The modest aspirations of the festival programme, rather, is designed instead to share with the audience an opportunity to sample modern culture, and get at least some insight into the inner world of a modern composer.
The Center offers an unparalleled opportunity for an exchange of ideas with one of the world’s composers and conductor of contemporary music. a composition masterclass by Swiss composer William Blank at the Saint-Petersburg Conservatory.
Magnitogorsk – Chelyabinsk – Tyumen – Yekaterinburg – Kurgan
On March 1, 2013 in the Glazunov Hall a Symphony concert of contemporary music will be held, "Sergei Slonimsky and his disciples." During the concert a fragment from the ballet "The Magic Nut" written by Slonimsky will be presented as well as the music of his followers-composers who comprise several generations of disciples.
The past few decades can be called an epoch of new identity and self-understanding in Swiss musical culture. Previously dogmatic thinking in composition schools gave way to an individual approach, emphasizing cultural interaction and curiousity over rigidity and skepticism.
The XIII International Winter Festival “Arts Square”, to be held in December 2012. On 16th December 2012, the ENSEMBLE RECHERCHE (Germany) will present a concert, dedicated to the works of 20th and 21st century composers. The event will be held in the Glinka Hall of the St. Petersburg State Philharmonic.
Festival “Sound Ways” gives another rear opportunity to lovers of modern music during a period of one week to hear compositions by 49 different composers. As usual a half of the pieces are premiers. Among them there are 24 world premiers and 16 Russian once. Many of the compositions were written especially for the...
Stockhausen’s first electronic masterpiece arrived in 1956 with Gesang der Junglinge (Song of the Youths) — apparently, Paul McCartney’s favourite piece of his. Created at the WDR studios, it is a 13-minute work of beguiling complexity.
Vladimir Rannev’s opera “Two Acts” will premiere on November 1, 2012 in the Atrium of the General Staff building of the State Hermitage, as part of the Year of Germany in Russia 2012/2013, with libretto by notable Moscow conceptualist, Dmitry Prigov.
Klang Stream is a new project of the Studio for NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE, dedicated to the music of Russia and Germany. The event will be held in the Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory.