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.
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.
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.
Stefan Prins: “About the Russian identity
I often feel some kind of post-futuristic attitude to music”
In an interview with reMusik.org, composer Stefan Prins answered questions concerning his projects during the period of isolation, teaching and how he sees the development of new 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.