alexander zhurbin

Checkpoint 45

In the winter of 1977-1978, my parents, composer Alexander Zhurbin and poet Irena Ginzburg embarked on an ambitious collaborative project, the ramifications of which are still unknown, the effects of which are still compounding in front of our eyes. After an initial incubation period….


I didn’t like practicing music, but my mom said one day I’d be “Grateful” – that day came nearly 20 years ago..