February 2020

2019-2020 Winter Study Course- Russia

Welcome to The Arts Society Wessex Area
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 10:15
Cerne Abbas Village Hall
Cerne Abbas Dorset DT2 7GY

Russia: Unwrapping the Enigma- the History, Art, Music, Dance and Literature of Russia explored over five days



Tuesday 18th February

Dr. Rosamund Bartlett- Chekhov and the Golden Age of Opera, Ballet and Literature.


Dr Rosamund Bartlett

Doctorate from Oxford and has held senior university posts, most recently at the European University Institute in Florence. Specialises in comparative study of art, music and literature, and currently writing a book on the Russian Avant-Garde and European Modernism. Author of several books, including biographies of Tolstoy and Chekhov, whose works she has also translated for Oxford World's Classics. Extensive experience lecturing in Russian cultural history at venues such as the V&A, the National Theatre and Covent Garden, and broadcasts regularly on the BBC. Often invited to lecture on tours, and is founding Director of the Anton Chekhov Foundation, set up to preserve the writer's house in Yalta.