• Festivals and Contests
    "RIMSKY-KORSAKOV 175" Festival
    "RIMSKY-KORSAKOV 175" Festival
    By the 175th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, the Mariinsky Theater has prepared a big festival marathon to be held in St. Petersburg and in the branches of the theater in Vladivostok and in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania. The program includes all the composer's operas, as repertoire performances - “Snow Maiden”, “Sadko”, “Tsar's Bride”, “Golden Cockerel” and rarely performed - “Mlada” "Pan Voyevoda", "Servilia". A special event of the festival will be the premiere of one-act operas - “Mozart and Salieri”, “Kashchei the Immortal” directed by Vyacheslav Starodubtsev. The romances anthology of the Russian composer-classic will be presented by soloists of the Young Opera Singers Academy, prize-winners of International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition and students of the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory. The festival guests will also see the legendary ballet of the Dyagilev enterprise “Schegherazade“ in the choreography by Mikhail Fokin and décor by Lev Bakst.
    address: Mariinsky Theater, Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall, Mariinsky II, Musorgsky Hall (Mariinsky II), Prokofiev Hall (Mariinsky II)
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (326-41-41)
    From: 17 March 2019
    Till: 12 April 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    Scientifically Popular "PETERSBURG ASTRONOMICAL FESTIVAL"
    Scientifically Popular "PETERSBURG ASTRONOMICAL FESTIVAL"
    The Astronomy Fans Club "SPAGO" and the Lermontov Central Library invite everyone to take a fascinating journey into the secrets of the universe. Festival guests will be able to attend lectures, master classes and a photo exhibition of amateur astronomers; listen to poems about space performed by poetess Vega Breeze, take part in a quiz and look at a real telescope.
    address: Mikhail Lermontov Central Library
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (272-75-95)
    From: 16 March 2019
    Till: 16 March 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    Irish Film Festival
    Irish Film Festival
    The festival is held annually in March and is dedicated to St. Patrick's Day. Petersburg program will open the film "Black 47th" with a star cast. Viewers will also see a drama about family relationships "Season of Betrayal", a documentary about the legendary fighter "Conor MacGregor: The Scandalous", animated short films "Irish Serious Stories" and other interesting novelties of Irish cinema. All films are shown in English with Russian subtitles.
    address: “Karo Varshavskiy Ekspress” Cinema Center
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (http://irishweek.ru/spb/)
    From: 15 March 2019
    Till: 17 March 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF A SCIENTIST. TO THE 160TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALEXANDER POPOV, THE INVENTOR OF RADIO"
    "THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF A SCIENTIST. TO THE 160TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALEXANDER POPOV, THE INVENTOR OF RADIO"
    This exhibition is devoted to the 160th anniversary of Alexander Popov, the inventor of radio. It tells of the difficult fate of Alexander Stepanovich Popov, a Russian scientist who made one of the most important discoveries in the history of mankind, and passed away in the prime of life; about the difficulties faced by scientists involved in the implementation of radio communications, and of how radio changed the world and became the basis of many modern technologies. The exhibition presents the original devices used by A.Popov; the first radio receiver that he invented, and other unique exhibits, including photographs, documents, and memorial items.
    address: A. Popov Central Museum of Communications
    From: 15 March 2019
    Till: 14 April 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    "WITHOUT BORDERS" Russia-Wide Creative Competition
    "WITHOUT BORDERS" Russia-Wide Creative Competition
    The competition is held to identify and support the most talented and bright creative people of different ages. Project participants can present their skills in different directions: musical creativity, theatrical and circus art, choreography, visual arts and decorative and applied arts, photography. Competition results will be announced on April 1, 2019 on the official project website.
    address: The competition is held in absentia
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-800-550-14-32)
    From: 15 March 2019
    Till: 01 April 2019
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    23rd Festival of School Theaters in German - 2019
    23rd Festival of School Theaters in German - 2019
    The only regional festival of school theaters in Russia in the German language annually attracts about three hundred children and adolescents. In 2019, the best theater groups from St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Murmansk will present their interpretations of classical and contemporary literary works, as well as their own productions in German. The theater group from Poland will be the guest of the festival.
    address: St. Petersburg Palace of Youth Creativity
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (sprache.praktikant7@goethe.de)
    From: 14 March 2019
    Till: 16 March 2019
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    "RUSSIA - MY HOUSE, MY LIFE" Regional Open Children's and Youthful Creativity Competition of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region
    "RUSSIA - MY HOUSE, MY LIFE" Regional Open Children's and Youthful Creativity Competition of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region
    The competition is held with the aim of developing children's artistic creativity, enhancing its role in the spiritual and aesthetic education of the younger generation. The works of young artists can be made in different genres (self-portrait, portrait, landscape) and techniques (drawing / painting). The best of them will be presented in the Gothic and White Halls of the Museum of Applied Arts of the Shtiglits Artistic and Industrial Academy.
    address: Museum of Applied Arts of the Shtiglits Artistic and Industrial Academy
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (273-59-03)
    From: 14 March 2019
    Till: 20 March 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    Festival to the 180th Anniversary Modest MUSORGSKY Birth
    Festival to the 180th Anniversary Modest MUSORGSKY Birth
    Concerts of the festival will reveal to listeners the most diverse facets of the creative heritage of the great composer, whose genius was ahead of his time in many ways. There will be “Pictures at an Exhibition” orchestrated by Sergey Gorchakov, which is not so well known to the general public; the fantasy “Night on Bald Mountain” is one of the most striking orchestral compositions by Musorgsky; works inspired by oriental flavor and biblical themes. In all its magnificence, the composer’s opera and vocal music will be presented - scenes from the operas ”Khovanshchina” and ”Boris Godunov”, the vocal cycle ”Songs and Dances of Death”.
    address: St. Petersburg Academic State Capella
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (314-10-58)
    From: 12 March 2019
    Till: 23 March 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “PIONTEK DAYS”
    “PIONTEK DAYS”
    "Piontek Days" are held annually under the auspices of the St. Petersburg Union of Scientists. The project was initiated by friends, followers and students of Georgi Vladimirovich Piontek - an architect, an artist, an ethnoculturologist who dedicated his life to saving monuments of culture of different peoples, searching for and preserving unique samples of equipment, tools, and objects of outgoing life. “Days of Piontek” are meetings, exhibitions, discussions and creative evenings, the themes of which are connected with the widest circle of interests and creativity of Georgi Piontek, with the understanding of the spiritual heritage of this amazing and selfless man.
    address: Dostoevsky Literary-memorial Museum, Vladimir Mayakovsky Central City Public Library: Cultural Program Sector, Library Information and Cultural Center of Art and Music, Information and Recreation Center “M-86”; “Ohta Lab” Library, M. Lermontov Interdistrict Centralized Library System: “Ligovskaya” Library, “Staraya Kolomna” Library; Territorial Centralized Library System of Pushkin District. Mamin
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-911-925-08-63, 8-931-314-86-26, 8-911-267-39-98)
    From: 10 March 2019
    Till: 07 April 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    "MUSIC OF JOY" Interactive Сoncerts. To the 100th Anniversary of the Daniel Granin Birth
    "MUSIC OF JOY" Interactive Сoncerts. To the 100th Anniversary of the Daniel Granin Birth
    “Music of Joy” - a large-scale project of the Classic Orchestra, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Daniel Granin birth. The outstanding writer often visited concerts of the renowned group and loved the atmosphere of direct, lively, emotional communication in which they take place. Throughout the year, masterpieces of Russian and foreign classics will sound in the largest halls of St. Petersburg. The works of Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Johann Strauss will give listeners a moment of joy and happiness from contact with high art.
    address: “M-1 Arena” Concert and Sports, “Oktiabrsky” Concert Hall, “Ice Palace” St. Petersburg Palace of Sports, Gorkiy Palace of Culture
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-931-306-31-08)
    From: 08 March 2019
    Till: 31 December 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "PHOTOGRAPHY AND BALLET"
    "PHOTOGRAPHY AND BALLET"
    Exhibition of photographs from the late XIX to late XX century from the collection ROSPHOTO. In pictures "Photography Atelier of the Imperial theatres" captures E. wasem, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Love Radin, Maria Petipa, M. Bezem, Isadora Duncan and others.
    address: “ROSPHOTO” The State Museum and Exhibition Center
    From: 07 March 2019
    Till: 12 April 2019
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “SMALL STAGE” 8th Open Competition for Children’s Theater Groups
    “SMALL STAGE” 8th Open Competition for Children’s Theater Groups
    The competition is held in the nominations "Artistic expression", "Theatrical miniature" and "Theatrical composition". To participate in the project are invited to children's theater groups and studios, individual performers, students of secondary schools. Depending on the nomination, young artists must present a stage excerpt from a performance or performances of small theatrical forms; a piece of prose, a poem or a fable; musical literary or dramatic composition. The jury consists of directors, teachers, theater and film actors.
    address: “St. Petersburg” Lyceum of Arts
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (teatrfest@mail.ru)
    From: 06 March 2019
    Till: 25 March 2019
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