Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn at 100 - 92Y, New York

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Inflection Series

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn at 100

A special evening of music and literature honoring the extraordinary life and work of Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

Pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn presents an intimate evening of music featured in and inspired by his father’s writings, along with excerpts from those writings, in honor of the centenary of his birth. The program includes piano works by Beethoven and Shostakovich, personal reflections, and a selection of Solzhenitsyn’s compelling poems, some of which will be heard in English for the first time.

A Note from the Artist

By Ignat Solzhenitsyn
As we gather to commemorate the centenary of my father, …

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008)

Winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize for Literature, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918 in Kislovodsk, Russia, and studied mathematics and literature at university …

Ignat Solzhenitsyn

Recognized as one of today's most gifted artists, Ignat Solzhenitsyn enjoys an active career as both conductor and pianist …