reMusik.org announces the launch of the New Music Forum within the framework of St. Petersburg International New Music Festival. The forum will discuss topics related to copyright, funding and the presence of new music on stage and screen.
OpenCalls is a new web project of the reMusik.org Resource Center aimed at finding and highlighting current information about upcoming composers’ competitions, academies, workshops, residencies, and grants around the world in a convenient and modern format.
138 individual lessons, 46 creative presentations by participants, 5 lectures by professors, as well as new online music experiments, were held as part of the courses.
In an interview with reMusik.org, composer Joanna Bailie answered questions concerning her participation as a teacher in the Online Сomposition Courses and also talked about her love of jazz and working on short films.
In his interview with the reMusik.org composer Oscar Bianchi spoke about the music piece Aqba, nel soffio tuo dolce, which performed by Les Percussions de Strasbourg, the children’s perception of his works, 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.