Great October Revolution in Leningrad

On 7th. November 2017, one hundred years after the Bolsheviks deposed the Provisional Government in Petrograd, communists demonstrated to celebrate this great historical breakthrough. The United Russia regime led by Vladimir Putin has been doing everything it can to expunge the Russian people’s memory of their revolutionary past. The 7th. November was a public holiday Read more about Great October Revolution in Leningrad[…]

Soviet Music Concert

In this 100th anniversary year of the Russian Revolution the BBC Promenade Concerts progamme includes a number of performances relating to this great world-historical upheaval.  In particular, works by Soviet composers Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Prokofiev are included. The latter’s ‘Cantata for the Twentieth Anniversary of the October Revolution’ was performed on 3rd. September RADIO Read more about Soviet Music Concert[…]