Uncle Vanya at the Tron

SATURDAY 28 Theatre

I Uncle Vanya Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4).'£2.50(£2). Brush tip on your Lithuanian or tune in to the simultaneous translation of Iiimuntas Nekrosius' production of (‘hekhov's fin de stride masterpiece. This highly-rated production draws out the comedy and the disturbing eroticism of the play.


I Estonian Animation GI’I'. 3pm. £2.70


programme of issue-conscioUs puppet animation. Film-makers Riho [Int and 1 lardi Volmer will be present after the screeningto discuss their work.

SUNDAY 29 Theatre

I Uncle Vanya Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4)/£2.50(£2). See Sat 28.


I Estonian Animation GFT. 5pm. £2.70 (£1.7()/£l.2()). Today‘s selection features the work of Priit l’arn. who uses the cartoon format to seriously satirical ends and will be on hand after the screening to talk about his films.


I New Art in the Soviet Union Third Eye Centre. 2.30pm. Free. Iixhibition organiser and historian. ()lga Sviblova. discusses current developments in Soviet art.



I Uncle Vanya Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4) £2.50(£2). See Sat 28.


I Supreme Judgement


(arr. l.30pm.£2(£1.20). I

Noted Latvian documentarist llertz Frank examines the

capital punishment debate

from the perspective of the condemned man.

I The Black Square (ii-'1‘. 8pm. £2.70(£1.70 £1.20). British premiere of losif Pasternak's concise survey of 20th century Soviet avant-garde painting. introduced by writer ()lga Sviblova.


I Scotland and Lithuania Tron Theatre. 2.30—6.30pm. Free. The second of the Tron‘s Art and Nationhood

conferencescomparesthe ;

the state ofthe arts in these two countries of ‘qualified' nation status. with speeches from USSR's Pcoplcs‘ Deputy Rornualdas ()zolas. and V ice President ofthe Lithuanian (‘ouncil of Ministers. Kazimicra Prunskiene.

TUESDAY 31 Theatre

I Pirosmani Pirosmani Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4) £2.50(£2). The true and tragic story of an impoverishedartist. Pirosmani. is brought to life in a colourful and highly-visual style appropriate to the man's paintings. The play is

Student Work at

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performed in Lithuanian with a simultaneous translation available.


I Supreme Judgement (iFr. 6.30pm. £2.70 (£1.70’£1.20). See Mon 30.


I Pirosmani Pirosmani Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4) £2.50(£2). SeeTue 31.


I Feelings (it’ll 1.30pm. £2 (£1 .20). British premiere of Grikevicius and Dausa‘s recently unshelved film from 1969. Set towards the end of WWII. it follows the fortunes of an independent widower wary of Soviet liberation after the Nazi withdrawal.


I The Gorbachev Revolution: A New Soviet Politics? Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm. £1. Dr Stephen Wright of Glasgow University. attempts to assess the significance ofchanges which have taken place as a result ofGorbachev's ‘democratization‘ of the Soviet political system.

THURSDAY 2 Theatre

I Pirosmani Pirosmani Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4) £2.50(£2). See Tue 31.


I Feelings GI’T. 6.30pm. £2.70 (£1 .70.£1 .20). See Wed 1.



I The Guiding Light Tron Theatre. 1.30pm and 7.30pm. £3 (£3)v’£1.50

(£1 ). Aimed at children as much as adults. this ‘fairy

, tale about soiled linen‘

explores the sensations involved in discovering you‘ve made your first mistake. This is the first time that Vilnus (‘hildren's theatre has appeared outside the USSR.

SATURDAY 4 Theatre

IThe Guiding LightTmn Theatre. 7.30pm. £3 (£3)/£1.50(£l). Sec Fri3.


I Bolshoi Chamber Soloists RSAMI). 8pm. £4.50(£2.50). Eighteen of the best musicians from the 300 strong Bolshoi Theatre orchestra launch the music programme under the baton of Aleksandr Lazarev. They perform Korndorf‘s Confessions. Shcherdrin‘s

Geometry of Sound, Denisov‘s Chamber Symphony and Tarnopolsky‘s world premiere. New Work.

MONDAY 6 Music

I Bolshoi Chamber Soloists RSAMD. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). The second of the ensemble‘s concerts consists of Mansuryan‘s Tovem. Knaifcl's Da. Raskatov‘s world premier. Sentimental Sequences. Shoot‘s Warum'?. Ekimovsky's Double Chamber Variations for Twelve Players. Gubaidulina's The Garden ofJoy and Sorrow and Schnittke's Music to an Imagined Play.


I Eternal Light GFF. 6pm. £2.70(£1.70/£1.20). Beautifully shot in Tarkovskian sepia, Algimantas Puipa's rural love story is set against the backdrop of Sovietization‘s impact on the rural farming communities. British premiere.


I Scottish Ballet: Petrushka. The Prisoners, and Oivertissements trom the Repertoire oi the Kirov Ballet Theatre Royal. 7.15pm. £3—£25. ‘The percstroika Petrushka,‘ created especially for The Scottish Ballet earlier this year by the Director of Leningrad‘s renowned Kirov Ballet. is presented with a work from the Kirov‘s repertoire and Peter Darrell‘s The Prisoners.


I Eternal Light OFT. 8.30pm. £2.70 (£1.70/£1.20)See Mon 6.



I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 880 Centre. Broadcasting House. 1pm. Free. Conducted by Ukrainian Fedor Glushchenko. the orchestra performs works by two outstanding 19th century Russian composers. Glinka’s Dances from Act 3 of Russlan and Ludmilla

Pirosmani Prosman at the Tron

' Concert Hall. 1.15pm.

and Glasunov‘s Symphony No 4.


I Drittlng Ice GET. 1.30pm. £2 (£1 .20). British premiere of Leading Estonian Kaljo Kiisk‘s 1962 wartime drama. which centres on two families setting aside old rivalries to struggle against the Nazi occupation. Kiisk will be present after this screening to discuss his career in film and theatre.


I Scottish Ballet: Petrushka. The Prisoners. and Oivertissements lrom the Repertoire oi the Kirov Ballet Theatre Royal. 7.15pm. £3—£25. Sec Tue 7


I Glasnost and Soviet Public Llle Third Eye Centre. 7.30pm. £1. Discussing the nature of glasnost. Professor Ronald J. Hi11.a member ofthe department of Political Science at Trinity College. Dublin, asks if there are still taboos in Soviet public life.


I Komitas String Quartet Glasgow University

Free. Performed by musicians from Erevan. the capital ofArmenia. the concert is devoted to quartets by Armenian composers. These include E Ogancsyan‘s String Quartet No 4 and Babadzhanyan‘s Quartet in Memory of Shostakovich.


I Cinzano Tron Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£4)/£2.50 (£2). Today: Half Price Preview. A new translation of one ofthe USSR's most popular plays is directed by Roman Kozak with an I all-Scottish cast. 1t paints l a comic and striking 3 picture of Moscow. as a 4 group of three young mer. ‘I drink their way through a , crate ofCinzano.


I Drittlng lce GFI‘. 8pm. £2.70(£1.70/£1.20) See Wed 8.


I BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Centre Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. 3302355. Tickets are required for free concerts. phone the above number or write to Room 209 at the above address. I Glasgow Film Theatre (GET) 12 Rose Street. 332 6535. Mon—Sat noon—7pm or performance time; Sun 30mins before performance. Telephone bookings held until the doors open for the relevant performance. No credit card facility. Tickets: Evening £2.70 (£1.70Student & UB40: £1 .20()AP & Child under 15). Mats £2 (£1 .20). Special New Beginnings Ticket Otter Buy a ticket for any of the shows in the Baltic Film Season in advance and you can collect one ticket for any ofthe other films in the Season absolutely free! I Glasgow University Chapel. Glasgow University Concert Hall University of Glasgow, University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 4092 (9.30am— 1 pm) Rebecca Tanner. I Royal Scottish Academy at Music and Drama (RSAMD) 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm and performance nights until 8pm. Weekend performances noon—8pm. I Theatre Royal 282 I lope Street. 331 1234/3329000. Tickets: Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. performance days until first interval. Bookings held for three days/45 mins (whichever is soonest) prior to performance. Accepts Access. Amex. Diners. Style and Visa credit cards. Also from Ticket Centre and all Ticket Link outlets. I Third Eye Centre 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Galleries: Tue—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun 2—5.30pm; closed Mons. Bookings held until 2pm on day of performance. Access and Visa credit cards accepted. Also from Ticket Centre and all Ticket Link outlets. I Tron Theatre 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Mon 11am—5pm;'1‘ue—Sat Ham—7.30pm; Sun 6—7.30pm. Bookings held until three days/’24 hours 40 mins (whichever is soonest) prior to performance.

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