Ensemble for New Music Tallinn will participate at the composition academy of reMusik, St. Petersburg International New Music Festival.
Our ensemble will have reading sessions of the student works and have workshop with the academy participants. The selected pieces will be performed in our 2 concerts at the festival.
Within the framework of the 2019 festival, reMusik.org offers a composition course which will be held from May 17th — 26th in St. Petersburg, Russia. This creative composing lab is an exciting opportunity for young and emerging composers from around the world. Twenty-five composers will be selected through a portfolio application process to meet and work with honors composers and internationally-acclaimed ensembles invited to this year’s festival.
Selected composers will participate in the festival’s events, master classes, reading sessions and workshops, as well as receive a professional live recording of their work at one of the festival concerts. Participants will spend the day learning techniques, gaining ideas, and trying new things out with a focus on composing under direction esteemed faculty: Oscar Bianchi (Switzerland), Raphaël Cendo (France) and Vladimir Tarnopolsky (Russia).
The festival will be held in distinguished venues around the city, including the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater, the St. Petersburg State Philharmonic, Erarta Museum, Masterskaya M. K. Anikushina, St. John’s Church Jaani Kirik, and the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. Internationally-renowned ensembles will be performing, such as the ensemble für neue musik zürich (Switzerland), Garage Ensemble (Germany), Chronos (Cyprus), Ensemble for New Music Tallinn (Estonia), Studio for New Music Ensemble (Russia), Makrokosmos Quartet (Switzerland), and more. The program of the festival consists exclusively of world premieres and Russian premieres, reaffirming St. Petersburg as a center of world culture, and strengthening its distinction as the cultural capital of Russia.