Yuliy Kim’s Concert in Cambridge – 30th November

A legendary Russian singer/song-writer/guitar player. Those who booked their seats in advance will be seated first – Преимущество будет предоставлено тем, кто заказал места заранее.

  • Sunday, 30th November 2014, 5pm for 5:30pm

Venue: St.Luke’s Church (Church Hall on the ground floor), Victoria Rd, Cambridge CB4 3DZ.
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Language: Russian

Kim PosterYuliy Kim belongs to the brilliant constellation of Russian “bards” of the “first generation” and takes his rightful place among the great names, such as Vysotsky, Okudzhava, Galich, Vizbor. In fact, he is one of the first, and the “last of the Mohicans.”

But Kim is much more than just a Russian “bard”. If you enter “Yuliy Kim” into Google, in Russian, you will obtain 740,000 search results. One needs to read the article about him in Wikipedia in order to grasp the whole scale of his personality and influence on Russian culture and a few generations of Russian people, if you do not know who he is.

Kim is also known as an active member of the human rights movement in the USSR in the 1960s, which is reflected in his so-called “seditious” (or riotous) songs of the Soviet era.

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Of all his fellow “bards”, Yuliy Kim is the most theatrical one; people remember by heart his songs from such films as “An Ordinary Miracle”, “The Twelve Chairs”, “The House That Swift Built”, “Bumbarash”, “Man from Boulevard des Capucines”, “Little Red Riding Hood”, “Pippi Longstocking”, “The Ugly Duckling”, “A Nanny with Moustache”,”The Dog’s Heart” – as well as from the plays “As You Like It”, “The Minor” and many others.

Entrance fees: £12 adults; £8 current members of CamRuSS and students; £5 children (up to and including 16 y.o.); £30 family (2 adults and any number of children).

Booking: in order to ensure that you have a seat, you need to pay the entrance fee in advance – in one of the following ways:

  • Direct bank transfer to:

The Russian-Speaking Society
NATWEST Bank, Sort code: 60-11-30
Account: 18120466
Ref: “Kim/YOUR NAME” (under which you are making your reservation)

As soon as you have transferred the money, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL to: info@camruss.com, indicating the number of seats you have paid for, and their category (adult, CamRuSS member/student, child, family).

  • If you or your children attend Russian School in Cambridge in Saturdays, you can pay there in cash to the Treasurer, Olga Giller, between 2pm and 5pm on Saturday.
  • Alternatively, you can write to: info@camruss.com – and we shall let you know a postal address to which you can send a cheque. Please make your cheques payable to: “The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society”. When sending a cheque, please supply your full name, the quantity and type of seats you are paying for and your contact EMAIL address, clearly written. (Your postal address is not needed.)

The number of seats is limited, so please pay for your seats now! With any queries please write to info@camruss.com.

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