«Rhymes of Elapsed Times», photo exhibition of the oldest photomaster of Leningrad-Petersburg Alfred Paulauskas
May 9 2015 the 70th anniversary of the Victory Day is celebrated in St. Petersburg. Victory Day traditionally presents many festivous events. In honour of this holiday on April 29 our photogallery "Rachmaninov garden" has opened the exhibition "Rhymes of Elapsed Times" devoted to the memory of the Great Victory. The author of the exhibition Alfred Pauluskas is the oldest photomaster of Leningrad-Petersburg.
“Maitres and Pupils” – a new project in the day of birth of Rachmaninov!
April 2, in the day of birth of the great Russian composer and the man of the World Sergey Vasilyevich Rachmaninov, the Art-Holding “Rachmaninov” starts the new project “MAITRES and PUPILS“.
The goal of the project is to make the energetic start-up for the talanted young people from all over the Russia.
Alex Kom, a photographer from Saint-Petersburg, determines the attitude to photography as a way of realization of his existence.
The young author is in search of his creative style and it is deliberately emphasized by the variety of thematic and genre selection of photos. However, unites presented works by the author’s ability to see graphics rhythm of life and the composition adjusted to present it to the audience. In the works of Alex Kom noticeable shaped component and it is further in-depth comprehension of the nature of the photographic art, it can lead the author to do really creative shots. The exhibition runs until the 14th of February
The III International art-forum «Winter unsleepiness»
From the 7th till 12th of December the III International art-forum “Winter unsleepiness” organized by the Art-holding “Rachmaninov” will be held.
This time painters from different countries will be met in the new conceprual hotel “Art-kommunalka” built up by Ivan Kurenbin, the young architector and desighner, graduate of the St. Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy.
The hotel for creative people “Art-Kommunalka” at 3/54 Malaya Sadovaya street offers the immersion into the atmosphere of the communal apartment of earlier years when “kvartirniki” and gatherings at the kitchen till the deepest night were so popular.
The vernissage was attended by the honored guest Lyudmila Skaftymova, the Director of the Saint-Petersburg branch of International Rachmaninov Foundation . She expressed gratitude to the organizers and mentioned that this exhibition is the union of two inseparable muses: music of Rachmaninov and creativity of artists .
Perhaps the most significant event in the cultural life of St. Petersburg , in April was the anniversary of Rachmaninov week. Special attention aficionados of great composer, has attracted a joint project of the St. Petersburg Capel and Art-holding “Rachmaninov”.
Novgorod has always been a special place in his life. We travelled to this city for the first Rachmaninov conference, which brought together the researchers of composer’s life and creative work.
The descendants Rachmaninov – his great-granddaughter, with her husband and son, who bears a striking resemblance to his great great grandfather came to the conference from Costa Rica.
The vernissage on Sergei Rachmaninov’s anniversary
On the threshold of Sergei Rachmaninov’s anniversary, the State Academic Chapel of Saint-Petersburg, in conjunction with Art-holding «Rachmaninov» held an unusual art-performance. Artists Svetlana Simina and master of Russian avant-garde Gaga Kovenchuk, painted their canvases in the Royal box of Academic Chapel, listening to the performance of symphony orchestra!
Exhibition of Gafoor Mendagaliev «THE TEMPTATION AND LONELINESS»
October in the city on the Neva traditionally the most active principle of the new autumn-winter season. All creative elite is returned from the southern seas and bohemian Petersburg comes alive in interesting projects, premieres, exhibitions and opening.
Presentation of the museum-homestead Rachmaninov “Ivanivka”»
There was an exhibition–presentation of the museum estate of Sergei Rachmaninov «Ivanovka» in Art-Hotel «Rachmaninov». It was great composer’s favorite place before immigration, where he had spent summer time, writing his great works .