From May 23 to June 7, 2022, the annual major forum of new music will take place in Russia. The two-week festival will present to the public more than seventy events that will take place at the best music venues in St. Petersburg.
The Festival will take place from May 21 to June 2. It offers a detailed panorama of contemporary classical music which presents electro-acoustic, electronic music, multimedia projects, and a variety of free improvisations.
Six composers will аward scholarships to participate in the Composition Course reMusik.org. The project is supported by the French Institute in Saint Petersburg and will be held in the framework of the 8th St. Petersburg International New Music Festival.
For reMusik.org Journal, composer Sarah Nemtsov shared the story of the creation of the composition, talked about her teaching experience and how the lockdown affected the composer’s work.
In an interview with reMusik.org, composer Oscar Bianchi spoke about the music piece Aqba, nel soffio tuo dolce, and what problems he sees in the field of Russian contemporary music.
The annual St. Petersburg International New Music Festival is among the main projects through which reMusik.org pursue its mission. The largest festival of new music in Russia takes place at the end of May during a period of famous White Nights in distinguished venues around the city, including the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater, New Holland, the St. Petersburg State Conservatory and others.
The festival is presented by world-famous musicians and well-known ensembles, both classical and experimental ones, specializing in the new music performance. The reMusik.org Festival covers various areas of contemporary academic music – experimental, electro-acoustic, electronic music, multimedia projects, free improvisation and others.
The festival program has numerous educational highlights: master classes, pre-rehearsal talks, scientific conference, composition course, presentations, educational lectures, training lab for music critics, workshops and reading sessions with soloists and several ensembles.