April 2, 2022
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Museum of Christian Culture. Per. Lodygina, 5, lit. S. The museum expands and complements the collection with new exhibitions. The exhibition of the hall of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (12+), one of the most revered saints in the Christian world, has been updated. Now visitors can see a rare image of St. Nicholas Wonderworker Velikoretsky with eight characteristics of his life, created by the masters of central Russia in the 16th century, as well as two monuments: the icon “St. image of a saint (first) third of the 17th century ).
AA Bloks Museum. st. Dekabristov, 57. 9 (13.00) – hiking tour “Kolomna Alexander Blok” (12+).
The Literature Museum “XX century” (Museum-apartment by MM Zoshchenko). Malaya Konyushennaya st., 4/2 (entrance from Cheboksarsky lane, 2). 6 (18.00) – within the framework of the project Literature Environment a meeting with St. Petersburg historian and researcher Andrey Kulik. Theme – “On the streets of Petrograd 1917. Types of citizens, or what do we meet on the way to Filippov’s bakery? (12+). The lecture is devoted to the street types of citizens during the revolution, the interaction between the crowd and the person, the characteristics of urban space.
Museum of the city’s history. A museum project dedicated to the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great is launched on the social networks VKontakte and Telegram. This is a series of audio lectures and video tours that tell about the monuments of the first Russian emperor, installed at different times in St. Petersburg. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, about the sculptors – the authors of the monuments and their customers. And also about the contemporary changing view of Peter’s personality from epoch to epoch, which is reflected in the sculptural images of the emperor. The cycle begins with a lecture by MO Logunova “The Idol on a Bronze Horse. Peter I’s epoch in the embodiment of his successor, dedicated to the most famous monument to Peter the Great – “The Bronze Horseman” Falcone on Senate Square.
In the next issue, historians will talk about the monument to Peter I in front of Mikhailovsky Castle by Rastrelli, the sculptures “The Tsar the Carpenter” on the Admiralteyskaya embankment, “Peter I with the young Louis XV in his arms” in the Lower Park in Peterhof, about the works of Shemyakin “The Royal Walk” in Strelna and the still controversial monument to Peter I in the Peter and Paul Fortress, about the monument of Tsereteli in front of the Pribaltiyskaya Hotel and others. Publications from the cycle “Monument to Peter the Great in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region” will be published twice a month on Saturdays until the end of the year.
Russian Ethnographic Museum. 5 (19.00) – lecture “The art of embroidery by the peoples of Central Asia” (12+). Rare exhibits from the REM collection will be considered, which will help to understand the peculiarities of life for the resident and nomadic peoples of the region. Students who practice embroidery will be able to learn about the technology of Central Asian embroidery and enrich their arsenal of embroidery stitches.
Raskroi space. Kazanskaya st., 25. 7 (19.00) – the exhibition “Design – Triathlon-2022. Poster. Book. Video ”(6+), which will show the work of students at the HSE School of Design. In the exhibited works, students demonstrate mastery of graphic and typographic tools, address current topics in the modern world – ecology and environmental protection, human psychology, artificial intelligence, life in space, as well as eternal subjects – love, culture and peace.
April 5 at 20.00 (Griboyedov Canal Bankment, 88 – 90) the second concert of the Gamajun (6 +) project will take place. After a break, the group returns to the stage with a new program that will combine choral works by the greatest writers from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries: Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt, Janis Xenakis, Arvo Pärt and John Cage.
Gamajun is a project created by Vera Slasnaya (conductor) and Dmitry Korobkov (director). Professional musicians who are interested in exploring new repertoire and new performance techniques are involved in the work with the programs.
Small drama theater
On April 7 at 19.00 there will be a creative evening with the actress Tatyana Kolganova (16+). She will celebrate her anniversary on stage in her hometown’s Small Drama Theater (KIM Ave., 6) in Tatyana Ryabokon’s project “Reasonable Encounters”. The audience will witness the dialogue between two actresses who have shared the stage for two decades and are no less often seen on the screen. This evening, Tatyana Kolganova will receive congratulations from the audience and colleagues, who on this occasion have prepared many creative gifts in the most unexpected genres. There will be many smiles and jokes, songs and declarations of love.
The Great Hall of the Philharmonic Orchestra
April 7 at 20.00 will be a concert “Legend of the Waltz”, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Alexander Kantorov (6+). On his birthday, the maestro will present a festive program, as well as remember the bright events on his creative path.
Alexander Kantorov founded his musical group, the Classics Orchestra, in 1992, and became its artistic director and chief conductor. Both experienced artist-professors and young bright musicians work hand in hand in the orchestra. The orchestra performs at the most important venues in St. Petersburg: from the Philharmonic Orchestra to the Ice Palace and Tinkoff Arena. The musicians’ repertoire includes world classics from Mozart to Mahler, as well as Russian classics from Glinka and Tchaikovsky to Shostakovich and Khachaturian.
Maestro conducts his own concerts and tells the public about the musical works and composers who created them.
Historic park “Russia – My story”
On April 8 at 15.00, an exhibition dedicated to Cosmonautics Day opens here. The exhibition “Among the Stars and Galaxies” (6+) will send visitors to an interactive outer space and take them on a virtual tour of the planets
Solar system. It will be possible to learn about eight planets in the solar system with the help of virtual reality glasses.
On the opening day, a meeting with the pilot cosmonaut Hero of Russia Andrey Borisenko will take place in the atrium. Free entry. The exhibition runs until April 24.
On April 10, one of the most romantic artists Sergey Lyubavin will perform at this venue with a concert program “Happiness” (16+). On his birthday, the artist will delight fans with a new concert program, which includes both premieres and hits by the artist. Tonight’s guests will be Tatyana Bulanova and Alexander Martsinkevich. Start at 19.00.
The material was published in St. Petersburg’s Vedomosti magazine no. 58 (7141) dated 04/01/2022 under the heading “You are invited. Where to go in St. Petersburg from 2 to 9 April.