• Festivals and Contests
    “AUTUMN AT TSARSKOE SELO” International Lyceum Festival
    “AUTUMN AT TSARSKOE SELO” International Lyceum Festival
    On the eve of the Lyceum holiday, the international festival “Autumn in Tsarskoe Selo” gathers prominent figures of culture and art, poets, artists, actors, and musicians. This year the festival is dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Pushkin Museum of the Imperial Alexander Lyceum - the predecessor of the National Pushkin Museum. Created by lyceum tutors and pupils, the museum became a “miraculous monument”, which the Lyceum erected for its great pet. By the anniversary date, the National Pushkin Museum has prepared a special program, including the opening of new exhibitions in the Museum branches of the, the solemn ceremony "Offering to the Poet", Literary and musical evening and a piano music concert.
    address: National Pushkin Museum. Pushkin Museum-Apartment, Memorial Museum-Lyceum, Pushkin Country House, Derzhavin Museum
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (640-17-97)
    From: 14 October 2019
    Till: 26 October 2019
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    Poet Mikhail Lermontov Days
    Poet Mikhail Lermontov Days
    Every autumn in the framework of the project "Lermontov: Heritage" in St. Petersburg are Lermontov Days, dedicated to the poet's birthday. This year the festival runs until December. The program includes: the annual scientific conference "Lermontov Readings" with the participation of writers, literary critics, historians, philologists and journalists; exhibitions, tours, literary performance and a concert with the participation of artists of St. Petersburg musical theaters.
    address: Mikhail Lermontov Central Library
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (272-75-95)
    From: 14 October 2019
    Till: 25 December 2019
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    “PLAYING WITH THE CLASSICS” 4th Festival of Contemporary Classical Music
    “PLAYING WITH THE CLASSICS” 4th Festival of Contemporary Classical Music
    “Games with classics” are the adventures of the classical tradition in the modern context, the dialogue of the past with the present, an attempt to look into the future and answer the question: what will we call classics tomorrow. Young composers, recognized masters, motion picture music and interdisciplinary experiments; choral, instrumental music and modern opera are all part of the extensive program of the anniversary festival.
    address: The State Museum of Urban Sculpture. M. Anikushin's Workroom
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (271-27-04, 347-49-30)
    From: 13 October 2019
    Till: 13 October 2019
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    “CONTEXT. DIANA VISHNEVA” International Festival of Modern Choreography
    “CONTEXT. DIANA VISHNEVA” International Festival of Modern Choreography
    The festival introduces the best achievements of contemporary choreography, presenting world premieres and unique performances to Russian viewers that have earned critical acclaim. For professionals in the field of theatrical art, the project gives a chance to expand their creative abilities and career horizons, and for young choreographers and performers - the opportunity to reach a world level. Throughout its history, the festival brought to Russia world-famous dance companies: Martha Graham Dance Company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, troupe "Maurice Bejara Ballet", Suzanne Dellal Center and many others. The educational program includes lectures by the best dance theorists, master classes by leading teachers, discussions, documentary screenings about the best contemporary choreographers and great dancers.
    address: Vera Komissarzhevskaya Academic Drama Theater, Tovstonogov Academic Bolshoy Drama Theater, Diana Vishneva Studio
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (http://www.contextfest.com/)
    From: 12 October 2019
    Till: 09 December 2019
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    “BRASS-AUTUMN” International Festival
    “BRASS-AUTUMN” International Festival
    “Brass-Autumn” Festival annually presents the leading performers on wind instruments from Russia and the United States, which became the world standard of brass art. The concert program includes baroque music, classics, jazz standards and world premieres. Guests of the festival will be able to attend master classes and meetings with outstanding musicians. Among the participants of the new season are soloists from the USA, professors from the universities of West Carolina, Alabama, Colorado and Kentucky, who brilliantly combine teaching activities with world concert tours, and during their concert programs conduct public master classes where they share the secrets of effective wind instruments tools.
    address: St. Petersburg Academic State Capella, Palace of Beloselsky-Belozersky Princes, Russian National Library Concert Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-903-094-34-67)
    From: 11 October 2019
    Till: 15 October 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "LEAVE THE BODY AS A KEEPSAKE". ALEXEY ROUMAN
    "LEAVE THE BODY AS A KEEPSAKE". ALEXEY ROUMAN
    The hyper-relevant works by the Russian artist Alexey Rouman. The Sphere and Life exhibition is yet another convincing proof that any art mirrors its time.
    address: Erarta Contemporary Art Museum
    From: 11 October 2019
    Till: 01 December 2019
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    7th International Organ Festival
    7th International Organ Festival
    Musicians from Russia, Germany, France, Italy and Austria will be presenting varied programmes for organ solo and together with orchestra, covering a repertoire ranging from the Baroque era to the present day. The programme will be opened by Thierry Escaich together with the Mariinsky Orchestra. Daniil Protsyuk and Zarina Shimanskaya will present a rarely performed ensemble of a duet for organ and piano, while Marina Vyaizya will perform a programme aimed at younger audiences. Musicians appearing at the Concert Hall for the first time include Johannes Zeinler (Austria), recipient of the Grand Prix at the Chartres Organ Competition 2018. Making their debuts at the festival will be Davide Mariano (Italy) and Jean-Baptiste Monnot (France, Titular Organist at the Saint-Ouen Abbey Church in Rouen). The festival will conclude with a concert featuring organ duo Olivier Vernet and Cédric Meckler (France).
    address: Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (326-41-41)
    From: 11 October 2019
    Till: 19 October 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    “AUGMENTED REALITY”. Zulkarnain Ismail
    “AUGMENTED REALITY”. Zulkarnain Ismail
    The exhibition will introduce the works of digital artist from Malaysia Zulkarnain Ismail. Visitors will be able to admire the unique world of dreams of the master. The exhibition will present surrealistic photographs, which have already won the audience all over the world.
    address: Erarta Contemporary Art Museum
    From: 11 October 2019
    Till: 16 February 2020
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    St. Petersburg Fashion Week
    St. Petersburg Fashion Week
    From October 10 to 13 on the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater the main fashion event of the city will take place - the new season of St. Petersburg Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2020. Famous Russian and foreign designers, permanent residents of St. Petersburg Fashion Week and new names of the fashion industry will present their collections. Special guest of the season SPbFW - French designer Christophe Giyarma will present his new collection "Edie".
    address: Alexandrinsky Theater New Stage
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (info@spbfw.ru)
    From: 10 October 2019
    Till: 13 October 2019
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    “BEAT WEEKEND IN SAINT PETERSBURG” International Festival of New Films About Music and Contemporary Culture
    “BEAT WEEKEND IN SAINT PETERSBURG” International Festival of New Films About Music and Contemporary Culture
    “Beat Weekend” is annually held in October in 15 major cities of Russia - from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok. The project provides an opportunity for viewers across the country to see a new documentary film about music and contemporary culture. The Beat Weekend program includes five of the most important and sought-after films from the Beat Film Festival summer program.
    address: “Aurora” Cinema Center
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (info@beatfilmfestival.ru)
    From: 09 October 2019
    Till: 13 October 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    “SHCHUKIN’S COLLECTION. TOGETHER WITH THE STATE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. A. PUSHKIN”
    “SHCHUKIN’S COLLECTION. TOGETHER WITH THE STATE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. A. PUSHKIN”
    В рамках очередного совместного проекта Государственный Эрмитаж и ГМИИ им. А. С. Пушкина организует выставки, посвященные коллекциям Щукиных и Морозовых, на которых временно будут объединены картины, хранящиеся в обоих музеях.
    address: The State Hermitage Museum. The General Staff Building
    From: 07 October 2019
    Till: 31 January 2020
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    “SITAR IN ST. PETERSBURG” 12th International Music Festival
    “SITAR IN ST. PETERSBURG” 12th International Music Festival
    The festival, dedicated to one of the oldest musical instrument, is annually held in St. Petersburg and presents all the variety of Indian classical music in the light of contemporary musical trends. Festival guests will be able to attend concerts with musicians from India, Austria, Germany and St. Petersburg; as well as exhibitions, lectures and master classes on the basics of Indian classical music and playing the sitar. The opening concert will be held at the Museum-Institute of the Roerichs on October 10.
    address: The Roerich Family Museum and Institute, St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art. Sheremetev Palace, St. Petersburg Academic State Capella, Composer's House of St. Petersburg, “Theater SIMPLY” Art space
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (906-91-60)
    From: 06 October 2019
    Till: 06 November 2019
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