Matt Peacock, director of With One Voice — a movement aiming to connect and strengthen arts and homelessness projects around the world — and founder of Streetwise Opera — an opera program for the homeless — will talk live on NHI.FM to Grigory Sverdlin, director of the Nochlezhka charity which, since 1990, has been helping homeless people return to society.
Together they will discuss the problem of homelessness in Russia and the UK, the difference in approaches to inclusiveness in the two countries, the difficulties Matt had to face while working with the Streetwise Opera and the problems of transferring the successful St. Petersburg experience of Nochlezhka to Moscow. Moderating the conversation will be Alexander Arkhipov, Executive Director of the Alumni Association of the St. Petersburg State University.
The meeting with Matt Peacock will take place on January 24 at 19:30 in the New Holland Island Pavilion as a part of the UK—Russia Year of Music 2019, Detailed information here.
Broadcast in English.