• Art Exhibitions
    “PETIPA. DANCE OBSESSION” MARKING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER”
    “PETIPA. DANCE OBSESSION” MARKING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER”
    The first role Marius Petipa performed on the stage was the role of a boy from Savoy in the ballet "Dance Obsession" (1800). Over 56 years of work in Petersburg, Petipa created 46 unique ballets, and many of them became reference standards of the academic style and the Russian ballet school. The Museum of Theatre has in possession unique materials on the history of Petipa's ballet: sketches of costumes and scenery for his productions, collection of the Imperial Theatre's photo studio, authentic onstage dresses of the Sleeping Beauty (1890), The Awakening of Flora (1894), Swan Lake (1895), La Bayadère (1877), etc. The Museum will present memorial items related to the personality of Petipa, theatre programmes of his first-night performances. The Victoria and Albert Museum (Great Britain), the Centre National du Costume de Scene (France), the Stockholm Dance Museum (Sweden) participate in the international project.
    address: St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art
    From: 01 November 2018
    Till: 31 January 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “ETHNO-MECHANICA” International Festival
    “ETHNO-MECHANICA” International Festival
    “Ethno-Mechanics” Festival opens to the public in St. Petersburg the new styles and trends of modern music, introducts to the life and culture of different peoples of the world, promotes the ideas of ethnic, racial, and religious tolerance. At the music programs one may find Altai throat singing kai and Sami yoik, Russian folk songs, Balkan bit, Uzbek pop, and Ethiopian jazz.
    address: city concert halls
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (322-42-23)
    From: 01 October 2018
    Till: 31 October 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    "THE DISKS ARE SPINNING (FROM THE HISTORY OF SOUND RECORDING AND SOUND REPRODUCTION)"
    "THE DISKS ARE SPINNING (FROM THE HISTORY OF SOUND RECORDING AND SOUND REPRODUCTION)"
    Joint exhibition of the Central Museum of Communications and the Society of Collectors of St. Petersburg is devoted to popular in Soviet times sound recordings on vinyl records. Young visitors will get acquainted with the devices on which their grandparents "played" their favorite tunes. A whole section of the exhibition will devoted to famous and rare records illustrating the history of sound recording.
    address: A. S. Popov Central Museum of Communications
    From: 11 September 2018
    Till: 13 October 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    “MOISEI LEVIN. LOST NAMES OF THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE”
    “MOISEI LEVIN. LOST NAMES OF THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE”
    The monographic exhibition devoted to Moisei Levin, a remarkable theatre artist of the first half of the twentieth century, is designed to cause a surge of interest in his artistic heritage. Levin worked both in theatre and in cinema with equal facility, as an artist and director, creating opera and ballet, comedy and tragedy, children's plays, on the stage and in the music hall. The St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music stores a rich collection of theatrical works by Moisei Levin, more than 50 sketches of onstage dresses and scenery created at different times for the theatres of Petrograd-Leningrad. Some of them will be on show for the first time.
    address: St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art
    From: 01 September 2018
    Till: 31 October 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    "THE GREAT WAR"
    "THE GREAT WAR"
    address: The State Center of Photography
    From: 18 July 2018
    Till: 26 August 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    "FOOTBALL GOES TO THE EAST"
    "FOOTBALL GOES TO THE EAST"
    The exhibition dedicated to the World Cup. The А. S.Popov” Central Museum of Communications together with the Public Movement of Sports Volunteers of St. Petersburg will present unique philatelic materials and collections of sports badges, pennants, postcards, signatures of famous football players, FIFA ambassadors, outfit of players and volunteers, and other items of cultural heritage.
    address: A. S. Popov Central Museum of Communications
    From: 14 July 2018
    Till: 14 August 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    “GLASS & CERAMICS IN LANDSCAPE” INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITON
    “GLASS & CERAMICS IN LANDSCAPE” INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITON
    The unique exposition in the open air, where you can see different in form and technique bright and witty works from ceramics and glass into the frame of the stunning scenery of Elagin island. Each year the exhibition is attended by about 200 authors.
    address: Kirov Central Park of Recreation and Culture
    From: 10 June 2018
    Till: 12 June 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    “100+10: MARKING THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. PETERSBURG STATE MUSEUM OF THEATRE AND MUSIC”
    “100+10: MARKING THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. PETERSBURG STATE MUSEUM OF THEATRE AND MUSIC”
    Marking the 110th anniversary of the first museum in Russia dedicated to the history of the Russian theatre, the exhibition features items presented to and purchased by the Museum of Theatre and Music in the past decade. These include a unique collection of theatrical works by Leon Bakst, Alexander Benois, Sergei Sudeikin, Mikhail Larionov, Natalia Goncharova and other works of famous artists presented by the Lobanov-Rostovsky. The exhibition will feature belongings, documents, drawings and photographs of the outstanding dancer and choreographer Sergei Lifar, photographs of Rudolf Nureyev in the pre-emigration period, Lyudmila Gurchenko's concert dress, as well as new materials on the history of the museum, bills, photographs, musical instruments, paintings, onstage dresses, and other.
    address: Sheremetev Palace
    From: 01 June 2018
    Till: 31 October 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    “CHALIAPIN PAINTS – CHALIAPIN IS PAINTED”
    “CHALIAPIN PAINTS – CHALIAPIN IS PAINTED”
    F. Chaliapin had been painting from his childhood thus trying to find the correct interpretation of a particular role in auto-sketches and cartoons, penetrating deeply into the image he created. In letters to his children, he painted genre scenes, fairy-tale creatures, characters of fairy tales he composed. Surrounded by his friends and teachers such as V. Serov, K. Korovin, M. Vrubel, V. Polenov, I. Repin, Chaliapin honed his skills of drawing. In turn, the artists created a whole gallery of portraits depicting Chaliapin, many of which will be displayed at the exhibition.
    address: Shalyapin Apartment Museum
    From: 01 June 2018
    Till: 30 September 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    "BELL-GIFT OF VALDAI"
    "BELL-GIFT OF VALDAI"
    The exhibition will feature bells from the collection of the Novgorod State Museum-Reserve, postcards with images of bells, objects on the history of postal communication from the collection of the A. S. Popov Central Museum of Communications.
    address: A. S. Popov Central Museum of Communications
    From: 18 May 2018
    Till: 16 June 2018
  • Festivals and Contests
    “MINIATURE IN RUSSIAN MUSIC” Rubinshtein 11th International Competition
    “MINIATURE IN RUSSIAN MUSIC” Rubinshtein 11th International Competition
    The task of the Contest is to introduce the young generation of musicians to the origins of the Russian performing school and to acquaint them with the genre of miniatures in the work of Russian composers of the XIX - XXI centuries. Over the past decade, its participants have become more than 200 young pianists and vocalists from different regions of Russia and neighboring countries.
    address: Arts Lyceum “Saint-Petersburg”
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (742-95-30)
    From: 25 March 2018
    Till: 01 April 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    “HANDSOME MAN”
    “HANDSOME MAN”
    The project "Handsome man" is devoted to the history of men's fashion from the late 18th to the early 20th century, the phenomenon of men's dandyism in Russia, penetration of fashion trends into theatrical stage. Among the exhibits, one can see a man's casual dress, theatrical costumes, jewelry and fashion accessories, care products for appearance; paintings, engravings, photographs, cartoons, magazines and books. Many of the items presented at the exhibition will be displayed for the first time ever. The project is created in cooperation with the State Historical Museum, the State Hermitage, and the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg.
    address: Sheremetev Palace
    From: 01 March 2018
    Till: 31 May 2018
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