary almanac “Monrepo”) – February 18
  • Showing of the documentary «Lyceum after Lyceum». Fates of Lyceum graduating students after 1917. (Dir. Konstantin Artukhov, script Sergey Nekrasov, 2007)March 1
  • Commemoration meeting to Dmitry Butirin (11.06.1933-26.03.2010) –March 26
  • Dmitry Butirin Commemoration Exhibition, projects of his restoration works(30 March-13 April)
  • Presentation of the book by Irina Hmelnitskaya «For the Welfare of Motherland… Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich – Head of the Imperial Academy of Arts» (SPb, 2011) - April 7
  • Presentation of the book by Alla Bogdan «Daughter and sister of the Emperor». Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna (SPb, 2011)  – April 21
  • Concert dedicated to the Birthday of Prince George Galitzine (1916-1992) in performance of string quartet «Amfir» - May 10
  • Literary-music salon «In the friends circle». Talks about Chopin and romanticism in music. In performance of students and aspirants of St.Petersburg Conservatory – June 17
  • «The Book courtyard on Fontanka». Participating in project of Mayakovsky Library. Quiz and excursion around The Galitzine Library – August 27
  • Meeting with historian Igor Zimin and presentation of his books «Tzar’s Money: income and Costs of the Romanov House» and «Tsar’s Work» from book series «Daily Life of Russian Imperial Court» - September, 8
  • Photo exhibition dedicated to the 300 anniversary of Oranienbaum from the Prince George Galitzine family archive and State archives – (16 September – 16 November)   
  • Showing documentary «Oranienbaum city-park, Lomonosov city-port» (Dir. Evgeny Zaharov, Sergey Bogatirev, 2011). Confined to the 300 Anniversary of Oranienbaum, to the 17th Anniversary of the Galitzine Library – October, 18
  • Public reading of English poetry with Princess Katya GalitzineOctober, 25
  • Presentation of the book «Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna» (SPb., 2011) – October, 28
  • Presentation of the book by Larisa Ageeva «In the tracks of Princess Natalya Dolgorukov» (Kiev, 2011) – November, 11 
  • Participation in the First photobiennale of historical and archival photography from the Russian museums, archives and libraries in the Russian museum -  (17 November 2011-20 January 2012)
  • Exhibition «Cyril Arapoff (1898-1976) – unknown Russian photographer». Photos from the Prince George Galitzine family archive (London) -  (21 November 2011 – April 2012)
  • A talk given by Valentina Koshkaryan (France) «Russian Intimate theatre in Paris» - November, 29 
  • Meeting with Emilian Lashin and presentation of his book «The fourth voice» (SPb., 2011) – December, 11
  • Presentation of the book by Marina Logunova «Grieved rituals of the Imperial Russia» (Moscow, 2011) – December, 16
  • New Year Jazz concert with Piotr Kornev – December, 28

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2010:

  •  Presentation of the book by Alla Krasko «Three Centuries of Counts Sheremetev’s City Estate» - 19 January
  • Presentation of the book by Galina Ippolitova «Aurora Demidova-Countess Nogera» - 15 February
  • Showing of the documentary about Moscow estate of Princess Galitzine «Kuz’minki. Walking along the Estate» (Dir. Olga Kologrivova, 2005)16 March
  • A talk given by Yuri Saveliev (Moscow) «Nikolay Vladimirovich Sultanov (1850-1908): architect, scientist and teacher. Saint-Petersburg architect school at the epoch of historical method» and presentation of the book «Nikolay Vladimirovich Sultanov: portrait of the architect at the epoch of historical method» - 8 April
  • Concert in memory of Duke George of Meklenburg-Strelitz in the «Germany week in Saint-Petersburg» with the participation of the Gartow Trust (Germany)19 April
  • Presentation of the book «Vasiliy Shuhaev: his Life and Work» and a talk given by Elena Yakovleva, the researcher – 19 April
  • Presentation of the book by Galina Korneva and Tatiana Cheboksarova «Russia and Europe: Dynastic Relations» - 27 April
  • Participating in the book-illustrated exhibition of the Russian National Library «Leningrad at the Years of the Great Patriotic War. Blockade Collection of the Russian National Library » - (29 April-20 May)
  • Evening dedicated to the Birthday of Prince George Galitzine (1996-1992) «Faithful Son of Russia and Upholder of it’s Glory» - 5 May
  • Exhibition «War in the Focus of Objective» (Books about the II World war  from the Library collection) - (7-31 May)
  • Presentation of the book by Tatiana Solov’eva «New Holland and it’s Surroundings» and a talk given by architect Veniamin Fabritsky19 May
  • Presentation of the book «Boats on the Water!», dedicated to the 150 Anniversary of sport rowing in Russia – 21 May
  • A talk given by John Varoli (London), Valentin Skurlov, Galina Korneva and Tatiana Cheboksarova about «Jewelry in pillowcases»  (Jewelry of Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna that were found in Sweden in 2008) – 2 June
  • Two evenings of classical romances in performance of students and aspirants of St.Petersburg State Conservatory named after N.A.Rimskiy-Korsakov – 17 and 21 June
  • Presentation of the book by Zoia Belyakova «Honour and Fidelity: Russian Dukes of Leuchtenberg» (SPb.: Logos, 2010) – September 23
  • Series of lectures by Galina Korneeva and Tatiana Cheboksarova «Romanovs in Crimea. Residences of Emperors and Grand Dukes» – October 8, 15, 29
  • Presentation of the book by N.B. Sukhomlin «Gostilitsy Estate an its Neighbourhood. XV-XX centuries» (SPb.: Petersburg-XXI vek, 2010) – November 2
  • Commemoration meeting to Galina Popova (04.12.1949– 27.11.2009) and the Concert of the String Quartet “Amfir” – November 24
  • Galina Popova Commemoration Exhibition (publications and photoworks) – (November 25 – December 25)
  • Presentation of the book by Tatiana Ivanovna Verbitskaya «Frustrated Emperor: Grand Duke Nikolai Alexandrovich» (SPb. Centrpoligraph, 2010) – December 2
  • Showing of documentaries «Grand Duchess’ Will» and «Paradoxes of History. Liquidate in a fortnight…» (screens by G.A. Popova, directed by L. Bortrik, 2000) – December 10
  • «Livadia». Final lecture of the series by Galina Korneeva and Tatiana Cheboksarova «Romanovs in Crimea. Residences of Emperors and Grand Dukes» – December 23
  • New Year concert of students and post-graduates from Saint-Petersburg Conservatory – December 28

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2009:

  • A talk given by Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm (Finland) «Masterpieces of Faberge School - Finish Verges. From Finish Family Archives» - 9 February
  • Presentation of Dmitri and Irina Guzevich’s book «Great Embassy: The Border of Epochs or the Beginning of New Way. 1697-1698» (SPb., 2008) - 19 February
  • A talk given by Rene Gerra «Three Amazons of White Russian Emigration: I.Odoevceva, Z.Shahovskaya, N.Berberova and their Memoirs» - 24 February
  • Exhibition «Foucault Space. Saint Petersburg in photos by Alexander Filippov» (3-24 March)
  • Participation in exhibition of Russian National Library «Karl Faberge: his artists, masters and followers» - (3 April-8 May)
  • A talk given by Sergey Kuznetsov «Three Pauls and two Aglaids» (The «Mar’ino» estate of Counts Stroganov and Princes Galitzine) – 5 May
  • A concert by Rimsky-Korsakov string quartet, dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of Duke Georgy Georgievich of Mechklenburg-Strelitz – 3 June
  • Exhibition «Saint-Petersburg of Duke George Meklenburg-Strelitz, 1859-1909» to the 150 Anniversary of death and 100 of death – (20 October-16 November)
  • Concert by students of St.Petersburg State Concervatory, named after N.A.Rimskiy-Korsakov from pieces of music by Duke George Meklenburg-Strelitz – 20 October
  • Concert by string quartet «Amfir» confined to the opening of the exhibition «Saint-Petersburg of Duke George Meklenburg-Strelitz, 1859-1909» - 23 October
  • Exhibition «Saint-Petersburg of Duke George Meklenburg-Strelitz, 1859-1909» in the Museum of Local History in Lomonosov (Oranienbaum)(3 December-4 February)
  • Presentation of the book by Andreas Kofod «50 Years in Russia» (SPb, 2010) – 10 December
  • A talk given by Irina Georgievna Komo-Demidova(France) «The faith of the offspring of the first line emigration» - 21 December
  • New Year concert by string quartet «Amfir» - 29 December

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 2008: 

  • Showing of the documentary «Great Dynasties. The Galitzine Family» (2005, «1 Channel») (23 January)
  • Presentation of the book «Architectural Heritage of Russian Emigration» (5 February)
  • A talk given by Yakov Gordin «Prince Dmitri Galitzine contrary to autocracy» (22 February)
  • Exhibition «Prince Vladimir Galitzine – the chevalier guard of Empress Maria Feodorovna» (Letters and documents from the Galitzine family and Russian archives) (22 February-25 March)
  • Showing of the documentary about Princes Natalia Petrovna Galitzine «Princess Natalia Petrovna» (1991, K.Artuchov) (28 March)
  • Exhibition «Book collections and exlibrises of Princes Galitzine» (28 March-30 April)
  • Exhibition of photographs in memory of Svetlana Grishkina «Enliven beauty» (25 March-15 April)
  • A talk given by Olga Vorobieva «Academician Prince Boris Galitzine» (28 April)
  • Exhibition of works by Katya Galitzine «Sculpture, photographs and articles» (12-25 May)
  • A talk given by Rene Gerra «The unknown pages of cultural history of Russian emigration» (20 May)
  • A talk given by Douglas Smith and presentation of his book «The Pearl. A True Story of Forbidden Love in Catherine the Great’s Russia» (17 June)
  • Exhibition «Prince Dmitri Galitzine - Apostle of the Alleghenies» (Missionary work of Prince Galitzine in America) (1-23 July)
  • Exhibition of Watercolours by George Galitzine «Shopwindows of London» (6-25 September)
  • Exhibition «Symbols of Russian Wiesbaden» (29 September-15 October)
  • Concert of musical compositions by Princes Galitzine (20 October)
  • Exhibition «The Princes Galitzine: 600 Years Serving to the Motherland» (20 October-25 November)
  • Concert of Joseph Haydn performed by Family String Quartette «Amfir» (26 November)
  • Exhibition «Awards of Princes Galitzine» (26 November-30 December)
  • New Year concert performed by Family String Quartette «Amfir» (29 December)

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2007:

  • Сoncert of the Family String Quartette ‘Amfir’: Dedicated to the 200th Anniversary of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna (19 January)
  • Book Exhibition dedicated to the Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna (January-March)
  • A talk given by the historians of the city Elena Minkina and Galina Popova ‘Old St Petersburg Museum’: Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Museum (9 February)
  • Presentation of Yakov Gordin’s 2-volume edition ‘The Rebellion of the reformers’ (2 March)
  • A talk given by historian Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm (Finland) 'The Grand Duchy of Finland and the Russian Award System' (30 March)
  • Lecture-concert, dedicated to the 200th Anniversary of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna: pieces from the Anton Rubinstein’s 'Stone Island'; presenter Vladislav Soloviev (24 April)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna’ (2006, Director E.Gorelikova) (4 May)
  • Сoncert of Valentina Kamenskaya (soloist of the Karelian State Philharmonic Hall, Petrozavodsk) and Family String Quartette ‘Amfir’, and opening of the exhibition ‘Petersburg of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna’ (29 May)
  • Presentation of the reference book ‘The Members of the Russian Empire State Council. 1801-1906’ compiled by Yury Kuzmin and Denis Shilov (8 June)
  • Meeting with English writers Hanif Kureishi, Edward Docx, Hugo Rifkind, Mattew Scott, Thomas Ades, Alex James and showing of the feature film «My beautiful laundrette» (2007, Stephen Frears, script Hanif Kureishi) as the part of the Festival «Jewel of Russia» (29 October)
  • Presentation of the bibliographic reference book «Sergey Pavlovich Diaghilev. 1872-1929» (21 December)
  • Christmas concert of vocal band «Eleon» with participation of Alexander Manotskov (25 December)

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2006:

  • Showing of the art-project ‘Olga Olga Elena’ (France, 2005) by Eleonore de Montesquiou (3 February)
  • Presentation of the book ‘The Prince Dmitrij Obolensky’s notes’ (17 March)
  • Concert of the Russian composers’ music performed by Ekaterina Gerasimova – a soloist of the St Petersburg State Academic Choir (12 April)
  • Showing of the documentary about the Empress Maria Feodorovna ’13 Moments Of Fate’ (26 April)
  • Opening of the exhibition of the photographs ‘Prince George Galitzine, 1916-1992’, showing of the piece of the documentary ‘The Russian House’, and a concert of the Family String Quartette ‘Amfir’ (3 May)
  • Open-air concert of the Family String Quartette ‘Amfir’ (27 June)
  • Concert of ‘The St Petersburg Brass Quintet’ (30 June)
  • Exhibition ‘…Your loving niece Dagmar’ (The Private letters and documents of Maria Feodorovna from the Galitzine family archives) (26 September – 25 October)
  • Presentation of Galina Korneva and Tatiana Tcheboksarova’s book Empress Maria Feodorovna’s Favorite Residences in Russia and Denmark’ (22 November)
  • Presentation of the book ‘Oranienbaum. XIX century… (Catalogue of the Exhibition ‘Pieces of a Mirror‘ (Dedicated to celebration of the 150th Anniversary of establishment of the Russian branch of the Mecklenburg-Strelitz House) (St Petersburg, 2006) (6 December)

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2005:

  • Showing of the documentary about the Russian emigres in Finland ‘On that side of the time’ (Directors S.Levashov, T.Khiamialeinen, 2002) (15 February)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘Hunting for Faberge’ (2004), presentation of the book ‘Carl Faberge’s St Petersburg’ and meeting with co-authors Valentin Skurlov (co-author of the texts) and Anatoly Perevyshko (artist) (9 March)
  • Presentation of new books published by the Publishing-house ‘Faces of Russia’ (18 April)
  • Concert of the Russian composers’ music performed by Ekaterina Gerasimova – the soloist of the St Petersburg State Academic Choir (30 May)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘Olga – The Last Grand Duchess’ (Denmark-Canada) (1 July)
  • Open-air concert of the chamber ensemble Amfir’ (7 July)
  • Presentation of the reference book ‘Russian Imperial Family. 1797-1917’ compiled by Yury Kuzmin (20 September)
  • Exhibition ‘Hero Cities of Russia’ by British watercolorist Janet Treloar (12-18 October)
  • Presentation of the Papers of the International Conference ‘The Ducal Family of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Russia’ (6 and 16 December)

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2004:
The 10th Anniversary of the Galitzine Library 

  • A charitable action 'A Christmas Gift for a Village Library' - books for the library in the village of Zhabino (Gatchina region) (December 2003 - February 2004)
  • Presentation of the Moscow historian Nadezhda Polunina’s book ‘Who is who among the collectors in old Russia. New biographical dictionary’ (17 February)
  • Presentation of the album ‘The Yousupov Palace’ (authors: G.Sveshnikova, О.Utochkina, N.Feodorova) (26 April 2004)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘The Grand Duchess’s Testament’ (2000, Director L.Boltrik) and concert of the chamber ensemble ‘Amfir’ (12 May)
  • Lecture 'On the History of the Noble Assembly’ by Galina Retrovskaya (Director of the Library of the St Petersburg Philharmobia) (20 May)
  • Presentation of the historians E.Annenkova’s and Y.Golikov’s book ‘Princes of Oldenburg in St Petersburg’ (2 June)
  • Presentation of the Russian writer and historian Zoya Belyakova’s book ‘Grand Duke Alexej Alexandrovich. For and against’ (9 June)
  • Concert of the Pavel Smelkov’s string quartette ‘Baltica’ (7 July)
  • Concert of the family choir ‘Singing Family' and a charitable action of giving books to the libraries of St Petersburg (28 September)
  • Presentation of the American designer George Rome’s and the Russian writer and historian Zoya Belyakova’s book ‘St Petersburg through the eyes of an American’ (12 October)
  • Presentation of the Count Valentin Zubov’s book ‘Hard busy days of Russia (1917-1925)’ (22 November)
  • Concert of M.Glinka’s and A.Rubinstein’s music performed by Irina Masterova (soprano; Moscow) and a lecture ‘Rubinstein and his contemporaries’ given by a musicologist V.Goncharova, dedicated to the Anton Rubinstein 175th Anniversary (25 November)
  • Presentation of the CD-ROM ‘The St Petersburgers in the Russian seasons of Sergey Diagelev’ (16 December)

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2003:
         The 300th Anniversary of St Petersburg

  • Showing of the documentary Strange Life of Hannibal’ (2002, Director K.V.Artiukhov) about the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s ancestor and the expedition of the film-shooting company from St Petersburg to Africa) (20 February)
  • Presentation of the St. Petersburg historian Felix Lurie’s book ‘Magnificent St Petersburg’ an album of illustrations on St Petersburg by artists of the 18-19th centuries’(20 March)
  • Concert of the Pavel Smelkov’s string quartette ‘Baltica’ (9 April)
  • Lecture ‘My Meetings. Famous St Petersburgers In Exile In Paris’ by Rene Guerra – a French Slavonic scholar, researcher of the Russian emigration (18 April)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘The Seasons. The Galitzines’ (Director T.Andreeva) and concert of a young trio ‘Seasons. Spring’ (7 May)
  • Concert of the Rimskij-Korsakov string quartette (22 May) 
  • Exhibition ‘The Galitzines To St Petersburg. Prince Dmitrij Alekseevich Galitzine (1734-1803)’ (May - July)
  • Presentation of Galina Korneva and Tatiana Tcheboksarova’s book ‘Saint Petersburg: Created by World, Kept by Beauty’ (2 June)
  • Presentation of the Russian historians Dmitrij Gusevich and Irina Gusevich's (Paris) book ‘The Great Embassy’ (10 June)
  • Concert of the Alexander Manotskov’s trio ‘A Bao A Qu’ (19 June)
  • Exhibition of the photos taken by the photographer Emil Khan and presentation of his photo album ‘Petersburg’ (30 June)
  • Press-conference dedicated to the reprint of the emigres’ journal ‘Contemporary Transactions’ (19 July)
  • Presentation of the Sigizmund Dichbalis’s book ‘Zigzags of Fortune’ (22 September)
  • Exhibition of the photos of Oranienbaum taken by the photographer Svetlana Grishkina (September-October))
  • Exhibition of the photos of Petersburg taken by the photographer Yury Molodkovets ‘2003-1703’ (October-November)
  • Presentation of Tatiana Ivanova and Olga Ivaschenova’s book ‘History of the Mikhailovskaya dacha on the Peterhof Road’ (19 November)
  • Presentation of the St Petersburg historian of architecture Sergey Gorbatenko’s book ‘New Amsterdam. St Petersburg and architectural images of the Netherlands’ (16 December)

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2002:

  • Lecture ‘Piotr Kovalevsky’s diaries – a source of the research of the Russian emigration’ by the St Petersburg historian Natalia Kopaneva (15 March)
  • Presentation of the St Petersburg historian of architecture Sergey Gorbatenko’s book ‘The Peterhof Road’ (2nd edition)(29 March)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘Princess Natalia Petrovna Galitzine’ (1991, Director K.V.Artiukhov) about the prototype of the Countess in the Alexander Pushkin’s tale ‘Queen Of Spades’ (7 March)
  • Lecture ‘My language is Russian…’ by Konstantin Melnik-Botkin - a grandson of doctor E.Botkin, assassinated together with Emperor Nicholas II’s family in 1918 (13 September)
  • Exhibition of the Russian emigres’ memoirs ‘We Are Not In exile, We are On A Mission …’ dedicated to the III International Conference ‘Zarubezhnaja Russia’ (September)
  • Presentation of the Russian writer and historian Zoya Belyakova’s book‘Grand Dukes Nikolayeviches’ (about the Grand Dukes Nikolai Nikolayevich, senior, Nikolai Nikolaevich, junior, and Petr Nikolayevich) (2 October)

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2001:

  • Presentation of the St. Petersburg historian Felix Lurie’s book ‘St. Petersburg. History and Culture in Tables’ (19 February)
  • Lecture ‘America Through the Eyes Of Modern Russian Writers’ by an American Professor of the University of Kansas Gerald Mikkelson (21 March)
  • Presentation of the guide ‘St Petersburg Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich’ (14 March)
  • Presentation of the American-Russian writer and translator Lynn Visson’s book ‘200 dishes of the Russian Emigrants’ Cuisine’ (3 May)
  • Presentation of the book 'Charity in St Petersburg’ (27 May)
  • Presentation of the St Petersburg historian of architecture Sergey Gorbatenko’s book The Peterhof Road’ (1st edition) (24 September)
  • The International Conference ‘The Russian Branch Of the Mecklenburg-Strelitz House’ (16-18 October)
  • Presentation of the St Petersburg historian Yakov Dubin ‘Mokhovaya street’ (8 November)
  • Lecture ’The Faberge Family In Emigration’ by the historian of The Faberge Company Valentin Skurlov (30 November)
  • Presentation of the young St Petersburg poet-disabled Ekaterina Trushina’s book of poetry ’Between Sky and Land’ (10 December)
  • Presentation of the St Petersburg military historian Boris Antonov’s book ‘Imperial Guards in St Petersburg’ (21 December)
  • Lecture ‘Perception of the Russian emigration fiction in France’ by Rene Guerra – a French Slavonic scholar, researcher of the Russian emigration (28 December)

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2000:

  • Presentation of the Russian writer and historian Zoya Belyakova’s book ‘Grand Dukes Alexej Alexandrovich and Pavel Alexandrovich. Palaces and Fates’ (27 January)
  • Lecture ‘The Romanovs On the European Thrones. Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, Duchess of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha’ by the Russian historian and writer Alla Bogdan (Romania) (3 March)
  • Presentation of the Russian writer and historian Zoya Belyakova’s book ‘The Romanovs. How It Happened’ (13 March)
  • Concert of the Alexander Manotskov’s trio ‘Novyj Byt’ (3 May)
  • Presentation of the Russian version of the American writer Suzanne Massie’s book Land of the Firebird (17 May)
  • Presentation of the book catalogue ‘A Dark Mirror. Romanov and Imperial Palace Library Materials In the Holdings Of the New York Public Library’ compiled by R.H.Davis (15 June)
  • The 2nd Galitzine Conference – about the Princes Galitzines in the Russian history (18 October)
  • Exhibition of books donated to the Galitzine Library from the private collection of the first wave emigre Kyril Zinoviev (November-December)
  • Lecture ‘My Struggle For the Russian Literature’ by Rene Guerra – a French Slavonic scholar, researcher of the Russian emigration (28 December)

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1999:

  • Presentation of the St. Petersburg historian Felix Lurie’s book ‘The Russian History and Culture in Tables’ (16 February)
  • Lecture ‘Myths and Legends of the Smolny Institute’ by Svetlana Vorobieva (3 March)
  • Showing of the documentary about the Palaces of Oranienbaum (Director B.Gersht) (11 May)
  • Presentation of the International Pushkin Prize to schoolchildren of St Petersburg (2 June)
  • Exhibition ‘Alexander Pushkin and the Princes Galitzines’ (June)
  • Lecture ‘Zhukovsky – Pushkin – Lermontov. A Poetic Word’ by Efim Etkind – Professor of the X University of Paris (France) (28 June)
  • Presentation of the Princess Katya Galitzine’s book ‘St Petersburg. The  Hidden Interiors’ (23 September)
  • Inauguration of the constant exhibition of photographs and documents of the family of Duke George of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Countess Carlow ‘The Last Owners of the Mansion at 46 Fontanka’ (18 October)
  • Lecture ‘The Last Owners of the Mansion on 46 Fontanka’ by historian Galina Popova (10 December)
  • Meeting with Vera Pirozhkova the editor of the magazine ‘Voice of Zarubezhje’ (Munich) (20 December)
  • Lecture ‘Russian Writers (First Wave Emigrants) In France’ by Rene Guerra – a French Slavonic scholar, researcher of the Russian emigration (28 December)

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1998:

  • Presentation of the Russian version of the American writer Suzanne Massie’s book ‘Pavlovsk’ (12 February)
  • The 1st Galitzine Conference – about the Princes Galitzines in the Russian history (15 May)
  • Book exhibition ‘The Great Embassy of Peter I to England’ (May)
  • Exhibition of two volumes of ‘The Houghton Hall Gallery (London, 1788) donated by The Marquess of Cholmondeley (June)
  • Book exhibition ‘The Last Emperor of Russia and His Family’ (July)
  • Meeting with the Russian writer Alla Ktorova (USA) (24 November)
  • Concert of the Alexander Manotskov’s string quartette ‘Rare Aves’ dedicated to the Anniversary of the Library (18 October)
  • Book exhibition ‘Donations of the British People to the Galitzine Library’, dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the Great Embassy of Peter I to England (December-January)

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1997:

  • Presentation of the issue of a magazine ‘Zvezda’ (1997, № 1), dedicated to the works of the Russian poet Joseph Brodsky. Showing of the documentary on Joseph Brodsky (14 February)
  • Meeting with Timothy O’Connor – an American historian, researcher of the history of Russia, Professor of the University of Iowa (18 March)
  • Lecture ‘Russian Writers’ Works In Emigration In France, 1970-1980’ by Efim Etkind – Professor of the X University of Paris (France) (22 September)
  • Lecture ‘Russia In My Life’ by the American writer Suzanne Massie (26 September)
  • Lecture ‘Revolutions In Russia’ by the British historian Orlando Figes (18 October)
  • Concert of the Alexander Manotskov’s string quartette (18 October)
  • Showing of the documentary ‘The Seasons. The Galitzines’ (Director T.Andreeva), dedicated to the Anniversary of the Library (18 October)
  • Presentation of the Russian writer Rada Molokanova’s book ‘Yellow Maple Leaves’ on the Russian architect V.F.Svinjin (31 October)

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1996:

  • Lecture ‘Curators In the Field Of Culture’ given by S.Tchekalova, E.Ostrova, Z.Kolovsky and N.Yasnogorodskaya (30 March)
  • Commemoration of the Russian poet Joseph Brodsky (28 February)
  • Presentation of historian Galina Popova’s book  ‘The Countess Carlow’s Mansion’ (18 October)
  • Presentation of the issue of a Magazine ‘Zvezda’ (1996, № 11), dedicated to the works of the Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov (11 December)

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1994:

  • Inauguration of the Library (18 October)