Sunday, 23 May 2021
New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre

The Gallery of Actual Music Ensemble (Russia)
Artistic Director: Oleg Paiberdin


The program:

Miles FRIDAY (*1993)
All the Little Spots in its Geography (Premiere, 2021)
for saxophone, electric guitar, cello, sine tones, and live processing

kevin JUILLERAT (*1987)
Jeux (Russian Premiere, 2014)
for bass clarinet and cello

Roman PARKHOMENKO (*1993)
Collision (Premiere, 2021)
for saxophone, electric guitar and cello

Kostas ZISIMOPOULOS (*1994)
Rheuma (Premiere, 2021)
for amplified ensemble

Kevin KAY (*1995)
subvitreous (Premiere, 2021)
for tenor saxophone, electric guitar, cello, midi keyboard and electronics

Alexey SYUMAK (*1976)
Lethal Reading (Premiere of the new version, 2006/2021)
for saxophone, electric guitar, cello and midi keyboard

Dmitry MAZUROV (*1982)
Mimicry (Premiere, 2021)
for tenor saxophone, electric guitar, cello and midi keyboard



Nikita Agafonov, tenor saxophone
Alexey Potapov, electric guitar
Yulia Migunova, cello
Oleg Paiberdin, midi keyboard
Nikolay Popov, electronics

The Gallery of Actual Music Ensemble (GAMEnsemble) was founded by composer Oleg Paiberdin.

The basic mission of GAMEnsemble is performance of new music with an emphasis on the works written for the last 15 – 20 years by contemporary composers, initiation of interdisciplinary projects on crossing of musical and visual aspects in arts. Works of domestic and foreign musical avant-guard classics of the XX century are included in GAMEnsemble’s programs as well.

One of GAMEnsemble’s main purposes is formation of actual zones of modern music art where freely there are basic art strategies — the newest chamber music, improvisational music, visually-acoustic performances and video art, mutually incorporating and creating uniform art process. GAMEnsemble closely cooperates with contemporary composers, artists, choreographers, directors, animators, word and theater masters.

GAMEnsemble constantly collaborates with Moscow State Philharmonie, CoOPERAtion Laboratory, Saint Petersburg Contemporary Music Center, Union of Russian Composers, Museum of Sergey Prokofiev in Moscow, Sterkh Contemporary Arts Gallery in Surgut, and many others.

GAMEnsemble is regular participant of Another Space International Contemporary Music Festival in Moscow Philharmonie, CoOPERAtion workshop in Moscow, Moscow Autumn Contemporary Music Festival, Saint Petersburg Contemporary Music Festival, Prokofiev’s Time All-Russian Composition Competition in Museum of Sergey Prokofiev in Moscow, and many others.

GAMEnsemble participated in many festivals of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Surgut, Nizhny Novgorod, Tomsk, Kemerovo, Kaliningrad, Barnaul, Abakan, Perm, Gdansk, Paris, Lviv.

GAMEnsemble has had individual subscriptions in Moscow Philharmonie since 2010.

In 2018,’s publishing house has released the CD GAME: The Beginning with the works specially written for GAMEnsemble by young Russian composers.

Age limit

New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre
Address: Nab. reky Fontanky 49А

Tickets order by phone: +7 (812) 380-80-50
Administration: + 7 (812) 710-41-03
Group ticket reservations: +7 (812) 571-12-12 from 12:00 until 17:00

Theatre box offices work daily from 11:00 until 20:00 Lunch break is from 14:00 until 15:00.

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