This week’s featured events in St. Petersburg, 23 – 29 November 2015
Festivals and holidays
Festival of Italian cinema RIFF
Best films laureates of regional Italian cinema festivals will be shown in Rodina cinema hall in Saint Petersburg.
Until 29 November 2015
International Festival of Brass Music
Festival that combines various music styles has concerts, presentations and workshops in its program performed at various cultural venues: The General Staff of the Hermitage, the Chapel, the White Hall of the Polytechnic Institute, the Philharmonic of Jazz Music, music schools and in many clubs in the city.
24 – 29 November 2015
International Festival “Cyberfest-9”
Fir sixth time St. Petersburg participates in Annual International Festival of Media Arts. The main venue is Youth Center in the General Staff of the Hermitage (exhibition and workshops), and creative space “Taiga”.
25 November – 2 December 2015
Handcraft fair “Handmade stuff”
Artisans from 20 regions of Russia will offer their works during the pre-New Year fair in SKK. It’s a good opportunity to find Christmas present, taking part in numerous master classes of the fair.
28 – 29 November 2015
The Second International Festival of Arts “The Living Gulf”
The festival dedicated to the culture and nature of the Baltic region is designed as a large art exhibition. The festival features extensive cultural program including creative meetings, presentations, performances, concerts, workshops and lectures. Location – Creative cluster “ArtMuza.”
Until 30 November 2015
Theatre shows and concerts
Vienna Strauss Orchestra
A concert of the official orchestra of Vienna will take place on The Big Concert Hall Octyabrsky’s stage. Most of the performers of this orchestra with 30-year history are descendants of prominent conductors, pianists and composers. Conductor of the Orchestra – Peter Guth.
24 November 2015
Georges Bizet’s opera in four arts is performed in French on the new stage of Mariinsky Theatre. Conductor — Christian Knapp.
25 November 2015
Uriah Heep’s golden hits performed with a symphony orchestra
Legendary rock musician, the founder of Uriah Heep and songwriter, Ken Hensley will give anniversary concert in the Concert Hall “Octyabrsky”.
26 November 2015
Evening of Russian Romances
Праздничный концерт в рамках музыкального фестиваля «Дворцы Санкт-Петербурга» прозвучит в зале Империал Талион Империал отеля. Русские романсы исполнят солистка Мариинского театра Татьяна Павловская и солисты Михайловского Карен Акопов и Сурен Максутов.
As a part of “Palaces of St. Petersburg” music festival this celebratory concert will be performed at Taleon Imperial Hotel. Russian romances sung by Mariinsky Theatre soloist Tatiana Pavlovskaya and Mikhailovsky Theatre soloists Karen Akopov and Suren Maksutov.
28 November 2015
Golden Generation. Modernism in Finnish Architecture and Design Exhibition
Unique centenary story of Finnish architecture and design is now presented at the General Staff of the Hermitage.
Until 31 January 2016
The exhibition “Convent of Mercy.” The Art of Tibetan Buddhism
The exhibition dedicated to the art of Tibetan Buddhism is hosted by the Hermitage Museum at the third floor of the Winter Palace.
Until 17 January, 2016
Photo exhibition of Steve Maccari
The exhibition of documentary works of the famous photojournalist is to explore in the General Staff building of the Hermitage.
Until 13 January, 2016
The exhibition “Russia. Realism. XXI Century”
Works of the most prominent young artists, mostly from Moscow and St. Petersburg are presented in the Benois Wing of the Russian Museum.
Until January, 2016
Translation by Polina Romanova