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 .