• Festivals and Contests
    2nd International Competition in Memory of Nikolai METNER
    2nd International Competition in Memory of Nikolai METNER
    The competition is timed to the 140th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Karlovich Medtner - pianist, teacher and composer, whose work occupies a special place in the history of Russian and world musical culture. The main mission of the project is the formation of a generally accessible musical and aesthetic environment for communication, exchange of experience and realization of the creative potential of performers of different age groups. The contest is held in the nominations "Piano", "Vocals", "Musicology and Music Journalism".
    address: city concert halls
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-921-362-57-84, 904-19-74)
    From: 01 September 2019
    Till: 05 January 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    "ST. PETERSBURG DANCE CUP" International Competition of Choreographic Art (semifinal and final)
    "ST. PETERSBURG DANCE CUP" International Competition of Choreographic Art (semifinal and final)
    The semifinal and the final of the Cup will be held in the framework of the annual St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. The project includes an educational and cultural program and is aimed at creating a creative laboratory that will combine all the accumulated knowledge on the training of the younger generation of Russian and foreign dance groups.
    address: Training Theater at the Boris Eifman Academy of Dance
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (679-97-07, 8-911-734-19-34)
    From: 01 December 2018
    Till: 31 December 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    Mravinsky 11th International Youth Competition
    Mravinsky 11th International Youth Competition
    International Youth Contest named after EA Mravinsky was established in 1996 in memory of the great conductor, without which it is impossible to imagine a modern musical art. The competition is held every two years, the field of "String Instruments" or "Wind Instruments". Over the past 20 years, the participants were more than 1,300 young artists from around the world. In 2018 young performers on wooden wind and brass instruments will take part in the competition.
    address: Mravinsky Children’s School of Arts, Shostakovich Academic Philharmonic, Grand Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (241-23-39, 241-23-40, 241-23-41)
    From: 05 November 2018
    Till: 12 November 2018
  • 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
  • Festivals and Contests
    Andrei PETROV 101th Russia-Wide Festival
    Andrei PETROV 101th Russia-Wide Festival
    The festival is dedicated to Andrei Petrov, an outstanding contemporary composer. His music sounds in theaters and concert halls, on the radio and in various films. With his unique talent and vibrant composer’s personality, Andrei Petrov created amazing melodies, and his music for many motion pictures has gained nationwide popularity. In recent years, concerts of the festival were held in the largest cultural centers of Russia.
    address: city concert halls
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-921-399-65-75)
    From: 01 October 2018
    Till: 31 December 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
  • Festivals and Contests
    “VK FEST - 2018” 4th Festival
    “VK FEST - 2018” 4th Festival
    The largest social network in Russia for two days beyond the line to recreate themselves in real life. The festival opens up new creative possibilities, and each user can become not only a spectator, but a participant. The program includes performances by famous artists, lectures bloggers and speakers, workshops, sports games, computer tournaments and other events.
    address: Park of the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (456-08-08)
    From: 28 July 2018
    Till: 29 July 2018
  • Festivals and Contests
    “GAMMA” Festival of Music, Art and Urban Culture
    “GAMMA” Festival of Music, Art and Urban Culture
    The festival, combining music and contemporary art, represents different facets of the musical world and the latest trends - from academic neoclassics to standard house music and experimental genres. The project involves musicians and artists from around the world.
    address: Street Art Museum
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (www.gammafestival.ru)
    From: 19 July 2018
    Till: 22 July 2018
  • Art Exhibitions
    "THE GREAT WAR"
    "THE GREAT WAR"
    address: The State Center of Photography
    From: 18 July 2018
    Till: 26 August 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    Elena OBRAZTSOVA 7th International Competition for Young Vocalists
    Elena OBRAZTSOVA 7th International Competition for Young Vocalists
    Elena Obraztsova International Competition for Young Vocalists, established in 2006, was conceived as educational project in the field of classical music. Participating in the difficult trials of the competition, young singers can try their hand at different genres and styles, performing folk songs, baroque music, romances, and arias from operas by Russian and foreign composers.
    address: Shostakovich Academic Philharmonic, Glinka Small Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (575-50-38)
    From: 15 July 2018
    Till: 21 July 2018
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