Solzhenitsyn talk postponed by stormFebruary 06,2014Solzhenitsyn talk
delayed by storm
BRATTLEBORO — A talk by conductor and pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn about the writings of his father, former exiled Soviet dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn who lived in Vermont, has been postponed due to the snowstorm.
Ignat Solzhenitsyn was scheduled to give a talk Wednesday night in Brattleboro as part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series. The event has been rescheduled to Friday, March 28.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn lived in Cavendish from 1977 to 1994 and died in Russia in 2008.
Ignat Solzhenitsyn’s talk, “Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Writing the Red Wheel in Vermont,” is free and open to the public.
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