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

Rosamund Bartlett a writer, lecturer and translator whose work as a cultural historian ranges across the arts. She completed her doctorate at Oxford and is the author of several books, including biographies of Chekhov and Tolstoy, and a study of Wagner's influence in Russia. She is currently writing a history of the Russian avant-garde. Her new translation of Anna Karenina for Oxford World’s Classics was published to acclaim in 2014. She has written on art, music and literature for publications such as The Daily Telegraph and Apollo, and received commissions from institutions including the Royal Opera House, Tate UK, and the Salzburg Festival. Her lecturing work has taken her from the V&A and the National Theatre in London to the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, and she contributes regularly to Proms events and opera broadcasts on the BBC.